Linkedin Replaces Applications With Features
JANUARY 29, 2013
Long time power users of Linkedin have been using Linkedin Applications to enhance their profiles with deeper information and sharing opportunities. Now some of those applications are being replaced and the site is slowly moving accounts to the new system. You’ll still be able to add content through their new rich media feature. Perhaps drag and drop will be added soon.
Twitter, Vine, Periscope Debut Rio 2016 Features
AUGUST 2, 2016
detailed the social network’s and apps’ Rio 2016 features in a blog post. There will be a featured channel on Periscope with Rio 2016 content, as well as related content in Vine’s Explore section, and when Vine users double-tap Vines from the @Olympics account and various team accounts, they will see the Olympic Flame rather than a heart. and the U.S., Brazil and Japan.
Scientific community managers: applications for the AAAS Community Engagement Fellows Program are now open
OCTOBER 10, 2016
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has launched the application process for the new Community Engagement Fellows Program, which will provide professional development for engagement experts in the scientific community. Applications will be accepted through Sunday, October 16. Featured From the Trenches Mark Your Calendars Open CommunityAPPLY HERE!
7 Important Instagram Features Your Brand Should Know
AUGUST 15, 2016
For some businesses, it’s hard to stay up to date on the latest Instagram features. Since 2014, roughly 18 new Instagram features, updates or changes to the app were released. In 2016 alone, Instagram announced major feature changes such as: View Counts on Videos. To ensure you’re a professional Instagrammer–here are seven Instagram features you have to know: 1.
Facebook Introduces Rio 2016 Features
AUGUST 1, 2016
Facebook introduced a host of features in advance of Friday’s Opening Ceremony for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Starting Wednesday, country flag masks can be added to photos and videos, including Facebook Live videos, via the MSQRD application, which is available for iOS and Android. The social network will do the same prior to the Aug. 21 Closing Ceremony.
Facebook Debuts Several Ad Products, New Features at Cannes Lions
JUNE 21, 2016
Facebook used the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in France this week to take the wraps off several new advertising-related products and features. The social network announced the beta-test of its new Audience Insights API; updates to its Canvas full-screen immersive ad product; updates to its Slideshow ad product; and the launch of the Facebook Creative Hub.
More New Features for Facebook’s Analytics for Apps
SEPTEMBER 29, 2016
Facebook released more new features for its Analytics for Apps : support for web analytics, improved cross-device analytics, user properties and updated sharing insights. The social network introduced Analytics for Apps at F8 in March 2015 , and updates have included the addition of custom audiences and lookalike audiences last October and a long list of new features earlier this month: people insights, push notifications, in-application notifications, sharing insights, breakdowns, improved event trends and an app events export application-programming interface.
Best iOS6 Features for Business Users
OCTOBER 11, 2012
It has loads of impressive features which are best suited for business professionals. Productivity, application management, communication management, security, speed, ease of access, navigation etc. are few features which can help this operating system to get nominated for “Best OS for business” this year. There is a saviour for you, VIP Mail feature. The Passbook .
WhatsApp Introduces New Camera Features on Android
OCTOBER 4, 2016
WhatsApp announced the launch of several new camera features in its Android application. WhatsApp said these new camera features are now rolling out on Android devices, and that they will come to iPhone soon. Readers: What do you think of these new features? When adding text, users have the option to change the text’s color and font style.
Feature Friday: Musing about Mobile Networking
FEBRUARY 10, 2011
Tweet Share The following is a feature article by Rob the Web Guy. Without having to know anything about graphic design, HTML, or FBML; and without paying for third-party applications, you too can have pertinent information on your Facebook page! Any better suggestions? -- Ari Herzog thanks you for reading Feature Friday: Musing about Mobile Networking on his blog. Really?
Facebook Adds Slideshow Feature to iOS App
JUNE 27, 2016
Facebook Monday introduced a feature for users of its flagship iOS application , Slideshow, not to be confused with the ad unit of the same name that debuted last October. The social network said in an email to SocialTimes that the Slideshow feature originated in its stand-alone Moments app, and testing in the main Facebook app has been ongoing since December.
Facebook Debuts Featured Events on iOS App in 10 U.S. Cities
JUNE 27, 2016
gained access to a new Featured Events feature Monday. Josh Constine of TechCrunch reported on the launch of the feature, saying that the events are curated by Facebook employees, and categories include art, entertainment, family, festival, fitness, food and drink, learning, community, music and sports. As for why the social network is not planning a stand-alone events application, Koolwal told Constine: The cost to installing an app is high. If we can build a lot of discovery features into Facebook and get people to use them, that’s a huge win.
Up, Periscope: New Features for iOS 10
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
Twitter’s Periscope livestreaming application jumped on board the iOS 10 train. Readers: What do you think of Periscope’s new features for iOS 10? Periscope announced in a blog post that its live broadcasts can now be shared via iMessage , along with custom-designed stickers created for iOS 10. And the Periscope iOS app now offers universal support for the iPad.
Facebook Testing Data Saver Feature for Messenger
OCTOBER 18, 2016
One of the most common complaints about the flagship Facebook applications and the social network’s stand-alone Messenger apps is the amount of data they use. solution may be on the way for Messenger, as the latest Android beta version includes a Data Saver feature, Matthew Hughes of The Next Web reported. The Data Saver feature also includes a counter that keeps users updated on how much data they have saved, Hughes reported. Readers: Would you like to see Facebook roll out Data Saver for Messenger? Screenshot courtesy of Matthew Hughes, The Next Web.
Facebook Live Goes Full-Screen, Adds Video-Only Mode, Extends Sessions to Four Hours
JULY 20, 2016
The social network said in an email to SocialTimes that landscape full-screen broadcasting on Android will launch later this summer, and also detailed two new features: a video-only mode and longer broadcasts. Facebook also announced that Facebook Live sessions via both its flagship applications and the Facebook Live API can now run up to four hours.
Why the Facebook Feature Frenzy Will Fail
JULY 11, 2011
Last week Mark Zuckerberg revealed video chat (see above video), the first of many new features in what will be called, “ Launching Season 2011. Yet, this announcement (conveniently timed one week after Google+ launched) only seems to add to the problems that Facebook has. Geekery Mobile android facebook Facebook Application google iPhone mobile Social Media twitter
In-App Payments to Brands, Other New Features in Facebook Messenger Platform v1.2
SEPTEMBER 12, 2016
containing several new features, the most prominent of which is the ability for brands to accept payments directly via the application. The other major feature launch is the ability for brands to use News Feed ads on Facebook to drive users to Messenger via calls to action such as “send message,” “shop now” or “learn more.”. Other new features in Messenger Platform v1.2
What'sApp Brings In ‘Starred Messages’ Feature And Has Prolonged Free Subscription Period - Social Media
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JANUARY 19, 2016
Why is this taking place? 1: What'sApp introduces ‘Stared Messages’ Feature that lets you bookmark important messages. What'sApp will probably have to work on its other features as well. 2: Currently it has prolonged the Free Subscription Period. Here is a short Preview on this latest Application which has got people joining it: WowApp is free and shares over 70% of its own revenue/margin with you. Private Mode: get the best privacy feature where messages are deleted automatically when you end the chat Want to take a quick look? Great move. The choice is yours!
Feature Friday: Is Social Networking Making Us Less Social?
JANUARY 13, 2011
The following is a feature article by Christopher Roberts. You can have your diary sitting right next to your social media application right there on screen, so you can easily contact friends and family and arrange to meet up. Do you feel as close (not physical distance, but that feeling that comes from inside) to your friends as you did when there was no social media? -- Ari Herzog thanks you for reading Feature Friday: Is Social Networking Making Us Less Social? Related posts: Feature Friday: How to Successfully Network Online. Features networkingGreat!
Facebook Beefs Up Analytics for Apps
SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
Facebook launched several new features and an improved design for its Analytics for Apps free mobile analytics solution. The social network introduced Analytics for Apps at its F8 global developers’ conference in March 2015. With more than 1.5 People Insights and Push Notifications in Facebook Analytics f… Posted by Facebook for Developers on Saturday, April 9, 2016.
Twitter Introduces Emoji Targeting
JUNE 15, 2016
Twitter ads application-programming interface product manager Neil Shah announced in a blog post that emoji keyword targeting is now available to advertisers on the social network. According to Shah, advertisers can now target Twitter users who recently tweeted or engaged with tweets that featured emojis, with the help of six Twitter Official Partners : 4C , AdParlor , Amobee Brand Intelligence , HYFN , Perion and SocialCode. Shah wrote: This new feature uses emoji activity as a signal of a person’s mood or mindset—unlocking unique opportunities for marketers.
Workplace (Formerly Facebook at Work) Officially Launches Worldwide
OCTOBER 10, 2016
Workplace brings traditional Facebook features such as News Feed , groups , messaging , Facebook Live livestreaming, Reactions , search and Trending to company networks that are kept separate from Facebook users’ personal profiles. The service will be offered free-of-charge to nonprofits and educational institutions. Norway. France. We feel we are ready for primetime now.
Facebook Instant Articles Now Support 360-Degree Videos and Photos
OCTOBER 20, 2016
Product manager Josh Roberts announced the new options in a Facebook Media blog post , saying that publishers can begin adding 360 videos and 360 photos as of Thursday, and they will be viewable via the latest versions of Facebook’s flagship Android and iOS applications. Publishers using Facebook’s Instant Articles can now include 360-degree videos and 360-degree photos to their content.
Social Advertising: Focus on Power, Not Parity
JUNE 1, 2016
Giving application-programming-interface access to application developers helped accelerate Facebook’s growth from 20 million users to more than 1 billion daily users less than 10 years later. These companies, generally referred to as “buying tools,” focus myopically on the tactical features that help brands create social ads. It takes at least two months, and usually more, for a third-party buying tool to reach parity with native features, so marketers have to use native tools until their vendors reach parity. Another highly manual process using Excel exports.
Everything You Need To Know About Online Community Management
OCTOBER 17, 2016
As a CAE Approved Provider educational program related to the CAE exam content outline, this program may be applied for 8 credits toward your CAE application or renewal professional development requirements. Applicants may use any program that meets eligibility requirements in the specific timeframe towards the exam application or renewal. DON’T BE LEFT OUT! Going live.
Facebook Opens Doors to Marketplace
OCTOBER 3, 2016
Facebook is going after the niche currently occupied by craigslist and eBay with the launch of its newest feature, Marketplace. Over the next few days, users of Facebook’s iPhone and Android applications in the U.S., Director of product management Mary Ku introduced Marketplace in a Newsroom post : Marketplace opens with photos of items that people near you have listed for sale.
Facebook Reader a welcome feature
JUNE 29, 2013
Today, we are hearing reports that Facebook is going to launch a reader application, and my first thought was, I hope this won’t change Facebook’s current update feeds. Facebook Featured Headline Social Media Facebook Reader Google Reader News aggregator Google will soon shelve Reader and this has created a lot of panicky online noise from ardent fans. However, I am largely unconcerned. Image via CrunchBase. Earlier this month, rumours about Facebook’s possible Google Reader replacement erupted when mentions of RSS feeds appeared in Facebook’s code. Do you use Google Reader?
Verified Pages (All Pages Soon) Can Schedule Facebook Live Videos via API
OCTOBER 18, 2016
Verified pages on Facebook will be able to schedule Facebook Live videos, complete with pre-broadcast lobbies, via the Facebook Live API (application-programming interface). The feature will be made available to all pages “in the weeks to come,” they wrote. Readers: What are your thoughts on this new feature? Copy your stream credentials (e.g. stream key, server URL).
10 Features I Want to See in TweetDeck
MARCH 18, 2010
Twitip Getting more out of twitter Follow 102,289 followers Subscribe 20,083 subscribers starters guide getting followers tools tips business people news add a tip Neal Wiser @nealwiser 10 Features I Want to See in TweetDeck 37 I have a love/hate relationship with TweetDeck. Dragging Columns Solution: Dragging and Dropping has been a user feature in applications for years.
Twitter Adds Periscope Button to iOS, Android Apps
JUNE 16, 2016
Twitter reminded its users that Facebook Live is far from the only live-video streaming option, adding a Periscope button to its iOS and Android applications. Twitter announced the new feature in a tweet (embedded below): Ready to go live? Twitter Web Video Android Applications apps Facebook Live iOS Live Streaming Live Videos Mashable Periscope Photos Videos
Twitter Users Can Now Add ‘View on Periscope’ Links to Web Profiles
OCTOBER 4, 2016
With this feature, users can add “View on Periscope” links to their Twitter web profiles by going to their profiles on Twitter, clicking “Edit Profile” and then clicking the “Show My Periscope Profile” option. Social Media Twitter Applications apps LIVE on Periscope Live Videos Livestreaming Periscope Twitter update twitter web Twitter Web Profiles twitter website VIew on PeriscopeTwitter users can now add links to their Periscope profiles to their Twitter profiles on the web. pic.twitter.com/WlIt9PkPuT. Periscope (@periscopeco) October 4, 2016.
What Twitter’s Rate Limit Changes Mean to You
AUGUST 17, 2012
When an application like Hootsuite, Tweetdeck or a mobile Twitter app like Tweetbot checks your account on Twitter, it’s what is called an “API Call” This does NOT include the number of messages you send through these tools, only the number of times the tool hits the Twitter server to check for more. Twitter strategy Twitter Twitter applicationsSo who cares?
Facebook Debuts App Event Optimization, Extends Dynamic Ads, Canvas to Apps
JULY 18, 2016
Facebook announced Monday that it will extend its dynamic ads and Canvas ad product to applications, along with launching a new product, App Event Optimization. Advertising/Marketing Facebook App Event Optimization Applications apps Canvas Developers Dynamic Ads Facebook Audience Network games Gaming Instagram Mobile App Install Ads Mobile Application Install Ads mobile commerce
Native Ads Debut for Mobile App Install Campaigns on Twitter Audience Platform
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
Advertisers running mobile application install ad campaigns on Twitter Audience Platform now have access to native ads. Advertising/Marketing Twitter Applications apps banner ads Click-Through Rates Conversions CTRs Daniel Kang Developers Interstitials Millennials Mobile App Install Ads Mobile Application Install Ads MoPub native ads Programmatic Twitter Audience Platform
Facebook’s New Ad Products for Brick-and-Mortar Retailers
JUNE 14, 2016
Facebook Tuesday introduced three advertising products aimed at retailers with brick-and-mortar stores: store locator, store visits and the offline conversions application-programming interface. Store visits gives retailers information on the number of people who viewed local awareness ads on Facebook and then actually visited those stores. Optimize future campaigns.
15 Awesome Social Media Apps for iPhone
JULY 20, 2016
Some applications will just waste your time and some will benefit your business. The applications we have selected below will make you more effective on social media. Here are some of the features: Mute people, keywords or tweet sources. Nice time-saving features! 4. You have your mobile with you 24 hours a day so you might as well get more benefit from it! PRISMA.
Facebook Audience Network Block List Added to Business Manager
JUNE 29, 2016
Brands and agencies using Facebook’s Business Manager now have the option of blocking their ads from running on specific applications or websites. Advertisers: What do you think of the new block list feature? Featured image courtesy of Shutterstock. You can select a block list when you choose the Audience Network placement during campaign creation.
Blizzard Entertainment Facebook Live API Integration Goes Live
AUGUST 26, 2016
The social network and the game developer announced in June that Blizzard would integrate Facebook Login and the Facebook Live application-programming interface into its games, with the Facebook Live API allowing Blizzard’s players to stream gameplay directly to their Facebook Timelines. Gamers: Will you use this feature? Facebook Gaming Américas APIs Application-Programming Interfaces Australia blizzard entertainment Developers Facebook Live Facebook Live API Facebook login Live Videos Livestreaming Mac New Zealand PC southeast asia VideosBlizzard Streaming.
SocialFish Job Board is Live! Please Share!
AUGUST 31, 2016
Make all your clients happy with all the great applicants coming to fill their job postings! Featured From the Trenches Nimble Nonprofit SocialFish NewsSo excited to announce that our job board is now live!!!! Will you please share this with your friends and colleagues and employer and anyone else you know who might be looking for a job or looking to hire? . Check it out here!
Videos Can Now Be Added to Facebook Comments
JUNE 10, 2016
Software engineer Bob Baldwin announced in a note that the social network released the new feature worldwide Thursday. Baldwin described how the feature was created during Facebook’s 50th Hackathon: At the hackathon, we coded as quickly as we could all day, and by the evening, we could feel the pieces starting to come together. Readers: What are your thoughts on this new feature?