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Facebook Copies Snapchat

Posted in Uncategorized, Facebook on January 25th, 2017 by

Just in today, TechCrunch reports that Facebook has now added Stories to the top of its feed. Even though you may not see it on your feed yet, it should be there within the upcoming months. Facebook has started out testing the latest stories feature starting in Ireland and plans to bring it to other countries in…

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Goodbye Vine!

Posted in Uncategorized on January 18th, 2017 by

According to TechCrunch, Vine is no longer the same social media app we all used to know and love. The app Vine announces it shuts off sharing and launches Vine camera. As of now, you can still open the old vine app where you can find all of your old feed, profile, and videos. Eventually,…

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The latest with Instagram Stories

Posted in Instagram on January 11th, 2017 by

  Instagram Stories reaches 150 million daily users, which is the same amount as the last number announced by Snapchat, the app Instagram copies. In addition reaching a large audience, Instagram announced the launch of skippable ads mixed in to stories according to TechCrunch. Ads appear to be an unclickable five second photos along with 15-second…

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Snapchat Launches Filter Games

Posted in Snapchat on January 4th, 2017 by

Snapchat is at it again with the launch of “filter games”. According to TechCrunch, filter games allow you to play games and use your face and not just take pictures of it. Games are starting to appear for Snapchat users and can be found by using the Selfie Lens filter. Snapchat first tested filter games…

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360-Degree live streaming video makes its way to Twitter

Posted in Twitter on December 30th, 2016 by

Just this week, Tech Crunch reports that Twitter introduced the 360-degree live streams through Periscope. Periscope 360 only has a limited number of partners, Twitter is now one of them. This is a great addition to Twitter, as live streaming is on the rise and is becoming increasingly popular on social media platforms like Facebook….

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Uber & Snapchat Team Up

Posted in Snapchat on December 21st, 2016 by

As 2016 is coming to an end, Uber has announced some new features to its service. You can now directly uber to people in your contact list, according to TechCrunch. You can even access custom Snapchat features during your Uber ride. Uber’s new location feature allows you to request a one-time location share from your…

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New App For Millennial Women

Posted in Uncategorized on December 14th, 2016 by

    Hope, a new app for millennial women has just been announced and is available now on iOS. This new app aims to keep millennial women close to their BFFs, but not too close, according to Tech Crunch. Basically, the Hope app is a “virtual BFF and concierge” meaning that it want to be…

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New Instagram Updates

Posted in Instagram on December 7th, 2016 by

Once again, Instagram is in the spotlight. Recently, the social media platform has been receiving a lot of backlash and after their latest the abuse continues. According to Tech Crunch, Instagram will now give its users more control over their accounts and how they interact with other people. The new feature now allows you to…

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Instagram Copies Snapchat. Again!

Posted in Instagram on November 30th, 2016 by

  Instagram’s latest update has it’s users in an uproar. In their latest update, Mashable reports that if you screen shot a disappearing direct message your friend will be notified! This is only the case for the disappearing messages feature, something many people aren’t aware of. Now similar to Snapchat, in Instagram direct you are…

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Facebook’s Safety Check Feature Now Relies Solely On Facebook Users

Posted in Uncategorized on November 23rd, 2016 by

Facebook announces a shift to their Safety Check Feature as it now will be trigged by the community instead of the company itself. This means, Facebook users do not need to rely on Facebook to activate the crisis response tool Mashable reports. The Safety Check feature allows you to tell your family and friends that…

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