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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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Facebook Launches Automatic Subtitling For Page Videos

Posted in Facebook on January 6th, 2017 by

Facebook has launched a free automatic video captioning tool to all US English Facebook pages that makes it easier to repurpose traditional clips. This new tool is powered by voice recognition software that takes the hassle out of transcription, while making it easy to edit the subtitles it suggests. TechCrunch and some other Pages only…

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Facebook Tests “Rooms” feature- a public group chat

Posted in Facebook on November 16th, 2016 by

Facebook is at it again as it is now experimenting with its new “Rooms” feature on messenger. This new feature is only available in select markets like Austrialia and Canada because Facebook is testing the new messaging platform, Tech Crunch reports. The rest of the world does not have access to this feature yet. Users…

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Expert Interview: The Do’s and Don’ts of Using Social Media in Your Career Plan

Posted in Facebook, How To, Bad Rhino, LinkedIn on November 14th, 2016 by

Marty McDonald was recently a Guest on the Discover Your Talent podcast The Do’s and Don’ts of Using Social Media in Your Career Plan Job hunting and career moves in 2016 are no longer about a simple resume and references. Prospective employers and headhunters are looking for a well-rounded picture of their prospects, including how…

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Facebook Messenger tests “Instant Games”

Posted in Facebook on November 7th, 2016 by

Facebook Messenger is preparing to launch a new “Instant Games” platform that allows friends to play lightweight games with one another. Facebook has been casted out of the gaming world by Apple’s iOs and Google’s Android. But by building this gaming platform into the Facebook’s App Messenger it uses the app as a portal to mobile…

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Facebook Is At It Again- Messenger Now Suggests “Conversation Topics”

Posted in Facebook on October 19th, 2016 by

Facebook Messenger has more than one billion active users as of this summer, yet they continuously strive to increase their app usage. This is seen in their latest attempt with the introduction of a new feature, “Conversation Topics” according to Tech Crunch. It’s really simple. This new feature suggests what to talk about with your…

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Facebook Hits the Big Screen With TV Streaming

Posted in Facebook on October 18th, 2016 by

Picture this: You’re hanging out with your friends at home when you decide to check Facebook. As you scroll through your news feed, you come across the most hysterical video you’ve ever seen. When the group asks you what you’re laughing at, what do you do? Tell your friends to gather around your phone so…

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Facebook Makes Events A Separate App, So You Can Save the Date

Posted in Facebook on October 14th, 2016 by

Facebook just launched Events, a standalone app to help navigate Facebook Events more easily. Facebook Events is a great way for the social media network to help you keep track of the important dates in your life. We often lose track of the events that we’ll “ maybe” attend and we might even lose track of…

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Proof That Organic Reach Isn’t Completely Lost

Posted in Facebook, Sports and Social Media on June 10th, 2016 by

How social media managers feel immediately after posting content they think will do well.     Listen to any social media manager talk about the current state of Facebook and they’ll tell you that it’s largely a pay to play environment and that organic reach is donezo. Content may still be king, but advertising is…

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Facebook Live Debuts, but Only for Celebrities

Posted in Social Media Marketing, Facebook on August 6th, 2015 by
Facebook Live

With so much attention on video streaming apps Meerkat and Periscope, it was only a matter of time before Facebook jumped on board. This week, the company announced Facebook Live, a feature in its Mentions app that allows celebrities to broadcast live videos to their followers. Of course, the drawback here is that only celebrities…

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