Month: July 2015

Similar to LinkedIn, Facebook is Letting Users Test Profile Tags

Facebook

Here’s a new one for you: Facebook is currently testing a feature that would allow users to add profile tags to their pages. The tags, ranging from skills to emojis (!), are very similar to the section of LinkedIn’s website that allows your colleagues to endorse you for various skills. Via The Next Web, a Facebook spokesperson added […]

Instagram Search Finally Debuts on the Web

Roughy one month after announcing an overhauled Search and Explore tab on mobile devices, Instagram userscan now search for hashtags, users and locations on the Web. An Instagram spokesperson told Forbes that “Web search is part of a broader commitment to improving discovery across our platforms.” While there are no new updates exclusively for Web, the […]

Why Did Twitter Do Away with User Backgrounds?

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  In case you missed it, Twitter caused quite a stir earlier this week when they removed user backgrounds from Twitter.com. Cover photos are still in tact, but the imagery users typically see on the side panels of Twitter.com are now a white/light blue color. Why the change? No one knows for sure, although the background is still […]

Should Facebook’s Floating Videos Feature Make YouTube Nervous?

According to The Next Web, Facebook has been testing a “Floating Videos” feature that allows users to simultaneously watch videos and scroll through their News Feed with the click of a button. Essentially, this button would allow videos to be moved anywhere on the screen while users scroll through recent the latest updates from their friends and […]