Twitter can be a great source for breaking news, an avenue for holding companies accountable, and when combined with a bit of technology can even be used as agreat automation tool. So why not use it to get book recommendations? Here are three ways you can use Twitter to figure out what your next read is going to be.
Facebook recently introduced “Facebook Live”, a live video streaming function that allows Facebook users to broadcast events in real time to their friends and followers. It seems innocuous enough, but by default, it sends notifications to all of someone’s friends whenever they start a stream–which means you end up with a bunch of notifications you don’t want.
Facebook users have been given an ultimatum. They have to install the Facebook Moments app, or find another place on their desktop box to host their synced photos. On July 7th, Facebook is removing the albums containing these pictures from the main Facebook app. Rumors started late last year about this strong arm tactic, which will result in an increase in the number of Moments users. Facebook subscribers are listening. As of this, uh, moment, Moments is the number two free app in the App Store trailing only Snapchat.
The Death of Twitter has be proclaimed over and over in some form since 2009. Eulogies ramped up over the last year, when its monthly active user count stalled, its executives left en masse, and the prospect of changes led users to revolt with the hashtag #RIPTwitter.
The Facebook CEO now holds majority voting control of the social networking site Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg would lose majority voting control of the social networking company if he quits his job or his services are terminated, according to new rules proposed by the board.
Over the years however, Facebook began to work on their own solution and since December of 2015, Facebook started to go it alone, and all of their translations since then have been managed by their own software.
Popular messaging app Telegram has rolled out a new update that - among other things - brings along the ability to edit messages after they've been sent. The new feature - which can be used within 2 days after posting a message - works across all Telegram chats, including groups as well as one-on-one conversations.
Google has started rolling out a new update to the iOS version of its Hangouts instant messaging app. The update bumps the version to 9.0 and brings a couple of new features including the ability to share stuff from other iOS apps.
Although it isn't giving specifics on its future, Meerkat hinted at a video-centric social network that's focuses on smaller groups. Meerkat may have effectively kicked off the current livestreaming boom, but it’s looking to switch gears.
Did you know that you can customize your Facebook Messenger chats? Yes, this functionality got implemented a couple of months ago and allows you to adjust certain aspects of your different chat thread. For example, you can change the chat bubble colors for each and every convo you might have.
To use Reactions, all you have to do is hover over the traditional Like button on the web (or tap to hold on mobile), and choose from six different animated emoji reactions if a simple thumbs up is not enough. Including Like, the other five Reactions factor in Love, Haha, Wow, Sad and Angry. We understand that this is a big change, and want to be thoughtful about rolling this out. For more than a year we have been conducting global research including focus groups and surveys to determine what types of reactions people would want to use most. We also looked at how people are already commenting on posts and the top stickers and emoticons as signals for the types of reactions people are already using to determine which reactions to offer.
NEW DELHI: The social networking giant Facebook marked its 12th birthday with 1.5 billion active users on the platform. Zuckerberg, who wrote the first code for Facebook in January 2004, in a hope to help students at his college connect and bring the community together, is overwhelmed as millions of people around the world today use Facebook to stay connected with friends and loved ones.
The scientist that previously claimed the human brain is not cognitively able to maintain more than 150 meaningful interpersonal relationships is at it again. This time, Professor Robin Dunbar is demonstrating that the vast majority of your Facebookfriends don’t really care about you at all.
The Facebook app for Android has become a monster piece of software over the years. It’s clear that as manufacturers improve phone hardware, Facebook increases the power of its mobile app to squeeze more performance out of it. After deleting the app and living a happy life without it, I’d like to present three reasons you should uninstall Facebook now.