As redesign rolls out, Snap lays off 22 staff members across 8 departments

As redesign rolls out, Snap lays off 22 staff members across 8 departments

Social Media January 20, 2018 0

After a rough first year on the stock market, overproducing its first hardware venture and pledging a redesign amid slow user growth, Snap Inc. laid off nearly two dozen employees. An inside report, which was later confirmed by the company on Thursday, January 18., says the 22 cuts were... Read more
Desktop users could soon post to Facebook Stories in their browser

Desktop users could soon post to Facebook Stories in their browser

Social Media January 20, 2018 0

Desktop users could soon have the option to post to Facebook Stories if the company’s latest test sees a wider rollout. After adding the option to view Stories from a desktop, Facebook is now considering uploads. The post Desktop users could soon post to Facebook Stories in their browser... Read more
Instagram now shows when you’re on the app (and here’s how to stop it)

Instagram now shows when you’re on the app (and here’s how to stop it)

Social Media January 19, 2018 0

Instagram has quietly introduced a feature that shares your activity status with those you follow and message. It’s on by default, though it can be turned off in a few simple steps. The post Instagram now shows when you’re on the app (and here’s how to stop it) appeared... Read more
WhatsApp targets small businesses with new app for better communication

WhatsApp targets small businesses with new app for better communication

Social Media January 19, 2018 0

WhatsApp, if you didn’t already know it, has a massive user base. Chances are that you’re part of it. More than a billion people around the world fire up the messaging app every day, with a growing number of people using the service to converse with businesses. The Facebook-owned... Read more
Here’s what social media giants are doing to keep extremism off your screen

Here’s what social media giants are doing to keep extremism off your screen

Social Media January 19, 2018 0

What are social networks doing to fight extremist content? A hearing with a Senate committee offers insight. Representatives from Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube spoke at a hearing this week. Here’s what to know. The post Here’s what social media giants are doing to keep extremism off your screen appeared... Read more
U.S. Senate approves the renewal of a warrantless surveillance program

U.S. Senate approves the renewal of a warrantless surveillance program

Social Media January 19, 2018 0

The U.S. Senate today to approve the FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017, which expands the U.S. government’s ability to pursue warrantless surveillance of U.S. citizens. The post U.S. Senate approves the renewal of a warrantless surveillance program appeared first on Digital Trends. Source link Read more
Instagram Stories reportedly testing an option to add photo-free text

Instagram Stories reportedly testing an option to add photo-free text

Social Media January 18, 2018 0

Instagram is a photo-focused platform — but the platform appears to be offering way to share photo-free test, at least inside Stories anyways. While Instagram hasn’t confirmed the test, users in Japan and Europe have spotted options to add text to a colored background, no photo necessary. According to... Read more
See if airlines owe you money from up to 3 years ago with AirHelp’s new tool

See if airlines owe you money from up to 3 years ago with AirHelp’s new tool

Social Media January 18, 2018 0

AirHelp, which last year announced a boarding pass scanner to give real-time information about delayed flight compensation, is now launching a new tool that will help you travel back in time — that is, with regard to airline payback. The post See if airlines owe you money from up... Read more
New pop-up test could help squash spam messages on WhatsApp

New pop-up test could help squash spam messages on WhatsApp

Social Media January 17, 2018 0

A possible beta test on WhatsApp is looking to warn users before sharing a mass-forwarded message to stop spam and fake news. The popup lets users know if a message has been shared multiple times. The post New pop-up test could help squash spam messages on WhatsApp appeared first... Read more
YouTube is making it harder for small-time creators to make money

YouTube is making it harder for small-time creators to make money

Social Media January 17, 2018 0

YouTube is changing the threshold that allows creators to make money from their videos, upping the entry terms for its Partner Program. The company said the new rules should help it to better monitor content on the site. The post YouTube is making it harder for small-time creators to... Read more