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Weekly Wrap-Up

Posted by on Sep 8, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Weekly Wrap-Up

Another week has almost come and gone and with it, here are the latest batch of social media updates: YouTube Updates Live Broadcast Tools: YouTube has modified a number of existing features commonly used by live streamers. Broadcasters have an additional option to have more latency to streams, simplify moderation, and stream more easily from the YouTube app. Facebook Page Profile Picture Changes: Facebook user profile images will now appear as circle solely in the News Feed. The change may require some users to modify their images. Page...

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Weekly Wrap-Up

Posted by on Sep 1, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Weekly Wrap-Up

The summer is coming to a close. If you were busy planning your final summer of 2017 moments, here are the social media news items you may have missed: Instagram Updates Multi-Image Post Functionality: Instagram now offers support for landscape and portrait photos in its multi-photo post option. Formats, however, cannot be mixed within the multi-photo function. YouTube to Modify Mobile and Desktop Viewing: YouTube is adding and modifying features for a consistent look and experience across its desktop and mobile platforms. On mobile, video...

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Weekly Wrap-Up

Posted by on Aug 25, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Weekly Wrap-Up

If you were busy focusing on this week’s eclipse, you might have missed the following social media headlines: LinkedIn Introduces Video: LinkedIn now offers video another means for users to show what they do best. Users can record and upload video to their profiles using the LinkedIn app. Video insights are also available, making it possible to see the “companies, titles, and locations” of viewers. Facebook Allows 360-Degree Photos via App: Facebook’s app is now capable of taking 360-degree photos, which can then be used for account cover...

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Weekly Wrap-Up

Posted by on Oct 7, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Weekly Wrap-Up

October is here and with it comes the latest in social media: LinkedIn Users Can Now Privately Signal Interest in New Job Opportunities to Recruiters: LinkedIn users who are exploring new job opportunities but would like to keep that information private from their current employer can do so with LinkedIn’s Open Candidates feature. The feature, available under LinkedIn “Preferences,” will indicate a user’s interest in jobs opportunities only to recruiters not affiliated with a user’s company. Twitter Now Displays Periscope Account Link in Bio:...

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Weekly Wrap-Up

Posted by on Sep 30, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Weekly Wrap-Up

Before another month ends, make sure you’re caught up on the latest social media news. Twitter Open Moments to All Users: Twitter’s storytelling tool, which allows users to collect tweets into a narrative, has been opened up to all users. The feature was launched one year ago and was opened to influencers and brands this August. For more information on how to use Moments, consult this Twitter How-To in Moment form. Periscope to Launch VIP Program: As a means of recognizing its top broadcasters, Periscope plans to launch a VIP program. The...

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Weekly Wrap-Up

Posted by on Sep 9, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Weekly Wrap-Up

If you’re still trying to catch up from the shortened post-holiday workweek, here is the latest in social media news: Twitter Adds New Features to Direct Messages: Twitter Direct Messages now feature “read receipts, tying indicators, and web link previews.” The new features make Twitter’s Direct Messengers more like Facebook’s Messenger and WhatsApp. Facebook Now Allows Video Crossposting to Pages with Different Owners and Managers: Facebook page admins now have the ability to cross-post video content to pages with different owners and...

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Weekly Wrap-up

Posted by on Sep 2, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Weekly Wrap-up

Summer is officially coming to a close with Labor Day happening this Monday. So before you check out for the long weekend, here are the latest social media updates you should know about. Facebook Adds Video to Messenger: Facebook Messenger users can now insert real-time video into their conversation threads. Unlike video chatting, this new feature allows users to insert short videos in much the same way they would insert a photo into a conversation. The feature is eerily similar to the video chatting feature available on Snapchat. Instagram...

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Weekly Wrap-Up

Posted by on Aug 26, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Weekly Wrap-Up

Before August comes to a close, check out the latest in social media news this week. WhatsApp to Share Data with Facebook: In a reversal from their previous stance on privacy, WhatsApp has announced they will begin sharing some data with Facebook. The data to be shared includes phone numbers, device information, and operating system used. Twitter’s New Button Makes Direct Messaging from Websites Possible: Twitter continues to expand the possibilities of direct messaging with the launch of a special button that makes it possible to receive...

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Weekly Wrap-Up

Posted by on Aug 19, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Weekly Wrap-Up

Another edition of the Weekly Wrap-up is here with the most important social media news you should know about. Enjoy! Twitter Makes Big Changes to Notification Settings: After repeated criticism for their failure to help users dealing with abuse and harassment, Twitter has introduced two big changes for users that should help. The most significant change is the introduction of a quality filter, which will allow users to filter out “lower-quality” content. “Lower-quality” content includes spam-like or duplicate tweets and tweets containing...

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Weekly Wrap-Up

Posted by on Aug 12, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Weekly Wrap-Up

The Olympics are in full swing and Team USA is leading the world’s nations in total metal count (USA! USA!). If you’ve been focused on watching the world’s greatest athletes, here are the social media updates you need to end your week: Facebook Blocks Ad-Blockers;Updates Ad Controls: Facebook’s latest round of updates will now render ad-blockers ineffective on their site. However, in an effort to head off user complaints over ads, Facebook is offering additional tools to create a better ad experience. Given users’ distaste of ads, Facebook’s...

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