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YouTube released data related to the third and final U.S. presidential debate. The event drove 2.8 million live watch hours on YouTube, almost five times higher than the live watch hours for the third presidential debate in 2012. In addition, the third presidential debate saw 1.7 million live peak concurrent viewers, four times higher than the live peak concurrent viewershi ...
Are you looking for a new mobile game to play this weekend? There are lots of new options for you to try, including Tootsie POP from F84 Games and Tootsie Roll Industries. The level-based puzzle game allows users to complete 120 candy-themed levels in the world of Tootsie. Next, Electronic Arts and PopCap Games launched Plants vs. Zombies Heroes this week.
Blizzard Entertainment launched a new campaign for Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, which gives users the opportunity to win at least one free card pack by choosing a champion in the 2016 Hearthstone World Championship tournament. To participate in this event, a user can log in to their Battle.
Google released Wallpapers, an Android application that allows users to browse a variety of device wallpapers taken from Google Earth, Google+ and “other partners.” As reported by Android Central, the Wallpapers app allows users to browse wallpapers in a variety of categories, including Earth, Landscape, Cityscapes, Life and Textures. While the app works on devices running Android 4.
Ubisoft announced the release of Trolls: Crazy Party Forest on iOS and Android. The city-building game is based on DreamWorks Animation film Trolls, which hits theaters in the U.S. Nov. 4. In Trolls: Crazy Party Forest, each player will build a troll village in the forest where they can plant and harvest crops, craft items and throw parties.
Mobile entertainment company Seriously announced the release of Best Fiends Forever, the second game in the Best Fiends franchise. The clicker or idle game allows users to help the Fiends defeat the Slugs while traveling through the land of Minutia. In Best Fiends Forever, players can tap to attack enemies. The faster players tap, the faster they will defeat enemies and earn coins.
YouTube announced two campaigns taking place in the YouTube Kids application during October. The YouTube Kids app contains family-friendly channels and videos from YouTube. First, October is National Bullying Prevention Month, and to mark the occasion, YouTube Kids now offers playlists of videos that are aimed at helping children understand the importance of being kind and s ...
LinkedIn announced two changes to its Endorsements feature. The Endorsements feature allows users to acknowledge their connections’ skills by endorsing those skills on their profiles. LinkedIn said users with at lease five skills listed on their profiles receive up to 17 times more profile views.
Electronic Arts released a major update for its Battlelog mobile application, changing the name of the app to Battlefield Companion, and adding support for Battlefield 1, the latest game in the Battlefield franchise. The Battlefield Companion app allows users to view their stats from Battlefield 1 and Battlefield 4. Users can also view their friends’ stats.
By Brandy Shaul on Oct. 18, 2016 - 3:00 PM EA Mobile released a new update for The Sims FreePlay on mobile. The update includes Halloween content, free clothing items and more. With this update, Sim Town has been taken over by tiny monsters, and users can complete the Night of the Candy Monsters quest. It’s worth noting that this quest was also a part of the Halloween 2015 update.
Facebook updated the experience of sharing 360-degree photos with other users. Specifically, users can now change the initial view on their 360 photos on iOS, Android and Chrome on desktop. With this update, when a user uploads a 360 photo on mobile, they can now drag their finger to set the initial view for the photo.
Electronic Arts and PopCap Games announced the release of Plants vs. Zombies Heroes on mobile. The collectible card game allows users to play as both plants and zombies in single-player and multiplayer battles. Specifically, the game’s single-player adventure mode allows users to complete two sets of missions, with one set for plants and the other set for zombies.
Blizzard Entertainment introduced the Heroic Tavern Brawl in Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, which will allow users to compete in a premium competition for a chance to win in-game rewards. Specifically, the Heroic Tavern Brawl costs $9.99 or 1,000 Gold to enter. The competition allows users to compete against other Heroic Tavern Brawl players, and it challenges users to rea ...
Topps announced the release of Topps NHL Skate, a trading card app that allows users to collect and trade digital cards featuring real National Hockey League players. In Topps NHL Skate, users begin by opening a free pack of trading cards, and they can purchase additional card packs in the game’s store using coins.
Floor 84 and Tootsie Roll Industries announced their partnership to create digital campaigns for Tootsie Roll products. As part of this partnership, Floor 84 will launch Tootsie POP, a mobile puzzle game that will allow players to complete 120 candy-themed levels in the world of Tootsie. In each level of Tootsie POP, users will need to complete an objective before running out of moves.
Google announced that it will now label fact-checking articles with the new Fact Check tag in Google News on the web and in the Google News & Weather application on iOS and Android. The tag will help users access fact-checking articles related to major news stories, starting in the U.S. and the U.K.
Are you looking for a new mobile game to play this weekend? There are lots of new options available for you to try, including EA Sports FIFA Mobile from Electronic Arts. The soccer game allows each user to build and manage a soccer team and complete events in a variety of gameplay modes. Next, King launched Shuffle Cats this week.
Hasbro and Backflip Studios announced the release of My Little Pony: Puzzle Party on mobile. The puzzle game allows users to complete levels with Twilight Sparkle, Fluttershy and other characters from the My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic television series. In each level of My Little Pony: Puzzle Party, players are challenged to complete a different goal before running out of moves or time.
Google announced the release of four new features in Google Photos on iOS, Android and the web. First, Google Photos will now help users “rediscover old memories” of the people in their most recent photos. Specifically, the platform will automatically create galleries of older photos, containing the same people in a user’s most recent photos.
Periscope introduced Periscope Producer, a new way for users to stream live videos to their Periscope accounts from devices other than phones and tablets. With Periscope Producer, users can stream live videos from sources such as streaming software, hardware encoders and professional cameras. Viewers will be able to watch these broadcasts as they would “regular” Periscope v ...