AllTwitter - Posts from March 2016

  • Report: 0.19% of Players Account for 48% of Free-to-Play Game Revenue

    Mobile marketing automation platform Swrve has released its latest 2016 Mobile Monetization Report, which revealed just 0.19 percent of all players account for 48 percent of all in-app purchase revenue in free-to-play games. Swrve’s report measured the purchasing behavior of over 20 million players in more than 40 free-to-play titles during the month of February 2016. The report found 1.

    AllTwitterin Mobile- 19 readers -
  • Top 10 Media Publishers for February 2016: BuzzFeed a Star on Twitter

    In February, U.S. media publishers accounted for 1.5 billion total social actions (likes, comments, shares, retweets, dislikes), with 707 million actions from Instagram, 702 million from Facebook, 61 million from Twitter, and 14 million from YouTube (excluding views). The media publishing industry represented 22 percent of all actions taken on content published by U.S. brands in February.

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 38 readers -
  • Getty Images Instagram Grant Entries Due April 12

    Entries are now being accepted for the second annual Getty Images Instagram Grant contest, and they are due April 12. The visual communications giant received more than 1,200 entries from photographers in 109 countries last year, and three finalists took home $10,000 grants, along with mentorship opportunities from Getty Images photographers.

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social- 18 readers -
  • Report: In 2015, App Stickiness Hit Highest Point Since 2012

    Localytics, an analytics and marketing platform for mobile and Web apps, has released its latest data measuring app stickiness and app launches through the end of 2015. Analyzing data from apps using its mobile engagement platform, Localytics found both figures increased last year. Specifically, data showed the average app stickiness for 2015 climbed to 25 percent, up four p ...

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  • Instagram Becomes a Force for Mobile App Advertising (Report)

    Brands that tested the waters of Instagram advertising in its early days were rewarded for their efforts, according to a new report from Kenshoo. The Facebook Marketing Partner found that advertisers’ share of clicks and application installs through advertising on Instagram in the fourth quarter of 2015 exceeded their shares of total ad spending, with clicks, installs and a ...

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 21 readers -
  • Facebook Announces 27 F8 2016 Global Meetups

    Developers unable to attend Facebook’s F8 global developers conference in San Francisco April 12 and 13 may have another alternative. Director of platform product Deborah Liu announced in a blog post that the social network is organizing 27 global meetups to coincide with F8 2016, with each gathering featuring live streams of the opening keynote, as well as the opportunity ...

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 33 readers -
  • Google Joins Open Compute Project; More News From OCP U.S. Summit 2016

    The Open Compute Project–launched by Facebook in April 2011 to bring efficiency to data centers and storage—welcomed a powerful new member this week: Google. Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg welcomed Google to the OCP in a Facebook post (embedded below), writing: Data centers power the Internet. They’re the nervous system that allows all kinds of services to run–including Facebook.

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Google Facebook- 19 readers -
  • Facebook Catches March Madness

    Facebook is embracing March Madness, with temporary custom frames for profile pictures for teams in the 2016 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship tournament highlighting its efforts. The social network said it worked with the NCAA’s social media and digital team to design the custom frames, and fans can search for their teams here, after which they can specify when ...

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 35 readers -
  • 4 Approaches for Navigating Influencer Marketing in 2016

    For the first few years of its life, Instagram was an ad-free community. By 2017, however, it will produce nearly $3 billion in mobile ad revenue, and 34 percent of American agency professionals cite it as the social network of choice for client campaigns. The opening of the advertising floodgates definitely has Instagram users on edge.

    Justin Lafferty/ AllTwitterin Social- 23 readers -
  • Believe It: Facebook Page Post Reach Continues to Surge (Report)

    By David Cohen on Mar. 8, 2016 - 2:45 PM The average reach for posts by pages in February was 10.86 percent, up 5.33 percent from January and representing the highest mark since Locowise began tracking pages on the social network. The social analytics and reporting company shared the following statistics from its February study of Facebook pages in a blog post: Page like ...

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 41 readers -
  • 3 Ways To Be a Better Listener on Twitter

    With over half a billion tweets sent every day, it isn’t easy to catch everything. Nor should you try – after all, do you really care about what a stranger half way across the world had for lunch? That being said, there are methods of listening on Twitter that can increase your exposure to the tweets you care about, and that don’t require that you spend every waking hour si ...

    Lauren Dugan/ AllTwitterin Social Twitter- 17 readers -
  • Time Magazine Announces 30 Most Influential People On the Internet

    Time Magazine announced recently its second annual (unranked) list of top 30 influencers on the internet, and they aren’t all Hollywood celebrities and business moguls. The celebs who did make the list did so because of the interesting ways they use the Internet to are cross promote their content.

    AllTwitterin Social- 25 readers -
  • Report: Each U.S. iPhone User Spent $35 on Apps Last Year

    New data from app store optimization company SensorTower reveals U.S. iPhone users spent an average of $35 on apps in 2015, on both premium downloads and in-app purchases. Sensor Tower measured app installs on the estimated 110 million active iPhones in the U.S. in 2015, and found games accounted for the most downloads, at 10.5 game downloads, on average, per device.

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  • Facebook IQ Examines the Tender Side of Technology

    Does technology drive people further apart or pull them closer together? The latter is true, according to a recent study by Facebook IQ. The social network’s research arm surveyed users in Nigeria, South Korea, the U.K. and the U.S. and consulted with experts and influencers to help determine how technology helps people “create new and different expressions of love.

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 21 readers -
  • Does It Really Matter Which Generation Spends More Time Online?

    A dominant narrative in the social media space is that teens are driving the growth in social networks because they are always online. Indeed, we’ve seen reports that indicate teens and digital natives do everything online from mobile devices. But are they the ones most distracted by their mobile devices? Analysis from Price Economics paints a different picture.

    AllTwitterin Social- 17 readers -
  • Zynga Appoints Frank Gibeau as CEO

    Mobile and social game company Zynga has announced board member Frank Gibeau will become CEO effective March 7. Zynga founder and current CEO, Mark Pincus, will serve as executive chairman of the board. Gibeau (pictured right) joined Zynga’s board of directors in August 2015, after spending more than two decades at Electronic Arts.

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  • SoundHound Launches Hound Voice Search Platform on iOS, Android

    SoundHound has announced the public launch of its Hound app on iOS and Android. The voice search and virtual assistant app allows users to complete a variety of tasks, like placing phone calls or searching for hotels, using their voice. Hound’s design allows users to speak naturally, and use complex sentences to find the results they’re interested in.

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  • Debateball Turns Presidential Debates Into Baseball Games

    In the midst of the 2016 presidential election season in the United States, creator Donna Schillinger has officially launched Debateball on iOS and Android. The political app allows users to score the performance of each presidential candidate during real-world political debates in a baseball format. With Debateball, players become the umpire in political debate baseball games.

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  • Supercell Launches Clash Royale on iOS, Android

    Clash of Clans developer Supercell has officially launched its latest game, Clash Royale, on iOS and Android worldwide. The multiplayer strategy game challenges players to defeat their enemies in one-on-one real-time battles. In each battle of Clash Royale, players work to destroy their opponent’s towers, while also protecting their own towers.

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  • Vimeo Redesigns iOS App to Make Content Discovery Easier

    Video network Vimeo has redesigned its app on iOS, with the goal of making it easier for users to discover new videos across the categories that interest them most. The updated app allows users to follow 16 new categories, like animation, travel and documentary (among others), to view the best videos, handpicked by Vimeo curators.

    AllTwitterin Content- 21 readers -
  • Facebook Messenger Integrates With Spotify

    Facebook Messenger is about to become a lot more musical, as the social network launched an integration with Spotify that will allow users to share songs, artists or playlists. Facebook told VentureBeat the integration will be “available broadly soon,” and TechCrunch is reporting that all iOS and Android users who installed Thursday’s update have access.

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 17 readers -
  • Facebook Users’ Reactions to Reactions: ‘Meh’ (Survey)

    Not surprisingly, a new survey by YouGov found lukewarm support for Facebook’s recently introduced Reactions and continued desire for a dislike button. YouGov found that 66 percent of respondents to its survey approved of Reactions, while just 14 percent disliked them. However, only 24 percent “strongly approve,” while 42 percent “somewhat approve.

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 12 readers -
  • What Can Social Data Tell Us About HR Professionals?

    Leadtail teamed up with the online community TalentCulture to examine the social media habits of HR pros for insights on their interests and who the influencers are among them. According to Megan M. Biro, founder and CEO of TalentCulture: From Twitter Chats and brand-related real estate on Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram to live video interviewing, social media has become ...

    AllTwitterin Social- 13 readers -
  • Social Media Jobs: WhoSay, JWT, Influenster

    By Nadine Cheung on Mar. 6, 2016 - 7:00 PM This week, WhoSay is hiring a creative services manager, while JWT needs a social community manager. Influenster is seeking a digital marketing manager, and True Blue Media is looking for a social media manager. Get t ...

    Nadine Cheung/ AllTwitterin Social- 6 readers -
  • How to Start Building Your Personal Twitter Brand Today

    When an investor, business partner, potential employer or colleague searches for you on Twitter, what will they find? Is your profile professional and thoughtful? Interesting and opinionated? Or is it full of slightly inappropriate photos, random quotes and pictures of your lunches? Whether you’re the co-founder of a startup looking for investment capital or a new grad looking for a job, now.

    Lauren Dugan/ AllTwitterin Social Twitter How To's- 16 readers -
  • Peeple: Controversial ‘Yelp For People’ Reputation App Launches on iOS

    Controversial reputation app Peeple has officially launched, allowing users to leave ‘feedback’ about others in three areas: personal, professional and dating. The app, which was described by many as Yelp for people, came under fire when it was first announced in Oct. 2015, as the platform’s original form wouldn’t let users opt out of being reviewed.

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  • Facebook Rolls Out Redesigned Messenger for Android

    By David Cohen on Mar. 7, 2016 - 2:30 PM Various iterations of a redesigned Facebook Messenger for Android have been spotted in recent weeks, and its launch is now official. Vice president of messaging products David Marcus announced in a Facebook post Monday that a new design for the Android application will launch “later today.

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 12 readers -
  • Should Your Small Business Create a Snapchat Geofilter?

    Snapchat has made it easier for brands to create their own geofilters, but should small businesses invest in this? For brands trying to connect with Millennials, or show that they’re socially-savvy, creating a custom Snapchat geofilter could be a huge boost. Jay Hawkinson, senior vp of client success at SIM Partners, told SocialTimes that he feels these custom geofilters a ...

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  • Next Up for Facebook Messenger: Content from Publishers?

    The next addition to Facebook Messenger may be content sent directly by publishers via the application. Three sources told Marketing Land that Facebook plans to announce this development at its F8 global developers conference, set for April 12 and 13 at Fort Mason Center in San Francisco. The social network already announced that its Instant Articles publishing format will ...

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Content Facebook- 19 readers -
  • Why Is the Simple Buy Button So Hard to Implement?

    People see it. People buy it. The crux of the buy button’s mission on any platform — social, web, or mobile app — seems like child’s play, but is easier said than done. The buy button occupied center stage in 2015, however despite lackluster results and raised eyebrows, there is still hope for success.

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 10 readers -
  • Scopely, WWE Announce WWE Champions for Mobile

    Yahtzee With Buddies company Scopely has partnered with World Wrestling Entertainment for the release of WWE Champions on mobile. The match-three puzzle battle game will allow players to collect more than 100 different WWE Superstars and Legends, from Brock Lesnar to Andre the Giant and more. WWE Champions will be the first release from Scopely’s partnership with developer Kung Fu Factory.

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  • Pinterest Opens Up Ads Manager to All U.S. SMBs, Beefs Up Targeting

    Pinterest announced Tuesday that its Ads Manager is now available to all small and medium sized businesses in the U.S., allowing them to schedule Promoted Pins with just a credit card. In beta, tens of thousands of businesses have used Pinterest Ads Manager, but now it is opened up to all. Pinterest also announced more advanced targeting techniques, allowing businesses to r ...

    Justin Lafferty/ AllTwitterin Social- 11 readers -
  • Instagram Sets Two Advertising Webinars for Businesses

    Advertising on Instagram is humming along, and the Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network announced two webinars to help more businesses get started. The two webinars announced by Instagram in a blog post are: Brand Building on Instagram, March 17, 9:30 a.m. PT/12:30 p.m. ET. Click here to sign up. Performance Marketing on Instagram, March 22, 9:30 a.m. PT/12:30 p.m. ET.

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Affiliate Social Facebook- 17 readers -
  • In/Spree Launches Instagram for Shopping App on iOS

    In/Spree has announced the launch of its social shopping app, which allows users to browse and purchase clothing worn by ‘fashion influencers.’ Described as Instagram for shopping, the app allows users to follow influencers, and shop for items that either match, or are inspired by the items they’re wearing in pictures.

    AllTwitterin Social- 10 readers -
  • 7 Billion Reasons Why The Future of News Is On Social Media

    It has been a long hard break up, but Millennials have finally washed their hands of the giant news corporations. The information age has blown away the cobwebs, and unprecedented access to data, facts, and disparate points of view have instilled a more investigatory approach to news gathering in young people.

    AllTwitterin Social- 9 readers -
  • More New Features for Facebook Lead Ads, Including Video

    Facebook announced more updates to its lead ads option Wednesday, including the addition of video. The social network introduced lead ads last October with the aim of enabling businesses to streamline the process of having customers or potential customers complete the process of signing up for things like newsletters, events, offers or information.

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 29 readers -
  • Social Should Be Subtle: Ways You’re Misusing Trending Topics

    It’s hard not to jump on a trend exploding on Twitter and Facebook. Everyone wants their brand to be part of the conversation, but sometimes it pays off more to be selective with social trends. Savvy social managers know your brand should only hop onto what’s trendy if it makes sense. What does that look like? It can look like a lot of things.

    Mary C. Long/ AllTwitterin Social- 24 readers -
  • Report: Marketers Don’t Seem to Understand What Consumers Want

    Understanding the impact of your marketing is key to making wise investments in social media. Many marketers still struggle to measure the ROI from social media. A report from eMarketer and CMO Council examines how misaligned marketers are with the expectations of consumers. Based on the Q4 2015 data analyzed by CMO Council, many marketing executives in the U.S.

    AllTwitterin Social- 11 readers -
  • Disney Build It: Frozen Lets You Build Your Own Arendelle on Mobile

    Disney has announced the launch of Disney Build It: Frozen, which allows users to create snow globe worlds alongside characters from the popular film Frozen. In each snow globe, players can construct buildings like Elsa’s Ice Palace, and can customize the appearance of buildings using colorful ice crystals.

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  • Decoding Digital Marketing Jargon

    Every industry has its share of jargon. As new marketing technology and strategies emerge, new buzzwords arise. The challenge is making sense of it all and determine which approach is the best fit for your business. According to Momchil Kyurkchiev, CEO and co-founder of Leanplum, an integrated marketing optimization solution for mobile apps, the jargon is rampant in digital ...

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  • PopCap Games Announces Plants vs. Zombies Heroes for Mobile

    PopCap Games has announced Plants vs. Zombies Heroes for mobile. The collectible card game will allow players to collect hundreds of old and new characters from across the Plants vs. Zombies universe. Plants vs. Zombies Heroes will introduce players to new Super Hero Plants and Zombies. The Green Shadow, for instance, is a Peashooter which can defeat zombies with a Precision Blast.

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  • Why You Need To Add Snapchat to Your Marketing Arsenal

    I’ll never forget the afternoon my nieces and nephew asked me why I didn’t use Snapchat. Trying to think of a quick response, I said that most of my friends were on Facebook — which led to a quick tutorial if I wanted to communicate with them any longer. But while Snapchat was once solely the province of teens and early adopters, typically employed as a fun messaging tool, i ...

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  • Updated Checklist for Social Media Managers (Infographic)

    Sprout Social digital marketing specialist Michael Patterson shared a checklist for social media managers last July from his colleague, social media manager Darryl Villacorta, but changes in the industry come at lightning speed, so Patterson shared an updated list with SocialTimes: Whether you’re looking at social media as an organic way to expose your brand to new audiences, a way to drive .

    AllTwitterin Social EMail Facebook Twitter- 71 readers -
  • Marvel vs. DC: Who Rules the Social Universe?

    Marvel and DC Comics have millions of devout fans and followers … but how are they doing on social media? New research from Unmetric shows that while Marvel excels on Facebook, DC is more popular on Twitter. The two comic book giants seem to have found their strengths on social media. Unmetric looked at the Facebook and Twitter performance of the two companies from Jan.

    Justin Lafferty/ AllTwitterin Social- 20 readers -
  • When Beyoncé Mentions Your Brand, Don’t Repeat Red Lobster’s Social Failure

    Last month, Beyoncé announced the release of a new single via a series of Instagram posts. As expected, the World Wide Web lost its collective mind. One verse in particular mentioning a brand caught the Internet’s attention: “When he f—k me good I take his ass to Red Lobster“ From a brand’s perspective, this is amazing, right? Free publicity from the biggest artist in the ...

    AllTwitterin Social- 21 readers -
  • Examining Facebook’s Dive Into Live

    Historically, Twitter has been the go-to destination for trending, real-time and “live” moments — but there’s always been competition. Facebook, for instance, has long wanted this space for their own, firing the first shots in their War on Twitter in early 2014 with the with the introduction of the trending section.

    AllTwitterin Facebook- 11 readers -
  • SimCity BuildIt: Compete Against Others in New Contest of Mayors

    EA Mobile has launched the latest content update in SimCity BuildIt, introducing the Contest of Mayors to players. This new feature will allow users to compete against others for a chance to receive rewards. The Contest of Mayors feature is housed inside the Contest HQ, a new building which has appeared off the coast of players’ towns.

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  • PlayStation Video App Launches on Android

    PlayStation Mobile has launched the PlayStation Video app on Android, allowing users to watch the movies and television shows they’ve purchased or rented from the PlayStation Store on their Android phone or tablet. The app allows users to access their PlayStation Video library, or purchase or rent new content while on the go.

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  • Pope Francis to Bless Instagram?

    By David Cohen on Mar. 17, 2016 - 4:45 PM How will His Holiness be treated by Instagram’s new algorithm? Prefect for communications Monsignor Dario Viganò told Vatican Radio Tuesday that Pope Francis will join Instagram Saturday under the account name “Franciscus,” ANSA reported. Pope Francis has been on Twitter since February 2012, and his accou ...

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Twitter- 12 readers -
  • Social & Mobile Apps Push Back Against FBI Pressure on Encryption

    Encryption has been a hot button issue in social media in the last few years. End-to-end encryption is becoming the standard, and it seems law enforcement agencies aren’t happy about this. With the escalation between the FBI and Apple over tech giant’s refusal to unlock a terrorist’s iPhone, the effects could spill over onto social and messaging apps.

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  • Which Temporary Profile Picture Frames Are Available on Facebook?

    Facebook’s temporary profile picture frames are now available for more and more sports teams, causes and events, but did you know that there is actually a list? Co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg provided this link in a Facebook post (embedded below), where users can access a pull-down menu that provides them with all of the available options for temporary profile picture frames.

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 14 readers -
  • Mobli Media Launches Galaxia Social Networking App

    Mobli Media has launched social networking app Galaxia on iOS. Based on the idea that each person has multiple personas, or parts of their public personality, the app allows users to create multiple profiles, and post content within different ‘worlds,’ or ‘mini social networks.’ For instance, one world may focus on the 2016 presidential election in the United States, while ...

    AllTwitterin Social- 12 readers -
  • Where Will You Find The Happiest Twitter Users on Earth?

    Despite recent growing pains, Twitter still generates a wealth of data that can tell us all kinds of things about its users. Last week, we examined where the most hateful Twitter users live; this week we take a look at where the happiest Twitter users in the world are. Brandwatch, a provider of social listening and analytics tools, listened to millions of conversations to ...

    AllTwitterin Social Twitter- 12 readers -
  • LastPass Launches Two-Factor Authentication App on Mobile

    Password management platform LastPass has launched LastPass Authenticator, a two-factor authentication app used to protect users’ LastPass accounts and passwords on other supported sites. With the LastPass Authenticator active, users must provide a authentication code in addition to their password when signing in to their LastPass account.

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  • Facebook Pulls BlackBerry Support

    Facebook followed in the footsteps of WhatsApp and announced that it was discontinuing support for the BlackBerry platform. BlackBerry senior marketing manager, developer relations Lou Gazzola shared the news in a blog post: The app landscape continues to evolve, and in ways that are not always within our control.

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 14 readers -
  • 6 Ways the Changes in Instagram’s Feed Will Impact Brands

    When Instagram announced last Tuesday that it will be introducing an algorithm based feed (a la Facebook), it caused quite a stir in the social media world. With a blog post titled “See the Moments You Care About First,” Instagram explained that people are missing “on average 70 percent of their feeds.

    AllTwitterin Facebook- 23 readers -
  • How Does Social Media Play Into Today’s Job Search?

    The employment landscape is shifting, thanks to the influence of automation, a growing gig economy and electoral change. A new study from Jobvite analyses the attitudes of workers on issues relating to job security, the economy and the future of work. Social media plays a huge role in the job search.

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  • Facebook Adds Daily Video Metrics

    Facebook continues to enhance the information available for publishers posting videos with Thursday’s announcement of daily video metrics. Product manager Anaid Gomez-Ortigoza announced in a Facebook Media blog post that page administrators can now view day-by-day breakdowns of the following metrics: Minutes viewed: The total minutes of watch time spent on the video on a particular day.

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 23 readers -
  • Report: Google Building YouTube Connect to Compete with Periscope

    According to details posted by VentureBeat, Google is creating its own live-streaming app called YouTube Connect, which will compete with Twitter’s Periscope and Facebook Live. VentureBeat recently learned the app is in development for iOS and Android devices. A source close to the matter told VentureBeat the app will have similar functionality to Periscope and Facebook Liv ...

    AllTwitterin Social Google YouTube- 15 readers -
  • Share ‘Random Acts of Coffee’ With Nack, Just Launched on iOS & Android

    Mobile app company Kaneland has launched Nack on iOS and Android. The coffee gifting app encourages users to share ‘random acts of coffee’ by purchasing coffee for friends and strangers. With Nack, users can send coffee to a specific contact by using PayPal to transfer $3, $5, or $7 into their account. Users need their contact’s phone number or email address to give them money.

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  • Confused About a Product? Pinterest Now Has How-To Pins

    Sure, that DIY kitchen renovation or awesome life hack may look easy on Pinterest—until you start to actually tackle the project. Pinterest wants to help this problem and bridge the information gap. The company announced Tuesday the launch of How-To Pins, allowing content creators to give step-by-step instructions within their Pins.

    Justin Lafferty/ AllTwitterin Social How To's- 9 readers -
  • Dartmouth Researchers High on Facebook Ads for Marijuana Study

    With the goal of learning more about people’s cannabis-consumption patterns, professors and students from Dartmouth College’s Geisel School of Medicine in New Hampshire surveyed nearly 3,000 people on a wide range of marijuana-consumption-related topics. In order to have a statistically relevant study, the researchers needed a representative pool of cannabis users from acro ...

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 28 readers -
  • New SurprzeMe Photo Sharing App Lets You Send Hidden Photos to Your Friends

    SurprzeMe has announced the launch of its photo sharing app on iOS and Android. The app lets users share hidden photos with their contacts by hiding one photo behind another. The app only reveals a hidden picture when the recipient holds their finger on the screen, and when the finger is lifted, the top image comes back into view.

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  • Are Live Events More Effective Than Social Media for Political Candidates?

    While social media has definitely carved a niche for itself in the political campaign process, good, old-fashioned meet and greets still stir the pot. Self­-service ticketing and registration platform Eventbrite teamed up with research firm Ipsos on a survey of 3,025 U.S. adults aged 18 and over to determine the influence of social media and live events on their decisions t ...

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  • Facebook for BlackBerry Lives On

    It appears that the reports of the death of Facebook for BlackBerry have been greatly exaggerated. BlackBerry senior marketing manager, developer relations Lou Gazzola clarified in a blog post that while the social network will no longer support its native application for BBOS and BlackBerry 10, an updated, Web-based app has been created.

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 9 readers -
  • Zynga’s Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory Slots Launches on Facebook, Mobile

    Social and mobile game company Zynga has announced the launch of Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory Slots on Facebook and mobile. The slot machine game is the first licensed game from Zynga’s multi-year agreement with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, and features slot machines based on scenes from Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.

    AllTwitterin Social- 17 readers -