Check-Ins

  • Yelp Update Lets Users Take ‘Yelfies,’ Share Bookmark Collections

    … Yelp Update Lets Users Take ‘Yelfies,’ Share Bookmark Collections By Brandy Shaul on Nov. 29, 2016 - 2:30 PMComment Yelp released an update for its iOS and Android application, which allows users to take new “Yelfies” when they check in to businesses in the app. A Yelfie is a Yelp-specific photograph that combines a regular photo…

    AllFacebook- 14 readers -
  • Survey: 25% of Users Have at Least One Restaurant App on Their Phone

    … with their phone while dining, while 19 percent had checked in on social media while in a restaurant. The report also showed 19 percent of respondents had used their phone to search for online deals while dining, and 8 percent had used their phone to pay for a meal. In a statement, Marissa Tarleton, chief marketing officer, North America at RetailMeNot…

    AllTwitterin Mobile- 22 readers -
  • Times Square Led Facebook Check-Ins Last New Year’s Eve

    … New York’s Times Square is the unofficial epicenter of New Year’s Eve celebrations, so it comes as no surprise that it led Facebook in check-ins last New Year’s Eve. Facebook said in an email to SocialTimes that more than 40 million users indicated that they were traveling to or checked in to destinations outside of their home cities…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 18 readers -
  • 7 Key Facebook Safety Tips

    … Facebook marked National Cyber Security Awareness Month with a seven-step plan for how its users can ensure their safety on the social network. The seven steps were described in an email to SocialTimes: 1) Do a Privacy Checkup Privacy Checkup walks you through three quick steps to help make sure only the people you want can see your stuff. You…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 14 readers -
  • Building Your Athlete Brand via Social Media

    … them as positive role models. Personality Social media is a great way to highlight lesser-known aspects of your personality, whether you’re outgoing and witty, a homebody or a gamer. There isn’t a “one-size-fits-all” personality on social media as long as you’re authentic. But beware: There are many ways a simple post or location check-in could…

    AllTwitterin Social- 23 readers -
  • Facebook Extends Availability of Place Tips

    … Facebook began testing its location-based place tips optional feature with iPhone users in January, and the social network announced Monday that it is expanding the availability of place tips to more small and midsized businesses. When Facebook introduced place tips in January, it said in a Newsroom post: When you tap on place tips, you’ll see…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 25 readers -
  • Facebook Testing Categories for Page Notifications?

    … Some Facebook page administrators are seeing the notifications for their pages broken out into categories. Reader Vipin Nayar, senior digital marketing analyst for IPIX Solutions, shared the screenshots above and below, in which notifications can be viewed by all, likes, comments, shares and other, with reviews and check-ins among the items appearing under other. Page admins: Have any of you seen this, and would you like to see Facebook roll this change out globally? …

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 5 readers -
  • Facebook Tests Path-Like ‘Flyout Menu’ in iPhone App

    … into the Facebook iPhone app. The options atop the current version of the iPhone app for status, photo and check in are replaced with a post button in the bottom menu. When clicked, options appear for take photo, check in, share photo and write post. A Facebook spokesperson confirmed the test to TechCrunch, saying: We are always exploring ways to improve the Facebook experience, and are currently testing small updates to the navigation. Readers: Would you like to see Facebook roll this change out in its flagship mobile apps? …

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 24 readers -
  • Waggle: Lifestyle App for Dog Lovers Launches on iOS

    … and paths. Additional locations, such as cafes and clinics, will be added in the future. Users can check in to locations with their pets, measure the time they’ve spent playing with them and more. These activities are shared to a news feed, and users can favorite others’ posts. In a statement, Waggle founder Roman Garcia commented on the Waggle brand…

    Inside Facebook- 18 readers -
  • Israeli Hotel U Coral Beach Club Eilat Has a Unique Way of Connecting Guests to Facebook

    … U Coral Beach Club Eilat, a hotel in Israel, is taking sharing vacation photos and checking in to the next level thanks to a collaboration between parent company Fattal Hotels and digital ad agency Ecaliptoos. Hotel guests receive RFID (radio-frequency identification) bracelets that are tracked by sensors in 16 different stations, and the bracelets automatically connect users to their Facebook accounts and post their experiences in real-time. Readers: What do you think? …

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 7 readers -
  • Facebook Redesigns iOS Status Update Interface

    … Facebook appears to have tweaked the status update interface in its iOS application, moving the functionality for tagging friends, adding activities from structured status updates and checking in to buttons located at the top, adjacent to users’ profile pictures. All of those features had previously been available via icons at the bottom…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 3 readers -
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