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 with a selfie, and also includes a business ...

      AllFacebook- 12 readers -
  • Survey: 25% of Users Have at Least One Restaurant App on Their Phone

    … Digital savings platform RetailMeNot released a new report, which analyzed how mobile devices have impacted the dining habits of more than 1,000 U.S. adults. The report analyzed data from two separate surveys (one about digital and mobile coupon use at restaurants, and one about general dining out habits), and it showed that 32 percent…

    AllTwitterin Mobile- 18 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- 15 readers -
  • 7 Key Facebook Safety Tips

    … of unused devices: easily log out log out of devices you haven’t used in a while or forgot about, so you’re only logged into Facebook on the devices and browsers you approve. Login alerts: If you turn on this feature, Facebook will send you a notification or email alert if someone tries to log into your account from an unfamiliar device or browser…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 10 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- 21 readers -
  • Facebook Extends Availability of Place Tips

    … note to tell visitors where a book signing is happening in the store, while a popular deli may share menu items that famous people have ordered. Place tips are shown to people who are in store and who have given Facebook permission to access their location on their phone. They’re also shown to people who check in to the business on Facebook. Because place…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 21 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 -
  • 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- 17 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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