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    • LinkedIn Overhauls Desktop Site

      “Conversations and content” were the key elements of LinkedIn’s overhaul of its desktop experience. Director of engineering Chris Pruett introduced the redesign in a blog post, saying that it will roll out to all users worldwide “in the coming weeks.” Pruett stressed that navigation on LinkedIn’s desktop site has been simplified into seven core areas—Home (Your Feed), Messagi ...

      David Cohen/ Inside Facebook- 12 readers -
    • Facebook Live Updates for Facebook Mentions

      Facebook Live started out as a feature of the Facebook Mentions application for celebrities, public figures and journalists, and the social network rolled out a host of updates for Facebook Live on Mentions. Engineering manager Jesse Chen and product manager Chris Hatfield detailed the following updates to Facebook Live for Mentions in a Facebook Media blog post: Team prompt ...

      David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 22 readers -
  • Snapchat: Still Growing Strong (Infographic)

    … In its early days, Snapchat seemed to falter, with an unsuccessful attempt at original content creation and security problems. However, by 2015, the messaging application was dubbed the fastest-growing social network ever. Not only did growth remain steady throughout 2016, Snapchat seems to be generating substantial revenue. An infographic from…

    Inside Facebookin Social- 11 readers -
  • Pinterest Turns to Deep Learning to Generate Related Pins

    … When it comes to generating Related Pins, board co-occurrence is out and deep learning is in. Kevin Ma, a software engineer on Pinterest’s Discovery team, detailed the change in a blog post, explaining the logic behind the switch as follows: One of the most popular ways people find ideas on Pinterest is through Related Pins, an item-to-item…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 15 readers -
  • Adaptly Execs Share Their 2017 Predictions

    With the first work week of 2017 in the books, top executives at social media advertising agency Adaptly shared their thoughts on what the rest of the year will bring. The rise of social disruptors and importance of differentiation Vice president of strategic accounts Ruth Arber: New platforms like Snapchat are changing the way we talk to friends and share content.

    AllTwitter- 11 readers -
  • Snapchat Testing Prisma Integration?

    … By David Cohen on Dec. 28, 2016 - 2:30 PM Is Snapchat testing the integration of effects from Prisma? Reader Susi Kenna shared the screenshot below with SocialTimes, saying in an email: A paintbrush icon appeared at the top of my toolbar. When I tapped it, a handful of Prisma filters popped up, allowing me to apply/choose from their set…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebook- 11 readers -
  • Snapchat Rings In the Holidays With Custom Geofilters

    … There’s nothing like Snapchat filters for the holidays. Snapchat added holiday options to its custom geofilters Friday in the U.S., U.K., Canada, Brazil, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. The holiday filters are offered under the same terms as other custom geofilters, with users paying for custom borders, slogans and images, as well as by size and duration. Snapchat users: Feeling festive? …

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebook- 10 readers -
  • Instagram Rolls Out New User Safety Tools

    … Instagram revealed three new safety tools Tuesday: the ability to turn off commenting, to remove followers from private accounts and to anonymously report posts that hint at the intention of self-injury. Co-founder and CEO Kevin Systrom detailed the new options in a blog post, adding that Tuesday’s announcement marks the first steps…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 9 readers -
  • NBC Backs NFL Thursday Night Football Handoff With Social Blitz

    …) November 16, 2016 Celebrity Twitter ambassadors live-tweeting each week’s game, with Saints fan and world-renowned chef Emeril Lagasse taking the reins for Thursday night’s contest. Custom Thursday Night Football Snapchat filters available starting Thursday at NBCUniversal and NFL locations throughout the U.S. Special Snapchat filters that can be unlocked by scanning the Snapcode on the Sunday Night Football bus, with a different filter for each game site. Readers: Are you ready for some football? …

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Twitter- 11 readers -
  • Prisma Now Lets Users Stream to Facebook With Real-Time Video Effects

    … Photo- and video-editing application Prisma received an update on iOS that allows users on iPhone 6s and iPhone 7 to stream live on Facebook with the app’s visual effects applied to their streams. Specifically, with this update, users can open the Prisma app and tap the “Live Stream” button to access the live-streaming area of the app. From…

    AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 10 readers -
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