• Snapchat sparks controversy with International Women’s Day filters

    … Snapchat sparks controversy with International Women’s Day filters After its successful IPO, photo sharing app Snapchat finds itself in the news again, but not for the same reasons. Since yesterday was International Women’s Day, Snapchat decided to release new filters in honor of the day. With the filters you could make yourself look like…

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  • It’s Facebook’s Turn to Test a Stories Feature

    … and videos to their Facebook Stories, which are visible for 24 hours, and that content does not appear in News Feed or on users’ Timelines. Friends can reply to Facebook Stories with direct messages, and selfie filters and geofilters (sound familiar?) are also available. Heath also pointed out that much like Instagram, the new feature is appearing…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 35 readers -
  • Tumblr Debuts Stickers, Color Filters

    … Valentine’s Day and Black History Month in February. Stickers can be accessed on Tumblr by creating new photo or GIF posts and then pressing on the face icon at the bottom of the screen. The wand icon on the bottom of the screen brings up color filter options. Tumblr offered more details in a question-and-answer blog post: Where are the stickers…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social- 29 readers -
  • LinkedIn Overhauls Desktop Site

    … deep into specific topics relevant to you and follow trending stories. More intuitive search: You now have one universal search box to easily find people, jobs, companies, groups and schools. You can refine your search by using filter options on the right-hand side, with the ability to search posts coming soon. Also, we’re investing further…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebook- 32 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- 28 readers -
  • Pinterest Turns to Deep Learning to Generate Related Pins

    … recommendations system that uses collaborative filtering. Previously, candidates were generated using board co-occurrence–signals from all the boards a Pin is saved to. Now, for the first time, we’re applying deep learning to make Related Pins even more relevant. Ultimately, we developed a scalable system that evolves with our product and people’s…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 23 readers -
  • Adaptly Execs Share Their 2017 Predictions

    … the purchasing experience with their pop-up vending machines. Co-founder and CEO Nikhil Sethi: More of these companies that were pure platforms will begin to build hardware. We’ve already seen this with Spectacles and Oculus. Pursuing hardware creates new formats and more types of experiences for people, which will ultimately create more advertising…

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  • 5 Ways Snapchat Spectacles Will Affect Influencer Marketing in 2017

    In trying to make sense of how influencer marketing will evolve over the next year, one of the most intriguing insights could be found in considering the new, highly elusive items that people across the U.S. are dying to get their hands on this holiday season: Snapchat Spectacles. Since early November, marketers have watched in awe as Snap Inc.

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  • 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 -
  • Facebook Live Updates for Facebook Mentions

    … of their broadcasts. A broadcaster status bar—being tested with a “small group” of Mentions users—which provides information including audio level, connectivity, and battery status. Trimming, which allows users to eliminate excess footage from the beginning or end of their live broadcasts so that the unnecessary content does not appear…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 40 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- 12 readers -
  • 7 Ways to Stop Creative Fatigue From Killing Your Facebook Advertising Budget

    …, then another with someone using it. Run the image through a filter to recolor it. (Monotone images tend to perform better than normally-colored ones.) Add a shadow or border around the edge to make it pop. Add or remove a brand logo. Flip the ad, rearranging the position of the image and the text. For example, if there’s a person in your ad, have them…

    AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 23 readers -
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