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  • Snapchat New Layout, Search Bar Come to iOS

    … The new layout and search bar that Snapchat introduced for Android earlier this month has now been extended to iOS, as well. The new search bar offers easier access to friends, groups, Discover and Our Story, and users can access their own profiles by tapping their bitmojis on the left-hand side of the app, while tapping friends’ auto-suggest…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebook- 17 readers -
  • YouTube In-App Messaging Arrives … in Canada

    … The in-application messaging features YouTube has been testing at least since last May launched Wednesday, but only in Canada. Google product manager Shimrit Ben Yair spoke with Josh McConnell of Financial Post, saying that users of YouTube’s iOS and Android applications in Canada can now tap a new share button to directly share videos…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Google YouTube- 25 readers -
  • Snapchat Simplifies Search

    … for all Android and iOS users. The new search bar offers easier access to friends, groups, Discover and Our Stories, and Snapchat told Constine speed and ease of use were the motivations behind its introduction. Constine added that users can access their own profiles by tapping their bitmojis on the left-hand side of the app, and tapping friends…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebook- 35 readers -
  • How the Social Media Dumpster Fire Hijacked the Election

    There are a lot of theories floating around about how we wound up with (shudder) President Donald Trump. The Bernie Sanders camp is crowing, “We told you so, Bernie would have won!” The media likes to go on about how little Hillary Clinton was trusted; an impression created entirely by the media. An article in Ad Age by Simon Dumenco theorizes that Clinton’s messaging was wrong.

    AllTwitter- 43 readers -
  • The Hidden Mass Audience: Why Community Is Bigger Than You Think

    … publications, be it lifestyle or business, that mirrored readers’ particular passions and, therefore, delivered brands a relevant recipient base. The trouble is, it never happened. All of the promise of online community was never quite met with by marketers with the same zeal as their users. Why not? Who killed online community? Mark Zuckerberg did. More…

    Inside Facebookin Social Display Facebook- 27 readers -
  • Snapchat Adds Group Chat, Two New Creative Tools

    … Snapchat announced three new features Tuesday: Groups, Scissors and Paintbrush. Groups allow Snapchat users to create group chats with up to 16 friends, and these group chats are deleted by default after 24 hours. Snaps within Groups can be opened and replayed once by each participant, and if they are not opened, they, too, disappear after 24…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebook- 12 readers -
  • Instagram Adds Live Video, Disappearing Photos and Videos

    … Instagram announced two major updates Monday morning: live video in Instagram Stories and its latest nod to Snapchat, disappearing photos and videos in its Instagram Direct messaging feature. The Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network said in a blog post that live video in Instagram Stories and in its Explore section will roll out…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 33 readers -
  • Periscope Introduces Superfans, Groups, More

    … Periscope launched three new features designed to help users connect on the live-streaming platform. First, a new Superfans feature will now show a broadcaster their 10 most engaged viewers, or Superfans. With this feature, Periscope said, “Broadcasters can get more insight into their biggest fans and create more meaningful relationships…

    AllTwitterin Twitter- 17 readers -
  • Users Testy Over Twitter Test of Removing Handles From Replies

    … Twitter is testing a way to pack more content into its 140-character limit, but this particular test hasn’t been very well-received. Cara McGoogan of The Telegraph reported that some users of Twitter’s flagship iOS application are not seeing other users’ Twitter handles when replying to users or groups. Tressie McMillan Cottom, assistant…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Twitter- 21 readers -
  • Facebook Testing Ads in Groups

    … Facebook confirmed to Josh Constine of TechCrunch that it is testing the inclusion of ads in groups. The social network issued the following statement to Constine: We have started to test delivering ads to people in Facebook groups and will be evaluating the response before determining how we will move forward. According to Constine…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 24 readers -
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