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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- 16 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- 25 readers -
  • The Hidden Mass Audience: Why Community Is Bigger Than You Think

    … and engagement of people’s real interests. The social network later introduced groups, designed to foster conversation around vertical topics. These were an afterthought–their layout mimics the fleeting nature of the News Feed, in which everyone quickly moves on. Because these connections are loose, they fail to capture empathy in a way that can…

    Inside Facebookin Social Display Facebook- 20 readers -
  • Snapchat Adds Group Chat, Two New Creative Tools

    … way to keep the conversation going with one friend without spamming the entire Group. via GIPHY Scissors allows users to cut out part of a Snap in the preview screen and turn it into a sticker. And users can apply Paintbrush to Snaps in Memories to turn them into “artistic masterpieces.” Readers: What are your thoughts on Snapchat’s new features? …

    David Cohen/ AllFacebook- 11 readers -
  • Instagram Adds Live Video, Disappearing Photos and Videos

    … see disappearing photos and videos in a bar at the top. Tap the ones with blue rings to see what your friends sent you. In a group, you can see everyone’s responses–and who else has seen them–in a slideshow format. Then when you’re done, just tap their faded profile photo to send a quick response. Instagram added in an Instagram for Business blog…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 29 readers -
  • Periscope Introduces Superfans, Groups, More

    … in broadcaster profiles and will see them denoted throughout the app and on the web. In addition to viewing their own Superfans, users will also be able to see if they are a Superfan of anyone else. Next, a new Groups feature will allow users to broadcast videos that are shared with specific groups of people. For instance, a user could create a group…

    AllTwitterin Twitter- 16 readers -
  • Facebook Testing Ads in Groups

    …, and confirmed by Facebook, the test is occurring via mobile and desktop in Australia, Canada, Ireland and New Zealand, with users who are included seeing notices reading, “We’re testing ads in groups.” Facebook said during its second-quarter-2016 earnings call that it may reach the maximum ad load for News Feed by the middle of next year, so with groups…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 20 readers -
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