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Twitter announced in October that it was scrapping stand-alone video application Vine, and it said last month that it would be replaced by pared-down app Vine Camera. Now we know when. The social network announced via a tweet on the Vine account that Vine would transition into Vine Camera Jan. 17. Update – the Vine app will become the Vine Camera on Jan 17.
… Twitter without a retweet button? It’s actually being tested. Twitter confirmed to Ingrid Lunden and Jon Russell of TechCrunch that it is testing a tweak to its flagship mobile application in which the retweet button and reply arrow are replaced with a circular icon that brings up sharing options and a speech bubble. The social network told…
… Facebook is conducting a test in Thailand with 2C2P’s Qwik whereby users can make payments directly on pages via credit cards, debit cards or online bank transfers. The social network already handles payments via its Messenger applications, but not through Facebook pages themselves. Jon Russell of TechCrunch reported on the trial, saying…
… It has long been assumed that ads would come to Facebook Messenger at some point, and according to a leaked document obtained by TechCrunch, that point is the second quarter of 2016. Josh Constine and Jon Russell of TechCrunch obtained a document sent by Facebook to an unnamed large Facebook advertiser, which indicated that starting sometime…