Josh Constine

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

    … Let the Snapchat flattery continue, as Facebook began testing its imitation of Stories with select iOS and Android users in Ireland. Alex Heath of Business Insider reported that Facebook Stories is a virtually identical feature to Instagram Stories, also a “direct descendant” of Snapchat Stories. According to Heath, users add photos…

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  • Snapchat Simplifies Search

    … Despite Snapchat’s surging popularity, the one black mark against it has been how difficult the messaging application is to navigate, and its new search bar is a big step toward remedying that issue. Josh Constine of TechCrunch reported that some Android Snapchat users will start seeing the new search bar Friday, and it will be added soon…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebook- 33 readers -
  • Facebook Extends Auto-Captioning to Videos From Pages

    … pages in October. According to Constine, the feature is powered by voice-recognition software, and page administrators with access to it will see a Generate button in the video editor or above the video, enabling them to add auto-captioning. Page admins can then review, play back and edit the auto-generated captions prior to saving and posting their videos. Facebook page admins: Do any of you have access to this feature? What are your thoughts so far? Image on homepage courtesy of Shutterstock. …

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 27 readers -
  • Facebook Removes Maps From Nearby Friends Feature

    … Facebook’s Nearby Friends feature is providing less specific information these days. The social network introduced Nearby Friends for iPhone and Android users in April 2014, and the optional feature notified users when friends who had also opted in were nearby, complete with maps and specific location. However, Facebook confirmed to Josh…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 24 readers -
  • Facebook Acquires Facial-Image-Analysis Firm FacioMetrics

    … announced the acquisition on the company’s homepage: We started FacioMetrics to respond to the increasing interest and demand for facial-image analysis–with all kinds of applications including augmented/virtual reality, animation, audience reaction measurement and others. We began our research at Carnegie Mellon University developing state-of-the-art…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 17 readers -
  • Facebook Testing Jobs Tab on Pages

    … Does Facebook have LinkedIn in its crosshairs? A new Jobs tab showed up on TechCrunch’s Facebook page, and the social network confirmed to Josh Constine of TechCrunch that it was part of a test, saying: Based on behavior we’ve seen on Facebook, where many small businesses post about their job openings on their pages, we’re running a test…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 16 readers -
  • Facebook Prepping Instant Games Platform for Messenger?

    … Facebook is reportedly set to launch an Instant Games platform for its Facebook Messenger application, allowing users to play “lightweight” games against their friends. Tom Dotan of The Information reported that the social network is already privately testing Instant Games, which would allow Messenger users to play “asynchronous” games…

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  • 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- 24 readers -
  • Facebook at Work Launching ‘in the Next Few Weeks’

    … Featured Jobs Sports Social Media Strategist Mars Reel Media Corp Los Angeles County, California Marketing Automation Manager Society for Science & the Public Washington D.C. West Coast Manager National Magazine Los Angeles, CA Account Executive National Magazine Newtown, PA - Bucks Co Sales Account Executive Creative Circle Philadelphia…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook SaaS- 11 readers -
  • Is Facebook Bringing Back Rooms App as Part of Messenger?

    … were clearly not crowded enough, as the app was shelved in December 2015, along with fellow Facebook Creative Labs efforts Slingshot and Riff. “Developer evangelist” Chris Messina shared the following references to a Rooms feature that he discovered within the source code for Messenger with Josh Constine of TechCrunch: “Introducing rooms.” “Rooms…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 22 readers -
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