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  • Teens and ‘Secret’ Apps (Infographic)

    … By David Cohen on Jul. 19, 2016 - 6:00 PM Why are teens flocking to applications that allow messages to disappear after a set time or that allow them to send content anonymously? Rawhide, a nonprofit organization that assists at-risk youth in Wisconsin, examined teens’ use of Snapchat, Kik, Whisper, Yik Yak, Omegle, WhatsApp, ASKfm, Burn Note and Line, sharing its findings in the infographic below, as well as providing tips for parents. Readers: What are your thoughts on the findings by Rawhide? …

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  • Line Launches egg Selfie App on iOS, Android

    … Line launched egg, its selfie application, on iOS and Android. The app is similar to MSQRD and Snapchat in that it lets users add filters and special effects to photos and videos that can be shared with friends. With egg, users can browse a variety of 3-D masks, which are applied to their faces in real-time. Some masks may include special…

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  • WhatsApp Is the Top Android Messaging App in 109 Countries (Study)

    …. users of WhatsApp have an average daily use of 29 minutes compared with 10 minutes and 30 seconds for Messenger users. According to SimilarWeb, the only other messaging app to lead in 10 or more countries was Viber, capturing Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine, among others. Meanwhile, Line, WeChat and Telegram claimed multiple countries, while apps leading just one country included KakaoTalk in South Korea, imo in Cuba, Zalo in Vietnam, ChatOn in Eritrea and BBM in Indonesia. Readers: Did SimilarWeb’s findings surprise you? …

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  • Report: Subway Surfers Most Downloaded Google Play Game Ever

    … showed that Puzzle & Dragons is the the top Google Play game of all time in terms of total worldwide revenue. Clash of Clans and Monster Strike came in second and third place, respectively. App Annie said four of the top 10 games by worldwide revenue—Puzzle & Dragons, Monster Strike, Disney Tsum Tsum and The World of Mystic Wiz—”were…

    AllTwitterin Google Facebook- 30 readers -
  • Brands Must Adapt to Emerging Social Networks, Apps

    … Facebook. Nonetheless analysts estimate that 71 percent of them have accounts on it. Video posting has been emphasized in feeds over other forms of content. My own company’s research with teens has consistently found that “it became uncool to share a status update on Facebook” some time ago. In spite of this, Facebook’s usage and revenue have…

    Inside Facebookin Social Facebook Twitter- 38 readers -
  • The Future of Mobile Engagement Is All About Social

    … with over 500 million monthly active users, almost all in China, is WeChat. WeChat takes it to next level by offering over different 20 non-core services within the messaging app itself – from ordering a cab, sending money, playing a game with a friend, or booking a restaurant. In order to catch up to WeChat, apps like Line in Japan and Kik in the US…

    Inside Facebookin Social Mobile Facebook YouTube- 11 readers -
  • Line Now Supports Free Group Voice Calls For Up to 200 People

    … Line Corporation has announced the addition of group voice calling to its messaging app on mobile, which allows users to participate in free voice calls containing up to 200 people. Users can now create group voice calls within group chats, with a notification being sent to every user in the chat. The app displays the number of users…

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  • Is Social Communication Making It Harder For Us To Be Social?

    … and it’s really important to reach them, you want to get in touch with them in the way that they prefer. This is what’s missing in the puzzle that is modern day communication. Geography also informs how we we communicate. Certain platforms are more popular than others in different countries. For example, in China, WeChat is the leading messaging…

    AllTwitterin Social- 11 readers -
  • Line Launches Foodie Camera App for Taking Better Pictures of Food

    … Line announced the release of its new Foodie camera application on iOS and Android, designed to help users take better pictures of their food. With Foodie, users can take new photos within the app, or import images from their devices. Users can edit their photos by choosing from 24 filters or adding effects like auto-blurring, which focuses…

    Inside Facebookin Facebook Twitter- 13 readers -
  • How to Transcend Workplace Communication in the Emoji Era

    … and more work getting done. Studies show that friendlier communication leads to a happier workplace and emoji can contribute directly to that positive outcome. Perhaps the secret soy sauce is that the use of emoji has been linked to both employee engagement and business productivity. So when your employees begin adding winking emojis to their business communication, you’ll know you have succeeded in improving your work culture. Toshi Yamamoto is the founder and CEO of ChatWork. …

    Inside Facebookin Social How To's- 13 readers -
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