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    • LinkedIn Overhauls Desktop Site

      “Conversations and content” were the key elements of LinkedIn’s overhaul of its desktop experience. Director of engineering Chris Pruett introduced the redesign in a blog post, saying that it will roll out to all users worldwide “in the coming weeks.” Pruett stressed that navigation on LinkedIn’s desktop site has been simplified into seven core areas—Home (Your Feed), Messagi ...

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  • Pokemon Go Comes to Apple Watch

    … Niantic announced the release of Pokemon Go on Apple Watch. First announced in September, the Apple Watch version of the game allows users to receive notifications about nearby Pokemon, collect items from PokeStops and more. With this release, players can receive notifications about nearby Pokemon on the Apple Watch, and then attempt to capture…

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  • Group Video Chats Come to Facebook Messenger

    By David Cohen on Dec. 19, 2016 - 3:30 PM Facebook introduced group video chats for Messenger on Android, iOS and via Messenger.com on desktop. Vice president of messaging products David Marcus made the announcement Monday, saying that users who tap the video camera icon within a group chat can send notifications to other participants, who can choose to join, adding that ...

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  • Microsoft’s Acquisition of LinkedIn Officially Closes

    … ensure that everyone can benefit from digital technology and the new opportunities created by the digital economy. As (Microsoft president and chief legal officer) Brad Smith recently shared, Microsoft–inclusive of LinkedIn–can take steps to help people develop new skills online, find new jobs and easily connect and collaborate with colleagues…

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  • 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…

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  • Facebook Page Admin Panels: Notifications Out, Activity In?

    … Some Facebook page administrators are seeing an Activity tab in their admin panels in place of the Notifications tab. Reader Chris Ruberg, digital marketing specialist at OneCommand, shared the screenshot below with SocialTimes, speculating that the social network was trying to make page notifications more like its new messaging updates. Facebook had not yet responded to a request for comment at the time of this post. Facebook page admins: Are any of you seeing this? …

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  • Pinterest Revamps Inbox

    … Pinterest tweaked its notifications and messages section, eliminating its You tab and moving those notifications to its News tab. The social network also combined pin likes into one notification, rather than several individual notifications, and those notifications were made much more visual. Pinterest product manager Seth Weisfeld said…

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  • Facebook Customizable Push Campaigns for Apps Are Out of Beta

    … notifications result in conversions. Ni wrote that apps that deploy push notifications see retention rise by up to 180 percent, adding that those notifications can be used for reminders, offers or sharing deep links within apps. He added that in-app notifications allow developers to include rich media cards that appear to users directly within their apps…

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  • Electronic Arts Launches Battlefield Companion on Mobile

    … their friends’ stats. In addition, the app allows users to receive notifications when their friends are playing Battlefield 1 or Battlefield 4, so they can join them if they’d like. Elsewhere, users can customize their loadouts within the app, and they can also create and customize emblems. Finally, the app’s Home Feed allows users to keep track of news related to the franchise. The Battlefield Companion app is available to download for free on the iTunes App Store, Google Play and the Windows Store. …

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  • 7 Insights to Help Refine Your App Notification Strategy

    … There’s a fine line between being effective and being annoying when it comes to push notifications. Too many notifications can lead to overload, while too few notifications can lead to users abandoning applications and services. However, well-timed and well-targeted push notifications can increase retention and conversion. Tapjoy studied more…

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