Profile Pictures

  • Twitter Wants Users to Share Their #NewProfilePic

    … Twitter is encouraging users who updated their profile pictures to share those updates in an effort to boost visual content and engagement. The social network confirmed to Sarah Perez of TechCrunch that users who update their profile pictures are being prompted to tweet about it with the hashtag #NewProfilePic, adding that those tweets…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Twitter- 10 readers -
  • Top 10 SocialTimes Posts of 2016

    … that provides them with all of the available options for temporary profile picture frames. 5, Facebook Beta-Testing Desktop App Facebook Games Arcade, May 12: Facebook began beta-testing Facebook Games Arcade, a desktop application for Windows that enabled users to play games on its platform without accessing Facebook.com via a web browser…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Google Facebook Twitter- 39 readers -
  • Facebook Testing Profile Pictures in Place of Reactions Count

    … Facebook is testing a variation of its Reactions in which users’ profile pictures replace the count of likes, etc. Reader Meg Coffey, managing director of Coffey & Tea, shared the screenshot to the right with SocialTimes. A Facebook spokesperson said in an email to SocialTimes: This is a feature we’re testing to a small number of people globally. We don’t have any plans to roll it out more widely at this time. Readers: Have you seen anything similar? …

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 9 readers -
  • Facebook, Instagram Detail 2016 Paralympic Games Initiatives

    … Facebook and Instagram maintained their presence in Rio de Janeiro and announced several features for the 2016 Paralympic Games, which began Wednesday night. Users can add temporary profile picture frames to support their countries’ teams, available here. A video explaining the Games is available on the Paralympic Games Facebook page, which…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 28 readers -
  • Facebook Introduces Rio 2016 Features

    … Facebook introduced a host of features in advance of Friday’s Opening Ceremony for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Users can add temporary profile picture frames to their profiles to support their countries. Starting Wednesday, country flag masks can be added to photos and videos, including Facebook Live videos, via…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Facebook- 22 readers -
  • Twitter Begins Application Process for Verified Accounts

    … to a person, the name reflects the real or stage name of the person. If the account is a corporation or company account, the name reflects the real name of the corporation or company. The profile and/or header photo reflects the person, the corporation’s branding or the company’s branding. If the account is a corporate or company account, the email…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Twitter- 16 readers -
  • Facebook Testing New Pages Layout?

    … layout (as illustrated in the screenshot of the SocialTimes Social Network News page) and the altered page layout include: The cover image is larger and extends across the entire column. The profile picture is smaller. Page insights appear below the cover image, rather than to the right of it. The menu for page administrators appears on the left-hand…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 14 readers -
  • Facebook Updates Guidelines on Branded Content, Debuts Tool

    …, such as persistent watermarks and pre-roll advertisements. Additionally, cover photos and profile pictures must not feature third-party products, brands or sponsors. Branded content integrations that are allowed to be posted on Facebook include content like product placement, end cards and marketers’ logos. Facebook also published a thorough overview of its…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Content Facebook- 20 readers -
  • 18% of Social Media Users Have Changed Profile Pictures for Issues, Events (Survey)

    … the ages of 18 and 49. Females were more likely to change their social media profile pictures than males, and African Americans were more likely to do so than whites and Hispanics. About one out of five users aged 18 through 29 and 30 through 49 changed their profile pictures, compared with 13 percent of those 50 through 65 and just 5 percent of those 65 and older. Readers: Have you ever changed your profile pictures in response to issues or events? …

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social- 18 readers -
  • Facebook Catches March Madness

    … Facebook is embracing March Madness, with temporary custom frames for profile pictures for teams in the 2016 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship tournament highlighting its efforts. The social network said it worked with the NCAA’s social media and digital team to design the custom frames, and fans can search for their teams here…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 33 readers -
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