Sarah Perez

  • Facebook Testing Slideshow Feature in Android App

    … with music and a customized title Phil Oakley of Android Police shared the screenshots below, saying that users in the test group are seeing Slideshow among their “Post to Facebook” options, above “Tag Friends,” and tapping on it brings them to a gallery of photos and videos. And the social network confirmed to Sarah Perez of TechCrunch that it is testing Slideshow with “a small percentage” of Android users. Readers: Would you like to see Facebook launch Slideshow for Android? …

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  • 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- 12 readers -
  • Facebook Moments Comes to Desktop (Sort of)

    … Facebook is bringing a slimmed-down version of its Moments application to desktop. Sarah Perez of TechCrunch reported that the social network is making the desktop version of Moments available to all users, adding that it is accessible via the navigation column on the left-hand side, and that it allows users to view shared photos, but other…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 14 readers -
  • Facebook Testing Conversation Topics for Messenger

    … Facebook appears to be testing a new way to get users chatting on its Messenger application: conversation topics. TechCrunch readers Chris Messina and Dan Simpson shared the iOS screenshots to the right and below, respectively, with Sarah Perez, who reported that Facebook was conducting a small test of the feature. According to Perez, users…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 15 readers -
  • Facebook Acqui-Hires Team Behind ‘Musical Selfie’ App Eyegroove

    … are excited that much of our small team will be joining Facebook to work on new experiences for people to create, share and connect. Sarah Perez of TechCrunch reported that Eyegroove had fewer than one-dozen employees, adding that Facebook did not acquire the company or its technology and intellectual property. Readers: What do you think the Eyegroove team will contribute to Facebook? …

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Facebook- 20 readers -
  • What Is Instagram Bolt?

    … Did Instagram repeat the mistake its parent company made when Facebook prematurely released its Slingshot video-sharing application? TechCrunch reported that some Android Instagram users were seeing banner ads for a one-tap photo messaging app called Bolt, but the "free" button to presumably download the app took users to a dead Google Play URL…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 6 readers -
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