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…

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  • Facebook Moments Comes to Desktop (Sort of)

    … actions—adding photos to albums, likes, comments, creating slideshows—must be done via the iOS or Android Moments app. Facebook introduced Moments in June 2015, and the app surged in popularity that December, when the social network announced that it was eliminating photo-syncing and moving backed-up photos to Moments. Readers: What are your thoughts on the “lightweight” web version of Moments? Second screenshot courtesy of Sarah Perez, TechCrunch. …

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  • 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…

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  • 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. TechCrunch readers ...

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