Sarah Perez

  • Facebook Testing Slideshow Feature in Android App

    Some Android users are starting to see the Slideshow feature Facebook introduced for its flagship iOS application last June (pictured to the right). Slideshow was actually born as part of Facebook’s stand-alone Moments app. As its name suggests, Slideshow enables users to combine multiple photos and videos into a slideshow, complete with music and a customized title Phil ...

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  • Twitter Testing Module Highlighting Tweets From One Specific Account

    By David Cohen on Jan. 20, 2017 - 2:15 PM Twitter is testing a new feature that highlights tweets from one specific account in users’ timelines. The social network confirmed to Sarah Perez of TechCrunch that select iOS, Android and web users are part of the test, adding that users who do not desire to use this feature can dism ...

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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 #New ...

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  • 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…

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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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  • Instagram Testing ‘Save Draft’ Feature

    … By David Cohen on Aug. 10, 2016 - 12:00 PM Instagram confirmed that it is testing a Save Draft feature, allowing users to save edits to their photos or videos prior to posting them. Several TechCrunch readers shared screenshots of the feature via Twitter, and Instagram issued the following statement to Sarah Perez: We’re always testing new…

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  • 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 -
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