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Snapchat launches Bitmoji Merch and Friendship Profile
Nov13

Snapchat launches Bitmoji Merch and Friendship Profile

Snapchat is diving even deeper into ecommerce by launching a Bitmoji merchandise store. The merchandize store is a place where you and your friends can be customized as Bitmoji in a cartoon that will appear in the Discover feed. “Today we’re excited to introduce a new way to celebrate your friendships on Snapchat. Just tap on a friend’s Bitmoji to find your Friendship Profile,” Snap said today. The new Friendship profile is a...

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Google Gboard gets smarter with relevant emoji and sticker suggestions
Nov12

Google Gboard gets smarter with relevant emoji and sticker suggestions

I am loving Google’s mobile keyboard app—Gboard is gradually becoming the popular choice for millions of people out there. By adding only those important features that make typing easier for everyone, conversation on the phone can only get better. Fresh from adding a feature that makes the keyboard float on your device, Google is again improving the app and making it irresistible for users. Google Gboard can now suggest relevant emoji...

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LinkedIn is launching an event feature similar to Facebook events
Nov10

LinkedIn is launching an event feature similar to Facebook events

LinkedIn is launching a feature similar to Facebook events. The event feature according to VentureBeat, is currently only available to users in San Francisco and New York since it is still being tested. Hopefully all goes according to plan, and we can begin to talk about a global roll out in a couple of months. The event tool will look almost exactly as Facebook’s event, which of course, means you can see who else is “attending,...

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Facebook targets more teens as Lasso is launched
Nov10

Facebook targets more teens as Lasso is launched

Facebook has officially launched a new app aimed at winning the hearts of teens. Lasso, the name of the new app, is potentially Facebook’s answer to TikTok, a popular app that recently merged with Musical.ly. Of course, it is no longer secret that the social media giant has lost the strong hold it once held over teens, and is renewing effort to reclaim what it lost to other social networks. Today, my team launched Lasso...

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Facebook Dating expands to Canada and Thailand
Nov09

Facebook Dating expands to Canada and Thailand

Facebook Dating is expanding to more countries—users in Thailand and Canada will now take their turn to test the service. The social media giant progressed to the next big stage of its test when it launched Facebook Dating in Colombia late September; and now it looks like it’s time for users in two more countries to have access to the feature. Facebook Dating wants to be the next big thing when it comes to finding love online—but the...

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