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Google outperforms Facebook as 2017 top referral traffic driver
Feb22

Google outperforms Facebook as 2017 top referral traffic driver

Google outshined Facebook as the top traffic referral driver in 2017, a new Shareaholic data has revealed. The search giant probably outperformed the social networking giant after Facebook overhauled its News Feed in 2017; a move that affected traffic flow for many users. According to Shareaholic, per VentureBeat, search drove 34.8 percent of visits to sites as against 25.6 percent from social in 2017. Search engine was able to...

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Instagram Direct now lets you send picture that disappears after one view
Feb21

Instagram Direct now lets you send picture that disappears after one view

Instagram wants to be the number one ephemeral picture sharing app—and is doing everything it can to achieve that. As a matter of fact, the app is already being trailed by Snapchat in a couple of ways—Stories for instance. Once again, the Facebook subsidiary has updated one of its exciting features and is now set to better its bitter rival with a new addition to Direct. Going forward when you send an ephemeral photo or video from...

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Messenger now lets you turn one-on-one call to group call without interruption
Feb21

Messenger now lets you turn one-on-one call to group call without interruption

Usually when having a one-on-one video or audio call on Messenger, you are expected to interrupt it if you want to add someone to the conversation. Facebook says there is a better way to keep an ongoing call alive, and still add some other people without aborting it. The social media behemoth has announced a new feature that will make your audio and video chats easier and faster. In a video or audio chat, simply tap the screen and...

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Facebook lost more users below 25 in 2017—eMarketer reports
Feb12

Facebook lost more users below 25 in 2017—eMarketer reports

Snapchat has got a companion in Facebook—a new report just released by research firm eMarketer has revealed that the social networking giant lost 2.8 million users under 25 years in 2017. eMarketer had in 2017 predicted that Facebook would experience a 3.4 percent decline in 12 to 17-year-old users in the US last year. That prediction was of course, the first time the digital research firm had predicted a decline in usage of any group...

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Facebook advises parents how to keep their kids safe online
Feb10

Facebook advises parents how to keep their kids safe online

Parents nowadays are facing a big challenge: to encourage or discourage their kids from using social media. Why not allow them but limit their access? This year, the challenge of keeping kids safe online will reach new heights. People are also starting to open conversations whether social media has more pros than cons for society. The latest slew of questions on social media usage comes after the launch of the Facebook Messenger for...

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Facebook News Feed update focuses on local news
Jan31

Facebook News Feed update focuses on local news

On Monday, January 29, Facebook News Product head Alex Hardiman and News Partnerships head Campbell Brown announced an update that will place trusted local sources atop News Feed. It means the social network will start promoting high quality, trusted news from local news publishers. How it works The social network will use the links clicked by readers living in a small geographic area to identify local publishers. For example, if most...

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