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Instagram’s Upcoming IGTV Takes a Page from Snapchat Discover
Jun20

Instagram’s Upcoming IGTV Takes a Page from Snapchat Discover

  Instagram is set to deliver more video content on its platform, according to reports. According to TechCrunch, the visual social networking site will continue to expand its use of images through “IGTV” (short for Instagram TV). IGTV is a long-form video hub similar to Facebook Watch—without the TV-like episodes. Instagram is shifting focus to its younger demographic. And video has become the content of choice among digital...

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Facebook Bans Ads on Weapons, Ammunition, Explosives for Underage Users
Jun19

Facebook Bans Ads on Weapons, Ammunition, Explosives for Underage Users

  Facebook will impose new ad restrictions on weapons, ammunition, and explosives to avoid users below 18 years old from seeing them. The ad restrictions have been in place for a while now but they are taking a step further. Facebook already prohibits weapon sales and modifications, and firearm parts such as magazines. Yet, advertisers still found a way to promote other accessories, such as those mounted on guns to illuminate,...

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Facebook to Remove Dubious Ads, Traders
Jun13

Facebook to Remove Dubious Ads, Traders

Facebook will monitor and control or remove traders on its platform. Through their experiences, users can rate businesses on the initiative. The company talked to different customers who purchased items from advertisers across Facebook platforms. They found that people hate ads with inaccurate delivery times or slanted products. “We’re taking steps to try and identify these and other common frustrations with a new tool launching...

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Facebook adds colorful 2018 FIFA World profile picture frames to News Feeds
Jun13

Facebook adds colorful 2018 FIFA World profile picture frames to News Feeds

http://socialbarrel.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Facebook-FIFA.mp4 Credit: https://www.facebook.com/ The world’s biggest soccer show is here—the 2018 FIFA World Cup taking place in Russia. Russia 2018 promises to be one of the biggest ever, and trust Facebook to align its plans to the four-week long tournament. The social media giant has launched 32 colorful profile picture frames representing each of the teams taking part in the...

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Facebook to cut down on annoying notification for new friends on Messenger
Jun10

Facebook to cut down on annoying notification for new friends on Messenger

Finally, some piece of good news that will gladden the hearts of users of Facebook Messenger. The company has just woken up to the fact that sending ‘You Are Now Connected On Messenger’ alerts every time you get a new friend on its messaging app can be very annoying. Nothing is more annoying to get an alert at the top of your phone screen only to find out that it is an annoying notification that is highly uncalled for. For crying out...

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Facebook bug inadvertently let users posts publicly regardless of previous settings
Jun08

Facebook bug inadvertently let users posts publicly regardless of previous settings

Facebook just got itself involved in a bug-related issue that may further harm its reputation following the recent Cambridge Analytical data scandal. The company said a software bug has led some users to inadvertently post publicly by default regardless of their earlier settings. The social media giant said as many as 14 million accounts were affected by the bug that occurred sometimes in May. We recently found a bug that...

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