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Instagram is testing Creator Accounts for top influencers
Dec12

Instagram is testing Creator Accounts for top influencers

The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Instagram is currently testing a feature that will give top influencers and celebrities the ability to filter direct DM. The new feature called Creator Accounts, will also offer detailed analytics over accounts following celebrities and top creators. The feature, which offers tailor-made tools, is currently being tested by a handful of “high-profile” Instagram users. Creator Accounts is...

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Twitter is adding new video control that lets you skip back or forward
Dec07

Twitter is adding new video control that lets you skip back or forward

A new back and forth feature that lets you skip video almost the same way people do on YouTube is now being added to Twitter. This small, but very important update, will let you quick-tap any video either on the left or right side of your screen to skip it back or forward by five seconds, Android Police reports. Unlike what we have in YouTube where you double-tap a video to skip it back or forward, that of Twitter only requires a...

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YouTube is rolling out “Autoplay on Home” as default for Android and iOS
Dec04

YouTube is rolling out “Autoplay on Home” as default for Android and iOS

Over the next couple of weeks, YouTube will be rolling out “Autoplay on Home” as default iOS and Android. This is one update that will most certainly gladden the hearts of creators on the video-streaming site. “Over the next few weeks, we’re rolling out a new YouTube app feature called “Autoplay on Home,” which helps you preview videos and watch YouTube on-the-go without audio.” Autoplay on home is a feature those on YouTube Premium...

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Instagram’s ‘Close Friends’ will let you share stories with group of friends
Dec01

Instagram’s ‘Close Friends’ will let you share stories with group of friends

Those of us who believed that Instagram Stories could only get better have not really been disappointed. The feature, which was copied from Snapchat has been reinvented several times, and is now one of the most used tool on the photo-sharing app. Now, Instagram Stories is about to get even better with the launch of ‘Close Friends,’ a new feature that will let you share your stories with select group of friends. The tests actually...

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Instagram rolls out new AI-powered feature to describe texts in photos
Nov29

Instagram rolls out new AI-powered feature to describe texts in photos

Instagram has launched a new tool that will make it easier for people with visual impairments to hear texts describing the elements on a screen or photo. The newly launched feature will allow screen readers to describe photos, either automatically with the use of artificial intelligence, or by third-party description tools added by users. “We’re introducing automatic alternative text so you can hear descriptions of photos through your...

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LinkedIn’s new share box will let you choose where your posts are seen
Nov29

LinkedIn’s new share box will let you choose where your posts are seen

Just like a couple of other social media websites, LinkedIn has been pretty busy these days—updating and adding new tools/features to its platform. A week ago, the professional social networking company launched its own version of Stories. Apparently, the Microsoft-owned company wants to have a taste of a feature that has placed Instagram ahead of Snapchat—the original creator of Stories. Now, the company has started rolling out a new...

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