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Twitter is testing a new way to check profiles without exiting your timeline
Feb14

Twitter is testing a new way to check profiles without exiting your timeline

Twitter is planning, and is in fact already testing a new update that will enable you check a user’s profile without exiting your timeline. This will come in form of a mini profile of a user that will pop up—a move that will make it easier to read threads. In a tweet on Wednesday, Twitter said: “We’re testing an easier way to check out profiles on iOS without leaving your timeline! Simply tap any @ handle in a Tweet, take a peek,...

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LinkedIn Groups working on new tools to increase group engagement
Feb13

LinkedIn Groups working on new tools to increase group engagement

LinkedIn revamped Groups last year to restore its former glory. It once was vital to the wider social marketing scene. Yet, spam and junk entered the platform and flooded it with self-promotions. The company has worked hard to overhaul LinkedIn Groups and bring back the users it lost along the way. This week, LinkedIn Groups shared an update on its recent features. It said that member engagement within Groups more than doubled since...

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Instagram developing single login for multiple accounts
Feb12

Instagram developing single login for multiple accounts

  Instagram is reportedly developing an option to connect multiple accounts using a single login credential. This allows users to manage various Instagram presences with ease. TechCrunch reports that the new option will give Instagram users several account management options. It extends beyond the conventional handling of many business-related accounts. Social media researcher Ishan Agarwal tipped TechCrunch to the “Account...

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Facebook to restructure “youth team” as it pulls the plug on LOL
Feb08

Facebook to restructure “youth team” as it pulls the plug on LOL

Facebook has pulled the plug on its youthful meme app called LOL. This is coming only a couple of weeks after social media blogs like TechCrunch broke the news of the company’s intention to launch an app just for youths. Citing multiple sources, TechCrunch had reported at the time that LOL is was a special feed of funny videos and GIF-like clips divided into different categories like “For You,” “Animals,” “Fails,” “Pranks” and more...

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Instagram will start removing self-harm photos, including healed scars
Feb08

Instagram will start removing self-harm photos, including healed scars

To better protect exposed users, Instagram has released a new set of regulations on images of self-harm, including cutting and healed scars. Instagram head Adam Mosseri has blogged four new measures to expand the platform’s rules on related content. We will not allow any graphic images of self-harm, such as cutting, on Instagram – even if it would previously have been allowed as admission. We have never allowed posts that...

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Instagram is working on more stickers—the “Quiz” Stickers
Feb02

Instagram is working on more stickers—the “Quiz” Stickers

Instagram is no doubt in love with stickers—the last time out the ephemeral picture sharing app rolled out some question stickers. Before then, there were election stickers for the US Election Day; and now report suggests Instagram is working on “Quiz Stickers.” According to reverse engineer and reliable Twitter user, Jane Manchun Wong, the Facebook-owned social media giant is already working on quiz stickers. Information about the...

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