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Instagram is testing a feature that allows you to tag friends in video posts
Sep11

Instagram is testing a feature that allows you to tag friends in video posts

Instagram is constantly testing new features to keep its services ahead of the chasing packs like Snapchat. We already know that you can tag your friends in photos, but a new update is upgrading that feature—you could soon be able to tag them [friends] in video posts as well. The test has been confirmed by Instagram per TechCrunch, and could soon be available to users. “We’re always testing ways to improve the experience on Instagram...

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Twitter redesigns its website with new data saver mode and lots more
Sep10

Twitter redesigns its website with new data saver mode and lots more

It is not unusual for social media websites to push out new designs once in a while. Companies like Google for instance have been pushing out material designs of its numerous apps for a while now, and virtually everyone seems to like it. Twitter is also doing the same thing—not a material design this time around, but the microblogging platform is currently in the process of testing a new redesigned version of its website, Mashable...

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Instagram’s new shortcut makes it easy to access your favorite emojis
Sep09

Instagram’s new shortcut makes it easy to access your favorite emojis

Instagram has added a new update that makes it easier for everyone to easily access their most-used emojis. The shortcut started rolling out the new feature on Thursday, and will be available to all iOS and Android users. The new shortcut according to The Verge, has been in public testing since May and places your most-used emojis right in front of you—where you can easily reach them. Those emojis you often make use of will now be...

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Twitter will let you launch live audio broadcast through Periscope
Sep08

Twitter will let you launch live audio broadcast through Periscope

Twitter has launched a new live audio feature that will let you broadcast to your followers through Periscope. iOS users will be able to make live audio broadcast to people via Periscope as soon as the version of the app on their devices is up to date. Simply go to the compose screen on Twitter and tap the “Go Live” button to pull up the live-streaming screen. A microphone icon has now been added to enable you toggle the “audio-only...

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Twitter is testing threaded conversations to encourage more conversation
Sep01

Twitter is testing threaded conversations to encourage more conversation

Twitter is testing two new features that might generate mixed feelings among users. Twitter’s director of product management Sara Haider tweeted screenshots on Friday indicating what the company’s next big moves could be. The social media behemoth is testing threaded conversations and status indicators. Both features according to Ashely Carman of The Verge, could encourage conversations on the platform. One of the new features being...

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Instagram Tests New Feature for College Students
Aug26

Instagram Tests New Feature for College Students

Instagram wants to attract more college students to utilize its platform through a feature that enables them to connect with their classmates. On Friday, Facebook-owned social media site confirmed that it is testing a feature that enables students to join a community of peers. This tool will also allow them to exchange messages directly. This cutting-edge function will be advantageous for university students as it will link them with...

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