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Facebook has started putting ads in the middle of publishers’ videos
Feb24

Facebook has started putting ads in the middle of publishers’ videos

In January, we brought you a story that Facebook was working on moves to start adding ads in the middle of videos. Well, Recode, one of the tech websites that reported the story back then, reports that the social media outfit has indeed started adding ads in the middle of publishers’ videos. This is a big money move for Facebook in my opinion, especially when you consider the rate at which users are consuming videos on the internet...

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Facebook now lets users add flag to their profile photo
Feb24

Facebook now lets users add flag to their profile photo

Facebook on Friday added nearly 200 country flag frames to its growing list to give users opportunity to be identified by their country flag. It means you can either add to your profile temporarily or permanently any flag that represents your country, reports Adweek. Already, the social media behemoth has created frames and, all you have to do is tap “Add Frame” on your profile picture in the Facebook app on either iOS or Android,...

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YouTube calls time on 30-second unskippable video ad
Feb18

YouTube calls time on 30-second unskippable video ad

Google has announced that it’s killing off its 30-second unskippable ads feature on YouTube. The update, which comes into effect from 2018, is regarded by some tech bloggers as the company’s response to Facebook’s giant strides into live video. In a statement per Campaign, a Google spokesperson said: “As part of that, we’ve decided to stop supporting 30-second unskippable ads as of 2018 and focus instead on formats that work well for...

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Facebook announces series of exciting video updates
Feb14

Facebook announces series of exciting video updates

If you are a video freak and spend most of your time gulping videos on Facebook, this piece of information will gladden your heart. Facebook has announced a series of exciting video updates, including autoplay sound on videos, changes to vertical videos, and ability to minimize the video you’re watching to a picture-in-picture view. However, not all features announced by Facebook on Tuesday can be described as exciting. The social...

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Facebook testing pop-up post on desktop
Feb14

Facebook testing pop-up post on desktop

Not everyone likes pop-ups because they can be very annoying sometimes; especially when you are in the middle of something very interesting online. This piece of news might not sound like music in the ears of those who don’t like pop-ups as Facebook is reportedly testing a new feature. The new feature, according CNET, will push certain posts to the bottom edge of your browser. If you are familiar with how messages are pushed by...

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