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Twitter is working on alt text reminder setting
Sep21

Twitter is working on alt text reminder setting

Image Credit: @wongmjane A reminder that lets you add description to your image before posting will not be a bad idea. Twitter is reportedly working on the feature. Twitter per Jane Manchun Wong has started testing the feature. Called “Description Reminder;” the feature will most likely work as an alert before you hit the tweet button. For the very busy social media user who has got a lot to deal with, posting an image without alt...

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Instagram is working on ‘select broadcast audience’ feature
Sep13

Instagram is working on ‘select broadcast audience’ feature

Instagram operates in a market that is heavily competitive. With TikTok and Snapchat breathing down its neck, it is only normal for the platform to keep its users happy. A new feature that could help soothe the nerves of creators and brands is reportedly being tested. The feature, which was spotted by Matt Navarra, will let you livestream to a select audience. In a screenshot posted by Matt, Instagram is giving you two...

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Social media influencers must label sponsored posts as ads—court rules
Sep10

Social media influencers must label sponsored posts as ads—court rules

Image Credit: Architectural Design A federal court in Germany has ruled that social media influencers should label all posts they received money for as ads. The ruling, which only affects posts that have been paid for by brands was given on Thursday in cases affecting three influencers on Instagram. Influencers who boast of thousands of followers on Facebook-owned Instagram earn huge fees from brands to promote their products and...

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Instagram is testing “Favorites”—a feature that lets you prioritize your favorite posts
Sep09

Instagram is testing “Favorites”—a feature that lets you prioritize your favorite posts

Image Credit: Search Engine Land We all have our favorite brands, influencers, and followers—and filtering through the sea of posts on Instagram sometimes can be difficult. Following in the footsteps of Close Friends; a feature launched in 2018, Instagram is already working on Favorites. Like Close Friends, Favorites is a feature that lets you prioritize who gets atop your feeds first. The test was uncovered by reliable reverse...

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Instagram is about to start asking for your birthdate
Sep03

Instagram is about to start asking for your birthdate

Soon, you will have to provide Instagram your birthdate to be able to access the platform. Instagram started asking users to add their birth dates in 2019; but users with accounts older than that were not really affected back then. All that is about to change as it will soon become difficult to access the app without making the information about your birthdate available. It is all about safety as Instagram explained in a blog post....

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LinkedIn pulls the plug on LinkedIn Stories
Sep01

LinkedIn pulls the plug on LinkedIn Stories

Image Credit: Veed LinkedIn is pulling the plug on its version of Stories. The information to that effect was sent as an email to Matt Navarra, a respected social media commentator. In the email, LinkedIn said the feature will be retired on September 30. In a tweet on Tuesday, Matt posted a screenshot of the email sent by the professional social media company. Apparently, the email was not sent to every user—the first paragraph did...

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