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Twitter vows to make changes to its “bias” image cropping tool
Oct02

Twitter vows to make changes to its “bias” image cropping tool

Credit: NYT Twitter has announced that changes are coming to its image cropping tool. A couple of weeks ago, some users had tweeted their displeasure about how Twitter’s image cropping algorithm is biased towards fair skinned people. The outrage has not gone unnoticed as the social media giant has now vowed to make some changes. When you post an uncropped image that has both light and dark-skinned people. Twitter’s algorithm often...

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Instagram users can now make 30-second videos on Reels
Sep28

Instagram users can now make 30-second videos on Reels

Credit: TechCrunch Instagram’s Reels is about the biggest competitor to TikTok. The feature was launched to not only compete with TikTok, but to help attract more users to Instagram. A couple of weeks after its official launch, Instagram has now updated the feature with the ability to make longer videos. At launch, you could only make a 15-second video, but that has now changed. Going forward you can now upload up to 30-second video...

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LinkedIn adds new categories to its Marketing Partner Program
Sep28

LinkedIn adds new categories to its Marketing Partner Program

LinkedIn has updated its Marketing Partner Program. It helps businesses find true experts to market and grow in the platform. “Today we’re announcing updates to specialties – how you work with our partners – which will make it easier for you to find the right solutions for your marketing on LinkedIn. Whether you’re looking to create content, grow your brand, convert leads, or measure the impact of your investments,...

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Twitter to make its “read before you tweet” prompt to everyone
Sep25

Twitter to make its “read before you tweet” prompt to everyone

Credit: The Verge Twitter is making a feature it started testing as far back in June available to everyone. The feature, which the microblogging platform announced via its page last June, will prompt you to read before you tweet. The company announced the availability of the feature to all users via its official page on Thursday.  Twitter says it wants to encourage people to read their tweet before posting it. This, the company...

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LinkedIn launches new look, releases Stories to all users worldwide
Sep25

LinkedIn launches new look, releases Stories to all users worldwide

LinkedIn has updated its platform with a fresh new look. And it has rolled out LinkedIn Stories globally after a test run in select countries over the last five months. The new LinkedIn look looks livelier with pastel colors: a gray and white background, and a less blue overall. “Two years ago, our brand evolved to better reflect LinkedIn’s community of members and organizations that come together to help, support, and inspire...

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Twitter could soon allow you to send audio DM
Sep24

Twitter could soon allow you to send audio DM

Credit TechCrunch The possibility of being able to send direct messages through voice on Twitter could soon be a reality. This was made known by Alex Ackerman-Greenberg, product manager for direct messages at the microblogging company per The Verge.  The company said the test is scheduled to start soon in Brazil  “We know people want more options for how they express themselves in conversations on Twitter — both publicly and...

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