Tag Archives: social media

  • Facebook Watch: Facebook Testing New Video Platform

    Facebook Watch: Facebook Testing New Video Platform

    If you’ve been waiting for an opportunity to bust out that brilliant web series concept, Facebook recently announced its own video platform designed for users to do just that. It’s called Facebook Watch, and it’s engineered for video content that’s divided into episodes – either recorded or streamed live. Facebook Watch is clearly meant to […]

  • Loveflutter: A Dating App Exclusively for Verified Twitter Users

    Loveflutter: A Dating App Exclusively for Verified Twitter Users

    The blue check mark used on Twitter means that you can rest easy knowing that that’s the real James Woods, the same who starred in Casino and John Carpenter‘s Vampires, tweeting about Hillary Clinton all day. But it can also serve a more positive purpose, like serving as a badge of entry into Loveflutter, a […]

  • Group Playlists: Collaborative Spotify Playlists on Facebook Messenger

    Group Playlists: Collaborative Spotify Playlists on Facebook Messenger

    The best playlists represent the curator’s individual point of view, for a sequence of songs that reflect a single sensibility, that couldn’t be replicated by anyone else. There’s something to be said for committee efforts too, though, and those are a lot easier to make with the new Group Playlists feature in the Spotify Chat […]

  • Facebook Stories: New FB App Update Aims for Snapchat Action

    Facebook Stories: New FB App Update Aims for Snapchat Action

    You know a social media platform is popular when other popular social media platforms seek to emulate it, and we’ve been seeing this phenomenon in action for years now with regards to the success of Snapchat. The latest example is Facebook Stories, a blatant attempt by Facebook to incorporate Snapchat’s most popular features into its […]

  • Facebook Messenger Day: FB’s Snapchat Knock-Off Unveiled

    Facebook Messenger Day: FB’s Snapchat Knock-Off Unveiled

    You’ve known it was coming for years now: Facebook is finally aiming to cut into that sweet Snapchat action. They’re doing it with Facebook Messenger Day, a new service that allows users to share and view photos and other forms of content that disappear after 24 hours—or a “Day,” in Earthling terms. Here’s what Facebook’s […]

  • Dislike Button Finally Comes to Facebook … Messenger

    Dislike Button Finally Comes to Facebook … Messenger

    For years now, Facebook users have been clamoring for a Dislike button to express the exact opposite of the sentiment connoted by the Like button. Facebook recently added a plethora of emotional reactions to the standard Like, but for many this was an overcomplicated solution to the problem. Now, finally, Facebook has added the fabled […]

  • Hater: A Dating App That Matches You by Things You Hate

    Hater: A Dating App That Matches You by Things You Hate

    When I was in college, I had three roommates: Two that I didn’t really speak to at first, and one that I avoided at all costs. Then, an interesting thing happened—one way or another, I found out that one thing I and the first two roommates had in common was our hatred of the third, […]

  • Instant Games Coming to Facebook Messenger (Video)

    Instant Games Coming to Facebook Messenger (Video)

    We all know that it goes down in the DM, but many are in the dark about what it actually is that’s going down there. For a clearer answer to that question, you have to switch from Twitter to Facebook Messenger, which has recently unveiled Instant Games that are assuredly much more entertaining than anything […]