Tag Archives: social media

  • 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 […]

  • Selfie Room Added to Russian Au Pont Rouge Department Store

    Selfie Room Added to Russian Au Pont Rouge Department Store

    The modern apparel shopping experience involves not just grabbing clothes off the rack and buying them, but also requires at least one selfie stop in order to maximize the social media capital from the excursion. Now, Russian department store Au Pont Rouge in Saint Petersburg have made that unofficial part of the ritual official with […]

  • Hype: An Interactive Video App From the Creators of Vine (Video)

    Hype: An Interactive Video App From the Creators of Vine (Video)

    A few days ago people all across the internet were shocked by the sudden announcement that the mega-popular social media video app Vine was coming to an end. But don’t worry: Some of the founders of Vine are coming back with a new social video app, called, audaciously enough, Hype. Despite the narrative satisfaction of […]

  • “Mean Tweets – President Obama Edition #2″ (Video)

    “Mean Tweets – President Obama Edition #2″ (Video)

    More than a year and a half ago, President Barack Obama made his “Mean Tweets” debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Now, he’s back for “Mean Tweets – President Obama Edition #2,” which should be a treat for everyone who’s enjoying Obama’s final months in office and his attendant carefree attitude. The lede in most publications […]