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Y’all Need to Get Off Facebook

Y’all Need to Get Off Facebook

Y’all need to get off Facebook. “We just passed an important milestone. For the first time ever, one billion people used Facebook in a single day. On Monday, 1 in 7 people on Earth used Facebook to connect with their friends and family,” reports Mark Zuckerberg. Go make some cookies or something. No, not the pre-made store-bought ones you just …

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Facebook Says It’s Trying to Fix Its Stolen Video Problem

Facebook Says It’s Trying to Fix Its Stolen Video Problem

You always hear about Facebook catching up to, and even surpassing YouTube as a destination for video. And it’s no joke – Facebook is a video powerhouse. But you may or may not have heard about some of the criticisms of Facebook concerning its meteoric rise in video content – mainly, that the majority of the video content that gets …

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Facebook Isn’t Great at Policing Racism, Says German Minister

Facebook isn’t doing enough to rid the site of hateful, racist rhetoric, according to German Justice Minister Heiko Maas. Maas sent a letter to Facebook saying its action on such issues were “urgent.” The letter was obtained by Der Tagesspiegel, as well as Bloomberg. According to Maas, Facebook is not complying with users’ reporting of racist content, often being told …

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Instagram, No Longer Square, Lets You Post Landscape and Portrait Photos

Instagram photos are square. That’s just how Instagram has always been. Has it been annoying for many users? Absolutely. If you want to share a wider or taller photo on Instagram, often the only option is to create a letterbox image in a third-party app. It isn’t ideal, but it’s what people have to do to make sure the entirety …

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Woman Ordered to Give Up Facebook Password in Custody Case

A New York judge has set quite the precedent, ordering a woman to turn over her Facebook login details so that her profile can be scoured for evidence in a custody case. The New York Post says that 47-year-old Christina Antoine has until September 14th to turn over her Facebook credentials. Antoine is currently in a custody battle with her …

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You Can Now Put Stickers and Text All Over Your Web-Uploaded Facebook Photos

You Can Now Put Stickers and Text All Over Your Web-Uploaded Facebook Photos

A couple of months ago, Facebook updated its photo uploader on its iOS apps to allow users to easily add stickers, filters, and text. Now, it’s pushing that functionality to the web. When you upload a new photo on the desktop version of Facebook, you’ll now see a new paintbrush icon next to the tag icon. Clicking on that will …

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Infographic Compares Meerkat & Periscope For Business

Infographic Compares Meerkat & Periscope For Business

Meerkat and Periscope both quickly made names for themselves with their live streaming apps launched earlier this year. A lot of businesses have been testing the waters and trying to figure out which if either (or both) are best for them. What are the differences? Is one better for something than the other? Which one should you use? Consider all …

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WordPress.com Gets A New Action Bar

WordPress.com Gets A New Action Bar

WordPress.com has a new action bar, which makes it easier for readers to follow blogs of interest and for bloggers to make changes to their own sites. If you’re a blog visitor, and you’re on a WordPress.com blog that you’re not yet following, you can click the “Follow” button that appears in the bottom-right hand corner so new posts from …

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‘M’ Is Facebook’s Personal Assistant Inside Messenger

‘M’ Is Facebook’s Personal Assistant Inside Messenger

Ever since Facebook split Messenger from its flagship app (a move that wasn’t everyone’s favorite), the company has been making addition after addition to its core functionality. It’s pretty clear that Facebook wants Messenger to wear many hats. Today, the company has unveiled the robot hat. Facebook Messaging head David Marcus has pulled the cover off M, Facebook’s ambitious new …

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YouTube Gaming Is Now Live On Web, Android & iOS

YouTube Gaming Is Now Live On Web, Android & iOS

Back in June, Google announced YouTube Gaming, saying it would launch in the summer. It was described as a whole new app and website for gaming, and appeared to be a competitor to Twitch, which Google previously tried to buy (it’s now owned by Amazon). On Wednesday, Google announced that it’s now available. Have a look: “YouTube Gaming is your …

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