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Facebook: Mobile Like Button Is Doing Well For Apps Facebook: Mobile Like Button Is Doing Well For Apps

At its f8 developer conference back in April, Facebook announced the mobile like button for apps, enabling people to like in-app content with a tap. Today, Facebook provided an update on its usage. The button was available for iOS initially, …

Twitter Adds Photo Filters On iOS, Android Twitter Adds Photo Filters On iOS, Android

In what might be considered another anti-Instagram move from Twitter, the company is rolling out new photo filter options on its mobile apps for iOS and Android. The company didn’t make a huge announcement about it, but mentioned it in …

Here’s What 2014 Looked Like On Tumblr Here’s What 2014 Looked Like On Tumblr

Earlier, we looked at Yahoo’s year in review for 2014. The company is also sharing some review lists for Tumblr. “For the second year in a row, Tumblr presents its own Year In Review with more than 100 categories of …

Twitter Makes Efforts To Combat Harassment Twitter Makes Efforts To Combat Harassment

Twitter just announced that it’s making some changes to how it handles harassment, which has become a pretty big problem on the Internet at large, but especially on Twitter where most interaction is public. Specifically, Twitter is improving its in-product …

Twitter Wants to Track Which Apps You Have on Your Phone; Here’s How to Stop It Twitter Wants to Track Which Apps You Have on Your Phone; Here’s How to Stop It

Twitter has just added a section to its security & privacy terms that explains how the company is about the start “collecting and occasionally updating the list of apps installed on your mobile device”. Re/code first spotted the updated page, …

Turkey Pardoning Is Still a Thing, and You Can Vote on Twitter Turkey Pardoning Is Still a Thing, and You Can Vote on Twitter

America’s weirdest tradition is once again playing out on social media today, as the White House has enlisted the Twitterverse to help it decide which turkey to pardon this year at the annual holy shit we’re still pardoning turkeys event. …

Games of Thrones Wants to Give You ‘The Sight’ Games of Thrones Wants to Give You ‘The Sight’

HBO is already starting the promotions for the upcoming season of Game of Thrones. Late Tuesday a very short teaser appeared alongside a link to a new website. Check it out: The raven brings #TheSight. Receive the power at: http://t.co/9fNrrJIGHG https://t.co/LknnRX0f4D …

Mark Zuckerberg Is Doing Another Q&A Mark Zuckerberg Is Doing Another Q&A

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently held a live Q&A session enabling people and businesses to ask whatever questions they wanted to about Facebook. Among the topics addressed were controversial ones like the company opting to require mobile users to download …

Facebook Updates Rooms iPhone App Facebook Updates Rooms iPhone App

If you’ll recall, Facebook launched a standalone app called Rooms in October. This is not to be confused with Groups, which it has since launched. Facebook described rooms as “inspired by both the ethos of early web communities and the …

Pinterest Android App Gets An Update Pinterest Android App Gets An Update

Pinterest recently gave its iOS app a significant overhaul. Now, the company announced its Android counterpart’s update. Android users will find simplified navigation, some visual tweaks, and a quicker start-up time. Here’s a quick look at the before and after: …

Vine Keeps You From Missing Your Favorites Vine Keeps You From Missing Your Favorites

Twitter’s Vine announced the addition of a new favoriting feature, which allows you to select your favorite accounts, so you won’t miss Vines from them. You’ll see a little star icon in the top right corner of users’ profiles, which …

You Can Now Share Tweets via Direct Message You Can Now Share Tweets via Direct Message

As we told you it would last week, Twitter has now rolled out a feature that lets you share tweets via direct message. “Twitter is already a great place for public conversation; now it’s also easier to privately discuss things …

LinkedIn Launches “Add To Profile” Button For Certifications LinkedIn Launches “Add To Profile” Button For Certifications

LinkedIn is launching a new feature that lets members add professional certifications to their profile with one click. The company has partnered with Coursera, Lynda.com, Microsoft, HubSpot, and Aspiring Minds over the past year on a pilot of the program, …

Facebook Launches Standalone Groups App Facebook Launches Standalone Groups App

Continuing its strategy of launching standalone apps for various functions, Facebook announced a new Facebook Groups app, which comes from its Creative Labs division. This one is immediately available for both Android and iOS (some of the other apps have …

Facebook Delivers Another Blow To Brand Pages Facebook Delivers Another Blow To Brand Pages

Brands have been feeling the sting of deflated organic reach for their Facebook Pages all year, and late on Friday, Facebook announced another blow to those posting promotional content. Long story short, if you post the type of content that …

Facebook Tests ‘Facebook At Work’ Product [Report] Facebook Tests ‘Facebook At Work’ Product [Report]

Facebook is reportedly working on and testing a new product called Facebook at Work, which is exactly what it sounds like – a version of Facebook for businesses. Employers and employees would be able to use productivity and professional networking …

Mark Zuckerberg Gets All Sappy and Stuff on Facebook Mark Zuckerberg Gets All Sappy and Stuff on Facebook

Earlier this week, Facebook got their priorities straight and launched a new feature called ‘Say Thanks’. The tool lets users create and customize virtual “Thanks you” cards to friends – not really thank you for helping me move cards, but …

This Presidential Social Media Exchange Is … Well, It’s Something This Presidential Social Media Exchange Is … Well, It’s Something

I don’t know if this is awesome or not. I know it’s not uninteresting. I also don’t know if this signals the fall of humanity. I’d have to go with no – although it’s not uncharacteristic of a falling civilization. …

Facebook Boasts About Messenger Growth After Irritating Users Facebook Boasts About Messenger Growth After Irritating Users

Facebook announced that it now has over 500 million people using Facebook Messenger each month. This, of course, comes after the company started requiring people using the Facebook mobile app to use the Messenger app for instant messages. A lot …

Facebook Is Updating Its Terms And Privacy Policies Again Facebook Is Updating Its Terms And Privacy Policies Again

Facebook announced that it’s updating its terms of service, data policy, and cookies policy to reflect new features, as it also tries to improve its advertising experience. There aren’t any changes to settings, but the way Facebook explains things is …

Twitter Talks About New Features It’s Working On Twitter Talks About New Features It’s Working On

Twitter held its Analyst Day conference on Wednesday, where it discussed some new features it’s working on, and will launch in the coming months. For example, starting sometime in the first half of next year, you’ll be able to recored, …