All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Events’

Yahoo Announces Next Mobile Developer Conference

Yahoo Announces Next Mobile Developer Conference

Around this time last year, Yahoo announced its first ever developer conference the Yahoo Mobile Developer Conference, which would be held this past February in San Francisco. At this event, the company launched its mobile developer suite to help developers better understand, measure, advertise, monetize, and enhance their apps with Flurry Analytics Explorer, Yahoo App Publishing, Yahoo App Marketing, Yahoo …

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New Facebook Tools Good News For Businesses

New Facebook Tools Good News For Businesses

While businesses have had plenty to complain about when it comes to Facebook in the past year or two – mainly when it comes to the amount of followers their Page posts are reaching – the company has also been making a lot of improvements in other areas that should be of great advantage. This week, Facebook made a significant …

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Facebook’s ‘Maybe’ Button, the Worst Thing About Events, Is Finally Dead

Facebook’s ‘Maybe’ Button, the Worst Thing About Events, Is Finally Dead

RIP “Maybe” button. We all really hated you and aren’t remotely sad to see you go. Starting today, everyone should see “Interested” instead of “Maybe” as the third option for RSVP’ing to a Facebook event, alongside “Going” and “Not Going”. Facebook has been testing the “Interested” option for a few weeks, but now it’s official. A Facebook spokesperson told The …

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Facebook Wants to Tell Your Friends When You’re Ignoring Their Event Invites

Facebook Wants to Tell Your Friends When You’re Ignoring Their Event Invites

For a decade, you’ve ignored friends’ event invites. Now, you might have to say “maybe” if you want to preserve said friendship. Facebook is testing adding read receipts to Events, meaning that you’ll be able to see when a friend has seen your event invite, but is ignoring it (or at the very least is having to think about it). …

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New iPhones Coming Sept. 9, As Apple Announces Event

Apple’s next big event will take place on September 9th. The company has just sent out press invitations, which feature the phrase “Hey Siri, give us a hint.” It’s widely expected that Apple will unveil two news iPhone models at the event – likely the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. As is the case with all of Apple’s mid-number …

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Google Calendar Works Better With Gmail For Business Travel

Google Calendar Works Better With Gmail For Business Travel

Google announced some improvements to the integration between Gmail and Google Calendar when it comes to business travel. Now, when users get email with flight, hotel, restaurant or ticketed event info, the event will automatically be added to Google Calendar. While that alone makes things a lot easier to keep track of, that’s not all. The events in Google Calendar …

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Twitter Lets Advertisers Target Around Big Events

For years, Twitter has shined during big events – whether they be scheduled events like The Oscars, Super Bowl, or Grammys, or breaking news. Twitter’s fine for the mundane day-to-day, but when something big is happening, more people flock to Twitter to see what everyone (friends and the famous) are saying. It makes sense then, that Twitter would allow marketers …

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Facebook Is Making Events More Prominent

One of the most useful features of Facebook has always been Events. Even if you’re not the type of person to spend hours scrolling through the News Feed, commenting on posts, and liking baby photos – you probably use Facebook to keep track of upcoming events. Well, if you’re a fan of managing events on Facebook, good news. Apparently, Events …

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Apple Watch Event to Take Place March 9

It feels like a long time since the last Apple event, right? No? Well, Apple has something to say – so watch out world. Apple is holding an event on March 9 at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. The press has received an invite from the company, which simply says “Spring Forward”. Apple never really …

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WordPress.com Bloggers Get ‘Press Publish’ Event Series

Automattic, the company behind WordPress and WordPress.com, announced the launch of a new event series called Press Publish. This will give bloggers the chance to learn and network with so-called WordPress.com experts. “These events will focus on inspiration and tools from WordPress.com, though people blogging on any platform will be welcome,” says Jen Mylo in a blog post. “Speakers will …

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Apple’s iPad Event Is October 16

It’s been way too long, says Apple. It’s really only been a year, but ok, we’ll bite. As rumored, Apple will hold their next big media event on October 16. Invites just went out, and as usual, it’s not too forthcoming with the details. You’re most certainly going to see some new iPads, and possibly some new iMacs at next …

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iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus Hit Stores Sept 19, Preorder This Friday

Today was Apple’s big iPhone 6 announcement day, and for the most part it’s gone according to what many rumors predicted. Apple did in fact unveil two new iPhones today – a 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and a 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus. Both sport the new Apple A8 processors, improved display capabilities, new cameras, and more. For more on the specs, …

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Here’s How to Watch Apple’s iPhone 6 Event

The tech world turns to Cupertino today, as Apple is holding yet another September press event expected to showcase new hardware. The event is scheduled to kick off at 1 pm EST (10 am PST) and Apple has chosen to put a stream online. That’s the good news. The baddish news is that you can’t stream the event on Chrome …

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Apple To Livestream September 9th Event

Last month, we learned that Apple would be hosting an event on September 9th, when they’re expected to unveil its new iPhone model(s) and an “iWatch”. Apple announced today that it will be providing live video of the event at apple.com/live. There’s a countdown in case you didn’t realize how excited you are. There’s even a link to add the …

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iPhone 6 Event Reportedly Happening on Sept. 9

It’s the dog days of summer, and like most years, Apple is here to offer a cool oasis to thirsty Applemaniacs. Recode is reporting that Apple’s next big media event – at which the company is set to reveal the next generation of the iPhone (among other things, maybe) – is scheduled for September 9th. That means you have just …

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Apple’s WWDC Dates Announced: June 2-6

Apple has just announced the dates for its annual Worldwide Developers Conference, and the long-running event will take place this year from June 2nd to the 6th. It’ll take place in San Francisco’s Moscone West, per usual. “We have the most amazing developer community in the world and have a great week planned for them,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior …

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Kevin Spacey Will School The Content Marketing Industry This Year

Well, you if you weren’t already planning on attending Content Marketing World this year, you have a big reason to do so now. It was announced on Friday that Kevin Spacey will be headlining the event, providing the closing keynote. And if you’ve seen this speech he gave last year at the Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival, you’ll probably be …

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Polar Bear Plunge: A Chilly Tribute To Charity

In Asbury Park, New Jersey, a large crowd brought in the New Year in a rather unconventional manner. Wearing bathing suits, costumes, and even carrying flags with them, hundreds of enthusiastic participants ran into the freezing ocean. It was all in good fun. The Sons of Ireland Polar Bear Plunge is one version of the international event that occurs every …

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Instagram Event Invite Hints at Printing Service. Possibly. Maybe.

Instagram is about to announce something new, and the event invites point to something in the physical realm. Members of the tech press recently received a mysterious invite for a December 12th press event. It simply says “you are invited to share a moment with Kevin Systrom and the Instagram team. CNET describes it as a “package, wrapped with brown …

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Spotify to Launch Free Mobile Streaming – with Restrictions, Of Course

Soon, users who opt for the free (ad-supported) version of Spotify will finally be able to stream music via their mobile devices, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. Spotify will reportedly announce the new free tier feature tier at a December 11th press event, an event for which they distributed invites earlier this week. According to the …

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Mentions of Video Found in Instagram Code

There’s a rumor floating around that Facebook is going to unveil video for Instagram at their upcoming event scheduled for Thursday, June 20th. It makes sense that Instagram would add video capabilities, considering the surge of the Twitter-owned Vine in recent months. Well, developer Tom Waddington, who has a history of finding things hidden deep in Facebook code, thinks that …

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Instagram Video Launching at Facebook’s June 20th Event [REPORT]

You know how Facebook is hosting another product event on June 20th? Well, according to TechCrunch, the product that’s going to be unveiled actually has something to do with Instagram, Facebook’s billion-dollar acquisition. Instagram may be getting video. If true, it sounds like someone is looking to capitalize on, or at least steal thunder from, the success of Twitter’s 6-second …

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Facebook To Unveil “Big Idea” at June 20th Press Event

Mark your calendars, folks – there’s another Facebook press event on the horizon. This one will take place on June 20th at their Menlo Park HQ. Facebook usually sends out its press invites via email – but this is not the case for this upcoming event. These invites came the old-fashioned way – snail mail. ABC News posted an image …

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Yahoo To Host ‘Product-Related’ Event in NYC Next Monday [REPORT]

According to CNBC, Yahoo is set to host an event in New York City on Monday, and it’s important enough that CEO Marissa Mayer will be speaking at it. According to the report, the event will be “product-related.” Of course, that’s a rather unspecific description, and could mean a variety of things. Yahoo to hold a product-related news event in …

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Facebook Places Restrictions on Wholesale Event Invitations

If you’re the kind of person who throws caution to the wind when choosing who to invite to your events (otherwise known as the “select all” crowd), it looks like Facebook is beginning to get more serious about restricting you. Some users are getting a message from Facebook when they attempt to invite a large number of users to a …

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Is Facebook About to Reveal the Mythical Facebook Phone?

Facebook has just sent out press invites for an event at their Menlo Park HQ on Thursday, April 4th. The invites, in true Facebook fashion, are pretty vague. All they say is “Come See Our New Home on Android.” Is Facebook working on a new Android-based OS? Is this about that long-rumored Facebook phone? Well, yes and yes, according to …

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Facebook Adds Weather Info to Events

Do you like information? Do you like actually useful information inside Facebook? If so, you’re going to love a new feature that Facebook is beginning to roll out. One of the most important things to consider when planning an event or deciding on whether or not to attend an event is the weather. Sure, that bonfire sounds like a blast, …

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Facebook to Unveil New News Feed at March 7th Event

Facebook has just sent out press invites for an event to take place on Thursday, March 7th, at 10am PST. The event invitation, no surprises here, is pretty vague. All that it says is “Come see a new look for News Feed.” Although Facebook is constantly tweaking their products, the last time that the News Feed went through a major …

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Google Adds Your Google Calendar Data To Search Results

Google announced today that it has added Google Calendar data to the Gmail Search Field Trial. This is the feature that lets you search Google’s regular web search and get relevant content from your Gmail account right on the main search results page. I’ve been part of the field trial since the beginning, and personally, I find it to be …

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Facebook Tests ‘Buy Tickets’ Option for Events [UPDATED]

It appears that Facebook may be dipping its toes into the tickets game – just ever so slightly. Israeli social media firm Blink first spotted a new “Buy Tickets” option appearing on some events. The button links users to a third-party website, however, so Facebook hasn’t begun to process ticket payments or anything. Although users have to leave Facebook for …

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