All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘private messaging’

Vine Gets Private Messaging

Citing the fact that users have wanted this from the beginning, today Vine released an update on both iOS and Android that makes private messaging available. Starting today, you can now send your favorite 6-second clips to your friends on Vine as well as anyone in your address book (even if they don’t have the Vine app). If you want …

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Facebook ‘Dislike’ Button Now A Reality (Kind Of)

Facebook users have long begged for a dislike button, because honestly, there’s a whole lot of content to dislike in the News Feed. Facebook has always resisted, however, opting not to spread negativity throughout the world’s largest social network. Well, they’re letting in a little bit of negativity now. No, they haven’t given users a proper like button, but they’ve …

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Instagram Direct Launches For Private Photo Sharing

Instagram announced the launch of a new private photo sharing feature called Instagram Direct. It operates pretty much like the Instagram experience that people are used to, but lets users share photos with specific recipients. “From how you capture photos and videos to the way you start conversations through likes and comments, we built Instagram Direct to feel natural to …

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Instagram May Get Private Messaging By Year’s End

Twitter has direct messaging. Facebook has Facebook messenger. Instagram has…no equivalent. If you want to say something to another Instagram user, everyone else is going to see it too. As of right now, Instagram has no private messaging function. That may change by year’s end, according to sources quoted by GigaOm. They say that Instagram is preparing to launch private …

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