All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Profiles’

Twitter Ads, Coming Soon to Your Profile

One of Twitter’s main goals – just like Facebook or any other social network – is the find that perfect balance between advertising and a pleasant user experience. That’s why the company is reportedly torn on whether or not to implement autoplay videos in users’ timelines. That’s why you hear Twitter execs discussing “ratios” all the time (one sponsored tweet …

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Lyft Wants You to Get All Chummy with Your Driver

Lyft wants you to get to know your driver, and vice versa. If you’re the type of person who wants to have a conversation with the person who picks you up from the bar (and there are plenty of you out there), you’ll likely dive right in to a new Lyft feature called Lyft Profiles. The on-demand ride service and …

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LinkedIn Makes Profiles More User-Friendly

LinkedIn announced some changes to profiles aimed at making it easier to manage them. As LinkedIn’s Alexis Baird says, “A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of meeting and working with several hundred LinkedIn members in Seattle – from small and medium-sized business owners to students and university advisors. This trip gave me the chance to hear firsthand what …

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Twitter’s New Profiles Are Rolling Out to Everyone

People are resistant to change, and that maxim goes double when the thing that’s changing is their beloved social media profiles. If you’re one of the holdouts who haven’t yet switched over to the new Twitter profile, Twitter has just removed your choice. The company is rolling out the new web profiles to all users today. First announced in early …

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New Twitter Profiles Now Available to Everyone

Twitter’s new profiles, which the company announced earlier this month, are now rolling out to all users. Soon, all Twitter users’ profiles will have the new look–but if you don’t like to wait, you can quell your anxiousness by forcing the new design right now. According to Twitter, the new profiles better “show the world who you are.” As you …

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Twitter Tries A More Facebook-Like Look For Profiles

Twitter and Facebook have been becoming more and more like one another for years, and the trend continues with a new design Twitter is testing for its user profile pages on the desktop. It’s unclear just how many people are seeing the new look, but it is drastically different, and yes, it is quite Facebook-like in some ways. Mashable has …

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LinkedIn Adds More ‘Personalized Insights’ to Your Homepage

LinkedIn is making a few additions to your homepage that they say will “provide you with more personalized insights on your activities and engagement” across the network. Soon, you’ll see a new “Who’s Viewed Your Updates” section on the homepage. It tracks your posts from the previous two weeks and gives you a quick glance at how well they performed …

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LinkedIn Provides More Insight into Who’s Looking at Your Profile

LinkedIn is rolling out an improved system for analyzing who is checking out your profile that adds new insights to both basic and premium LinkedIn members. “Natural curiosity entices many people to wonder, ‘Who’s been viewing my profile?’ each day on LinkedIn. Today, we’re rolling out a new, simplified look and feel for Who’s Viewed Your Profile to make it …

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Twitter Makes Editing Your Profile Much Easier

Twitter has just made editing your profile much easier by adding inline editing for the profile picture, header photo, and basic information on the desktop. Now, you can edit your profile inline (without having to go to a separate profile editing page). Just click the “edit profile” button on your “me” page and you’ll be able to change both your …

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LinkedIn Lets You Add Photos, Videos to Profiles to Better Showcase Your Talents

LinkedIn is giving users a new way to showcase their work by allowing them to add photos, videos, and presentations to their profiles. Let’s say you’re a photographer, and in your LinkedIn “experience” section you want to add some samples of your work – now you can do that. Let’s say you worked incredibly hard on a big presentation and …

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Facebook Prompts Users to Complete Their Profiles

Facebook is taking a page from the books of so many social networks before it and prompting users to complete their profiles upon logging in. Here’s what you may see at the top of your homepage when you log in to Facebook (screenshot courtesy The Next Web). May see, because this is just a small test that Facebook is currently …

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Marriage Equality Supporters Paint Facebook Red

Depending on the particular political/social/religious views of the friends you keep on Facebook, you may have noticed that your news feed is a little redder than normal today. Fear not, the Red Army hasn’t taken over Menlo Park. What you’re seeing is marriage equality supporters, well, showing their support. As you may have heard, the U.S. Supreme Court began to …

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