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Facebook’s Rooms App Gets More Usable

Facebook has released an update to Rooms, the mobile message board app it launched in October. The update adds a new “Explore” feature to make it easier to discover new “rooms” to join. When Rooms launched, it wasn’t as ridiculous as Slingshot (an app previously released by the same Facebook Creative Labs team), but it also wasn’t the easiest thing …

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These Are The Top Business Skills Of The Year

This time of year, just about every major Internet service puts out some kind of look back at 2014. The search engines reveal the top trending searches of the year. The music streaming/download services reveal the hottest tunes. The social media services reveal additional insights. Few of these services, however, reveal information as potentially useful as this one. LinkedIn has …

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Pinterest Lets You Move Multiple Pins To Different Boards

Pinterest announced the launch of a new feature that lets users move multiple Pins to different boards. This, the company says, is a present to users for the holidays, as it’s been a highly requested feature. “Now, Pinners can copy, move or delete many Pins at once,” a spokesperson for the company tells WebProNews. “As people Pin more and more, …

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Netflix Adds Social Recommendations To Android App

Back in September, Netflix launched a social recommendation feature, which enables users to recommend titles to people privately. When you finish watching something, it asks if you know anyone else who’d like the title, and prompts you to find your friends using Facebook. Upon launch, the feature was available on the Netflix website, on iOS, PS3, and Xbox, and a …

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Facebook Rolls Out Call-To-Action Buttons For Businesses

Facebook announced a call-to-action feature to “help Pages drive business objectives directly from the Page itself.” “Businesses will now be able to link from a selection of buttons to any destination on or off Facebook, allowing for a much deeper integration with Pages,” a Facebook spokesperson says. “The seven call-to-action buttons available are Book Now, Contact Us, Use App, Play …

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LinkedIn Rolls Out Redesign Of Homepage

LinkedIn is rolling out a newly designed homepage. Browse through this slideshow to get a feel: The New LinkedIn Homepage from LinkedIn At the top, users will find a new dashboard with feedback on how they’re doing. It will show how many people have viewed your profile and how your status updates are performing. If you click on either of …

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LinkedIn Reveals Top-Performing Sponsored Updates Of 2014

‘Tis the season for annual lists of the best of 2014. One that digital marketers might find particularly interesting is the Top 10 LinkedIn Sponsored Updates of the year. LinkedIn's Top Sponsored Updates of 2014 from LinkedIn Marketing Solutions The list, as a LinkedIn spokesperson put it, highlights “the top ten best-in-class brands that are successfully engaging LinkedIn’s 300 million+ …

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Facebook Is Working To Save You From Yourself

Facebook is reportedly working on some kind of virtual assistant that would ask users if they’re sure they want to post a picture if its algorithms find something they think the user might find embarrassing. That’s how focused on image recognition this company is. It wants to recognize when you’re drunk, and keep you from making a fool of yourself. …

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Google Hangouts App For Android Gets New Features

Google launched an update for its Hangouts app for Android that includes a bunch of new features. For one, there are new “smart suggestions” in conversations. “When you’re trying to meet up with friends in real life and someone asks, ‘Where are you?’, Hangouts can now understand what you need and offer to help,” explains Google’s Rhett Robinson. “You’ll see …

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Facebook’s Trending Feature Just Got A Lot Better (And Mobile)

Facebook announced some updates to its Trending feature, including availability on mobile and new sections for different types of content. Availability on mobile is pretty self-explanatory other than to say it will only be available in the US for the web and Android for now with iOS support and additional countries coming “soon,” which in Facebook time could be a …

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Netflix Offers Twitter Reminder For Upcoming Content

It appears that Netflix is using a new tactic to remind people of its upcoming content. As you may know, the company will debut its newest show Marco Polo on December 12. The official Twitter account for the show has a pinned tweet with a “Tweet me a Reminder” button, so you can be sure not to forget about the …

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FTC Doesn’t Like When You Ask Employees To Tweet Promotional Content Without Disclosure

Ad agencies may want to steer clear of asking employees to post positive messages about clients without disclosing their affiliation with campaigns. The Federal Trade Commission may not take too kindly to it. Last week, Sony Computer Entertainment America reached a settlement with the FTC over charges that it deceived consumers with false advertising claims about the “game changing” technological …

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