Instagram’s New ‘Favorites’ Feature Aims to Eliminate the Need for ‘Finstagram’

Instagram had been testing a new feature with which users can now create a list of friends. Called Favorites, users can now share posts with a smaller group of people rather than all of their followers. The feature is an…

Twitter Favorites Are Dead, Now You Must “Like” Tweets with a Heart

The Twitter favorite, the star, is dead. Twitter has decided to swap favorites for “likes” and stars for hearts on both its main platform and on Vine. Now, Twitter’s three main properties – Twitter proper, Vine, and Periscope – will…

Twitter Shows Favorites In Timeline When It Has Nothing Else To Show

Last month, news came out that Twitter would start showing favorites and other activity in users’ timelines. The concept didn’t sit too well with some users. Twitter updated its help documentation to say: Additionally, when we identify a Tweet, an…

Twitter Grabs More Control Over Your Timeline

Recently, you may have seen some tweets in your Twitter timeline that confused you. Why? Because the tweets are coming from people that you don’t actively follow. This may have pissed you off, and if so, you wouldn’t be alone.…

Twitter Shows Favorites, Like Retweets, in Timeline

Here’s the thing about favoriting tweets – it’s kind of a personal thing. I know ‘personal’ and ‘Twitter’ don’t really meld, but bear with me. There are many reasons why someone would favorite a tweet. Maybe they like it, maybe…

Mapping Netflix Location Favorites

Even with the public relations beating it’s taken since announcing their “down with DVD mailings” price changes, the popularity of Netflix is hard to ignore. People love their movies, and thanks to non-slacking work of Slacktory, we now have a…