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Live Nation Will Livestream Imagine Dragons’ Friday-Night Show on Twitter

2017-10-26T03:01:08+00:00October 26th, 2017|Categories: News, Technology|Tags: |

Live Nation is bringing the Evolve Tour from Imagine Dragons straight to Twitter users' devices. The band's concert this Friday (Oct. 27) from Bell Centre in Montreal will be livestreamed free of charge for Twitter users in the U.S. and Canada, starting at 9:30 p.m. ET. Other bands that have been featured in Live Nation's... [...]

iOS Apps Can Now Display Twitter Videos Inline Following Twitter Kit Update

2017-10-25T03:01:16+00:00October 25th, 2017|Categories: News, Technology|Tags: |

Developers of iOS applications can now allow users to view videos from Twitter without leaving their apps. Twitter product manager Ben Ward announced in a blog post that Twitter Kit for iOS now supports inline playing of Twitter videos. Ward added that Twitter is also introducing an application-programming interface enabling developers to control playback and... [...]

Twitter Reveals Plan to Show Who’s Behind Political Ads and Why They’re Targeting You

2017-10-25T03:01:15+00:00October 25th, 2017|Categories: News, Technology|Tags: |

Less than a week after several top lawmakers introduced a proposal to regulate online political ads and make them more transparent, Twitter is rolling out a series of disclosure requirements. In the next few weeks, the company will begin showing its users more information about who is advertising on Twitter and what those ads entail.... [...]

May Day: Facebook’s F8 2018 Is Set for May 1 and 2

2017-10-25T03:01:14+00:00October 25th, 2017|Categories: News, Technology|Tags: |

F8 2018, Facebook's annual developer conference, is set for Tuesday, May 1 and Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, Calif. The event will feature more than 50 sessions, as well as product and feature announcements, interactive demonstrations and the chance to meet with Facebook product experts and fellow developers.... [...]

All Instagram Users Can Now Invite Friends to Join in Live Videos

2017-10-25T03:01:13+00:00October 25th, 2017|Categories: News, Technology|Tags: |

In August, Instagram began testing the ability for users to invite friends to join their Instagram Live broadcasts, and the feature was rolled out globally Tuesday. The new feature is part of Instagram version 20 for iOS and Android. InstagramGoLiveWithAFriend from SocialTimes on Vimeo. Instagram users who have updated their applications will see a new... [...]

Not Just a Token Gesture: Facebook Joined the Visa Digital Enablement Program

2017-10-25T03:01:12+00:00October 25th, 2017|Categories: News, Technology|Tags: |

Worried about making payments via Facebook? The social network's latest alliance may ease your mind a bit. Facebook joined the Visa Digital Enablement Program, and the social network will use the Visa Token Service to accelerate the availability of secure payment-enabled services across its digital properties. In a press release announcing the addition of Facebook,... [...]

A Desktop Web Test Is Facebook’s Next Attempt to Jump-Start Facebook Stories

2017-09-27T03:04:34+00:00September 27th, 2017|Categories: News, Technology|Tags: |

While Instagram's version of Snapchat Stories has skyrocketed in popularity, the same cannot be said for parent company Facebook's version. Facebook isn't waving the white flag, however, following up the addition of the option to make Facebook Stories public with a test of the feature for desktop web users. A Facebook spokesperson confirmed the test... [...]