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When it rains, it pours inside Snap Maps, thanks to new World Effects

2018-06-22T03:04:34+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Raining? Your Snapchat Bitmoji may also be getting a downpour with new animated weather effects. The weather comes along with World Effects that change the look of the Snap Map based on holidays and events. The post When it rains, it pours inside Snap Maps, thanks to new World Effects appeared first on Digital Trends. [...]

Would you pay to join a Group? Facebook takes subscriptions for a spin

2018-06-21T03:04:15+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

After launching Facebook Watch subscriptions, Facebook is also testing a paid subscription for Groups. The tool would allow Group administrators to charge for exclusive content, while a portion of the group remains free, Facebook says. The post Would you pay to join a Group? Facebook takes subscriptions for a spin appeared first on Digital Trends. [...]

Instagram’s IGTV is a new Stories-like home for vertical long-form videos

2018-06-21T03:04:14+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

After Facebook Watch, Instagram is launching its own video portal, but it looks nothing like the usual online video viewer. Instead, Instagram IGTV is mobile-first, which means vertical video and a Stories-like interface. The post Instagram’s IGTV is a new Stories-like home for vertical long-form videos appeared first on Digital Trends. Go to Source Author: [...]

Americans believe that 40 percent of the news is fake

2018-06-21T03:04:13+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

A new survey conducted by the Gallup/Knight Foundation found that overall, Americans believe that 39 percent of the news they see, hear, or read is misinformation. They're even more skeptical of social media. The post Americans believe that 40 percent of the news is fake appeared first on Digital Trends. Go to Source Author: Lulu [...]

New trivia game shows and video polls on Facebook turn viewers into participants

2018-06-20T03:04:21+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Move over, Vanna. Facebook's latest video tool allows creators to ask trivia questions and boot out viewers that get a wrong answer. The tool is designed to create interactive game show videos on Live, Facebook says. The post New trivia game shows and video polls on Facebook turn viewers into participants appeared first on Digital [...]

Facebook Messenger is getting those annoying autoplay video ads

2018-06-20T03:04:20+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

It looks like Facebook's autoplay video ads are coming to Messenger. While Facebook considers user experience the most important thing, video ads will still be rolling out to Messenger over the next few weeks. The post Facebook Messenger is getting those annoying autoplay video ads appeared first on Digital Trends. Go to Source Author: Christian [...]

Facebook wants to literally open your eyes with A.I. that fixes blinks in photos

2018-06-20T03:04:20+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Facebook wants to make sure that A.I.-edited photo you share actually looks like you. Facebook researchers just created an A.I. that fixes the blink using a reference image of your own eyes. The post Facebook wants to literally open your eyes with A.I. that fixes blinks in photos appeared first on Digital Trends. Go to [...]