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Twitter ends support for its Mac application

2018-02-18T03:04:15+00:00 February 18th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

After several years of less than ideal support, Twitter is pulling the plug on its Mac client. The company has announced that support for the application will end in 30 days. The post Twitter ends support for its Mac application appeared first on Digital Trends. Go to Source Author: Eric BrackettPowered by WPeMatico

8 things you need to know about the Russian social media election ads

2018-02-18T03:04:14+00:00 February 18th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Facebook, Twitter, and Google have now testified before Congress on multiple occasions about Russian election ads and formal charges have been filed. So what do social media users need to know about those ads? We break it down. The post 8 things you need to know about the Russian social media election ads appeared first [...]

Social Feed: Embeds might be iIllegal, Vimeo adds simultaneous live-streams

2018-02-18T03:04:13+00:00 February 18th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

In this week's social feed, separate lawsuits mean embeds could violate copyright, private posts can be used in court, and Facebook might be violating German privacy laws. Also: Vimeo is adding new tools and Facebook is expanding Community Help. The post Social Feed: Embeds might be iIllegal, Vimeo adds simultaneous live-streams appeared first on Digital [...]

A million Snapchatters protest app redesign but CEO sticks by it

2018-02-17T03:04:10+00:00 February 17th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Snapchat's major update, which is still being rolled out, created "a whole new Snapchat," according to its CEO. But it seems to have upset a lot of people, with more than a million users having already signed a protest petition. The post A million Snapchatters protest app redesign but CEO sticks by it appeared first [...]

As Facebook downplays news, Twitter gives breaking videos a prominent spot

2018-02-16T03:04:51+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Twitter is working with local news outlets to place breaking news footage in a prominent live video sidebar. The change is designed to push reputable news source while linking to the related conversation on Twitter. The post As Facebook downplays news, Twitter gives breaking videos a prominent spot appeared first on Digital Trends. Go to [...]

Whoa! Reaction.cam is designed to capture those epic response videos

2018-02-16T03:04:49+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Reaction videos are a growing format, so a new app, Reaction.cam, is making it easier to create and share them with other fans. Designed for music reaction videos, the platform allows artists to ask to see fans reactions. The post Whoa! Reaction.cam is designed to capture those epic response videos appeared first on Digital Trends. [...]

Tinder follows Bumble’s lead with upcoming women-talk-first feature

2018-02-16T03:04:48+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Tinder, the crown jewel in Match Group Inc's dating empire, is following the lead of one of its biggest competitors. It plans to release an upcoming feature that will allow only women to initiate conversation with others on the app. The post Tinder follows Bumble’s lead with upcoming women-talk-first feature appeared first on Digital Trends. [...]

First products from Facebook’s secret Building 8 lab could target Echo Show

2018-02-16T03:04:47+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Amazon has lots, Google has three, and Apple has one. Now Facebook looks as if it's about to launch its own smart speakers, with two display-equipped devices expected land in July. The post First products from Facebook’s secret Building 8 lab could target Echo Show appeared first on Digital Trends. Go to Source Author: Trevor [...]