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Snapchat now uses speech recognition to animate your face

2018-08-02T03:04:29+00:00August 2nd, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Get your tongue back in your mouth -- Snapchat's latest Lenses react instead to a specific keyword. The new Lenses animate after hearing a specific keyword, which Snapchat displays on the screen. The post Snapchat now uses speech recognition to animate your face appeared first on Digital Trends. Go to Source Author: Hillary GrigonisPowered by [...]

Time alerts put the brakes on your Facebook and Instagram consumption

2018-08-02T03:04:29+00:00August 2nd, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Just how much time do you spend scrolling through the Facebook and Instagram feeds? Facebook is about to tell you. The new features also include daily alerts that tell users when they've spent too much time on the social networks. The post Time alerts put the brakes on your Facebook and Instagram consumption appeared first [...]

Facebook dismantles fake accounts that had thousands interested in a rally

2018-08-02T03:04:28+00:00August 2nd, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

A group of coordinated fake Facebook accounts created a rally that had thousands of users interested in attending. Facebook removed the Pages and accounts, shared data with law enforcement and is notifying users that followed the event. The post Facebook dismantles fake accounts that had thousands interested in a rally appeared first on Digital Trends. [...]

YouTube videos are now even bigger on desktop — so why are users complaining?

2018-08-01T03:04:34+00:00August 1st, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Goodbye, black bars. A YouTube update eliminates the black bars on the desktop video pages. The change makes the video larger and removes the often irking black bars. The update isn't sitting well with everyone, however. The post YouTube videos are now even bigger on desktop — so why are users complaining? appeared first on [...]

WhatsApp expands its capabilities with a slew of new features

2018-08-01T03:04:34+00:00August 1st, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

WhatsApp has finally brought group video calling to the popular communication app, making it possible for folks to have face-to-face conversations with multiple people at once. Stickers are coming soon, too. The post WhatsApp expands its capabilities with a slew of new features appeared first on Digital Trends. Go to Source Author: Lulu ChangPowered by [...]

Twitter’s new guideline seek to curb abusive comments on Periscope

2018-07-30T03:04:07+00:00July 30th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Twitter is taking aim at serial harassers and trolls on its video service Periscope. Those who are frequently reported for abusive comments or trolling may soon find their account banned or suspended. The post Twitter’s new guideline seek to curb abusive comments on Periscope appeared first on Digital Trends. Go to Source Author: Eric BrackettPowered [...]

LinkedIn lets you send voice messages that probably no one will listen to

2018-07-28T03:04:13+00:00July 28th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

If sending out an unprompted LinkedIn message to a connection you barely know isn't awkward enough, don't worry -- there's more where that came from. The job-focused social network has now made it possible for users to send voice messages. The post LinkedIn lets you send voice messages that probably no one will listen to [...]