Category Archives : Tech

Facebook Introduces ‘Memories,’ a Dedicated Section for Reminiscing

Get ready to take more trips down memory lane, courtesy of Facebook’s latest update. Per an official blog post, the social media giant is rolling out a ‘Memories’ page collecting all of our “friendversaries,” special collages, video montages, and more in one dedicated place. The feature will also include “Recaps” featuring seasonal or monthly recaps […]

Snapchat Partners with SeatGeek for In-App Ticket Purchasing

Move over Ticketmaster and StubHub, Snapchat is taking a page out of your playbook. Per TechCrunch, the ephemeral messaging app has tapped SeatGeek for an integration that allows users to buy game and concert tickets from teams and musicians within the platform. The news comes on the heels of reports that the company is preparing […]

Instagram Teases Hour-Long Vertical Video Feature

Fresh from the rumor mill: Instagram may be adding 59 more minutes of airtime to your video uploads. The Facebook-owned photo-sharing app is reportedly preparing to launch a feature that would let users post long-form videos that last up to an hour long, according to The Wall Street Journal. Currently, the time limit for video […]

Snapchat is Rolling Out Lenses that Respond to Sound

This past April, Snapchat introduced Snappables to its Lenses feature. In case you haven’t seen them, these are interactive augmented reality games are controllable by touch, motion, and facial expressions. Some Snappables include the option to challenge friends to beat your high score, while others encourage multiplayer games so you can play with your friends. […]

Bloomberg’s TicToc Introduces a New Ad Format for Live Twitter Events

Bloomberg’s TicToc has introduced a new ad format that embeds branding and video in-stream during live Twitter events. The debut took place during the recent launch of SpaceX Falcon 9 from the NASA Kennedy Space Center, with General Electric signing on as the inaugural sponsor. TicToc is Bloomberg Media’s built-for Twitter, 24-hour news network that […]

ICYMI: Privacy Review Alerts Are Headed to Your Facebook Feed

Heads up Facebook users—per an official Newsroom blog post, the social media company is starting to send alerts in the News Feed to prompt you to update your privacy settings. “After updating our data policy and making our privacy controls easier to find, we’re now showing people an alert as they visit News Feed so […]

Beyond the Hype Train: The Myths and Realities of AI in Marketing

There is no doubt that among the vast developments in business processes, Artificial Intelligence has emerged as one of the hottest buzzwords. This is especially true with regard to the continually advancing effects of AI in marketing. However, despite the growing hype and evidence based on case studies and statistics, not everyone is jumping on […]

Spring Clean Your IG Feed With a New Mute Button

Outta site, outta feed. Per The Verge, a long-awaited Instagram update will be rolling out “over the coming weeks,” a mute button. The news comes just days after it was confirmed Instagram will be rolling out “Usage Insights” feature that will show how long you spend in the app. With the mute feature, users will […]