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Internet, Social Networking

Instagram introduces new security feature against hackers

July 14, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Instagram is taking a powerful new step to combat account hacking and malicious activity on their social media platform. If you yourself haven’t experienced your Instagram account getting compromised, you probably know at least a couple of friends who have. […]


Internet, Social Networking

YouTube’s TikTok competitor YouTube Shorts is rolling out globally

July 13, 2021

Via: The Verge

YouTube’s TikTok competitor, YouTube Shorts, is now rolling out globally. The service launched first in India last year, before expanding to around 26 countries including the US and the UK. Now YouTube Shorts, which is still in beta, will be […]


Internet, Social Networking

Facebook Runs Video Tests to Make Instagram More Like TikTok

July 2, 2021

Via: Social Media Today

Facebook is testing changes to its Instagram photo-sharing app that will make it more like the social video app TikTok. Adam Mosseri, the head of Instagram, announced the plan on Wednesday to show full-screen, recommended videos in user feeds. “We’re […]


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TikTok is increasing its video length limit to three minutes

July 2, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Recently we covered a Twitter post by the head of Instagram where TikTok was mentioned as a primary motivator for social media platforms to improve and evolve. It doesn’t seem, however, that the Chinese-owned company will just sit and watch […]


Internet, Social Networking

Instagram is trying its best to keep up with TikTok

July 1, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

After TikTok shook the social media market and fundamentally changed the name of the game, western companies quickly rushed in to grab a piece of the pie. As per usual, Instagram was quick to follow up with a similar feature […]


Internet, Social Networking

Instagram Launches Live Test of Image and Video Uploads from the Desktop Version of the App

June 24, 2021

Via: Social Media Today

It’s been in development for the last few months, and now, Instagram is launching a first live test of the capability to publish feed posts from the desktop version of the app, with a small group of users now able […]


Internet, Social Networking

Facebook Shops is coming to WhatsApp and Instagram

June 23, 2021

Via: Techradar

Facebook is boosting its focus on e-commerce by adding Shops to WhatsApp along with Shop Ads listings within Facebook Marketplace. A new Visual Search product option for Instagram completes the trio of latest developments. The announcements were unveiled via livestream […]


Apps & OS, Internet, Mobile, Social Networking

TikTok is reportedly pulling a Facebook and adding in-app shopping

May 11, 2021

Via: The Verge

TikTok’s next move to compete with Facebook might be to add an in-app shopping feature, according to a new report from Bloomberg. The publication writes that TikTok is testing in-app sales in Europe by partnering with several brands, including UK-based […]


Internet, Social Networking

Facebook Provides Tips on Effective Brand Performance Measurement in Latest ‘Social Skills’ Video

April 14, 2021

Via: Social Media Today

Facebook has published the latest episode in its new ‘Social Skills’ series, which aims to provide expert insights and tips to help social media marketers improve their approach, and maximize their results. The latest episode features Katie Marylander, the Director […]


Internet, Social Networking

Google Updates Search Ranking for Product Reviews to Better Highlight More In-Depth Information

April 8, 2021

Via: Social Media Today

Google has announced an update to its ranking algorithm in relation to product reviews, in an effort to highlight more in-depth, informative overviews within search results. As explained by Google: “We know that people appreciate product reviews that share in-depth […]