Social Media
Social Media

Facebook’s Music Stories allows iPhone users to share snippets on News Feeds

The social media giant will integrate 30-second clips of songs from Spotify and Apple Music on newsfeeds for its iOS app, making for a convenient way to share streaming music from your iPhone.
Social Media

A seventh of the world’s population visits Facebook every day

Facebook has confirmed that one billion people view their News Feed everyday, and 1.4 billion people check on mobile once a month. That puts Facebook in a category only Google and Tencent can match.
Photography

Flickr app for iOS 9 adds 3D Touch, Spotlight search for faster navigation

Flickr's updated app for iOS 9 adds support for 3D Touch. With a press and hold on the screen, you can now pull up Quick Actions and easier photo scrolling. You can also now search your Flickr photos via Spotlight.
Social Media

Good ol’ Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang find success in social media

Although a comic strip originating in the 1950s, Peanuts retains old fans and gains new ones through successful campaigns on various social media platforms, helping it to stay relevant even in a new era.
Social Media

Facebook AI Research teams share new milestones and developments 3:00

Facebook's AI Research team is working on a number of developments including groundbreaking research that gives machines the technology to provide images with descriptions allowing blind people to see what's going on.
Social Media

How to win a Brit over on a first date? Order some grilled chicken

The dating app, Clover, has released data revealing that singles in the U.K. prefer first dates at Nando's, a popular chicken restaurant. In the U.S., Starbucks tops the list, but daters in both regions prefer casual spots.
Social Media

Most patients are comfortable sharing social media with their doctors

Despite data breaches and privacy concerns, most patients trust sharing their social media profiles and information with their doctors and medical providers, according to a recent study.
Movies & TV

Free stream! Starz posts first episode of Ash vs. Evil Dead on Facebook

If you missed the premiere of Starz's Ash vs. Evil Dead on Halloween, fear not. Thanks to the comedy horror show's official Facebook page, the first episode is now available for free streaming.
Social Media

Find everything that’s for sale in one place with new Pinterest Shop

Pinterest Shop includes trending pins that are buyable, making it easier to find the products you can purchase, and then making the purchase without leaving the platform a simpler process.
Social Media

Popular Instagrammer leaving social media, citing unhealthy culture

Essena O'Neill, popular Instagram model and social media star, releases a YouTube video explaining why she has decided to leave Instagram and why she plans to leave other social media platforms as well.
Social Media

FYI’s ‘Food Porn’ is an Instagram foodie’s dream come true

The new television show, Food Porn, on FYI channel, features an Instagram-themed format that follows chef Michael Chernow to different restaurants and incorporates social media with daily dishes.
Social Media

Twitter replaces star-shaped favorites with heart-shaped likes

Twitter has replaced the familiar star-shaped Favorite button with a heart-shaped Like button, saying its use will be less confusing to newcomers, and can be used to convey a wider range of internationally understood emotions.