Social Media
Social Media

Facebook acquires FacioMetrics to add special effects to photos and videos

Facebook is constantly expanding and changing to create a unique interactive experience for their users. Its latest acquisition, FacioMetrics, has the ability to track faces and recognize various emotions.
Home Theater

Twitter’s live video app for NFL streams is now available on Android TV

Twitter has launched its live video app on Android TV. The app is devoted to its live-streams, including its NFL, NHL, and MLB broadcasts. Best of all, you don't even need an account to view the action.
Social Media

Twitter takes a page out of Snapchat’s playbook with the launch of profile QR codes

Well, whaddya know. Keen to try everything it can to boost its stagnating user base, Twitter has taken a page out of Snapchat's playbook and launched QR codes for profiles.
Social Media

Facebook updates metrics reporting after more calculation errors

Facebook is doubling down on its metrics reporting with a renewed focus on transparency, following more bugs in the company's calculation system. Facebook is trying to ease marketers' concerns following a similar blunder in September.
Social Media

Twitter just suspended a number of accounts associated with the alt-right

Twitter has suspended a number of accounts associated with the alt-right movement, including those belonging to verified users such as Richard B. Spencer. The move is being viewed as an extension of its crackdown on abuse on its platform.
Cars

How ‘social currency’ is changing the face of the automobile industry

As the traditional automobile sales industry morphs into the mobility services industry, companies that can engage and create a personal relationship with their customers have a huge advantage over companies that fail to engage. One…
Cars

Avoid car salespeople and talk to an Edmunds.com chat bot instead

Don't want to talk to a car salesman? Consider talking to a Facebook chat bot instead. On Tuesday, car sales website Edmunds.com debuted a new tool that enables prospective buyers to avoid talking to humans.
Photography

Coca-Cola Selfie Bottle lets you take a photo of yourself enjoying fizzy beverage

It takes a special kind of narcissist to deem even the most mundane of activities worthy of a selfie, and now, Coca-Cola wants to encourage that kind of behavior by way of its new selfie bottle.
Social Media

Snapchat’s new partnership with Foursquare could open the geofilter floodgates

Snapchat’s parent company Snap has struck a deal to access Foursquare’s location data, which will be used to power the visual messaging app's geofilters, allowing you to essentially access new graphics tied to more specific places.
Social Media

Facebook now lets Pages access Instagram and Messenger interactions in one place

Facebook is finally starting to integrate Instagram with its flagship platform. Until now the popular photo-sharing app has remained independent from its parent company, but that’s all about to change — for businesses at least.
Social Media

Stills not enough? Here’s how to post an animated GIF to Facebook

In 2015, Facebook officially added support for GIFs, so users can quickly share their favorite dance moves and slam dunks. Check out our guide on how to post GIFs on Facebook, and reinvigorate your lackluster News Feed.
Business

Snapchat confidentially files for IPO that could value it at $25 billion

Snapchat's parent company Snap Inc. has reportedly filed for its initial public offering. With an estimated $25 billion valuation, the move could make it the biggest firm to go public on the U.S. exchange since 2014.