Social Media

Facebook Messenger’s Money Transfer Features Arrives for all US Users

Facebook Messenger's Money Transfer FeaturesFacebook started new feature money transfer in Messenger Apps, and today the social networks and Instant Messenger giant announced that it is rolling out the new Facebook Messenger money transfer feature to all United States users.

The new money transition feature is initiated when the user taps the new ‘$’ icon in a conversation. After choosing the amount, users can send a money transition request. If the recipient of this request approves the money transfer, the amount will show his bank account in around three working days. Continue reading

Want to Celebrate Pride? Facebook Launches Rainbow Filter to Celebrate US Marriage Equality

Facebook Launches Rainbow Filter to Celebrate US Marriage EqualityThe social media network Facebook has launched a feature named ‘Let’s Celebrate Pride’, which puts a rainbow filter over your profile picture with a single click. Just head over to Facebook’s new ‘Celebrate Pride‘ page, and also you’ll see a preview of your profile picture with the transparent rainbow overlay. If you like exactly how it looks, click the button ‘Use as Profile Picture’ and voila – Facebook will instantly update your profile image.

‘From everybody at Facebook, Happy Pride!’ the site reads. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg used the brand-new feature to jazz up his own profile picture on Friday, as well as created a separate article celebrating the historical ruling. Continue reading

Facebook Messenger No More Requires a Facebook Account

Facebook Messenger No More Requires a Facebook AccountNew users of Facebook’s Messenger application can sign up without an account on the social media network’s.

Starting Wednesday, Facebook is turning out this feature for smartphone user in the United State, Canada, Peru and Venezuela. Support for added nations is expected to come at a later day. When the Messenger app is lunched in one of the provided countries for the first time, users will be greeted with 2 options: ‘Log in with Facebook’ and “Sign up with Messenger’. After selecting the last choice, all that’s had to register is a mobile number, name and image. Contacts can also be imported into messenger for easy access. Continue reading

Facebook Tests a New Feature “See First” to Personalize Your News Feed

Facebook Tests a New Feature See FirstFacebook has been working to improve the News Feed experience for its billion-plus users however despite all of every one of the steps that it’s taking there does not seem to be a concrete means to make sure that posts from people you enjoy and appreciate the most are always Personalize in the News Feed. As it ends up Facebook is testing a new feature called ‘See First‘ which is going to focus on posts from contacts that users specify, recent posts from those calls will always be shown at the top of the News Feed. Continue reading

Twitter Will Now Autoplay Video Clips on iOS Apps and the Web Default

Twitter Will Now Autoplay Video ClipsTwitter has started testing autoplay videos in their feed in iPhone, iPad Apps, Causing native videos, Vines, and GIFs to play automatically in the Twitter stream for an improved video-watching experience.

According to Twitter’s Senior Product Manager David Regan, yesterday marks the arrival of autoplay for GIFs, Vines, and native videos on the service. This is said to be more streamlined than past viewing, and it is rolling out to Twitter’s iOS users and Web users first. Those on Android will see it ‘soon’. Continue reading

Facebook’s Has a New Application Moments Lets You Share Photos Outside of Facebook

Facebook's Has a New Application MomentsFacebook already provides lots of ways for people to share their pictures with friends, be it WhatsApp, Instagram or Facebook itself. Now it wants to assist users share pictures without posting them online at all.

Facebook’s Creative Labs has produced yet an another application that feels like it must be a feature within the main Facebook application as opposed to one more icon using up space on your smartphone. The new Moments app implements shared photo albums from a group of people at an occasion. Pictures are curated using location details and face recognition, people could share and see photos from friends that were at the very same place at the same time. Continue reading

Twitter Eliminating The 140 Character Limit From Direct Messages Next Month

Twitter removing the 140 character limit from MDsTwitter announced that it will be removing the 140 character limit from its Direct Message feature next month. Now they will certainly be restricted to 10,000 characters.

Twitter’s Sachin Agarwal Product Manager informed developers of the news in advance of the change, which will certainly be rolled out to users in July. There is no official date for the change.

The move doesn’t remove Twitter’s style choice of constraining tweets to 140 characters – just direct messages. ‘It’s a lovely constraint that has actually inspired a whole new kind of writing,’ Twitter investor Chris Sacca wrote in a lengthy Article post previously this month concerning exactly what Twitter can do to improve. Continue reading

Twitter Now Allows You to Share and also Import Block Lists for Better Personal Privacy

Twitter Now Allows You to Share and also Import Block ListsAnyone can use twitter.com which makings it equal part remarkable and horrible for some users. To assist put down some of the lot more annoying voices on the social network, twitter.com has tools to block and mute these users, but that’s not quite enough to get the job done, which is why the social media platform is introducing shared block lists today.

The list can now export and share your block-lists with people in your community frontal same issues or import any user’s list into your account and block multiple accounts all at once, instead of blocking them separately. Continue reading

Periscope – Twitter Finally Launches Live Video-Streaming App Periscope for Android

Live Video-Streaming App Periscope for AndroidTwitter has finally launched its live-streaming application “Periscope” on Android, 2 months after the application was released on iOS. You can download it from the Google Play Store if your phone’s running Android 4.4 KitKat or higher.

The company lunched the application in late March, with 1 million signups in the first 10 days. But just iOS users could register, with everybody else being forced to see on the web, where users can not comment or register for feeds. Because Periscope was launched 2 months ago, it has been used to films information events in addition to scheduled events including those revealing writer’s working spaces & live talks with celebrities consisting of Rory McIlroy and also Nicola Sturgeon. Continue reading

Google+ is Launching Pinterest-Style Sharing Board Called Collections

Google+ is Launching Pinterest-Style Sharing Board Called CollectionsThe new Collections tab on Google+ provides a way to share and organize your feeling with other people on the network, It’s like Pinterest. You’re able to create a customized Collection regarding anything that you like (recommendations: Technology, tech., Google Doodles, Video Games, Social Media), complete with pictures, video clips, links and also commentary. Other Google+ users have the ability to follow any kind of Collection set to ‘Public,’ or you can start a personal Collection and also maintain every one of those cute Hello Kitty backpacks & phone cases to on your own. The Collections feature is real-time for many users now, and you should have the ability to discover it in the drop-down tab on the left side of your own Google+ page.