LinkedIn launched a ‘Stories’ feature in Australia this week. The professional networking platform has joined the likes of Facebook and Instagram with a stories feature, allowing users to post videos or images to their network that can be viewed for 24 hours. LinkedIn encourages users to post professional moments – […]
Instagram is a smartphone-first social media service, meaning its features and functions are built around use on smartphones and tablets. But the Facebook-owned service recently pivoted toward desktop use through the web as more people than ever are stuck indoors using computers. The latest move comes to Instagram’s live videos, […]
Facebook Messenger is getting a design overhaul that is soon rolling out to users, TechCrunch reports. The redesign has two significant changes: the removal of the Discover tab, which houses chatbots from games and brands; and an increased emphasis on Facebook Stories. By prioritising Stories in the Messenger app, Facebook […]
Twitter has acquired photo and video-editing startup Chroma Labs. Chroma Labs is a seven-person startup founded in 2018 by Instagram and Facebook alumni, and specialises in editing images for people’s Stories on Instagram, Snapchat, and more. Twitter has not commented on whether this means it’s working on its own Stories […]
It’s easy to post videos on Instagram in three different ways. You can post videos to your feed or your story, and you can also privately send videos through direct message. In each case, you will have the option to post an existing video from your library or record a […]
You can give your Instagram Highlights a cover photo, made from any photo or video in the Highlight. By default, your Instagram Highlight cover will be the first photo or video frame in the Story. To make a new Instagram Highlight cover, open the Highlight and then open its “Edit” […]
Facebook Stories has accrued over 500 million daily active users, COO Sheryl Sandberg revealed during the company’s earnings call on Wednesday. Facebook launched Stories, which many viewed as a copy of Snapchat’s story function, two years ago. Mark Zuckerberg said that Instagram and WhatsApp also command more than 500 million […]
In the Old English epic Beowulf, Grendel the ogre/monster visits the beer hall every night and tears it to shreds. This could be a metaphor for how we behave while drunk. Waking up the next day, we are racked with guilt about what may have happened. This is known as […]
Plane travel has been the source of heartwarming moments time and time again. On one flight, the cast of “The Lion King” broke out into song while passengers boarded. Multiple proposals have happened on flights, and at least one wedding. Travel can be one of the most frustrating endeavours to […]
Facebook is constantly updating Instagram to help it stay competitive; occasionally, a smaller feature goes unnoticed in the midst of larger app updates. One of those little-known features is what you can do with Live Photos on your Instagram Story. If you upload a Live Photo the way you would […]
In February, Snapchat released a controversial app redesign that triggered backlash from users – including celebrity users like Kylie Jenner and Chrissy Teigen. The main complaint: The redesign separated celebrity Snapchat stories from those that came from your friends. Snapchat confirmed that they were testing a new design that brings […]
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