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This promotional video, by Snapchat, shows off some of the new features that its most recent upgrade allows. Team Snapchat sent the short video out to all of its users late last week. Users then had the option to double tap the clip to upgrade.
Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp Messenger on February 17th was its biggest acquisition to date, worth a total of $19 billion (£11.4 billion).
Some of Facebook’s other major acquisitions include:
“Selfie” has been named 2013’s word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries! The word began with humble beginnings, being used as a niche social media tag. Within the last year however, it has gone viral, entering mainstream social media and dominating our day to day lives. The definition of a selfie is “A photograph that […]
On the 4th of February, 2014, Facebook turned 10 years old! Happy Birthday Facebook! In a Facebook post on his timeline, Mark wrote; “When I reflect on the last 10 years, one question I ask myself is: why were we the ones to build this? We were just students. We had way fewer resources than […]
We’ve all seen the LinkedIn icon, over 250 million of us have set up an account, and even 40% of users have paid to upgrade to premium; so why is it that so many of us are failing to harvest the full potential of the professional social networking site? One of the most common mistakes […]
As the age old expression goes; a picture is worth a thousand words, and with the average word consisting of 5 characters, and tweets limited at 140 characters, a small amount of maths suggests that each picture is worth around 36 tweets. Let’s see how fast that catches on: “A picture is worth 36 tweets” […]
Social Festivity This time of year is full of festivities, from Bonfire Night and Thanksgiving, to Christmas and New Year. Whether you’re a Scrooge, or 5 year old child at heart, there is no escaping the presence of them. Social media is becoming ever more present in our lives, and thus the presence of these […]
Facebook In mid-November, Facebook introduced the new design of like and share buttons. Having seen some positive results already, Facebook has also recently launched the new design for the Follow button and the Like Box plugin. Vine Vine has recently translated their iOS and Android apps into 19 new languages including: · Danish · Dutch […]
The number of people using social networking sites has risen dramatically from 8% of the population in 2005, to 72% in May 2013! With more and more people spending an increasing amount of their time on these sites, it’s no wonder that companies are taking advantage of it. The infographic below depicts just how much […]