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Twitter to Introduce the Algorithmic Timeline, Expected to do Away with Reverse Chronological Tweets

Twitter to Introduce the Algorithmic Timeline, Expected to do Away with Reverse Chronological Tweets

Amidst an organisational shuffle and a myriad of other issues, Twitter is planning to introduce a timeline based on an algorithm. The new timeline is expected to reorder the tweets based on the Twitter’s algorithm analogy. For instance, the Tweets which the algorithm thinks is relevant for you will be displayed. Now this also means that Twitter will mark its […]

     
 
 

Facebook Takes on Periscope and YouTube, Opens Up Live Video for All US iPhone Users to Start With

Facebook Takes on Periscope and YouTube, Opens Up Live Video for All US iPhone Users to Start With

Last year, Facebook had announced the Live video feature available for celebrities and verified pages so that they could stream things to their fans directly. Now it seems that Facebook will be launching the Live video feature for more people in order to let them connect with the family, friends and followers in a better way. This new feature will […]

     
 
 

Facebook Poised to Dominate India

Facebook Poised to Dominate India

Facebook currently isn’t the most liked company in India, thanks to the Net Neutrality debacle the company is entangled in. However as a company, Facebook has been doing pretty good for itself. On August 28 last year, one billion people accessed Facebook in a single day for the first time, and by comparison, Twitter’s monthly active user base is just […]

 
     
 
 

Facebook Brings Live Photos Support for iOS App

Facebook Brings Live Photos Support for iOS App

Facebook iOS app has been updated with new features which will let the users now leverage Apple’s Live Photography to come up with a fresh approach to imaging. Facebook for iOS has started supporting Live photos and the roll out has already begun, with a small percentile of folks getting support for the same. The roll out is said to […]

     
 
 

Applying for the US Visa? Feds Will Vet Your Social Media Accounts Before Approving

Applying for the US Visa? Feds Will Vet Your Social Media Accounts Before Approving

The Federal laws have been situational solutions most of the time and this time around, after a massacre at a holiday party in California, it was no different. After the attack, it was reported that the couple involved were showing signs of commitment to Jihad through the private messages. This gave rise to the questions whether they had been showing […]

     
 
 

7 Ways to Quickly Tweet Without Getting Sucked into the Timeline Vortex

7 Ways to Quickly Tweet Without Getting Sucked into the Timeline Vortex

Recently, I’ve been spending a lot of time on Twitter. Most of it is spent scrolling through my timeline. That’s not a bad thing. But I’ve noticed that I do it almost accidentally. There are times when I go to Twitter to catch up on my timeline and there are times when I’m scrolling through the TL and suddenly find […]

 
     
 
 

Slack wants Developers to Build Bots, Sets up an Investment Fund and Releases Botkit Tool

Slack wants Developers to Build Bots, Sets up an Investment Fund and Releases Botkit Tool

Slack has undoubtedly been one of the most sought after workplace team messaging software closely followed by Hipchat. Slack has announced a new software called the Botkit which would help developers in building apps that latch on to their software. It has further setup an investment fund to back developers solely building apps for Slack. Slack will also be revealing […]

     
 
 

Facebook Instant Articles Rolls Out in Asia for iOS

Facebook Instant Articles Rolls Out in Asia for iOS

Facebook has announced that Instant Articles has gone live for iPhone users across Asia. Instant Articles is a new vertical from Facebook that will bring content from selected publishers to the users along with a couple of extra other features. The Instant Articles made its debut on Android in India a couple of weeks ago, the rollout for Android will […]

     
 
 

Mr & Mrs Zuckerberg Pledge 99% of their Facebook Shares to Charity, But With a Catch

Mr & Mrs Zuckerberg Pledge 99% of their Facebook Shares to Charity, But With a Catch

Mark Zuckerberg, the Social Media mogul and his wife Priscilla Chan announced the arrival of their first child, and unlike other parents, the celebrations didn’t just stop there. Mark and his wife will be donating 99% of the shares they own in Facebook to charity which are currently valued at $45 billion. The latest philanthropic effort of the couples will […]