Snack Social Summary
Here is what else is going on in the world of social media:
Twitter implements ‘Audio Card’
You will now be able to carry on listening to music, podcasts, vines and all other forms of audio within your timelines whilst continuing to browse through other tweets.
— Mashable (@mashable) October 16, 2014
Skype launches stand alone app
Capitalising on the ever-growing popularity of video and photo apps, Skype has announced the launch of ‘Qik’
Twitter users in France can now transfer money in tweets
Person-to-person money transfers have been introduced to Twitter users in France, after Group BCPE teamed up with the social media company.
Facebook installs a ‘safety check’
Users can now let family and friends know whether they’re safe during a natural disaster occurring near to them.
BBC World Service to share Ebola safety info through WhatsApp
BBC have launched ‘Lifeline’ which will explain to West Africans, in high risk Ebola zones, how to stay safe.