Snapchat Update Removes ‘Best Friends’ – Users Aren’t Impressed
Snapchat has updated with new features such as Discover, a feature set to change Snapchat forever. However, users of the popular instant-photo app were more unimpressed with the disappearance of the ‘Best Friends’.
— Business Insider (@businessinsider) January 29, 2015
Facebook, Instagram and Tinder went temporarily offline
Facebook went down, and all hell broke loose with reports of people calling emergency services to try and rectify the problem. Reports were originally saying the three platforms had been hacked, with Lizard Squad taking credit. The company has now reported that the downtime was due to a technical fault and no third-party was involved.
In case of any future problems, the Independent put together a guide to cope:
— The Independent (@Independent) January 27, 2015
Women Smear Lipstick for Social Media Campaign
You may have seen a number of photos on Instagram of women smearing lipstick over their faces, and the reason is to raise awareness for cervical cancer and smear tests. There have been some comments that perhaps it risks trivialising a very serious topic.
— Mashable SocialMedia (@mashsocialmedia) January 28, 2015
Facebook tries to out do Twitter at Superbowl with Real-Time Hub
On Wednesday, Facebook launches a real-time hub that collates content from Sunday’s final between Patriots and Seahawks. This is a huge effort from Facebook to be the platform that people head to for their second screen experience.
— Expion (@Expion) January 30, 2015
UK’s Social Election
This year’s general election will be the first of it’s kind, in terms of the volume of support and opposition monitored on social listening. We are social have already put together a report to tell what we are talking about already, with UKIP at the top.
Who’s winning? The UK’s Social Election http://t.co/uZCsWrMsK3
— We Are Social (@wearesocial) January 30, 2015
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