Snack Social Summary- WhatsApp introduces plan to verify business accounts and Youtube launches ultra-fast streaming

Snack Social Summary- WhatsApp introduces plan to verify business accounts and Youtube launches ultra-fast streaming

This week WhatsApp introduced a plan to verify business accounts. Verified accounts used within the piloted scheme now have their professional numbers registered under specific company names in your phonebook. If a corporation’s account has been verified a green badge will appear next to their name.

Ever since Tinder released their premium subscription service Gold monetisation has significantly increased making it the top grossing app in the store. The extra benefits and features provided by Tinder Plus and Gold have led to the app being in the top 15 for over a year. New qualities which include rewinding swipes, unlimited likes and profile boosts attracts new users to pay the subscription every day in the hope of finding their perfect match.

For publishers, the football summer transfer window is one of the most saturated markets to produce content for. Every year it gets tougher to differentiate articles, as many plagiarize each other’s proven methods and do very little to entertain their audiences. Snack Media has worked hard to buck this trend throughout the past few months with new innovative features, infographics and video content to enhance our analysis and give the online audience more than click.

Live-streaming is becoming one of the most used tools on the internet. As a result, YouTube this week released new technology that improves the viewing experience. Creators will now have the opportunity to select a new, ultra low-latency option when broadcasting their live video allowing for almost real-time interaction with viewers. To make aspects more efficient, YouTube has released new moderation tools to video creators which will allow them to assign a third person as the chat moderator scrolling through comments to either determine conversation topics or delete spam messages.

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