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Facebook Slideshow Feature Slowly Rolling Out to Android App

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook for iOS got it in June last year The company has been testing it on beta for a month Few users on Android aer now seeing this feature After releasing it in June for iOS users, Facebook has now started rolling out the ‘Slideshow’ feature for Android users as well. The company had been testing it in its ... Read More »

Facebook Tunes Trending Topics to Better Deliver News

HIGHLIGHTS Trending topics will include headlines from articles along with sources This was the most requested feature addition The change was intended to surface topics quicker, curb fake news Under pressure to stymie the spread of fake news, Facebook on Wednesday modified its system for showing trending topics. The leading social network said that instead of simply showing a topic, ... Read More »

Facebook News Feed Revamped to Surface More Relevant Videos

Facebook is changing the way it ranks videos that appear on the News Feed so that the videos which are more relevant to you surface on the screen. With this new change, longer videos that people spend time watching may get a boost. “We look at a range of signals when determining which videos to surface to you in the ... Read More »

Facebook Launches NFC-Based Two Factor Authentication Process for Added Security

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook has introduced Security Key system in its 2FA process A physical security key can now be added to your account It has also introduced a workaround NFC-login method for its mobile site Facebook on Thursday announced the introduction of a Security Key system for its two-factor authentication method while logging in to the social media site. In this ... Read More »

Internet Plays Key Role in Real Estate Industry

The Internet increasingly plays a key role in the real estate sales industry, and this trend is expected to grow. According to a recent article by real estate professional John Mudd, more and more homebuyers are using the Internet in some portion of their buying process, either to locate property for sale or to educate themselves. By the same token, ... Read More »

Real Estate Content Strategy: SEO And Your Blog

If content writers had cocktail parties, I imagine things would go along quite swimmingly for a half hour or so: interesting conversation would be peppered with the most random factoids that only content writers would ever know.  Then, somewhere around the bottom of everyone’s first glass, I can envision some disagreements breaking out. You see, we’re not all of the ... Read More »

5 Big Trends and Tips for Social Media Marketing

In the last five years, social networks have acquired about 1 billion new users. Over one third of the world’s population is now accessible via social media, and companies have gone from being skeptical about social media marketing to seriously investing in it. In this social media dominated world, marketing is heavily reliant on technology, but that technology remains focused ... Read More »

DeVos becomes social media sensation after bumpy hearing

Betsy DeVos’ supporters dismissed the criticism of her performance and said the hearing was dominated by political theater. | M.Scott Mahaskey/POLITICO DeVos becomes social media sensation after bumpy hearing By KIMBERLY HEFLING, CAITLIN EMMA and BENJAMIN WERMUND 01/18/17 03:27 PM EST Updated 01/18/17 05:33 PM EST Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Betsy DeVos has gone viral — and not ... Read More »

Amateur jailhouse broadcast goes viral on Russian social media network

Misha’s Periscope account garnered more than 250,000 likes in just a few days. Source: Dmitry Serebryakov/TASS Prison-style backgammon, win a dating contest with a convict, and other forms of strange prison entertainment are now available to users of Periscope, a video broadcasting social media network. Misha is a 21-year old a convict from the city of Veliky Novgorod, and now ... Read More »

Serena Williams on why social media matters

Six-time champion falls short in the second round of the year’s first Grand Slam event. Tennis Channel (Photo: Scott Barbour, Getty Images) MELBOURNE — If there’s one great advantage to this digital technology world we live in, it’s that inspiring celebrities are able to use social media to connect in a more personal way with their fans. Whether it’s Facebook, ... Read More »