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Twitter unrolls substantial design rivaling Facebook, G+

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The new design that Twitter was testing in February has been unrolled to user profiles starting Tuesday. The new design boats a plethora of new features, and is similar in appearance to rivals Facebook and Google Plus. User profile and header photos are expanded, with the profile being relocated to the top corner.  The header […]

Vine Update: New Private Messaging Option

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Following in the steps of its social media competitors, Instagram and Snapchat, now Vine has added private messaging to its repertoire of features. Users are now able to send both text and video messaging to other members of the app. It doesn’t stop there, Viner’s can record videos, add custom texts and send to not […]

Facebook tests new profile picture feature

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Facebook is testing a new “Make Profile Picture” button to a select group of users, according to a report by AllFacebook.com’s David Cohen. The button would appear above and along with the “Tag Photo,” “Add Location” and “Edit” buttons on users’ photos. Clicking would automatically open the profile picture cropping tool, and would allow the […]

Twitter Tries “Share” Option Rather than “Retweet”

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What’s the point in fixing something, if that something isn’t broken? That’s what many Twitter users are saying since Dick Costolo, Twitter CEO, made the decision to do an experiment with a few of his product’s users. With Twitter’s user engagement down and it’s user growth being stagnate at 241 million, Twitter has decided to […]

Twitter Announces Photo Tagging Update for Mobile Devices

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Twitter announced a major update Wednesday, as the social network will now allow both tagging of photos and including up to four photos in a single tweet. “We’re rolling out two new mobile features that make photos on Twitter more social,” software engineer Cesar Puerta said in a blog post announcing the update. Up to […]