Mobile Apps

Twitter’s Newest Features: Private Group Conversations and Video Uploading

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New! Use Direct Messages to speak privately with a group of up to 20 people. Share Tweets, show emoji & be yourself. https://t.co/8giGhC6OO0 — Twitter (@twitter) January 27, 2015 This week, Twitter announced two new soon-to-debut features, one of which is the ability to send Direct Messages to a group of friends (up to 20 users). […]

Twitter Doesn’t Want You to Miss Important Tweets

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Twitter announced this week that users will soon be able to quickly catch up on the all the top tweets they missed while away from the platform. According to the blog post, the new feature is called “While you were away” and aims to “surface a few of the best tweets you probably wouldn’t have seen otherwise, […]

Facebook Forces Messenger App

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Facebook has been encouraging that its users move to Facebook Messenger (and now the encouragement has stopped). iOS and Android Facebook App users are now forced to download Facebook Messenger if they’d like to receiver or send messages to their Facebook friends. An Email sent on Monday by Facebook announced that messages would no longer be […]

Facebook Trying to Make Comeback with Mentions App

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#482136503 / gettyimages.com Facebook is now trying to keep up with Instagram and Twitter, especially since both social media sites have been adding different updates recently. Facebook is now launching a new app called “Mentions” to keep up with all these different updates. To get access to the app you need to have a verified […]

Facebook Announces Paper, a New App to Help Discover and Share Stories

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Today, Facebook announced a new app called Paper, “which helps you explore and share stories from friends and the world around you.” The app will officially be made available for iPhone users on Monday, Feb. 3. Paper aims to simplify storytelling with distraction-free layouts and encourages users to share stories of their own. Similar to […]