Your social media cheat sheet for perfectly sized images

Your social media cheat sheet for perfectly sized images

Images are a vital element of social media. Set a photo with screwy dimensions as your profile pic or cover photo, and you’ve immediately set the tone all wrong. But don’t worry — we took a look at the optimum image sizes for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram,Pinterest and LinkedIn, so you can make sure your profiles … Continue reading Your social media cheat sheet for perfectly sized images

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BEFORE YOU PUBLISH ON SOCIAL MEDIA, DO THESE 7 THINGS

How often do you see other users on social media post content where they clearly didn’t prepare it properly? How often have you struggled with this yourself? We all have tweets we regret and posts we edit or delete after publishing when we can. Sometimes, we just make mistakes, but that doesn’t have to be … Continue reading BEFORE YOU PUBLISH ON SOCIAL MEDIA, DO THESE 7 THINGS

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Facebook launches standalone messaging app for the web

Facebook rolled out a web browser version of its standalone Messenger app on Wednesday. Like the Messenger mobile app, the web platform — which can be found at messenger.com— is completely separate from the rest of the site and has the same barebones look. But unlike the mobile app, the social network claims it will … Continue reading Facebook launches standalone messaging app for the web

WhatsApp voice calling feature: here’s how to get it enabled [updated: beware of new scam]

WhatsApp voice calling starts rolling out to everyone

Available to select users previously, WhatsApp has commenced rollout of its voice calling feature to all users on Android. The feature is automatically enabled to all users updating to version 2.12.5 ofWhatsApp via the Play Store, which brings a revamped user interface sporting three tabs: Calls, Chats and Contacts. Initiating a voice call is as … Continue reading WhatsApp voice calling starts rolling out to everyone

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Would you trust Facebook with your bank account?

Facebook is moving fast to allow users to send payments to each other. But will users bite? The answer will be essential in determining the winner of one of the hottest races in the tech industry: payments. Alongside Facebook, startups like Xiaomi and Venmo race giants like Apple and Google for the chance to connect … Continue reading Would you trust Facebook with your bank account?

WhatsApp voice calling feature: here’s how to get it enabled [updated: beware of new scam]

WhatsApp voice calling feature: here’s how to get it enabled [updated: beware of new scam]

WhatsApp has finally integrated voice call functionality into the world’s most popular instant messaging app. The WhatsApp call feature has finally been made available to anyone with the very latest version of the app. Be warned though that there is a new WhatsApp voice calling scam going around. Here’s how to safely get WhatsApp voice … Continue reading WhatsApp voice calling feature: here’s how to get it enabled [updated: beware of new scam]

Twitter videos can now be embedded across the web

Twitter videos can now be embedded across the web

Twitter was early to realize the potential of letting users embed tweets elsewhere around the web — it greatly increases the size of Twitter’s audience, helping them reach people who don’t have accounts. It’s only natural, then, that Twitter would extend that embedding function to its new video-sharing service. And indeed, the company started rolling … Continue reading Twitter videos can now be embedded across the web

Isis wages war Twitter: Militants threaten to behead employees for deleting accounts

Isis wages war Twitter: Militants threaten to behead employees for deleting accounts

Isis supporters have called on jihadists around the world to murder Twitter employees because of the social network’s crackdown on extremist accounts. An online post claiming to be from the Islamic State features a picture of co-founder Jack Dorsey in crosshairs. “Your virtual war on us will cause a real war on you,” it says, … Continue reading Isis wages war Twitter: Militants threaten to behead employees for deleting accounts

Google Patents Social Media ‘Auto Responder’ That Can Post Replies For You

Twitter’s ‘while you were away’ feature expands to Android

Twitter’s new recap feature officially debuted on iOS a month ago, but now “while you were away” has arrived on Android devices. The feature moves away from the chronological format that Twitter has long relied on. Instead of displaying the most recent tweets, “while you were away” also displays the “top” tweets since the last … Continue reading Twitter’s ‘while you were away’ feature expands to Android

How to Use Social Media Like a Kardashian

How to Use Social Media Like a Kardashian

It is no secret that the Kardashians are famous for simply that, being famous. But how did they rise from a reality TV show to American Royalty in just 7 years? Branding. Not only do they have their own personal clothing, cosmetic, and housewares lines but they also use social media to promote everything else … Continue reading How to Use Social Media Like a Kardashian

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