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August 28, 2015
With millions of users in play and billions of dollars at stake, there seems to be a bit of a space race shaping up among many of the world’s leading tech companies to see who can create the dominant all-in-one IM app. Some IM evangelists have gone as far as saying instant messaging platforms represent the future of a mobile-dominant Internet.
August 25, 2015
Earlier this year, Facebook launched a new app called ‘ Moments ’ which scans through the images on your camera roll and automatically sorts them into sets based on locations, events, people and groups. The app has now got it's first upgrade - but is it actually just a Facebook experiment to capture more data?
Facebook Upgrades Moments – But is it Actually a Facebook Experiment? | Social Media Today
August 21, 2015
With Instagram on the rise, now's the time to get started with Instagram marketing. These Instagram tools and apps will help you make the most of your Instagram effortts, whether it's creating captivating posts, monitoring your Instagram analytics or coverting your Instagram followers to customers.
The Top 10 Tools and Apps for Instagram Marketing | Social Media Today
August 20, 2015
Twitter has re-branded it's Publisher Network as the ' Twitter Audience Platform' , and they’ve announced a range of new features to help advertisers better utilize the combined Twitter/ MoPub ad offering.
Twitter Releases New Ad Options, Re-Branded Multi-Platform Offering | Social Media Today
August 18, 2015
Bar Roulette Tired of going to the same old bars but feel too lazy to do all the Yelp and word-of-mouth research required to find a new favorite? Never fear: there’s an app for that. The premise of Bar Roulette--which is not quite an app yet, but works from the website--is similar to that of Chat...
3 Cool New Apps to Know About
August 17, 2015
MSTY , a new messaging app released this week, allows users to send each other 30-second clips of songs, along with text and images. Other messaging apps, such as La-La and Rithm , also can send music clips, but this is the first time users will able to curate what is essentially a mixtape over text.
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August 11, 2015
Snapchat , the fast-growing Millennial favorite , has today unveiled a new update which includes a series of additions and fixes to improve the user experience – if including a bunch of emoji counts as an improvement according to your personal tastes.
New Snapchat Update Introduces More Emoji, Enhanced Audience Data | Social Media Today
July 30, 2015
Yesterday Yahoo announced LiveText , its new messaging app, joining a market already crowded with other messaging services like WhatsApp and Snapchat . LiveText is trying to distinguish itself from the competition in one important regard: it will do text and video, but not audio.
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July 30, 2015
Twitter and its co-founder Biz Stone are synonymous with social media success. Anyone who’s anyone is on Twitter, spouting 140 character witticisms, retweeting celebrities and uploading pictures of cats. Consequently, it's surprising to remember Stone’s 2014 effort Jelly is something of a miserable failure.
App Disaster: What Went Wrong With Biz Stone’s Jelly? | Social Media Today
July 28, 2015
Snapchat is the l’enfant terrible of the start up world, and many marketers are too intimidated by such a flashy, unpredictable platform to consider using it in their brand campaigns. Yet Snapchat has well-documented pull with teens, who largely make up the app’s core audience. So, how can brands get in on the action?
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