This week, Facebook announced that it will begin adding 360-degree videos into its news feed. This type of content enables users to interact with the video and see everything that is going on around them within a 360-degree radius. The videos will be available on the web and Android apps first, with roll outs to iOS apps at a later date.
Periscope’s version of a “retweet” is operational. The updated app now allows viewers to post screenshots taken during a particular stream. The change was added in order to encourage users to share the streams that they are currently viewing in a more engaging manner. The previous practice of alerting followers involved a tweet with a brief description and a link to the Periscope stream. This update comes on the heels of the announcement that Periscope will soon launch an app for the new and improved Apple TV.
A new tool, Life on Twitter, visualizes how Twitter users navigate the platform, including who they talk to, favorite emoji, followers-following ratio, most popular days of the week to tweet and most popular tweets. The tool, available for free, compiles the info by evaluating the last 1,000 tweets posted by a user.
The holidays are a big time for Pinterest, given that they have over 170M holiday decor pins. Nearly half of Pinterest users start pinning before Thanksgiving, so having a plan in place right now for holiday activities is crucial to maximizing the opportunity of the season. Pinterest claims that 87% of users have bought something because of Pinterest.
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