"Social Media & Tech News" Category

Musk sued by Twitter investors over chaotic deal

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Twitter investors sue Elon Musk and the company over a ‘chaotic’ deal to sell the social network. In their opinion, the statements and tweets of the entrepreneur led to fluctuations in the share price.

Twitter doesn’t object to Elon Musk’s proposal for a trial to end the deal but is concerned he’ll try to delay.

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Reactions on WhatsApp: what is it?

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Now in the popular messenger you can respond to messages in chats with emoticons, which will show your attitude to these messages. The launch of the new Reactions feature was announced on Twitter by WhatsApp CEO Will Cathcart.

New feature is now available for everyone, just update your app to the latest version.

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TikTok LIVE subscription

tiktok liveTikTok LIVE is a new subscription program, which was launched in May by a social media giant.

Beta test will open a new functionality for creators to engage with their communities in real-time.

Initial testing is available via invites only and it will be rolled publicly in the next few months.

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LinkedIn Job Postings Insights

social searcher home pageLinkedIn in May has shared some new data on remote job postings compared to last year.

Interesting fact is that not only ‘Technology, Media and Information’ had a big spike in remote roles, but also more conservative industries, like ‘Real Estate’ were able to increase remote jobs offering.

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Infographic: Sochi 2014 Social Analytics

We all saw a great closing ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Olympics a few days ago. Now it’s a good time to name social media heroes and the most remarkable moments of the Winter Olympics.
The Social Searcher team has collected and analyzed more than 3.8 million tweets relative to the Winter Olympics and glad to present this Sochi 2014 Social Analytics Infographic.

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Facebook Home

facebook_homeHave you waited for the Facebook Home application release and wanted to try it by yourself?

Now it is very easy to do so if you are the proud owner of one of the following phones: HTC One X, HTC One X+ or Samsung Galaxy S III, for which the application is available for downloading officially on Google Play.

However, if your mobile device differs from the mentioned above, then there are also several hacks from the independent developers.

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Facebook Graph Search in Examples

facebook_graph_searchFacebook Graph Search is not yet released for everyone, however, the social network already published some examples of the new social search best practices. Facebook believes that people don’t use it actively and don’t know its full potential.

Therefore, in a recent blog post the company highlighted a few examples of searches: videos, old photos of friends, my engaged friends, images from popular news sources.
There are also examples related to the location: hotels nearby the sightseeings, ski resorts visited by your friends, your places, applications and videos that your friends like, recommendations from the people with the similar interests.

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Happy Birthday Facebook!

Facebook-happy-birthdayThe social network was founded on February 4, 2004 and a few days ago Facebook became 9 years old!

We would like to present the chronology of the Facebook, reflecting the most significant events and figures that accompanied the growth of the social giant.

Let’s have a look on the main milestones of the social network history:

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Facebook Messenger Ultimate Update

facebook_messanger_updateFacebook recently rolled out Messenger update for the Android operating system, that seemed to be very ambitious: its users will no longer need to have a Facebook account in order to successfully work with the application.

This is an important step of the social network on the way to the desired market dominance in the text messages area.

The possibility to communicate with your Facebook pals providing only your phone number and name for the Facebook Messaging app, can make it much more popular among users.

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iTunes Credits Now on Facebook Gifts

facebook_itunes_certificatesUsers of the social network now can buy iTunes credits for their friends via Facebook Gifts service.

Together with the 10, 15, 25 or 50 dollars gift certificate for Digital Content and Applications in the Apple iTunes Store, the sender can also suggest to a friend which exactly music album, movie or application to buy.

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