Nowadays, we get more news from online sources rather than local newspaper. Parse.ly, a publishing analytic company reported that social media has become more important to drive web traffic on top stories of the 2015.
Police and armed forces are still searching for one Islamic State terrorist suspect and his accomplices in Brussels. Citizens cooperate with police to stop sharing information via Twitter, they shared photos of cat with #Brusselslockdown hashtag in Twitter.
Twitter announced that it can now rewind and fast forward GIFs shared on the social media platform through an app called "ScratchReel." The Verge reported that the new feature works on Twitter's mobile apps and on the web.
Facebook releases another new app today that will help users to receive notification from all Facebook-owned app under one app known as Notify.
Social media is not just a communicating platform for local people but also for world-known celebrities and public figures who consistently post their thoughts over certain arguments. On Monday, White house launched a personal facebook account for Barack Obama to use in order to communicate his message over climate change through nontraditional channels, as reported by Reuters.
Google acquired New York City-based Fly Labs, the photo and video editing software company responsible for apps like Flt, Tempo, Crop, and Clips in the iOS App Store. Google seeks to provide better video and photo editing features for its users through the acquisition of the small app maker company, according to Information Week.
Facebook hires software engineer Lior Gonnen, the founder and chief executive of Android news app Roundup. Venture Beat reported Facebook brought Gonnen in at their Menlo Park, Californian headquarters.
There's a social media site that is garnering a lot of attention from netizens who are looking for an alternative to Facebook and Twitter, and it's created especially for users who are in their 50's.
The rising costs of labor and infrastructure are paving the way for more opportunities being created via the internet. The online-based ventures are growing up in China and also enhancing the efficiency of the traditional enterprises as well. Mobile internet is changing the way consumer market behaves in the world's second-largest economy. Initially, the technology innovation doesn't happen in a consumer market, but it takes place in the enterprise segment. The consolidation is very slow in the traditional Chinese business when compared to the western part of the world.
Samsung Electronics announces the Samsung Galaxy View, an 18.6-inches tablet. This new product is designed to sit between a tablet and TV. But with its 18.6-inch large display, Samsung Galaxy View is less of a tablet and more of a portable touch TV.
After a Twitter post that has been deemed by many as "profane" and "inappropriate", New York Times staffer Philip Richardson was reprimanded by the public, and most likely by superiors, for a social media post that sent an F-bomb to Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush.
Twitter is joining YouTube in the social media advertising revolution by providing advertisers with a better tools for companies to measure its advertisement. The latest announcement was made via company's official blog on October 15th.
Snapchat just released the latest update of their product today. According to the announcement, the four years old company releases its first in-app purchase feature for their 'Replays' along with a new face effect lenses. The 'Replays' feature is only available for US users for the time being.
Despite Thailand's staggering economy, businesses still flourish and invest bigger budgets for digital advertising. The aim is to target Thai consumers through smartphone apps, social working forums, and video-sharing websites, as reported by Reuters.
After the restructuring announcement made by Google earlier this month to introduce Alphabet, Google today unveils their new logo to the world. Still keeping their old word mark type of logo, Google's new logo feature a softer color tone and is made of sans-serif typeface.
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