Twitter has announced two new features for image sharing. Users can now tag up to 10 people in photos, without the tags counting toward the 140-character limit. They can also share up to four images in one tweet.
Google announced a voice command feature for the Google Search app on Android. The feature allows users to control the camera using voice commands in order to take videos and pictures.
The Internet celebrated its 25th anniversary this week. Its founder, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, used the opportunity to encourage everyone to help keep it free and open.
Everyone’s talking about the tweet that won the Oscars. With over 3.3 million retweets globally, “that tweet” easily shot to the top as the most retweeted tweet of all time.
Gmail has added an unsubscribe link to the top of branded emails. Prominently featured, the link makes it easier for users to opt-out of promotional emails by eliminating scrolling and design differences.
Facebook cracked open its wallet and forked out a huge $19 billion to acquire WhatsApp. It’s a move that has the industry talking, because financially speaking, it’s just not worth that.
Nothing was bigger in digital news this week than the devastating end of Flappy Bird. In a move that caused chaos worldwide, Flappy Birds creator Dong Nguyen pulled the app from the app stores.
Despite Twitter reporting strong profits, the quarterly report released this week shows a distinct slowing of user growth. And with a dramatic 12 percent drop in stock, the platform could be headed for a troubled year.
The ad event of the year is almost upon us, though we all know that the battle for Super Bowl ad supremacy began weeks ago, with the major brands fighting it out online.
One social campaign making headlines this week comes from Oscar Mayer. Customers can enter via Twitter for the chance to have the iconic Wienermobile at their beck and call for a day. The winner will also receive some cash—but let’s be honest, it’s all about leasing the Wienermobile.