Social media has changed the rules for business, leveling the playing field between big brands and up-and-coming entrepreneurs. Today, to successfully launch a new site or product to the masses, it doesn’t take a huge advertising budget, but rather a great viral idea and solid marketing plan. Entrepreneurs also used to have to rely on… Continue reading Let’s Talk Crowdfunding on Twitter in the First Ever #KickstarterChat
Snapchat‘s ephemeral picture sharing service has taken the messaging world by storm. But it wasn’t until today that the hip app added what might be its most addictive feature yet: instant chat. The Snapchat team announced this morning that real-time text messaging and video calling is now available for all users. Chatting on Snapchat Now… Continue reading Now You Can Text and Video Call on Snapchat
Twitter can be a great place for keeping in touch with friends and interacting with followers in real time. Its interface, though, hasn’t been the ideal facilitator of such types of communication. In a recent blog post, however, Twitter announced upcoming real-time notifications on Twitter.com that should make it easier than ever to interact with… Continue reading Twitter Gets Chatty With Interactive Pop-Up Notifications
It’s natural for parents to worry about their children. And when it comes to social media, parents have been presented with some scary stories regarding online sexual predators. The dangers may not as be far-reaching, however, as the media would have parents believe according to a recent by the Crimes Against Children Research Center. According… Continue reading Parents Can Relax about Their Kids Using Social Media
Instagram is a photo sharing community of 150 million people. And while it’s great that so many people can access and interact with your Instagrams, sometimes you don’t want the whole world to see your photos. Today Instagram debuted Instagram Direct, a private photo and video messaging service that will allow you to share your… Continue reading Facebook Jumps on the Private Photo Messaging Bandwagon With Instagram Direct
With Snapchat gaining on Facebook in total number of photo uploads (and receiving multi-billion dollar acquisition offers), and Instagram rumored to be developing a private chat service, it might be due time for Twitter to join the private messaging bandwagon. To bolster its existing private messaging service, Twitter has added the ability to send pictures… Continue reading Is Twitter Aiming to Be the Next Mobile Chat Service?