Twitter officially launches its ‘Hide Replies’ feature, initially to users in Canada

Twitter today is beginning its test of a radical and controversial change to its service with the launch of a new “Hide Replies” feature. Effectively, this option gives users the ability to wrestle back control over a conversation they’ve started by hiding any replies they feel aren’t worthy contributions — for example, replies that are […]

Social chat app Capture launches to take a shot at less viral success

At first glance launching a new social app may seem as sensible a startup idea as plunging headfirst into shark-infested waters. But with even infamous curtain-ripper Facebook now making grand claims about a ‘pivot to privacy’ it’s clear something is shifting in the commercial shipping channels that contain our digital chatter. Whisper it: Feeds are […]

IBM’s Watson Marketing spinoff launches with agile strategy

The company will focus on delivering marketing solutions that could compete with larger marketing cloud vendors. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Constant Contact launches e-commerce enhancements

Constant Contact will now offer WooCommerce integration, new features for Shopify merchants. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Facebook launches robotics framework PyRobot

Researchers from Facebook’s Pittsburgh office and Carnegie Mellon University collaborated to make PyRobot, a robotics framework that works with ROS.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Shopify launches machine learning powered network for US merchants

Shopify Fulfillment Network is expected to lower shipping costs and improve delivery times for SMBs. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Facebook launches new market research app after pulling similar app in January

The company said its new “Study from Facebook” app will collect data to help it build better products. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Google launches new search menu with icons

After a few months of testing, Google is finally rolling out the new Google search bar interface. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

Google’s Duo launches video calls with up to 8 people

Google Duo users worldwide can now make video calls with up to 8 people and create video messages personalized with text, emojis, and drawings.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Now at Google, Facebook’s former teen-in-residence launches new social game Emojishot

Facebook’s former teen-in-residence Michael Sayman, now at Google, is back today with the launch of a new game: Emojishot, an emoji-based guessing game for iOS, built over the past 10 weeks within Google’s in-house incubator, Area 120. The game, which is basically a version of charades using emoji characters, is notable because of its creator. […]