LinkedIn adds group messaging suggestions and file attachments to lure mobile users

LinkedIn announced a slew of updates to its messaging feature today, mostly aimed at improving the mobile experience. First, users now have the ability to send attachments on the LinkedIn app, including PDF, DOC, XLS, and PPT files. LinkedIn director of product for messaging and groups Chris Szeto told VentureBeat that this was one of the most-requ…Read […]

You still can’t block followers on Spotify, and users are not happy

Spotify’s social features are what set the streaming giant apart from its competition, but now, those same features are the root of a very real problem: harassment. As reported by BuzzFeed this week, unlike other social media platforms, Spotify does not allow its users to block followers from viewing account activity — which has created […]

Marketing Day: Facebook tests AR ads, voice and graphical users, email results & more

Here’s our recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. The post Marketing Day: Facebook tests AR ads, voice and graphical users, email results & more appeared first on Marketing Land. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing […]

Google Speed Update is now being released to all users

After six months of preparation, the Google Speed Update is now rolling out. It only impacts the mobile search rankings of the slowest of sites on the internet. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

Twitter has locked out users suspected of signing up as preteens for over a month

After the rollout of GDPR, Twitter started locking out accounts en masse if it suspected users were under the age of 13. Now, more than a month later, many affected users — who say they’re now old enough to use the service — remain locked out of their accounts, and it’s not clear when the […]

Marketing Day: Facebook alerts users, California privacy rules, AI report & more

Here’s our recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. The post Marketing Day: Facebook alerts users, California privacy rules, AI report & more appeared first on Marketing Land. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies […]

LinkedIn adds Microsoft-powered translations and QR codes to connect more of its users faster

LinkedIn — the social network with more than 560 million members who connect around work-related topics and job-seeking — continues to add more features, integrating technology from its new owner Microsoft, both to improve engagement on LinkedIn as well as to create deeper data ties between the two businesses. Today, the company announced two more: […]

Facebook users can now see all the active ads run by a Page

Facebook today released a new tool that will allow users to see what advertisements a Page is running — whether or not all of those advertisements are targeted at that particular user. It’s the latest in a string of new features from Facebook to give users more insight into how advertisers are using its platform. […]

Instagram Stories now lets its 400M users add soundtracks

The right music can make a boring photo or video epic, so Instagram is equipping users with a way to add popular songs to their Stories. TechCrunch had the scoop on the music feature’s prototype in early May, and now it’s launching to iOS and Android users in 51 countries including the U.S. Thanks to […]

Yet another massive Facebook fail: Quiz app leaked data on ~120M users for years

Facebook knows the historical app audit it’s conducting in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data misuse scandal is going to result in a tsunami of skeletons tumbling out of its closet. It’s already suspended around 200 apps as a result of the audit — which remains ongoing, with no formal timeline announced for when the […]