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Periscope now lets users permanently save their videos

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 5 May 2016

Taking a play out of Facebook Live's playbook, Periscope now lets users save their videos by using #Save in the title description. FULL STORY >

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Sean Parker relaunches failed Airtime chatroom as live mobile app

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 22 April 2016

After failing to launch Airtime as a Chat Roulette-esque service, Sean Parker rebrands the chat room service as a live-sharing mobile app. FULL STORY >

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iOS version of Snapchat now allows users to add moving emoji

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 20 April 2016

The go-to social media app of choice at the moment, Snapchat adds some new emoji features to keep users interested. FULL STORY >

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Samsung debuts new social media platform, Waffle, at SXSW

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 16 March 2016

Developed by Samsung's experimental C-Lab, Waffle is the new social media platform that Samsung is currently beta testing. FULL STORY >

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Instagram to block links to Telegram and Snapchat in user profiles

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 4 March 2016

In a subtle change that may have gone unnoticed by some, Instagram has opted to block links to other apps like Telegram and Snapchat within user profiles. FULL STORY >

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Twitter adds video recording and sharing to Direct Messages

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 18 February 2016

Bringing its video functionality full circle, Twitter adds recording and sharing for users in Direct Messages. FULL STORY >

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Twitter will now roll out its algorithmic timeline to all its users

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 11 February 2016

After several months of testing, Twitter is set to roll out its new algorithmic timeline feature to its users across the globe. FULL STORY >

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Instagram now launching multi-account support for users

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 9 February 2016

After testing out the feature over the past few weeks, Instagram has officially announced the ability for users to switch between multiple accounts in-app. FULL STORY >

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Facebook celebrates 12th birthday with new friendship video maker

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 4 February 2016

Facebook is 12 today. To mark the occasion, the company has launched a new feature that takes users' photos from friendships and collates them into a supercut video to enjoy. FULL STORY >

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Facebook wants to join your sports conversation with launch of Sports Stadium Hub

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 21 January 2016

With an estimated 650 millions sports fans worldwide, Facebook wants to be a part of their conversations with the debut of its new Sports Stadiums Hub. FULL STORY >

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LinkedIn makes its newly redesigned mobile app available on iOS and Android

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 2 December 2015

After an initial preview in early October, LinkedIn has made its new mobile app available for download on iOS and Android. FULL STORY >

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Twitter announces the launch of native video for its developer kit

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 25 November 2015

Bringing the ability to watch full screen videos and GIFs in-app, Twitter launches a new native video tool for its developer kit. FULL STORY >

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New Google+ introduced with focus on Communities and Collections

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 18 November 2015

In an effort to keep pace with other social media platforms, Google+ undergoes a slight redesign with Google focusing on user-curated content and online community discussions. FULL STORY >

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Facebook activates Safety Check for man-made disasters following Paris attacks

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 16 November 2015

Designed to keep friends and loved ones informed following a devastating man-made attack, like the most recent ones in Paris, Facebook activates its Safety Check feature. FULL STORY >

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Tumblr testing out instant messaging for its platform

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 11 November 2015

One of the more popular social media platforms aiming to cement its place, Tumblr has begun testing out an instant messaging feature, with plans to roll out in the future. FULL STORY >

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