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It's official, usernames and images not part of Twitter character count

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 25 May 2016

n an effort to increase user satisfaction on its social media platform, Twitter will no longer count usernames and images as part of its 140 character limit. FULL STORY >

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Twitter reportedly removing character count for links and images in Tweets

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 17 May 2016

Ever been foiled by Twitter's 14 character limit because of a link or photo? Well, the company could soon stop counting them as part of the character limit for Tweets. FULL STORY >

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Instagram introduces new logo and streamlines look of UI

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 12 May 2016

The popular social media platform has just gone through a redesign, as Instagram introduces a new logo and UI. FULL STORY >

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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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Digital media: What’s going to be big in 2016

By Staff Writer 2 February 2016

So here we are - 2016, with yet another year under our belts. 2015 held some interesting developments in the digital space. We saw the launch of Instagram ads, the rise of programmatic media, Facebook and Twitter video ads, and reach and frequency... 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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Wikipedia's new AI software, ORES, can immediately detect ‘damaging edits’

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 2 December 2015

Wikipedia has unveiled its new AI software, Objective Revision Evaluation Service, which can immediately weed out any troll-like revisions for Wikipedia posts. FULL STORY >

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