Facebook adds Snooze button to silence irritating friends, pages and groups

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/16/facebook-snooze-button/ If you’re friends with someone on Facebook it should mean that you’re interested in hearing about what they have to say and see what they have to share. But at the same time, it’s likely you’ve been extremely annoyed by the incessant stream of … Read more

Twitter introduces new ‘threads’ feature for easier tweetstorms

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/13/twitter-threads/ It’s just over a month since Twitter doubled the maximum possible length of tweets to 280 characters — but this was not enough for many people. But rather than further increasingly the length of tweets, the site has instead introduced another feature users have … Read more

Email is still the preferred channel for marketers

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/12/email-preferred-marketing/ Despite digital disruption and the emergence of newer technologies, email is still the preferred channel for marketers according to a new report. Email marketing brand Campaigner has released the results of its Digital Marketing Industry Report which shows that past year, 59 percent of … Read more

Facebook launches Messenger Kids for under-13s

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/04/facebook-messenger-kids/ In a move that’s likely to raise a few eyebrows, Facebook today opened up its messaging platform to children under the age of 13. A new app, Messenger Kids, is now available in the US for iOS users. The app is currently available as … Read more

Facebook may start using selfies to verify logins

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/11/29/facebook-selfie-login/ Some Facebook users have reported that the social network is asking them to upload a selfie as a means of verifying their identity. It seems that the company is testing out a new form of captcha as it asks that you “upload a photo … Read more