Google and Facebook continue to be the most popular sites in the Uk according to new reseach from comScore.
Less than a week after launching its competitor for Periscope, ‘Live’, Facebook have announced they will be opening up the service to more than just celebrities. This appears to be a bit of a u-turn on the social giants part. The company has now intimated Mentions (The app where ‘Live’ resides) will be rolled out to … [Read more…]
Reza Moaiandin a software developer has discovered a flaw in Facebook’s security settings allowing users to find other users profiles simply by typing in their phone number. By default, this ‘who can find me?’ setting is set to everyone/public – meaning anyone can find another user by their mobile number. This is the default setting, … [Read more…]
Having sold some 379,000 shares in November Twitter’s Jack Dorsey has just purchased 32,000 shares at a cost of $875,000 as demonstration of confidence in the company. Other board executives also purchased shares in what appears to have been a co-ordinated move. The move seems to have worked with Twitter’s share price rising 7% over … [Read more…]
A new feature from Pinterest moves them further in to the mobile commerce space competing with the likes of Amazon and Etsy. Pinterest and their ecommerce partner, Shopify, have introduced ‘buyable pins’. These allow a visitor to buy a product while viewing an image on the Pinterest iOS app. A ‘buy it’ button appears next … [Read more…]
Facebook has launched a new Pages Messaging feature that lets companies connect with customers via its messenger service. Pages Messaging will, for example, let firms respond to a complaint on its Wall by messaging the customer privately. A comment shows a note that the company responded privately so that other Page visitors know that the … [Read more…]