Here’s how your Facebook browsing governs Instagram post rankingsFacebook is already sitting on several million monthly active users at today’s date and so is it’s photo-sharing platform Instagram. Most of us who are on Facebook also tend to have an account on Instagram if not more. But if you have noticed, there are posts by friends that show up on your Instagram feed. Although you may not have thought about it before, Instagram product leads have revealed what actually makes you watch those posts first and others later. And one of the reasons is the way you browse on Facebook.
Instagram’s third-party authentication comes to AndroidInstagram users on Android can now use third-party authenticator apps to log in to their accounts. The social media platform has finally rolled out support for third-party authentication to its Android users now. The feature was earlier rolled out for iOS users.
Another social media giant gets the 'Data Saver' featureFollowing Facebook, Twitter too is working towards ways that will save some data for users. For this, the microblogging website has introduced a new ‘Data Saver’ feature in its app on both Android and iOS platforms. The feature comes as a part of an app update.
Confirmed: Around 50 million Facebook accounts hacked this weekFacebook has just announced that some half a billion accounts on the platform were hacked. The social media firm’s vice president of product management, Guy Rosen took it to the company’s newsroom website stating that Facebook’s engineering team found the anomaly on September 25 that affected around 50 million accounts and that the investigation is in early stages for now.
Facebook is planning to change Stories, and you may not like itFacebook cited the data of its more than 300 million daily users of Facebook Stories and Messenger Stories and said, "An Ipsos survey of stories users commissioned by Facebook IQ found that 68% of people say they use stories on at least three apps regularly, and 63% plan to use stories more in the future."
Instagram makes access to emojis in comments easierAfter updating their app to the latest version, Instagram users will see a shortcut bar housing the emojis, giving quick access to users to comment in emojis. This shortcut bar will appear along with a keyboard as soon you tap on the comment option. You can spot it above the comment section box.
Parents, Instagram has a new tool for youFor instance, this new platform also offers a Glossary section that includes words such as feed, IGTV, Stories and more to familarize them with the dialect of Instagrammers.
Facebook is set for a major change, here's what it means for youFacebook is bringing some major changes to its platform, specifically on the mobile version that not just affects the local businesses but also brings a refreshed look for end users. As mentioned by Alex Himel, vice president, Local at Facebook, the website is introducing a bunch of visual changes and features for business pages, making it easier for users to interact with them.