Facebook has announced it’s giving users more control over what they see in their News Feed, as well as letting them give feedback about what they’re seeing.
In your News Feed settings, you’ll now see a list of the most prominent Pages, Groups and people who have appeared in your feed over the past seven days. You can filter the view by people, Groups or Pages, or see them all at once. You can also unfollow directly from this section, and also see who you’ve previously unfollowed (and choose to re-follow them if you wish).
The persistence of social media is certainly changing how things are done. In a matter of minutes, you can wish an old friend happy birthday on Facebook, find a recipe for dinner on Pinterest, watch a how-to project on YouTube, and get up to the minute updates on events from Twitter. But social media isn’t just changing how we act; it’s actually changing our brains as well.
What people are sharing and how they’re sharing it is changing fast. A new infographic from Go-Gulf, a web design team based in Dubai, has gathered the latest data, which is now available in this newly released (July 2014) social media infographic. Here are the highlights…
An iPhone is required. Native apps are coming next year. There are no custom gestures... as of today, developers can make apps for Apple Watch. We've been combing through Apple's WatchKit documentation; here's what we've learned so far!
The experience of our primary mobile screen being a bank of app icons that lead to independent destinations is dying. And that changes what we need to design and build.
How we experience content via connected devices – laptops, phones, tablets, wearables – is undergoing a dramatic change. The idea of an app as an independent destination is becoming less important, and the idea of an app as a publishing tool, with related notifications that contain content and actions, is becoming more important. This will change what we design, and change our product strategy.
If you happened to miss Apple's iPadkeynote, you can watch the full thing on its website. But if you don't have the time (or just don't feel like sitting through a bunch of dad jokes), Mashable has condensed the whole thing down to 80 seconds.
Facebook may be the latest tech company eyeing your health information.
The social network is reportedly looking into creating a healthcare-related app and "support communities" on the site where people suffering from certain ailments would be able to connect, according to a Reuters report.
Every operating system has its share of annoyances and iOS 8 is no different. From an obnoxious U2 album to recent contacts appearing where you don't want them, here's how to fix some of the worst annoyances.
Apple has pulled off a major engineering miracle: they’re also thinner, faster and smarter than their older cousins — and you don’t have to be richer to get your hands on one. You’ll also be able to use these phones as wallets and health trackers, marking a huge advance in how smart our phones really are.
We collaborated withBuzzSumo to analyze the top one million articles by 190 top publishers across the five most popular social platforms over the past six months -- which totals more than 2.6 billion shares. We’ve processed all that data below to give you a better idea which platforms are driving the best results, which publications are receiving the lion's share of social traffic, and what types of content perform the best.