The #SocialSkim – Week of December 3rd

This week in social media: Instagram Rolls Out New Selection Feature For Stories Instagram has rolled out a new feature which will allow users to designate which of their friends can view their 'Stories'. They will do this by creating lists, i.e. 'Close Friends' which they can specifically give access to. Here is what Instagram … Continue reading The #SocialSkim – Week of December 3rd

The #SocialSkim – Week of November 26th

This week in social media: Facebook Adds Time Tracking Similar to a story we wrote about Instagram last week, Facebook has rolled out an option to monitor the time you spend on the platform. As you can see from the photo above, users will now be able to see how much time they have spent … Continue reading The #SocialSkim – Week of November 26th

The #SocialSkim – Week of November 19th

This week in social media: Instagram Adds New Ways To Shop Ahead of the Black Friday and Cyber Monday Madness, Instagram has announced three new ways to shop on the platform. The First Addition is 'Shopping Collections'. Here is what they had to say about this feature: Now when you come across a must-have item, … Continue reading The #SocialSkim – Week of November 19th

The #SocialSkim – Week of November 12th

This week in social media:     Facebook Adds New Music Features Bringing back the feels of the early 2000's, Facebook has announced the release of new music features. No, the music won't start playing as you land on a page ala myspace. Rather, users can upload a playable sticker to their profiles with accompanying … Continue reading The #SocialSkim – Week of November 12th

The #SocialSkim – Week of October 22nd

This week in social media: Snapchat Releases 12 New Shows In an effort to push the platforms new AR (Augmented Reality) branded content, Snapchat has released 12 new shows. These "Snap Originals" will allow users to open "show portals" on their phone, and step inside AR scenes in the show. Well-known producers are behind some … Continue reading The #SocialSkim – Week of October 22nd

The #SocialSkim – Week of October 8th

This week in social media: Top Story: Facebook Hacked, 50 Million Users Affected This week, Facebook announced that they were hacked and up to 50 million users had their personal data exposed. Thomas Shadwell spoke, a cybersecurity researcher, spoke to the New York Times and released the following hypothesis on how the attack took place: … Continue reading The #SocialSkim – Week of October 8th