Samsung Bumps ChatON To 2.0
Samsung today announced version 2.0 of its ChatON cross-platform social messaging service. The new version allows users to stay logged in on five different devices at once with a single account. Users can also share and comment on photos and videos in a "Trunk" - one-on-one or in a small group - before sharing them via Twitter or Facebook. It also supports profiles and status updates, turning it into a kind of social network. Animated emoticons and audio clips can be added to messages. ChatON 2.0 is available for Android, iOS, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, and via the web at chaton.com.
Apple's New Clips App Offers a Fun Way to Create Videos
Apple today announced Clips, an app for the iPhone and iPad that lets people piece together photos, videos, and music for sharing on social networks. One of the core features is called Live Titles, which lets people create animated captions by using their voice, rather than typing.
Facebook Testing Video Services
Facebook today said it is looking to increase the number of ways people can consume video on its platform. The company is testing a revised version of its suggested videos function on the iPhone, which purports to ease the discovery process for related strings of videos.
Twitter Wants You to Dress Up Images with Stickers
Twitter today said it is bringing stickers to its Android and iOS mobile apps. Twitter users can browse through Twitter's library of hundreds of accessory, emoji, and prop stickers to "make your photos more fun." Twitter says people can use multiple stickers on a single photo, as well as resize and rotate the stickers to better fit the image.
Facebook Users Can Now Comment On Posts with Videos
Facebook has made it possible for people to comment on posts, photos, or videos with videos of their own. Facebook says the idea was to "enable more engaging and immersive conversations." Comments now support videos, links, photos, stickers, and emoji.
It even has some more robust features; is not that popular though.