Facebook Wants People to Talk About Holidays and Events
Facebook today said it plans to offer people conversation starters about holidays, programs, and events that take place locally as well as around the world. The new Messages from Facebook will populate the top of users' News Feeds and each will focus on a specific moment or event. The social network said its goal with this marketing program is help people connect and share during holidays, help people discover interesting cultural events, and help people celebrate moments in history as they happen. Facebook plans to kick of Messages by Facebook by displaying a shareable holiday card at the top of everyone's News Feed starting today.
Facebook to Require Moments App to Sync Photos
Dec 14, 2015
Facebook plans to stop uploading users' photos automatically unless they download and install the Facebook Moments app. Facebook has long offered to sync smartphone photos automatically in order to promote sharing.
Facebook to Delete Mobile Photos In Move to Force Adoption of 'Moments' App
Jun 10, 2016
Facebook has begun informing people that photos privately synced from mobile phones to the social network will soon be deleted. Facebook allowed people to automatically backup photos from phones to its servers and store them privately for a time.
Twitter 'Moments' Bundle Tweets and Media to Tell Stories
Oct 6, 2015
Twitter today rolled out a new feature called Moments. The idea behind Moments its to assemble a series of Tweets about the same subject or event into a single package that's visible to all users and tells a complete story.
Twitter Expands Moments Feature to All
Sep 28, 2016
Twitter today made its Moments story-creation tool available to all users. Moments lets people assemble a series of Tweets about a subject or event into a single package that tells a complete story.
Instagram to Show More Recent Posts At Top of Timeline
Mar 22, 2018
Instagram today outlined changes it its making to users' feeds that should give them more control over what they see when they open the app. To start, the company said it will ensure that newer posts are more likely to appear first in the feed.