Nokia Offering Cinemagraph to WP7 Lumias
Nokia recently published a new version of its Cinemagraph application that is compatible with its older Lumia devices. Nokia first introduced Cinemagraph last year with the Lumia 920 and 820. It allows Nokia Lumia smartphones to create and share animated GIFs, but was limited to devices running Windows Phone 8. The new version works with devices running Windows Phone 7.1, 7.5, and 7.8. After owners have created a Cinemagraph, it can be shared via email, Facebook, Twitter, or MMS. Cinemagraph for Nokia Lumia devices can be found in the Nokia Collection within the Windows Phone Store.
Facebook Brings GIFs to Comments
Jun 15, 2017
Facebook today made it possible to share GIFs within comment threads on posts. Facebook Messenger has supported GIFs for some time; in fact, people share 25,000 GIFs in Messenger every minute, totaling some 13 billion GIFs in 2016.
Facebook Makes Sweeping Changes to Data Collection Policies as It Admits Cambridge Analytica Breach Impacted 87M
Apr 4, 2018
Facebook today made significant changes to its platform as it continues to deal with the fallout from the Cambridge Analytica breach. To start, the company now believes Cambridge Analytica was given improper access to the data of as many as 87 million people, mostly U.S.
Instagram Users Can Now Slap GIFs On Top of Their Stories
Jan 23, 2018
Instagram today announced several new features heading to its mobile app that will improve the experience of sharing stories. To start, users can now place GIFs on top of any photo or video shared via their stories.
Google's Motion Stills App Now Available to Android Phones
Jul 20, 2017
Google today made its Motion Stills GIF-making application available to Android handsets for the first time. The app, first released last year, has until now been reserved for the iPhone.
Facebook Adds Dating, Story Sharing, Group Organization, More
May 1, 2018
Facebook today made a significant number of additions to its platform that will lead to more features for end users over time. For example, a new tool will allow Facebook users to post to their Facebook Stories directly through third-party apps.