Google Allowing Artists to Contribute to their Own Search Results
Google is giving artists a bit more control over what appears when people search for them via Google. Moving forward, musicians can add content to their Knowledge Panel, which might include images, videos, GIFs, and text posted directly by the artist. Google says it will verify posts made by artists with a blue checkmark. Google says musicians who aren’t verified can do so easily in order to start posting. The feature is now live for all musicians who appear in Google worldwide.
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.
Google to Make Image and Video Results More Helpful
Sep 24, 2018
Google says it is making a "fundamental shift" in how it thinks about Google Search. The company hopes the changes will make searches more visual and, in the end, more helpful.
GBoard to Use AI In Order to Suggest GIFs, Emoji and Stickers
Nov 12, 2018
Google's GBoard application for Android devices is prepared to add a bit of smarts to the conversation. The latest version of the app will use artificial intelligence to suggest GIFs, emojis, and stickers.
Facebook to Let Users Share Music More Freely via Stories and Profiles
Oct 24, 2018
Facebook today announced several new music-based features headed to the social network. First, users can now add a song to photos and videos shared through Facebook Stories.