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Snapchat Just Revealed a New Feature Called 'Memories' That Saves Snaps

A collagelike function for its growing user base

Snapchat has been hinting for some time that it doesn't want to be known as an "ephemeral app" anymore, even taking a bit of umbrage with the notion lately. Now, the…

Here's Why Las Vegas Hired DJ Khaled to Launch Its Snapchat Channel

Underscores a big tourism trend from coast to coast

Las Vegas is hoping DJ Khaled proves to be the key to winning over millennials. For a day and a half, the King of Snapchat committed the cardinal sin of Sin City:…

Facebook Is Changing Its News Feed Algorithm to Focus Less on Publishers' Content

Will emphasize posts from family and friends

Expect to see more pictures of your friends' pets and wedding announcements from extended family members in your Facebook news feed in the coming weeks. And expect to see less…

A Study of TV-Related Tweets Finds Hate More Than Love Drives Viewership

Canvs looked at thousands of episodes

Love triumphs over hate except on television. According to a study of tweets related to hundreds of TV shows and thousands of episodes, social analytics TV company Canvs found that feelings…

Why AOL's Brand Studio Is Focusing on 360 Video More Than Virtual Reality

Thinks it will bring better engagement

This month marks one year since AOL launched Partner Studio, joining a growing list of publishers like BuzzFeed, Vox, The New York Times and Vice, who have created their own…

LinkedIn Is Launching Programmatic Advertising for Display Ads

Follows the success of its service for sponsored content

LinkedIn is beginning to offer advertisers the option to buy display ads programmatically for desktop devices. Marketers will be able to buy display ads through an open auction or through LinkedIn's…

Facebook Is Now Recommending Events Based on Human Opinions, Not Algorithms

Will work with machine-based suggestions

Facebook is debuting featured events, which will offer recommendations—think rock shows, biking meetups, museum exhibition openings, etc.—based on human curation rather than an algorithm. Previously, the digital giant only made event…

Why Some of Instagram's Most Popular Food Accounts Are Fleeing to Snapchat

#Foodporn is coming to your snaps

Instagram's long-awaited algorithm has finally started rolling out, and food influencers and sites that built their brands on the Facebook-owned app are already feeling the squeeze and moving to Snapchat. Food…

Twitter Introduces Searchable, Emoji-Like Stickers for Photos

Adding another layer of visual engagement

Twitter seems to be betting on the universal language of stickers to spur more engagement on the platform. In the next few weeks, Twitter will begin letting users add stickers to…

YouTube Is Beefing Up Its Live Video Game to Compete With Facebook and Periscope

Online video giant playing catch up

YouTube may have been first in the online video space, but as the digital ecosystem explodes, the online video giant has fallen behind in one of the newest trends: live…

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