Instagram Stories takes aim at Snapchat

Instagram is one of the most popular social media platforms that remains popular despite the dwindling popularity of other social networks like Twitter. Facebook is looking to inject some new life into Instagram by adding features directly ripped from Snapchat. With Instagram Stories, you don’t have to worry about overposting. Instead, you can share as […]

Facebook 11,000 army chatbots with buttons as AI need Common Sense

Facebook chatbots now number some 11,000 in Messenger, placed on offer for brands and advertisers to suggest products in Messenger conversations. Not to mention bribe us with free pizza and KFC to buy their products while you play Facebook’s addictive basketball, football and yes Chess mini-games as I’d pointed out in How FB Messenger Ads […]

Why Facebook’s Surround 360 is geared towards Professional Filmmakers

“In most cases, the cameras in these systems would overheat, the rigs weren’t sturdy enough to mount to production gear, and the stitching would take a prohibitively long time because it had to be done by hand” Director of engineering at Facebook, Brian Cabral, in a blog post on why they created the Surround 360 […]

How FB Messenger Ads means Chess playing Chatbots with Fast Food Coupons

This latest developement with regards to Facebook Messenger doesn’t surprise me at all. A leaked document from Facebook has revealed that they plan to insert advertising into your Facebook Messenger feed sometime in the Second Quarter of 2016. According to the leaked document that Techcrunch received from an anonymous source, the plan is to allow […]

WhatsApp now 100% free

WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS. It has exploded in popularity with over 1 billion users worldwide. It is available for iOS, Android, Blackberry, Windows phones and Nokia phones. Though it has taken some flack for being insecure it has become […]

Google voted Best American Employer of 2015

When it comes to working in America, few places evoke as much awe and admiration as Silicon Valley. Granted, Silicon Valley and their mainly Software Engineers aren’t top earners, ranking fourth in NACE (National Association of Colleges and Employers) listing compiled back in as noted in “Engineering Degrees are among the Top Earning Degrees in […]

Now Facebook has a Messenger website for your Desktop

Facebook fans who fell in love their Messenger App on their smartphone separate from the main Facebook App back in July 2014, I’ve got great news for y’all. Now Facebook has a launched the Messenger website for your Desktop on Wednesday April 8th 2015. The Facebook Messenger Website works as advertized; Messenger but in a Browser format, […]

Filter Your Words, Not Just Your Photos

#Riverton. Since that fateful day when once again flames engulfed the Riverton Dump the usually robust Jamaican social media space was once again a buzz with over 17,000 tweets going out between March 10th and April 5th 2015 (stats courtesy of Topsy Analytics). Thousands of tweets and posts displaying an array of the emotions of […]