Posts Tagged: news

Social Fanzine #17

Even though Instagram has brutally cloned Snapchat, there has been no dent on the popularity of the little white ghost as of now. Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom admitted it himself, that Snapchat deserved all the credit for Stories feature. But has Instagram really managed to kill the competition?

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Social Fanzine #14

What a week! During 2006, we had huge hopes of mankind, thinking we would have discovered a cure for Cancer and sent a man to Mars already. Come 2016, and all we have is Pokemon Go!

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Social Fanzine #12

Happy Fourth of July to all US-based readers and subscribers! Nothing says “God Bless America” better than blowing those Chinese crackers. Moving on to the social fill of the day, Snapchat went down for an hour and all the millennials were scared out of their wits. All the filters and posing and pouting stopped as several Snapchatters complained that they were not able to send selfies to their family and friends and found it extremely hard to get through Friday! They were able to view existing stories, though. The company said it was investigating the issue on its official Twitter account but declined further comment. And Facebook, the big daddy of all social channels has over 11,000 bots on its messenger. These bots contribute big time to the betterment of the channel. These bots will also help make the conversation more seamless and also provide you more control over how you use the app. Let’s stay tuned to what more changes might come up and how that affects our usage of the app.

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Social Fanzine #11

Hola people! Another week went by and we are moving to the end of another eventful month. A number of events marked the June of 2016 and internet broke time and again over Brexit, Demi Lovato’s one-day detox from social media and US elections. Bringing to you the top posts of last week to keep your interest animated and jolly in the world around you. First thing’s first, Mark Zuckerberg has declared in complete support to the LGBT community by celebrating the Gay Pride Month. Mr Zuckerberg extended his and Facebook’s abetment to the community and with all the chaos happening across the globe right now, this comes as a brave decision and a very positive news. For all those who still refuse to accept the charisma of Snapchat, the platform is being put to use by brands like never before. Qantas Airlines becomes the latest brand to invade the platform following the footsteps of many others, such as Commonwealth Bank, Oak and Westpac. The company will share content every fortnight and will use the space to showcase their employees’ life at the job to the public. With so much happening around Brexit and the hubbub of EU Referendum, Twitter.

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