Facebook to eliminate sponsored stories effective April 9. Twitter ads focus feature to Vine app. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Twitter announces custom timelines on TweetDeck. Facebook requires some users to change password after Adobe hack. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
The NSA has been looking through emails and instant messages from people in the United States and overseas. Twitter decides to list on New York Stock Exchange, not the NASDAQ, and much more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
‘The New York Times’ Posts Full Stories as Facebook Notes During Website Outage (AllFacebook)
When The New York Times suffered a site outage Wednesday, the newspaper turned to Facebook notes to post some key stories in their entirety. The Times said in a post on its Facebook page Wednesday afternoon: “As you may be aware, the Times is experiencing a server issue that has resulted in our website being temporarily unavailable. We expect the site to be restored soon. In the meantime, we are publishing key news articles in their entirety here on Facebook.
Yelp Update: Users Can Now Post Reviews Straight from Their iPhones (SocialTimes)
For reviews of local businesses that just can’t wait until the writer gets home, Yelp has updated its mobile app to let users post reviews straight from their phones. Instant mobile reviews are something that competing apps like Foursquare have had for a while now, but Yelp’s version is just rolling out Tuesday on iOS and will launch on the Android sometime in the near future.
Yahoo is letting users put themselves on a waiting list for long-ago claimed email addresses, like firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thanks to Edward Snowden, users now know that the National Security Agency collects all of their Internet garbage, or metadata. But how much data does that entail, and what does metadata reveal about us? Two infographics begin to sketch it out.
Today, Google began rolling out more functionality for Glass that includes the ability to access Web pages directly and to text or call people listed in the user’s Gmail contacts.
A new tool, released by security researchers at the University of Illinois, will walk through your Gmail account to see how much it would be worth to hackers.
Google launched a major update to Gmail today that will automatically sort messages into common categories including a primary inbox, commercial offers and messages from social networks.