Gmail may be getting a major overhaul. Teacher agrees to exchange student’s 15,000 retweets for no final. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Facebook unveils Anonymous login and other new features at F8 conference. Twitter stocks sink. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Facebook acquires WhatsApp for $16 billion in cash and shares. LinkedIn allows all members to publish. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Courtney Love is cleared in the first defamation trial involving Twitter. Bloop It iOS app lets you trim YouTube videos to 20 seconds. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Facebook and NBC have teamed up on content for the Olympics in Russia. E-commerce may be in Twitter’s future. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Adding to its list of soon-to-be flops (think #Music), Twitter is going to offer a “See It” button.
Why will it fail? Oh, the reasons are many …
Facebook Chat Heads, Stickers Coming To iOS (AllFacebook)
Although Apple will likely not cede the iPhone’s home screen for Facebook Home, iOS users Tuesday got access to Chat Heads capability. Facebook announced that iPhone and iPad users had this update sometime Tuesday and would be able to use the company’s newest messaging feature.
Vine was just the warm-up. Twitter will soon be incorporating more videos and ads from television networks, according to a report by Bloomberg.
NBC is delivering additional content related to the popular weight-loss reality show ‘The Biggest Loser’ on Pinterest.
NBC has released a new eBook as a companion to its television show Grimm, a drama based on Grimm’s Fairy Tales. NBC released the enhanced eBook today, in advance of the new fall season of the TV show.
Grimm: The Essential Guide is a free enhanced eBook includes background profiles of each character, behind-the-scenes footage of the actors getting their make up done, a multi-generational journal from the Grimm family, and videos. The videos include a recap of last season, a preview for the coming season, and the pilot for the show is available as a free download. The eBook requires an iPad with iBooks 2.
Mashable has more about NBC’s strategy: “NBC Publishing hopes that the ebook won’t just provide a supplement to the show, but will create an ‘entirely new ‘second-screen’ experience.’ The company hopes to pave the way for television interactivity, and ‘bridge the gap between fan and screen.’”