WhatsApp Launches ‘View Once’ Disappearing Photos & V...
Online - Tech

WhatsApp is rolling out its “View Once” feature today, which deletes photos or videos from your chat after they’ve been opened by the recipient. When sending a photo or video, you can make it vi...

The Verge
August 5, 2021

WhatsApp Gets Shops; Facebook Moves into Next eCommerce Phase
Online - Retail

Facebook has announced a range of new shopping and discovery tools, including Shops on WhatsApp, and Shop listings in Facebook Marketplace, as well as a new visual product search option on Instagram w...

SocialMediaToday
June 24, 2021

Starbucks May Ditch Facebook
Online - Retail

Facebook is scrambling to prevent Starbucks from leaving its platform after the world’s largest coffee company said it was dismayed by hateful comments left on its posts about racial and social just...

Buzzfeed News
May 12, 2021

TikTok Maintains its Position at the Top of the Monthly App Do...
Online - Tech

While audio social may be the trending function of the moment, and copycat versions of TikTok continue to gain traction on YouTube, Snapchat and Instagram, the original has still held its ground in th...

Social Media Today
May 7, 2021

Taco Bell owner Yum Brands buys social media ordering platform
Dining - Online - Tech

Yum Brands said Wednesday it has made its second technology acquisition in less than a month as the company tries to hold on to the digital orders it gained during the coronavirus pandemic. The resta...

CNBC
March 24, 2021

Why Twitter is Testing a ‘Shop’ Button
Online - Retail - Tech

Since early March 2021, Twitter began adding a “Shop” button to the bottom of some tweets, part of a larger attempt to integrate shopping capabilities into the app. The buy button on Twitter, nota...

Modern Retail
March 22, 2021

Facebook antitrust cases could accelerate social media power b...
Online - Tech

Cracks were already forming in Facebook's armor, and rivals like TikTok could smell opportunity. Facebook bought Instagram for $1 billion in 2012 and WhatsApp for $19 billion two years later. The sens...

Marketing Dive
December 10, 2020

WhatsApp adds a basic cart to its shopping experience
Online - Retail

Last month, Facebook added a dedicated shopping button to WhatsApp. It’s a simple feature that lets you browse a store’s catalog and then, if you find something interesting, start a conversation t...

Engadget
December 8, 2020

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