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Pinterest presents search results based on your gender to attract more men
Right now, around 70 percent of the people who visit Pinterest are female, but more and more male visitors are appearing - the social media site reports that the number of men using the portal regularly doubled in the last year.
Facebook Quietly Launches a 'Lite' App for Android Users
Facebook has launched a new Android app geared towards low-end mobile devices and designed to work on 2G networks, reports TechCrunch. The company hasn't officially announced Facebook Lite, which explains why the free app has only reached between 10,000 and 50,000 installs since January 20 when it launched on Google Play.
Snapchat will reportedly begin publishing original videos and articles
Snapchat, known for self-deleting pictures that disappear after seconds, is planning to hold your attention for longer. Digiday says the company is planning to produce its own content in-house when it launches its "Discover" feature later this month, having hired a number journalists and video producers in recent months to help it become a full-fledged online publisher.
Ello Pretends It's Not Over With Video And Music Launch
Already-forgotten, anti-Facebook social network Ello today launched the ability to share music and video clips in its feed, but that won't matter. Here in September gone in September, Ello hoped to dethrone Facebook by ... not having ads. But while hipsters had fun hating on Zuck's creation for a few days, they all went back to it and promptly ditched Ello.
Twitter really doesn't want its top users to share Instagram links anymore
Twitter has a message for its top users: Stop sharing Instagram links. The social network sent out prompts Thursday to a batch of its high-profile users, nudging them not to tweet links to Instagram photos, and instead post photos directly through Twitter, according to a copy of the prompt obtained by Mashable.
Tumblr Launches Creatrs Program to Help Artists Make Money
Tumblr is one of the most prolific social media platforms for artists looking to showcase their work. The company now wants to take advantage of this to help artists make some extra cash. The company is today announcing the launch of Creatrs, a program which will allow its community of artists to connect with advertising campaigns and foster partnerships with brands and companies.
Spotify unveils Touch Preview, a beautiful new music discovery tool
Last year was a busy one for Spotify. It hit 10 million paid subscribers. The company feuded with Taylor Swift over how much money she did or didn't make from streaming. And the company revamped its mobile app across all platforms. But even with that redesign, the mid-year removal of the ability to preview 30-second clips on the 'Discovery' section left users clamoring for music discovery solutions.
Flipboard Adds More Ads
Social magazine platform Flipboard, which lets users aggregate content from multiple sources into a personalized digital publication, has launched a new ad format. The format blurs the line between editorial content and marketing messages by allowing branded content to be served up within the main feed of users' magazines, identified as such by a "promoted" label.
Never Miss A Tweet With Twitter's New Feature
A few weeks ago we wrote about Twitter's plan to launch a feature that would let users see a recap of the most important tweets they missed while they were away. Today, this new update is officially rolling out. Also Read: Twitter Expands Its Reach With ZipDial Acquisition Named 'While you were away', this update works...
Microsoft says Windows 10 will be a free upgrade for recent buyers
Windows 10, Microsoft's first updated version of its computer operating system since 2012, will be offered as a free upgrade for most Windows users, the company said at a product unveiling Wednesday afternoon. For a limited time - up to one year after the new operating system launches - Windows 7 and 8 users will get a free upgrade to Windows 10.
WhatsApp Finally Launches on the Web
It seems the day many people have been waiting for is finally here - WhatsApp is now available on your desktop, but only if you're an Android, Windows Phone or BlackBerry user. The new Web client is actually a simple mirror from the WhatsApp app on your phone, so in order to use it, you'll need to have an active connection on your phone, not just your computer.
Dropbox Buys Mobile Productivity Startup CloudOn, Gets Office In Israel In The Process
Dropbox is beefing up its team once again after it acquired mobile productivity startup CloudOn. The Israel-based startup confirmed the news - first reported by The Wall Street Journal - in a note on its website. CloudOn claims to have nine million registered users of its service, which allows users to edit, create and share files from Microsoft Office and others online.
Twitter Quietly Kills Website Analytics In Favor of Cards
Just over a year ago, Twitter launched a new analytics tool that allowed website owners to track links tweeted to their websites and how many users clicked on them. That tool was recently retired from the site without much fanfare. The website analytics tool originally appeared under the analytics option in Twitter's ad product, but is no longer appearing.
News Feed FYI: Showing Fewer Hoaxes
The goal of News Feed is to catch up with your friends and find the things that matter to you. We're always looking to people on Facebook to tell us how we can improve this experience. We've heard from people that they want to see fewer stories that are hoaxes, or misleading news.