Today, Instagram announced a major upgrade to its comments section that will let people thread different conversations under a single post.
The feature was first reported as a test on Android apps earlier this summer, but now, the company is adding threaded comments to everyone's accounts on both Android and iOS.
When users hit "reply" on a comment after today's update, the comment will appear in a nested thread. Before the update, all replies lived in one column, making it difficult to have multiple conversations on the same post. Read more...More about Facebook, Conversations, Android, Instagram, and Ios
If you enjoy wasting time on the internet, you're probably going to love Memeois, the new iOS app made solely to deliver you the hottest new memes.
The app was made by 17-year-old Anushk Mittal and is free for download on iOS. Just be warned that the only way to enter the app is by signing in through a Facebook account. We don't see any reason to be alarmed up front, but it's something you might want to consider before joining.
The app apparently uses machine learning to crawl your Facebook activity to determine what memes it thinks you want to see. It also surfaces different trends based on your activity within the app. Read more...More about Ios, Memes, Technology, Social Media, and Apple Watch
Social media is an ingrained part of modern life in 2017. Checking what's happening on Facebook, Twitter, and other networks throughout the day is a habit for millions of people, even if it's just to see how many likes that epic pic of your glow-in-the-dark donut is getting.
Of course, social media also has problems. For starters, there's the abundance of negative comments, trolls, and occasional harassment (let's not even get started on fake news and political filter bubbles). Even absent all that, there's a constant stress of staying connected lest you experience serious FOMO, and the pressure to always be share your best and coolest thoughts, photos, and updates. Read more...More about Tech, Ios, Photos, App, and Social Media