New Social Features

Names of Facebook Admins will Begin Appearing on Posts and Comments

Facebook Page Admins Names Feature

You have multiple Facebook Admins on your Facebook page and you sometimes find a piece of content that you know you didn’t post on the page, but somehow, it is there staring you right in the face. You become puzzled and wonder how it got there and who posted it, with no answers in sight.

Today, Facebook posted a message on their “Help Center” page advising Facebook page administrators that their names will begin appearing next to their posts and comments. This new feature will be seen only by administrators and not by those who “like” the page. This will begin on February 20th 2014 and will not be retroactive; this new feature will only appear on posts and comments, on or after the 20th. If you are a Facebook page owner, you might have already seen a message appear at the top of the “Admin Panel” on Facebook, letting you know of this upcoming change.

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2 New Twitter Features Are Keeping the Social in Social Media Alive

twitter_new_featuresWhat’s happening? Is what we are usually asked when visiting Twitter.com, to get the conversation started, but something is “happening” to twitter that is worth talking about this time. On August 10th 2011, Twitter began rolling out its latest features, two to be exact. The first new feature lets users see when someone retweets or favorites one of their Tweets and the second feature highlights the latest Retweets, Follows, and Favorites from followers, located all in one convenient place.

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Twitter Looks To Introduce Advertisements Into Users’ Timelines: Will It Work?

twitter-advertismentsTwitter is reportedly looking to introduce advertisements into users’ timelines to generate revenue from audiences on this popular social site. Thus far, Twitter has failed at being successful in making money from their networking services, in comparison to other similar social sites such as Facebook.

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Twitter Playing Hide-N-Go Seek With Our Tweets?

twitter-hiding-tweetsIt seems the popular micro-blogging site, Twitter, has been playing hide-n-go seek with our tweets. Twitter has been experimenting with a new feature that hides excessive tweets from followers, with the option to click on a link that allows users to “show all” of the tweets that were hidden. The actual date of when this began is still unknown. At this current time, it is being tested with only a small percentage of users, which may explain why most of us have yet to see it; and it is still unclear as to when it will to roll out to everyone.

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Dear Facebook: Please Leave Our News Feeds Alone

facebook-newsfeed-settingsFor months now, Facebook has quietly changed what users see in their news feeds. Many of us may think that everything we “like” and everyone we “friend” on this social site, automatically appears in our news feed, but in actuality, Facebook has changed it so that we only see news from those we interact with most. Shocker!

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