Facebook begins testing dating project internally

goldchart.biz

SAN FRANCISCO: In a bid to take on mobile dating apps like Tinder and Bumble, Facebook has begun testing its dating project internally with employees.

According to a report in The Verge on Friday, an independent app researcher Jane Manchun Wong found evidence of the dating feature testing and posted it on Twitter.

"This product is for US Facebook employees who have opted-in to dogfooding Facebook's new dating product.

"The purpose for this dogfooding is to test the end ..

Tags: 

Investors Step Back From Social-Media Highfliers

goldchart.biz

Shares of Twitter Inc. TWTR -20.54% and Facebook Inc. FB -0.78% endured a surprise rout this week, as investors were rattled by signs that users are souring on the social-media stalwarts.

Twitter said Friday that its number of monthly users dropped in the second quarter and could continue to fall as it purges fake accounts, results that echoed Facebook’s bombshell guidance Wednesday that its growth is expected to slow through the end of the year.

Facebook suspends data analytical firm Crimson

goldchart.biz

Facebook has suspended the account of another social media analytical firm.

On Friday, the Wall Street Journal said that the social networking site had suspended the Facebook and Instagram accounts belonging to Boston based Crimson Hexagon. Facebook is investigating whether the company violated the platform's policies in regards to the collection, sharing and storing of user data. In addition, Crimson Hexagon had contracts with the U.S. government and a non-profit company connected to the Kremlin.

8 Best Practices for Emergency Communications on Social Media

goldchart.biz

Jennifer Elliott from CivicReady offers local governments best practices for emergency communications on social media.

Pages

About Us

A small but energetic team working for http://www.SocNetNews.com brings the latest and most interesting news and updates to the public. We collect info about social networks and media activities and remark the newest movements in socnet field.

Info site links

Contact Us

  • Email: info [at] socnetnews.com