Seven weeks ago, the NFL changed their social media policy to prohibit teams from posting videos and GIF of game footage. On December 2, Yahoo Finance shared a memo from the league about updated to the NFL’s social media policy.
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About Liz Farrar
Liz is a public relations major at Southern Methodist University.
Snapchat is releasing their first product through Spectacles vending machines. The machines are popping up in cities across the U.S. with little warning. Snapchat fans are waiting for hours in line hoping to snag a pair of Spectacles.
The first Spectacles vending machine appeared in Venice Beach, California, on November 10. Since then, the machines have also popped up for one day only in Big Sur, California, Catoosa, Oklahoma, and Santa Monica, California.
If you’re looking for a job, clean up your Facebook page because that may be the first thing that potential employers see.
Facebook has confirmed that they are testing a new jobs feature on company Facebook pages. Companies now have a “jobs” option on the page when they post a status update where they can post open positions. The job opportunities will appear on a “Jobs” tab on the top of a company’s Facebook page.
Social media users are constantly flipping through tabs of all their open applications. MyWebRoom compiles a user’s selected social media feeds onto one social media virtual reality room. The page looks like an actual living room, and different elements in the room link to websites in efforts to ease user experience.
When the app first launched, Instagram was known for its simple layout. With the addition of Snapchat-like stories and a suggested feed, the Instagram we once knew is a thing of the past.
This week, the Russian news site T Journal shared screenshots of an Instagram live feature. Instagram has failed to comment, but it’s not unlikely that Instagram would want to join the ranks of Facebook, Snapchat and Periscope with a live video function.
Samsung launched the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone on August 19. Just five days later, the first phone exploded, thus launching Samsung’s public relations nightmare.
Depending on your workplace, being on Facebook at work is generally frowned upon, but Facebook is advocating the use of social media in the workplace with the new app, Facebook at Work. The app will launch October 10. Continue reading →
Should Twitter accept a buyout? News outlets speculated that Twitter will soon receive bids for a buyout from Google and Salesforce following recent slow growth users and sales. After news got out about a possible sale, stock climbed 22 percent. Continue reading →
The second weekend of September marked the beginning of the professional football season. This season, the National Football League and Twitter have partnered to offer a NFL Twitter live stream during Thursday night games.
Pokemon Go’s daily user count is rapidly dropping. Why the decline of Pokemon Go?
Pokemon Go was the hottest craze summer 2016. It immediately became a mobile phone phenomenon after release in early July 2016. Millennials stared at their phones looking for Pokemon littered parks and shopping centers. After a strong start, the amount of daily users is falling. Continue reading →