Twitter has evolved from simple textually hashtagged tweets with mentions to multimedia tweets. Now, tweets may include photos, a video, a location, a gif & even a poll. Here’s a quick infographic guide about tweet character limits.
The microblogging platform has changed the character limits for a tweet. So, I’ve updated the infographic which now illustrates that adding photos, a video, a location, a gif or a poll to a tweet still allows you to write a tweet of 280 characters. Note that historically, the length of a tweet was 140 characters. The move from 140 to 280 characters created a lot of debate as any major change on Social Media platforms.
Testing Facebook Live
Posted by Aswin Lutchanah on Saturday, March 12, 2016
After seeing the Facebook Live option on my iPhone, I decided to test it with my personal profile. But it’s also available for Facebook pages. Facebook is challenging Periscope. While you are live, you can see people joining and commenting your live stream. You may also like their comments by tapping on the transparent thumb which then becomes blue. You may remove comments after you publish the video. Below, you can find some screenshots. This provides new opportunities to Community Managers, right? How are you going to use this option? (more…)
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More than a like, Reactions’ buttons allow you to show your emotions more appropriately on Facebook. Long awaited, those 6 buttons have been making the buzz today as they officially rolled out. Mark Zuckerberg said that it’s an alternative to the dislike button requested by the Facebook community. In fact, the new Like button gives you the possibility to react in 6 different ways, 5 of which are new:
A friend of mine, Florian Ribes, noticed a bug on a Facebook post where the comments’ counter showed “1,2000000 commentaires” (now 1,3000000). This bug is only present in the French version of Facebook. If you switch to English, you will see “1.2M comments”. This is why the bug is in fact a double bug: