Pinterest adds visual search for elements in images and through your camera
Pinterest has mentioned they are launching three new products today that will point out specific elements in pictures — whether viewed live through a camera or through a typical image search — and use them as a jumping point for search. This is designed to keep people interested in relevant images to return to their website.
Twitter plans to trim down its ads products
Twitter continue to allow more and more ads into their Twitter feed as time as past, consumers are getting bombarded with promoted Tweets and ads based on their search history.So it’s time for a change. Twitter will reduce 3 areas of it’s ad product. They feel that they need to find a happy medium that satisfies both consumers and investors.
Facebook’s new job opening posts poach business from LinkedIn
LinkedIn has neglected two big opportunities Facebook is now capitalizing on: helping lower-skilled workers and people who aren’t actively looking for a job. Today Facebook is rolling out a slew of new Jobs features. This could seriously impact LinkedIn’s growth prospects- let the social media battle begin.
Facebook will auto play sound despite complaints
Some users are sure to be annoyed by the change to auto playing audio in the News Feed that Facebook announced yesterday. It could lead them to inadvertently blast sound from their phones while in public. Luckily, those who hate it can turn off autoplay sound in their Facebook settings. Check out the new video features here.