Twitter today announced several changes to the desktop and mobile Twitter experience to make relevant breaking news, events, and stories easier to discover.
Going forward, the Explore section of Twitter will be organized using topic tags so users can more quickly see what’s happening in news and entertainment and what’s most relevant to them.
Twitter is also improving search with related news, events, or stories that are listed at the top of search results when you search for something.
Twitter’s „Happening now“ timeline that was introduced last year for sports is being expanded to include breaking and personalized news, with [...]
Facebook today announced the launch of a dedicated „Memories“ section on its social network, which the company says is designed to be a single place on Facebook to reflect on „the moments you’ve shared with family and friends.“
Memories, which is an expanded version of the current „On This Day“ feature, provides a look back at posts and photos, friends you’ve made, and major life events.
Facebook says the Memories page will integrate several sections, including „On This Day,“ which will continue to show posts and photos and „Friends Made On This Day,“ highlighting when you added a person as a [...]
Apple appears to be rolling out a series of updates for Apple Music today, including a small but useful new section called „Coming Soon,“ which allows subscribers to check out new albums about to be released over the next few weeks. On iOS and macOS, the hub is located in the Browse tab > New Music > scroll down to find Coming Soon > tap „See All.“ Music Videos were previously the last thing to see here, but now Apple has introduced Coming Soon as well.
The hub lists artists from a variety of different genres, with impending albums from Panic! At The Disco („Pray For the Wicked“, June 22), Florence + The Machine („High As [...]
Facebook today announced that it will remove its „Trending“ section from the web and all mobile devices starting next week, in an effort to „make way for future news experiences.“ Facebook says that its users have found Trending „less and less useful,“ leading to the closure of the section, which stacks the latest news articles from the day into various categories.
On the web, Trending is found on the right toolbar, but in iOS it’s a bit more buried in the More tab > Explore > Trending News. Facebook launched the section in 2014, but it’s since only been available in five countries and accounts for „less than 1.5 [...]