***Social flash***: Facebook face scanning, a stay in the Coco-Cola truck, and other social media news

Take a selfie to unlock Facebook The social media network has been trialling a […]


*Social flash*: Why video and visual content is king, social media celebrity shaming and donkeys ending up in jail

People have short attention spans when watching videos Research shared by Kantar Media shows […]

New paid partnership feature on Instagram

*Social flash*: Paperchase pulls ad after social media backlash and cute dogs dressed up as wizards

New paid partnership feature on Instagram This has been created following the news earlier […]

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***Social flash***: Twitter expands its character limit, social media grammar checker and men dressed as mermaids

More characters on Twitter The social media app has expanded its character limit from […]

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***Social flash***: Insta butlers, distracted driver VR app and Twitter website video cards

Video website cards on Twitter to introduce a brand The social media app reports […]

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***Social flash***: Viral content, Facebook anti-bullying training and latte art

Now you can book a cab or reserve a restaurant table through Snapchat The […]

Facebook introduces 360 videos

***Social Flash***: Facebook 360 videos, Taylor Swift’s social app and what is #WomenBoycottTwitter

Facebook adds live 360 videos The social media platform has added the 360-degree video […]

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*Social flash*: Wi-Fi on Facebook, food ordering screens and excuses given to Dorset Police traffic cops

Facebooks helps users find free Wi-Fi The social media network is rolling out a […]

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*Social flash* Instagram likes vending machine, social media news readers and Jaws

People read news on Facebook Credit: Portsmouth News Nearly half (47%) of social media […]

Food recognition feature created by Pinterest

*Friday social flash* Food recognition feature, Facebook marketing centre, and flying cars

Pinterest launches ‘food recognition’ feature It feels like the future is upon us as […]