Archive for April, 2016

Facebook Expands It’s Live Video Feature

Facebook is starting to roll our an enhanced live video streaming service which is going to go head-on with Periscope. Orignally confined to the ‘Facebook mentions’ app for people and brands with a blue tick, Facebook quietly enabled live streaming for select users inside of the standard Facebook earlier this year. Now the company are [...]

Facebook Place Tips Bluetooth Beacons

Facebook are supplying free bluetooth beacons to businesses wanting to take part in their place tips program. Users with bluetooth and location services enabled on their IOS devices will get a pop up when they enter a location with a Facebook blutetooth beacon. It can show the customer offers, ask them to like a Facebook [...]

Instagram To Increase Video Length To 60 Seconds

Big news for Instagram users, as the company have started rolling out the ability to upload videos sixty seconds in length. Previous the limit was just 15 seconds. Vine allowes 6 second videos, Twitter 30 seconds. A new sixty second limit for Instagram is a perfect length for businesses wanting to use the platform to [...]

Facebook Secretly Launch New Local Services Business Directory

Facebook have secretly launched a local services business directory here : https://www.facebook.com/services It could work as a new tab on Facebook for both desktop and mobile, or it could spawn its own app like Facebook messenger. This directory is sure to compete with Google Local when people are looking for local services. So far, over [...]