One of the great revolutions of 2016 in the field of social networks was the emergence of Instagram Stories and the possibility of broadcasting live videos on them. It was the great bet of the social network to compete against Snapchat and, given the growth of the application, it seems that they went well.
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It is not science fiction: Facebook is able to create avatars identical to you (and with your gestures) thanks to virtual reality
Facebook wants to stay in the spotlight. He doesn't want us to forget him, so he plans to remind us that he exists by changing the names of Instagram and WhatsApp and implementing improvements in his social network, as a virtual reality that allows you to make meetings with friends that almost seem real. The magic is provided by virtual reality, and the learning system with which the artificial intelligence that it has implemented is working.
Instagram and its parent company, Facebook, are developing the messaging app that could change the rules of the game for everyone else. It will be called Threads and its goal is to provide constant and intimate contact between users with their closest friends. According to the specialized media The Verge, it is a secondary Instagram app that invites its users to share their location, speed and battery charge with their "best friends" list automatically.
Instagram will not use our photos in trials: all about the viral hoax in which Adriana Lima and Julia Roberts have fallen
Celebrities are not exempt from falling into the typical chain hoaxes of social networks. So, if you follow the Instagram accounts of the model Adriana Lima, Usher, Julia Roberts, Julianne Moore or makeup artists James Kaliardos and Pati Dubroff, among others, you probably had a good scare.
Now any amateur designer can create their own effects for stories on Instagram: Facebook opens the world Spark AR
Until yesterday this functionality was something for a few. The lucky ones who could create their own Instagram filters and effects for anyone to use were brands, celebrities and creators who joined a Facebook beta program. It was done with augmented reality and through the Facebook platform: Spark AR Studio.
Gigi Hadid is more natural than ever on his secret Instagram profile (which we've already become very fans of)
That Gigi Hadid is a muse of fashion and a benchmark of style for the millennial generation, is a fact. His Instagram account has a whopping 49 million followers, but it is not the only one in which we can see the model. Your secret account, with 88k followers (and up) is a more natural day-to-day window.
I downloaded all my Facebook data to see what the company has stored about me and this is what I found
This month I saw The Great Hack, the Netflix documentary film that revives the Cambridge Analytica scandal that put everything we thought we knew about the security of our data on the Internet in check. We have already talked about tricks to improve your privacy, how you can get more security on your mobile and computer and the latest scandal regarding data processing with the latest fashion of social networks, the Face App.
Surely you know what a boomerang is, and you have also succumbed to the pleasures of the simplest and easiest gifs in the world. But did you know that your live photos made with an iPhone can also be animated as a boomerang? Before telling you how to turn a Live Photo into a boomerang in your Instagram stories, I will explain very briefly what is this type of photography only available for those with iPhone.
If you are a fan of social networks (and the Internet in general) you will know what I am talking about if I say the word meme. Surely you have your favorites, the ones you use most often and the ones that make you the most funny. You will see them on Twitter (kicking), they will reach you on WhatsApp and you may even follow several Instagram accounts that only publish that type of content, If you do not know what we mean when we talk about a meme, we will clarify it by talking with Javier del campo, social media expert of the Wild Wild Web digital agency so you have no doubts.
The new name of Instagram and WhatsApp is rather a surname and has a very clear purpose: do not forget Facebook
Are you one of those who have already forgotten about Facebook? Do you keep your account active just to let you know about birthdays you forget? Do you think that the social network that changed the world of social networks is already somewhat outdated? Well, Facebook is not willing to forget about him yet, and that's why he has decided to change his name to Whatsapp and Instagram.
The instagrammers nightmare could come true: the social network is trying to hide the likes in some countries
Instagram is already testing in seven different countries what could be the global future of the social network. It is, neither more nor less, than to hide the number of "likes" in all its publications and the number of reproductions in the videos. The company has publicly announced that the test began in May in Canada and now Australia, Italy, Ireland, Japan, Brazil and New Zealand have joined it.
There is no doubt that emoticons have revolutionized the way we communicate since they came into our lives and are already an inseparable part of the Internet. Most likely, we could no longer live without them because they are extremely useful when it comes to supplying that part of the communication, called nonverbal, that disappears when we cannot see or hear our interlocutors.
Instagram has also proposed to fight against anorexia and bulimia: from now on it will censor all the photos that incite them
Instagram is not only taking action in the fight against bullying. The incitement to anorexia in social networks is a problem that Facebook and Instagram are also trying to tackle. The last change they have introduced is the censorship of images that contain marked ribs, concave shaped bellies and the so-called "thigh gaps" or hollow between the thighs.
Probably, never before until this moment have you ever wondered if you would measure up as Beyoncé's assistant. However, now you can discover it thanks to the original (and fun) Twitter thread set that a user named Green Chyna has invented. Would you survive for a whole day as Beyoncé's assistant?
The most romantic testament in the world or the precious story of a love letter that is studied today in the law school
On June 8, 101 years have passed since a historic sentence in the Spanish Supreme Court gave validity to the will written in a love letter. A unique and tremendously romantic story, but which is also studied in the law schools of Spain as a unique example of jurisprudence and that we have discovered thanks to a Twitter thread, although for the students of this subject it is nothing new.
WhatsApp will have publicity. It is something we had already heard, but we were reluctant to believe. The ads will arrive even though, when it was created, the company promised it would never have publicity. But that idea changed when the Facebook giant took over it. When will advertising come to WhatsApp?
There is a before and after for everyone: the emotional goodbyes of the Game of Thrones actors (spoiler-free)
This series has marked their skins, has been the stage to find love and has meant such a drastic change in their careers because after Game of Thrones, nothing will be the same. HBO's most famous television series has put an end to eight seasons, and its actors and actresses wanted to pay tribute to so many moments in their social networks.
In recent times, it seems that there are more and more women, known or anonymous instagrammers, who have set out to remove the filters to that social network. No, we are not talking about the Valencia filter, precisely, but of those that many users use to always give a somewhat unreal version of themselves.
Last minute gifts for Mother's Day 2019: amazing flower bouquets that you can buy online, DIY bouquets and unique floral workshops
If you still don't have a Mother's Day gift, don't worry. You still have time to leave it with your mouth open. The bouquet of flowers is the traditional gift par excellence. And that is because it never fails. Capable of transmitting a great emotional charge, the flowers flood the spring with color and considering that Mother's Day opens the month of May, they are the perfect gift.
If your Instagram feed is full of photos of you and your food and you want to raise the level, uploading images with your best friend is a great option to do so. But it is not worth any selfie wrongly taken with the puppy filter, not if you want to succeed as influencers. Are you going to join the # friendshipgoals?