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Facebook Live lets you skip to the good part

Facebook’s newest feature could fundamentally change how you watch video. Until now, you either sat through a video until it got too boring, waited for the interesting part, or fast-forwarded hoping to spy something worth seeing. But for clips that weren’t immediately exciting, especially …

Facebook

Facebook enables Continuous Live Video to power puppycams and more

Live mobile video is evolving beyond selfie-stream rants and citizen journalism. Facebook will now allow non-stop, long-form broadcasting as long as the creators don’t mind that they won’t be able to permanently save and share the video. The new Continuous Live Video API enables persistent streams …

Facebook

Spice up your Snapchats with Stickers, not just emoji

Snapchat just rolled out an update that lets users decorate their Snaps with the 200+ stickers they released as part of Chat 2.0.<p>The new feature works exactly like emojis – they even live inside the same button on the camera screen. Just like the emoji feature you can drag, resize, and reposition …

Snapchat

800M Facebook users see automatic language translations each month

Machine learning is accomplishing Facebook’s mission of connecting the world across language barriers. Facebook is now serving 2 billion text translations per day. Facebook can translate across 40 different languages in 1800 directions like French to English. And 800 million users, almost half of …

Facebook

Improve Your Designs With The Principles Of Continuation And Common Fate (Part Three)

<b>We use ad-blockers as well, you know.</b> We gotta keep those servers running though. Did you know that we publish useful books and run friendly …

Redesign of Google Play

Play Movies & TV<p>The Play Movies & TV is an online service for movies and television shows. They can be bought online via the website or via the …

User Experience Design

Basic steps on how to remove complexity out of UI Design<p>Removing complexity and improving the experience for our customers is something we constantly …

Design

Principles of bot design

Despite plenty of excitement it’s still unclear how conversational UIs can be made to work in a practical sense.<p>But opinionated design principles can …

Design

Facebook's map is the best way to discover live video streams

In February, Facebook began rolling out live video streaming capabilities to users worldwide – meaning that there’s bound to be someone streaming video of themselves somewhere on the planet at any given point in time.<p>At its F8 developer conference, the company unveiled a number of new features for …

Facebook

UX Reality Check: 14 Hard Truths About Users

It can be hard for designers to take a step back and look at an app or website through users' eyes. Here's where to start.<p>After any amount of time in the design industry, you’ll most certainly hear someone refer to users as "dumb." People talk about having to "dumb down" interfaces, design for "the …

UX Design

LinkedIn Resets Passwords As 117M Logins For Sale On Dark Web - UPDATED

LinkedIn has confirmed a significant breach from 2012 was worse than first thought, with the number of leaked usernames and passwords rising from 6.5 million to a purported 117 million.<p>Earlier this week, fresh LinkedIn credentials went on sale on a dark web market known as The Real Deal. The same …

Security

Fluid Typography

<b>We use ad-blockers as well, you know.</b> We gotta keep those servers running though. Did you know that we publish useful books and run friendly …

Typography

Developing your eye for design

This advice was originally intended for a friend but I decided to write it down so that hopefully others can benefit from it too.<p>Looking back to when …

Design

Facebook debuts 360-degree, single-take film 'Here and Now'

Shot with Facebook's $30,000 camera rig, the movie gives you a 360-degree look at New York's Grand Central Station and the strangers roaming inside.<p>A …

F8

Google Allo is a new chat app that's as smart as Facebook Messenger without using bots

Today at Google I/O, CEO Sundar Pichai announced some new tweaks for Google Photos, which he says now has over 200 million users. You’ll now be able to communicate via Photos with two new apps — yes, really.<p>A new messaging app named Allo is a “smart messaging app” that learns over time to be more …

Google

Google Duo makes mobile video calls fast and simple

Google is releasing a new video calling app later this summer. It's called Duo, and it's probably the fastest and simplest video calling app I've ever seen. Like its companion chat app, Allo, Duo is mobile-only. It uses your phone number as an identifier, and it will work on both iOS and …

Google

Compact & Powerful: Great Examples of Floating Action Buttons in Interfaces — Design, Code and Prototyping

MaterialUpBlockedUnblockFollowFollowing<p><b>Floating action button</b>, or abbreviated <b>FAB</b>, is a little enhancement that is a part of Google’s visual language. …

Software Development

Library, from InVision

Library, from InVision - A single source of design truth, connected to the cloud.. (Design Tools and Sketch)

Product Hunt

BitTorrent launches Live multichannel video app for Apple TV, coming to Android, iOS, and OS X next

BitTorrent today launched BitTorrent Live, a multichannel video streaming app for Apple TV. Think of it as the company’s take on live TV, starting with coverage spanning five areas: news, sports, music, tech, and youth culture. The Apple TV version will arrive this week, with Android, iOS, and OS X …

Mobile TV

Instagram’s analytics will offer audience demographics, post impressions, reach & more

Instagram is preparing to launch a series of new tools for the businesses and brands using its platform, including business profiles with contact buttons and access to maps and directions, as well as tools for tracking the analytics around posts, and a mobile ad-buying experience. Now we’re able to …

Analytics

Twitter may remove photos and links from its 140-character limit

For years, Twitter users have complained about the fact that link and photo URLs count against each tweet’s 140-character limit. Now that may finally change. According to a report in Bloomberg, Twitter will stop including photos and links in character counts soon, possibly within the next two weeks.<p>…

Twitter

Advertising comes to Twitter’s embedded timelines

Twitter has been releasing a variety tools for publishing its content beyond Twitter itself. Now it’s giving publishers an additional incentive — monetization through the company’s MoPub ad exchange.<p>Previously, if a web publisher or app developer embedded a timeline from Twitter, they could run ads …

Twitter

WhatsApp preparing to roll out video calling to beta users

A beta version of WhatsApp for Android included the option to initiate a video call. The feature was not active for most users, and it was removed …

WhatsApp

Google's new Spaces app mixes chat, YouTube, and Chrome

With Google+ dying a slow death, Google has been looking for other ways to help users share content online. Its latest attempt is a new standalone app for group discussions on specific topics called Spaces.<p>It’s simple enough: you create a ‘Space’ dedicated to a particular interest, and then invite …

Google

Why Snapchat is the New Linkedin for Tech Startups

Snapchat will be the startup community's preferred business networking tool over Linkedin. Here are five reasons why:<p>Snapchat's core interaction is simple; users take a picture or video and send that content to select individuals or broadcast that content to all their followers through the …

LinkedIn

Chat app Line begins offering delivery on-demand services

The future of mobile messaging is pointing towards services, but don’t assume that only applies to digital offerings like money transfers and shopping. Japan’s Line, one of the world’s most used chat apps, has just made a move into on-demand services.<p>The pilot move is initially in Thailand — one of …

Thailand

Facebook at Work: From social to enterprise

Facebook Inc. rolled out ‘Facebook at Work’ in India on Tuesday. Announcing this in an email, the social media company said: “At Facebook, our …

Social Media

Instagram launches redesigned app and icon

At long last, Instagram's old-school icon is going away in favor of something more modern — a lot more modern. Instagram announced today that it's introducing a colorful new icon for its main app, as well as matching icons for apps like Layout and Hyperlapse.<p>Instagram's app is also receiving a …

Instagram

Techmeme Top: Senator sends letter to Zuckerberg, asking for more details on Facebook's Trending Topics

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Facebook

Techmeme Top: Slack debuts Facebook Connect-like “Sign in with Slack” with launch partners Quip and Figma

Send a one-time download link to your phone via text message:<p>A download link has been sent to your phone number at<p>Message and data rates may …

Text Messaging