Twitter Lets Users Block Keywords, Hashtags, Conversations by @DannyNMIGoodwin

Following the lead of Instagram and YouTube, Twitter has unveiled new ways to filter offensive and harassing tweets from your timeline. Twitter announced that it is updating its mute feature to hide notifications that users don’t want to see. “We’re enabling you to mute keywords, phrases, and even entire conversations you don’t want to see […]

New in Instagram Stories: Boomerang, Mentions & Links by @DannyNMIGoodwin

Instagram Stories, an ephemeral stories feature that launched in August and that now boasts 100 million users, has added three new features. Here’s what you need to know about the new additions to Instagram Stories – a mini-video format called Boomerang, mentions, and links. 1. Boomerang Instagram now lets create Stories using a “Boomerang” mode. […]

Google & Bing Reveal the Hottest Halloween Costumes of 2016 by @DannyNMIGoodwin

Halloween is almost here, and superheroes will once again play a starring role at Halloween parties this weekend and for trick-or-treating Monday night. Spending on Halloween costumes is forecast to reach $ 3.1 billion this year, according to the NRF. Adult costumes will account for $ 1.54 billion in sales and children’s costumes will account for […]

Twitter Cuts Off Vine by @DannyNMIGoodwin

Just four months ago, Twitter announced it was upping the 6-second limit for Vines to 140 seconds. Well, soon that limit will be zero. Today, Twitter announced that the Vine app will be discontinued in the “coming months.” However, you’ll still be able to continue accessing and downloading your Vines. The website – and all […]

Pinterest Adds Pin Engagement & Website Retargeting by @DannyNMIGoodwin

Pinterest entered the world of retargeting this year with the launch of visitor retargeting in June. Then Pinterest rolled out Engagement Retargeting in August, letting advertisers retarget people who engaged with (e.g., saved, clicked on) pins. Now Pinterest is giving advertisers even more new retargeting options. You can now create audiences based on the actions […]