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Jun, 2014

Weekly Wrap-up: Google I/O

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This week was all about the Google I/O and we will not go against that tide. Here are the week’s highlights: One Billion Android Users: Design, Develop, Distribute This is Google I/O is a nutshell. There are one billion people around the world who use Android. Google estimates more than 20 billion texts are sent every day 93M selfies. Google also unveiled The Android L Preview which features “tactile surfaces, bold graphic design, and fluid motion to create beautiful, intuitive experiences”. They are calling the concept material design. Then there’s […]

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Jun, 2014

Weekly Wrap-up: Twitter Animated GIFs, LinkedIn Job Search

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It’s a wrap on another week and this is what happened in the digital marketing world. For one, you now have Twitter animated GIFs in your timeline. LinkedIn has a new job search app on iPhone and some acquisitions went down in the tech space. Here is our weekly wrap-up for the 3rd week of June. Twitter Animated GIFs It’s all in this one tweet. You can now share animated GIFs on Twitter without going through a third-party app like Giphy. All the same, the GIFs will not play automatically […]

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Jun, 2014

Weekly Wrap-up: #WorldCup on Twitter, Google My Business, Instagram Ads

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Twitter turned up the World Cup spirit with new features. Instagram churned out a new version of the app last week and this week, it took ads to more countries. Google was not left behind with Google My Business. Here’s is more on what has gone down in the digital space. The World Cup on Twitter Whether signing up for Twitter for the first time or not, you can select the team you’re supporting, choose from a number of profile and header photos that represent that country or upload your […]

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May, 2014

Google+ Stories: Updates on Google+ for Android

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Have you heard of Google+ Stories? If you haven’t, no worries. Google+ Stories is a new feature on Android and Web (and iOS soon) that weaves your photos, videos and places you visit into beautiful travelogues. It sifts through all those photos and selfies you take in your travel, picks the best and puts them up into a visual story. Even better is that you can edit the story yourself by picking the photos and videos you like and editing descriptions. After this, you can share them with your circles and basically […]

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May, 2014

Weekly Wrap-up: Twitter Mute and Facebook Football Fans

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This week, Twitter gives us a mute feature to clean up our Timelines while Pinterest gives brands a chance to promote their tweets, starting with a few of them to test it out. Did you know that there are half a billion football fans on Facebook? Also, if you are on Instagram and in Nairobi, you can hang out with fellow Instagrammers this weekend in the city! This and more herein: Twitter Mute For a while, you have been able to mute certain people on Twitter through third-party clients. Now, […]

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May, 2014

Google+ Hangouts: The Low-down

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For many who are yet to indulge in the whole Google+ biz, Hangouts is synonymous to the Google+ experience. As expected then, Hangouts gets a lot of attention both from Googlers and Google Plussers. Hangouts updates happen quite a lot. Hangouts is the chat feature on Google+ that works across all devices, be it computer, Android or iOS. Sending multimedia is seamless while video calls, of which Hangouts is synonymous too, are a tap away. You can video call up to ten people at a time. You can also send […]

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May, 2014

Weekly Wrap-up: Facebook Video Metrics, Twitter Safety, Google Adwords

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Catch up on this week’s wrap-up, which includes new Facebook Audience Insights, Facebook Video Metrics, improvements to Twitter account safety, Google Now update and findings about Search Ads. It comes as no surprise that a lot of folk out there cannot tell apart organic results from paid results on Google Search. Tighter Twitter Security Twitter is rolling out a streamlined password reset experience and better identification and blocking of suspicious logins. With the reset experience, you choose the email address or phone number that you would like Twitter to send […]

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Apr, 2014

Kenyan Brands Embracing Instagram

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With visuals come brand affinity and engagement, and that is one of the reasons brands are embracing Instagram. People, Kenyans in this context, are joining this platform at a significant rate nowadays. Instagram is where brands often tell their inside story in pictures and short videos. On Google Play Store, the Android apps marketplace, Instagram is currently the 7th top free app, ahead of Twitter, OLX and Skype. WhatsApp still tops that chart, but that is a story for another day. Kenyans brands have embraced social media quite recommendably, but […]

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Mar, 2014

Weekly Wrap-up: Facebook, Instagram and Google+ New Looks

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The week we celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Web is coming to an end. So what went down across social networks? For one, Facebook brought more changes on board. You will begin to see a different look on Pages. Instagram for Android app is on version 5.1 now while Google+ updated the way links shared on the network appear. Here’s your weekly wrap-up: Facebook Streamlined Pages The new look pages began rolling out on desktop this week. Facebook believes the streamlined look will help both people looking for information […]

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5 Awesome Features on Google+ for Android

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Google+ on the Web is awesome, right? It gives you so much if you have mastered its ways. The Explore feature, Hangouts, amazing photo layouts especially when you zoom out to get that three column view. The bigger the better, right? Well, sometimes, small things are absolutely better! That is exactly what Google+ for Android is. It also makes your Web experience complete. Sample this: Share Your Mood You get to share your mood by selecting from options that change depending on seasons. For instance, if you are having a […]

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