Author Archives: Staff Writer

The Full Import of Facebook’s new emoji reactions

emoji-reactionsIf you have always wanted Facebook to let you ‘dislike’ a post, the Social Media giant aggregator has gone a few steps ahead, with the launch of a new set of emoji-oriented reactions.
The new emoji-reactions are ‘love’, ‘haha’, ‘wow’, ‘sad’ and ‘angry’, which were finalized after trials in countries including Ireland, Spain, and Chile. ‘Yay’ as a emoji-reaction was also in contention, but was rejected after the trial discovered that it was not understood equally well in all cultures. Continue reading

Twitter tweaking character limit: #Above140 and What it may mean

twitter-10KWith Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey back at the helm as CEO, after Dick Costolo’s controversial exit in June 2015, bold shake-ups were expected at the micro-blogging website. Faced with the challenge of stagnating growth, and infiltrating into new user groups, Twitter has been tweaking its character limit as observed in multiple instances. Continue reading