Tag: announce

Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

TikTok Announces Events and Support Initiatives for Black History Month

January 31, 2022

Via: Social Media Today

With Black History Month getting underway this week, TikTok has announced a new #BlackTikTok event, which aims to highlight Black creators on the platform, and elevate their efforts. As explained by TikTok: “We’re celebrating and honoring #BlackTikTok all month and […]

Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Instagram Launches Initial Test of Algorithm-Free, Reverse Chronological Feed Options In-Stream

January 5, 2022

Via: Social Media Today

Don’t say we didn’t warn you. After announcing the return of its reverse chronological, algorithm-free post feed late last year, Instagram chief Adam Mosseri has today shared a preview of how its new options on this front will work. Honestly, […]

Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Reddit Launches Enhanced Video Tools, Announces Shutdown of Dubsmash

November 23, 2021

Via: Social Media Today

Reddit has announced that it will shut down the separate Dubsmash app, which it acquired last December, as it looks to merge the creative functionalities of Dubsmash into Reddit itself, and lean further into video engagement. Dubsmash, which will still […]

Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Snapchat Announces New Creator Monetization Tools as it Seeks to Maximize In-App Engagement

October 6, 2021

Via: Social Media Today

Snapchat’s adding some creator monetization tools as it seeks to ramp up its engagement efforts, and keep pace with the rising popularity of TikTok among younger audiences. First off, as it looks to re-align its payment program for its TikTok-like […]

E-payment & Security, Technology

Mastercard to launch new buy now, pay later service

September 30, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

While some legacy companies have said in the past that they didn’t need to jump on the BNPL bandwagon, clearly Mastercard’s announcement shows the worldwide trend is now taking on board even major legacy companies. Purchase, New York-based Mastercard said […]