Everything Changes [Insert song lyrics here…]
Within the last week all three major social media networks announced some sort of change to their platforms – I’m talking about Facebook’s Group announcement, Twitter’s Search announcement and LinkedIn’s upgrade announcement. So what’s the deal? Read on to find out!
Last week, news broke that Facebook Groups were going to start implementing read receipts. Now when a message is posted to a group, users will be able to see not only how many people saw the post, but who saw the post.
This new feature will be rolling out to all Groups soon.
The microblogging site is at it again! Twitter revamped their search to what they are now calling “simple search,” which provides users with a more personal search experience.
The basics of simple search include the following…
- Search Autocomplete
- Spelling Corrections
- Related Suggestions
- Real Names and Usernames in Results
- People You Follow Results
For more, check out Mashable’s complete guide to the new search changes.
Be on the lookout LinkedIn users, the social network is redesigning its platform. Last Tuesday, LinkedIn began rolling out its new look to users which includes a new menu bar, bigger newsfeed images and makes improvement of overall functionality.
Although you might not see the redesign quite yet, LinkedIn is constantly pushing the new redesign to users daily.
Overall, the social network changes are minor, yet could provide significance to its users. Have you noticed the changes? If so, what are your thoughts?