Social

  • Twitter adds Custom Timelines

    It’s a new day and the recently public Twitter is launching a new feature. Custom Timelines allows you to move past a single timeline of tweets from people you follow to create a custom timelines. In TweetDeck, this process is pretty straight forward, just click Add Column, then grab...
  • Facebook Home now supports Flickr, Instagram, Pinterest and Tumblr

    An update to Facebook Home is delivering expanded network support. Home users can now add Flickr, Instagram, Pinterest and Tumblr to Android lock screens. It’s pretty easy to setup but Facebook still felt the need to create a video explaining the process. Home product designer Francis Luu walks you...
  • Rapportive acquisition shows up as LinkedIn Intro

    If you want to know more about the people that send you email, then LinkedIn Intro could be for you. After LinkedIn acquired Rapportive last year, we waited until today to see how LinkedIn would integrate their service. The new product is called LinkedIn Intro and starting today is...
  • Facebook now has 1.15 Billion monthly active users

    It’s earnings season and Facebook announced their Q2 data overnight. The biggest social network in the world now has 1.15 Billion monthly active users. Just when you thought everyone in the world was already using Facebook, they picked up around 400,000 new users since Q1. The companies big move...
  • Facebook Sticker Store, is it Facebook’s next money maker ?

    Today Facebook launched their new Stickers option for chat. You can think of these stickers as upgraded emoticons. They currently work on the web and some mobile platforms, namely iOS. They’re a bit of fun and something I doubt I’ll use after testing today, buy I’m not the target...
  • Kia using Vine to promote the new Rondo and Smart Solutions to hack your life

    As the Australian auto manufacturers are struggling, South-Korean auto company Kia has been standing out by doing things differently. If you’ve ever seen a Kia Optima in the wild, you won’t forget it, it’ll be that time you neck hurt from doing a double-take. The company has done an...
  • The 2013 Yellow Social Media Report has 70 pages to melt your socially connected brains

    The 2013 Yellow Social Media Report by Sensis contains an amazing amount of data, 70 pages in fact. The data comes from surveying Australians about their social media behaviours. Amongst the variable firehose of data in the report there are some key, important trends that we should take note...
  • Happy Easter from techAU, now share your pics on social

    Today is Easter Sunday, the day you fill your stomachs with chocolate eggs and rabbits, then use that energy to power you through an all day gaming session right? Millions the world over are turning to social media to share their new delicious chocolate collection. If you want to...
  • Dominos Prime could have really changed the game

    This week Dominos ran a massive campaign to hype an announcement that they called a ‘Game changer’.  In what was supposed to be the biggest change to Dominos in 20 years was actually a bitterly disappointing set of new toppings along with square pizza bases. Tonight Dominos CEO, Don...