Facebook Releases Live Video Streaming to Limited Number of iPhone Users
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Facebook Releases Live Video Streaming to Limited Number of iPhone Users

According to the Facebook Newsroom, this new feature will allow users to share streaming videos they are seeing in real-time.

To share a live video, click “Update Status” and then look for the “Live Video” icon, next to the photo, tag, and emoticon options on your iPhone. The icon appears as a person with two rings around their head.

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Google Releases ‘Trial Runs’ Streaming App Ads
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Google Releases ‘Trial Runs’ Streaming App Ads

Today, the company confirmed a new streaming mobile ad feature. This new feature will allow users to access a short 60-second or less version of an app that will respond to taps just like the full app. According to Sissie Hsiao, Google’s new head of product for mobile ads, the goal of this new feature is to help app developers find the right users.

Google Permanently Removes “Change Location” Search Feature
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Google Permanently Removes “Change Location” Search Feature

If you often use the “Change Location” feature to see Google search results in different locations, you may have noticed the feature has been coming and going over the last few months. There have been several articles published in the last week about the disappearance of the feature.

Earlier this week, Google confirmed it has permanently removed the feature.

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Snapchat Now Allowing Some Publishers to ‘Deep Link’ To Their Content
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Snapchat Now Allowing Some Publishers to ‘Deep Link’ To Their Content

Snapchat recently announced it will allow Discover Channel partners to link directly to their content on the platform using deep links. This means publishers such as Hearst, IGN, Vox, BuzzFeed, CNN, and Vice will be able to post links on platforms such as Facebook and Twitter that will take users directly to their Snapchat profiles and posts.