Instagram social media platform is testing a new “Blend” feature

Social Media Platform - Instagram New Feature

The new feature is being designed to allow friends to privately watch a Reel feed together Instagram has reportedly been working on a new “Blend” feature for its social media platform, which is focused on allowing two users to be able to watch Reels together. The first step would be to have one person invite another into the Blend In this way, the social media platform users will be able to create a Private Reel feed that they will be able to watch together. The feed will be composed of…

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Ray-Ban Meta smart glasses can now be used for livestreaming on social media

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The gadgets, which haven’t proved as popular as Meta has hoped, can be used on its platforms. When Ray-Ban Stories first launched with smart glasses, people weren’t nearly as impressed as Meta had expected. The company has managed to sell only slightly over one third of its original sales goal. According to a report cited by Tech Crunch, Meta has only sold just over a third of the internal 300,000 smart glasses unit goal within the first seven months that the gadgets were available. Even worse, that same report indicates…

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Threads app briefly appears on Google Play as Meta’s Twitter rival

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Screenshots showed that users would be able to log in to the Twitter competitor using an Instagram account. Recent screenshots showed that the Threads app, Meta’s competition for Twitter, briefly appeared on Google Play at the start of July. Alessandro Paluzzi, a developer who commonly spots unreleased features buried in code, shared the images. According to the screenshots, people will be able to sign into the Threads app by logging in with their Instagram account. Moreover, from there, they can sync the accounts they follow from one application to the…

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TikTok social media platform value now 11 percent higher than Facebook

Social Media Platform - TikTok Value Increase

The short video app is also valued at 65 percent higher than Instagram according to a new report. TikTok has now overtaken Facebook as a considerably more valuable social media platform, as a new report from Business2community.com has indicated that the former now has a value 11 percent greater than the latter. This makes TikTok the most valuable brand in its category, based on the statistics in the new report. The analysis was based on data from Q1 this year, naming TikTok the most valuable social media platform in the…

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