[Ep 46] News this week! Youtube to show live viewer count, take 360º photos on Facebook, and Twitter celebrated 10 years of #hashtags! Make your mark in the digital world around you in just 2 minutes with these bytes. Every Tuesday at 2:22.
YouTube App to Show Live Viewer Count
August 14, 2017 –YouTube to soon add a Live Viewer Counter as ‘Watching Now’ for pre-recorded uploads as well.
Knowing how many people are watching the same video as you would surely be a great way to know if the video is worth your time or not.
In fact, this data might even indicate what can go/is going viral! Best keep an eye on it.
Take 360º Pics Within Facebook App
August 25, 2017 – Yes that’s right, up till now a 3rd party app was needed but with Facebook’s recent update, you can access this feature directly within the app!
- Make sure you have the latest version installed
- Then simply select the 360º photo option on your profile picture
Twitter Celebrates 10 Years of #Hashtags
August 23, 2017 – Last week Twitter announced the 10 year anniversary of #hashtags.
Did you know it was originally supposed to be called “Octothorp.”
Thank god they ditched the idea.
Well a very happy birthday #Hashtags, our lives would have been #meaningless without you 😉
Until Next Tuesday…
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