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Watch This Week's Social Media Updates
Instagram Now Supports Portrait and Landscape Mode
Instagram announced you can now shoot photos and videos in portrait and landscape mode.
This is in addition to shooting in square mode.
Clipping In Slideshare
LinkedIn announced clipping in Slideshare.
You'll be able to curate your favorite content on Slideshare.
You can save slides from your favorite Slideshare presentations or view them for later.
You've probably used Siri or Cortana.
This week, Facebook began testing a new tool for Facebook Messenger called Facebook M.
With Facebook M, you'll be able to have your own virtual assistant to help you book reservations, purchase items, have gifts delivered to your loved ones, and so on.
1 Billion Facebook Users In a Day
Earlier this week, Facebook also announced they had 1 billion users on Facebook in a single day.
That's an amazing accomplishment!
YouTube Launches Video Channel for Gamers
If you're a gamer, you'll love this announcement from YouTube.
They've launched a gaming channel. Here's a short video about this.
If you want to view the channel, go here.
In addition to sharing the latest in social media news from this past week, we also highlighted some great tools and apps to check out.
Mirrativ is app that let's you record your screen while you're playing games.
What's interesting is that it only launched for Android. They plan to add an iOS version at a later date.
ShareTally makes it easy to check any website URL to see where the most social shares are happening.Try ShareTally
It's one of our favorite apps for editing images because you can color correct your photos, add filters, borders and more before you go and upload them to Instagram.Download Afterlight
Layout from Instagram
You can create your layout from this app or do it from the Instagram app (provided you have both installed).
Download Layout from Instagram
That's it for this week's episode of Social Chatter.
Be sure to tune-in to next week's Blab to find out what's cooking in social media next week!