Hot News You Can Trust- What’s New In Social Media (May 6th)

Introducing Video Calling in MessengerScreen Shot 2015-05-06 at 3.19.20 PM

Facebook introduced video calling in Messenger. Now you can have face-to-face conversations with your friends and the people you care about, via Messenger.

You can quickly start a video call from any conversation with just one tap. If you’re messaging with someone and realize that words just aren’t enough, you can simply choose the video icon in the top right corner of the screen and start a video call right from within an existing Messenger conversation.

Read more here:
http://newsroom.fb.com/news/2015/04/introducing-video-calling-in-messenger/

Introducing Pinterest’s Marketing Developer Partners (MDP)Screen Shot 2015-05-06 at 3.20.17 PM

People use Pinterest to plan their future, which is why content from businesses is essential in helping people discover the creative things they want to do next. With the right Pin, you can inspire someone to take action, whether that’s saving an idea for later or making a purchase from your website.

To help businesses establish a more valuable presence on Pinterest, the company launched Marketing Developer Partners (MDP), a program that helps businesses optimize and scale their Pinterest marketing and improves Pinterest for Pinners.

Read more here:
https://business.pinterest.com/en/blog/introducing-pinterests-marketing-developer-partners-mdp

Instagram Releases Three New FiltersScreen Shot 2015-05-06 at 3.22.19 PM

Inspired by weekend adventures outdoors, Lark, Reyes and Juno are a family of modern, subtle filters that brighten and enhance your photos in refined, beautiful ways. Lark desaturates reds while punching up blues and greens to bring your landscapes to life. Reyes brings a dusty, vintage look to your moments. And finally, Juno tints cool tones green while making warm tones pop and whites glow for vibrant photos of people.

Read more here:
http://blog.instagram.com/post/117527615957/three-new-filters-and-emoji-hashtags

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WordPress Now Supports Emoji

WordPress 4.2 landed last week and fully supports emoji. If you previously used emoji in a post, WordPress would fail to save the post and in some cases even lose the text you’d written. With this latest update, you can use emoji essentially anywhere (including in your URL slug, if you dare to try it).

Read more here:
http://thenextweb.com/apps/2015/04/28/wordpress-now-lets-you-use-emoji-even-in-the-url-of-your-post/