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On Today’s Episode

There’s a lot of new updates floating around today. Snapchat has unveiled it’s newest version of chat. This makes it easier for people to chat with each other and adds more engagement too. Snapchat is becoming the go-to for many young users and brands. Then there’s Instagram; they have their users in an uproar. The announcement of a change in their feed has made many users beg their followers to turn on push notifications. We have to understand that Instagram is a business. They are in it to make money. We may not like the idea of a Facebook newsfeed on Instagram, but, they have to pay the bills. The Facebook model is the most successful, so, that’s what they are going to do. Instagram announced a new update to their videos but that still did not quell the anger the users have for the newsfeed. Now users can shoot up to 60 seconds of video. That is quite a jump from 15 seconds. Instagram is trying to jumpstart their videos. They have had little success and photos are the most popular, but they are trying. Anyways, onto the tech news!

Tech News I talk about Today:

  • SnapChat Chat is now 2.0… meaning better
  • Why SnapChat bought Bitstrips was because of Chat
  • Instagram users want people to turn on push notifications
  • Instagram launches 60-second videos
  • Google Wallet card to discontinue on June 30
  • Samsung wants you to surf the internet without ads
  • Tinder acquires Humin
  • and more!

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Tweetable Quotes:

[epq-quote align=”align-center”]People making a living on Instagram are not helping themselves with push notification posts.[/epq-quote]

[epq-quote align=”align-center”]FBI created drama over nothing, for their own benefit.[/epq-quote]

[epq-quote align=”align-center”]Instagram just made their videos longer, but they still are not as popular as pictures.[/epq-quote]

[epq-quote align=”align-center”]A suitcase that can charge when you travel, now that’s a pain point right there.[/epq-quote]