Google IO 2016 Coverage

Facebook Messenger getting Material update on Android


Facebook’s head of their Messaging Products division announced an update to the Facebook Messenger on Android app that will start rolling out later today. David Marcus announced the changes and describes it as a “major redesign” of the app. Looking at the images posted by Marcus, it appears Facebook is bringing Google’s Material design guidelines to the Messenger app. Read more

Don’t promote your other social media profiles on Instagram


Promoting yourself across multiple social media platforms is nothing out of the ordinary. We all do it because we want people to see what we’re posting, tweeting, and sharing throughout the day. Mentioning your presence on other services is very common, and it’s a simple way to grow your digital brand. Just don’t think about doing so on Instagram. The photo- and video-sharing service doesn’t want its users to promoting their profiles on “another service” anymore.

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