Lookout Netflix, Snapchat is gearing up for the debut of its original content after an expanded deal with Turner Broadcasting. Meanwhile, Google is taking Emojis to a whole new level with local searching directly from within Twitter, and Facebook is taking after Snapchat once more with its latest geotagging photo feature, “Frames.”
Google, Twitter, and Emojis: One Big Happy Family
Do you consider yourself a hardcore Emoji fan? Then we’ve got great news for you!
Google has just teamed up with Twitter to provide instant search results using nothing but Emojis. Yes, you read that right.
Starting this week, users will be able to simply tweet an Emoji to Google’s Twitter handle to be served instant search results directly from the mobile app.
From local cheeseburgers and pizza joints to points of interests and local activities, Emoji’s will now point the way directly from your Twitter news feed.
Currently, Google has factored in 200 of the current 1,400 certified Emojis across all devices.
What are you waiting for? Give it a try!
Facebook To Implement New Snapchat-like feature, “Frames”
If you thought you saw the last of Facebook taking after Snapchat, think again.
In its latest attempt to draw in Snapchat’s millennial fan base, the platform will soon be launching its very own Geotagging filter for photos.
The latest update, aptly named “Frames,” will give users the chance to sort through a series of filters depending on their location and share them instantly with their followers.
Currently, the initial countries enabled to use the latest features for themselves are the UK, Ireland, Mexico, Taiwan and Colombia.
What are your thoughts on Facebook’s latest swipe at Snapchat?
Snapchat To Rollout Original Programming
Snapchat is looking to expand its content base by offering original content directly through its mobile app to millions of Snappers.
The social platform has geared up with Turner Broadcasting Company to develop a new series of shows directly from some of its original content such as Adult Swim and TBS.
Taking things one step further, Snapchat will also soon broadcast live video footage of popular sports programming such as NCAA Men’s Basketball as well as the PGA Championship.
Although a specific roll out date for the latest original content has yet to be announced, be sure to keep an eye out for the original programming on your smartphone.
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