Tag Archive: Social


Spell check your emails, social media posts, and business letters with Grammarly Premium 1-Yr Subscription

You check over that social media post more than once, making sure everything sounds good and nothing is misspelled. You hit “post,” only to see a mistake. There was a time when Google+ didn’t let you spell-check those mistakes, but thankfully, Google has added this solution. Unfortunately, Twitter has expanded the character limit but is […]

Best social multiplayer games to play at a party

Your smartphone is the key to an evening of sweet party games with friends!

Party games provide a great way for friends, new and old, to come together, share a laugh, and just have a good time. But with pretty much everyone owning a smartphone these days, the way we play party games has evolved.

While some might say it’s anti-social to be on your phone at party, these hilarious party games typically only require an Android  [Read More…]

What to use for Social VR now that AltSpace is gone

You left too soon, AltSpace.

In the massive spectrum of apps you can experience in VR, social VR is often the most interesting. So many games played on consoles and phones are deeply social now, with multiplayer as the default and exciting ways to share games together in person, but doing all of that in VR is a little more complicated. Not every headset lets you get up and walk around, but every VR experience in a  [Read More…]

Stay safe with Legitifi, the first social identity verification app

With the spread of mobile technology, it’s become much easier for people to satisfy their need for social interaction and human companionship virtually. Want to go out on a date? There’s an app for that. Need someone to watch your kid? You can easily find a babysitter online. But before you welcome these people into […]

Daydream’s next update is bringing Cast, Notifications, and Social

There’s a huge update coming to Google Daydream, and it’s going to be great for everyone.

Separate from all of the awesome things coming to Android in the O update, Google has some big things coming to Daydream. While the overall purpose of this update is preparing the platform for the upcoming Standalone Daydream launch, existing Daydream-ready phones are going to benefit in several huge ways.

This new version of Daydream is codenamed Euphrates, and this is  [Read More…]

Google Photos gets smarter and more social: Top 4 announcements from Google IO 2017

The new features will certainly be helpful for loyal users, but they also exist to help you to spread the word on what Google Photos can do.

Google has more than half a billion active users uploading over a billion image files to Google Photos daily, so it’s no surprise that the company is doubling down on what’s turning out to be a successful photo-sharing platform.

At Google I/O 2017, the company announced a host of new  [Read More…]

Wearhaus Arc review: The world’s first ‘social headphones’

Be honest. You’ve been in a situation before where you’re listening to a killer playlist that you want to share with someone nearby. Man, you’ve picked out some great stuff! The problem, however, is that you don’t want to give up your cans. No, you want to enjoy that carefully curated set of music. If […]

Instagram continues to morph itself into more than just another social network

You’re already posting pictures to Instagram and using it to exclusively chat with your pals. You’ll soon be able to book your next appointment through it, too.

Ahh, Instagram. It’s become one of those bonafide social networks that’s really more than it advertises to be. Instagram isn’t just a reel of photos your friends are posting from their days out in the sun. It’s where you can keep long running group chats  [Read More…]

5 reasons why social media pros travel with an Android phone

With the winter holidays behind us, we turn to weekends and spring break as the next big-ticket items on our to-plan-for list. If you’re a social media professional (like me), an influencer, would-be micro-star or a proud social media addict (again, me), these aren’t just times to chill, they’re times to shine! For social media

Google’s most successful social network is going away

So long, Map Maker.

No, Google isn’t shutting down Google+ (unfortunately). Instead, the company has announced that Map Maker, its standalone tool for editing, updating, and peer-reviewing maps around the world, will be fully integrated into Google Maps by March, 2017.

The impetus for the change is fairly straightforward: the company wants to reduce the overhead necessary for keeping a separate product alive as it becomes more integrated into Maps proper. From Google:

This update  [Read More…]