August 1, 2014

Social News Roundup | August 1, 2014

1. Snapchat Valued at $10 Billion Despite the fact that Snapchat never has made any revenue, the company is valued at $10 billion. Read more… 2. Facebook’s Internet.org Project Launches In Zambia Facebook continues to bring the Internet to those who are not yet online by expanding their Internet.org project to Zambia. Read more… 3. Twitter Experimenting With New Hashtag Feature Twitter is experimenting with a new feature that would help teach users the context behind trending hashtags. Read more… 4. Snapchat For Adults: Confide Geared towards professionals, Confide is a new messaging app that offers encrypted texts that disappear. Read more… 5. Social Sharing Makes Events Seem More Real Sharing news on social media enhances an event’s emotional tone and impact. Sharing positive life events makes you happier and sharing negative news makes it “more real.” Read more…