Meet ‘M’, Facebook’s new AI

Beta testing for Facebook’s new virtual assistant through messenger, ‘M’, has commenced. Unlike several other AI based assistants who operate under voice commands, ‘M’ communicates via text message and is supervised by humans for simplicity. This assistant is designed to answer questions and to also perform tasks such as making dinner reservations or making purchases. Facebook is continuously attempting to integrate itself into the every day lives of its users and continue to be viable with other giants like Google and Apple. With Siri and Google Voice Search, Facebook is constantly facing ...

Take the Perfect Instagram Photo

  Businesses are often turning to social media platforms to engage their current audience in the hopes of gaining and reaching new individuals while they come up with new ideas and products. It has been five years since Instagram officially launched, and it continues to grow every day, providing a seamless browsing experience. In order for businesses to gain traction on Instagram, they must first get to know the platform  as well as it's users. Below we have included some tips on how to create and/or take the perfect Instagram photo. VSCO Cam (photo-editing) VSCO, also known as ...

Top Apps to Have for Busy Professionals

It is evident that our world has continuously evolved and changed through technology. Mobile devices and web tools have allowed us to connect, work, advance and leverage our resources past what was then comprehendible. In order to save you time and resources, below is a list of apps and sites that will help you become more efficient. Apps that make your life easier: – for those who leave their emails with outside companies, this site will clear our your inbox Canva – for those who have little editing knowledge, this site will allow you to create with the bare minimum Up...

LinkedIn Reaches 1 Million Publishers!

LinkedIn, a publishing platform used for professionals recently announced that 1 million professionals have advertised a post on their profile. LinkedIn states that with over 1 million users, there are more than 130,000 posts a week. 45% of this network consists of readers that are in the upper rank: CEOs, VPs, and managers, to name a few. The industries that are most in demand are tech, financial services, and high education. About 21 industries and 9 countries are reached with the average post. If you are looking to focus on any type of business professional or work, then LinkedIn is some...

Online shopping made easy on Facebook!

Facebook has rolled out a new beta tool that features a ‘Buy’ button to select merchants within the US through Shopify. Never having to leave the site, this button allows users to purchase goods within Facebook directly from the News feed or Page. This new tool also gives users the option to save their credit card information, or to keep it as a one-time use. For users who are invited to test this new roll out, there will be a message within their Shopify account. Users can begin to manage and use their Facebook sales directly through Shopify once the Facebook sales channel is added to thei...