Tag: facebook

26
Apr

Facebook is testing expiring friend requests

The new test feature from Facebook drives the point home that some friendships just aren’t made to last. Like Snapchat’s time-sensitive messages, Facebook now has expiring friend requests.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

20
Dec

Facebook rolls out face recognition to protect your privacy

Facebook wants you to know about and control the photos of you that people upload—even if they don’t tag you. Much like the social media company wanting you to upload your nudes, the purpose of this update is to protect users’ privacy.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

10
Nov

Facebook wants your nude pictures, but for a good reason

Facebook—who can’t seem to control its own content—hopes we’ll trust it with our nude pictures. It’s an interesting, yet brazen plan they have to try to combat revenge porn.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

03
Oct

Facebook faces backlash after banning ad of a woman shaving her legs

We’ve all heard stories of Facebook and Instagram banning posts and advertisements that contain nudity. Their reasoning is that it’s adult content and not suitable for some of their users. Fair enough. However, sometimes it seems as though they pick and choose which posts they take down. The latest one banned by Facebook is of a woman shaving, and the creators are totally baffled.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

04
Feb

Humorous comics about the realities of Facebook

BuzzFeed writer and illustrator Nathan W. Pyle has created a humorous series of comics that pokes fun at several features of Facebook. This being the 12th anniversary of the social media platform, I thought that it would be appropriate.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

17
Nov

Clean house with National Unfriend Day

Ever scrolled through your Facebook and realized you don’t recognize half the names popping up in your News Feed? Well then, Happy National Unfriend Day!Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

02
Oct

What does your social media pic say about you?

Can someone tell who you are by just looking at your picture? Leandra Medine of fashion blog Man Repeller thinks so–she’s created a funny post that reveals what your social media profile photo says about you.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

22
Sep

The rise of silent storytellling

A lot of the time when you’re on the computer it’s either during work or later at night when everyone’s going to sleep–so getting blasted by a loud autoplaying video on a website is certainly an annoying experience. However, when the default volume setting is mute (and users are given a choice to activate the sound), videos become less of an annoyance and more of an eye catcher.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

21
Sep

Discover the hidden features of the top social networks

As social media platforms continue to grow, they learn what their users want and modify, update and increase their capabilities to keep users happy. Chances are you spend a pretty substantial amount of your life on social media, but if you weren’t part of a particular social network as it evolve, you might not know about some of their lesser known features.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

16
Sep

Facebook is finally making a ‘Dislike’ button

People have been asking for it, and finally after years of refusing to build one, Facebook is finally going to give us a way to express something other than a “Like.” I know I’ve posted a funny video on what it would be like if Facebook removed everything that people complained about and how it would end up, but brace yourselves because the Facebook “Dislike” button is coming–although the exact form a “Dislike” button may take is still up in the air. Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

02
Sep

How to make your portfolio site stand out

It the past decade, it’s become crucial for designers and artists to establish their online presence; both though a website and social media. A portfolio website is the quickest and easiest way to showcase what you can do. And it can attract the attention of potential clients and collaborators who will search you out online.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

15
May

Watch what happens when Facebook removes everything people complain about

Facebook has over a billion users and people still find things about to complain about. And I’m not just talking about trolls sharing their personal opinions; I’m talking about the user interface for the social media platform.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.