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Five things in five minutes

Five things in five minutes
Friday 10 March, 2017

Instagram vs. Snapchat, Facebook delves into virtual reality and Snapchat celebrates International Women’s Day in style.

Here’s five things in five minutes to wrap up your week.

Is Instagram stealing Snapchat’s thunder?

This week, Instagram took stories to a whole new level with the release of geostickers. Find out more about the Snapchat-esque feature here.

Facebook goes 360

Facebook releases a game-changer with the debut of its first ever virtual reality app, Facebook 360. Discover more of Facebook’s virtual world.

Snapchat celebrates International Women’s Day

Snapchat celebrated International Women’s Day with a set of new animated lenses. The lenses were live in the app for 24 hours and featured a host of inspirational women.

Female bosses spill their beans on Facebook’s #SheMeansBusiness

Facebook hosted a global 24-hour livestream event with female entrepreneurs and leaders spilling their secrets to honour International Women’s Day. Check it out here.

Can you spot the hidden message in US diner Denny’s tweet?

Will this be a new meme trend? Denny’s carefully crafted an interactive Twitter post using hidden text. Read the hidden messages here.

As Australians enjoy the last of the summer season and head back to work, there is usually an increase in social media activity. Here are the social media user statistics for Australians during February, 2017:

1.       Facebook- 17,000,000 users

2.       Youtube – 15,000,000 monthly active Australian users

3.       Instagram- 5,000,000 monthly active Australian users

4.       Snapchat- 4,000,000 daily active Australian users

5.       LinkedIn – 3,600,000 monthly Australian users

 
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