Month: April 2013

Social Media News: Facebook Inc (FB)’s Finch Stickers and LinkedIn Corp (LNKD)’s New Contacts App, Zynga Inc (ZNGA) Just Trying to Stay Alive

Facebook’s Finch stickers put livelier face on messaging (CNET) Facebook is rolling out a new animated sticker pack created by illustrator Matt Jones as part of a much larger effort to make messaging more human …http://www.insidermonkey.com/blog/social-media-news-facebook-inc-fbs-finch-stickers-and-linkedin-corp-lnkds-new-contacts-app-zynga-inc-znga-just-trying-to-stay-alive-128458/ Read more →

Compassion Researcher Helps Facebook’s Apps Get Emotional With Animated Stickers

Charles Darwin’s Galapagos Finches and his book “The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals” are the inspirations for Facebook’s new animated Sticker pack, which begins rolling out today to Chat in Facebook for iOS and Messenger for Android. Designed by UC Berkeley “compassion researcher” Dacher Keltner, the downloadable Finch Sticker set lets friends send each other vivid emotions,… Read more →

Facebook’s Finch stickers put livelier face on messaging

Stickers are not just a gimmick. The social network is crafting new characters to make its messaging products mimic face-to-face interactions. Facebook is rolling out a new animated sticker pack created by illustrator Matt Jones as part of a much larger effort to make messaging more human. Stickers, which are essentially a character-driven interpretation on emoticons, made their first appearance in… Read more →

Download additional ‘Stickers’ for Facebook Messenger

CNET (blog) If your account has been granted access to Facebook Messenger Stickers, you’ve likely realized they can add a bit of fun to normally mundane conversations. Instead of relying on the standard smiley-face stickers, download additional sticker packs from the sticker store … http://howto.cnet.com/8301-11310_39-57581470-285/download-additional-stickers-for-facebook-messenger/ Read more →

FB Messenger Android app update makes Stickers easier to access

Tech2 Facebook has released a new update for its Android Messenger app. The update, which pushes the app’s version up to 2.4.3, aims at making Stickers faster to access. Thanks to the update, you can now hit the Sticker button right next to the location … http://tech2.in.com/news/android/fb-messenger-android-app-update-makes-stickers-easier-to-access/871344 Read more →

Facebook Messenger for Android: now with free stickers

Engadget Emojis not giving that missive the right oomph? A Facebook Messenger for Android update has brought stickers into that mix with characters like cats and aliens, lending your chat head conversation just the right dose of nuance. It popped up yesterday … http://www.engadget.com/2013/04/24/facebook-messenger-android-stickers/?utm_medium=feed&utm_source=Feed_Classic&utm_campaign=Engadget Read more →

Facebook Messenger for Android Updates With Cool Stickers on Chat Heads

Gizbot Facebook earlier released a new update to messenger app for Android which brought in the chat heads feature. The feature allows users to chat from their smartphones even when they are using other apps. All they have to do is tap on the chat head to … http://www.gizbot.com/apps-software/facebook-messenger-for-android-updates-with-stickers-011807.html Read more →