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Facebook is rolling out a new grid view for profiles – 28.06.2018

Facebook is rolling out a new grid view for profiles

 Facebook has started rolling out a new grid view for profiles that transforms your personal timeline in an Instagram-like mosaic of posts. The grid view feature appears just under the status box on your personal profile.

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*It is not clear why Facebook would think the grid view is a necessary tweak to how most people use Facebook. but it certainly helps get a better first impression on a profile as it shows more posts before the need to scroll. It seems that Facebook is looking to adopt a more visual-first approach, a marked change from its previous information heavy display format.*

 

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Virtual vet consultations offer pet owners convenience and efficiency

 Healthy Pets is an online service that can help to diagnose small pet issues without the trouble of a visit to the vet’s office, bringing medical advice straight to users’ homes and saving them time and costs.

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* Video-chats with doctors have long been available for humans, so expanding the service to pets is a natural progression. The service becomes more valuable for those animals who become nervous during vet appointments, and overall helps provide in-home, on-demand care for animals in need.*

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 Twitter’s spam removal is up 214 percent compared to 2017

 Compared to last year, Twitter says it has removed 214 percent more accounts for violating spam policies. It also notes that the average number of spam reports has dropped from 25,000 a day in March to 17,000 a day in May.

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*Does this mean that spam on the platform is being effectively combatted, or does it just mean that people are getting tired of reporting spam?*

 

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