Mentions

March 8, 2018
Snapchat now lets you tag other users in Stories
March 8, 2018

Snapchat now lets you tag other users in Stories

It's a bit bare-bones, but could help connect more people on the platform.

By R. LeFebvre,   March 8, 2018
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March 23, 2017
Facebook adds more familiar features to Messenger chats
March 23, 2017

Facebook adds more familiar features to Messenger chats

Mentions and reactions are now in your group conversations.

By A. Dalton,   March 23, 2017
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December 21, 2016
Facebook Live adds a bunch of features for famous people
December 21, 2016

Facebook Live adds a bunch of features for famous people

Ariana Grande's handlers will be pleased.

By J. Conditt,   December 21, 2016
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November 10, 2016
Instagram adds Boomerang clips, mentions and links to Stories
November 10, 2016

Instagram adds Boomerang clips, mentions and links to Stories

More options for your temporary video and photo narratives.

By B. Steele,   November 10, 2016
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September 20, 2016
WhatsApp adds user mentions so you can't ignore group chats
September 20, 2016

WhatsApp adds user mentions so you can't ignore group chats

The chat app now has "@" mentions to ensure your pals see a message.

By B. Steele,   September 20, 2016
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May 25, 2016
Don't worry, Twitter isn't going to broadcast all your replies
May 25, 2016

Don't worry, Twitter isn't going to broadcast all your replies

The newest tweet rules are supposed to make the service easier to use, but there's still some confusion.

By M. Smith,   May 25, 2016
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August 7, 2014
Celebrities outside of the US can now get Facebook's Mentions app
August 7, 2014

Celebrities outside of the US can now get Facebook's Mentions app

If you didn't already know, Facebook is targeting the celebrity set with a new iPhone-only app...

By M. Brian,   August 7, 2014
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August 22, 2013
Vine for Android update brings mentions, autocompleting hashtags
August 22, 2013

Vine for Android update brings mentions, autocompleting hashtags

Vine proved you can do a lot with six seconds of video, and thanks to its latest Android update yo...

By T. J.,   August 22, 2013
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August 22, 2012
Facebook adds mention tagging to Open Graph for more efficient name-dropping
August 22, 2012

Facebook adds mention tagging to Open Graph for more efficient name-dropping

Facebook has given developers that link to the social network with Open Graph a new way let let u...

By S. Dent,   August 22, 2012
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