Facebook gets into the meme-making biz with experimental Whale app Last week, Facebook quietly released a new meme-making app called Whale, The Information reports. The app is currently only available on the Canadian App Store, where its listing says it can be used to edit your own photos or images from a library of stock photos. You can then share your creations on social media platforms such as Instagram and Messenger. The app’s listing confirms that it’s been developed by Facebook’s New Product Experimentation (NPE) team, which was set up earlier this year to develop new experimental apps for the social media giant. At the time, Facebook said it was using the separate brand name to set the expectation that its apps could change rapidly, or even shut down if the company finds that they’re not useful for people. NPE is also credited with releasing two other apps called Bump and Aux.
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HOW TO: Use Twitter Hashtags for Business This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business. If you've used Twitter for more than a couple of hours, you've probably already seen a tweet or two containing a word with the hash symbol ("#") attached to it. That's what Twitter users call a "hashtag," and at any given time at least one of them can usually be found among the trending topics on Twitter.
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