Month: October 2013

Adios usernames! Display names are now live!

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Due to popular demand (seriously), we have just launched “display names”.  What’s a display name?  Glad you asked…

When you originally signed up with Blyve, you might not have thought through your username 100%.  Maybe you picked something like “imcool73″…you know, after your email address.  But maybe in a discussion with friends or in a public setting like a Blyve event  you’d rather be known as something else…maybe your first name? Well, the good news today is that you can set a display name, that when populated, will be how you will be displayed when you comment within events.

So how do you set your display name?  Simply go to your profile and edit away.

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How do you get to your profile?   When you sign into your Blyve account, you will see a dropdown in the top right corner of your screen.  Select “My Profile”.  It should look like this:

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Feature Update: search Twitter for images, hide retweets, Vine support, and more…now live!

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Blyverati… hey, I kinda like the sound of that.  What do you think?  Well, if you like it, maybe it’ll stick!  If not, add a couple suggestions to the post below.  Ok ok,  I know that’s not why you clicked this link.  You came here to learn about our fancy upgrades to Twitter, right?  Without further ado, here they are…

1) New Twitter filtering options:  

  • Search for Tweets that only have images.  This is particularly useful when you’re at an event and want to quickly add some imagery.    
  • Hide retweets:  retweets are default hidden unless you really want to see them.  Pretty neat, huh?  That’ll help you comb through the noise.

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2) So, you can search for images on Twitter but do you display them in stream?  What about in the Twitter search results?  Hopefully this little screenshot helps.  Twitter images, Instagram, Vine, Flickr, and more!

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3)  So that was a test…did you pass?  Did you catch that new feature mentioned in point two?  That’s right folks, Blyve now shows previews for Vine posts.  Check it out!

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4)  The last and final upgrade: if you have multiple replies to a specific message but one of them is a bad apple, you can easily and quickly delete that specific comment.  Q&A fans, rejoice!

That’s all for now…keep the ideas and suggestions coming in folks.  In the meantime, feel free to sign up for a Blyve account today to test out all these goodies:  http://blyve.com

-Ramsey