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TikTok's New Comment Dislikes Doesn't Seem Helpful to Creators—Here's Why

TikTok's new Dislike button on comments doesn't seem helpful for content creators, but another way for TikTok to collect data without clear...

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TikTok Now Pushes You to Share More of Your Personal Moments

TikTok is working on a new feature called TikTok Now, which encourages users to share more spontaneous personal moments with friends.

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Will Editing Your Awful Tweets Cause More Problems Than It Solves?

Twitter is testing an edit function with subscribers to Twitter Blue, but experts say the capability opens a lot of questions about the integrity of...

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Now You Can Use Twitter to Share a Secret With 150 Close Friends

Twitter has rolled out its Twitter Circle feature to everyone on the platform, allowing you to create closed groups for more intimate conversations.

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Twitter's New Verifying Phone Numbers Tactic May Not Live Up to Its Potential

Twitter is testing verifying accounts by phone number, but experts say it's primarily a PR move to combat a pending lawsuit over the number of bot...

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Snapchat Bets Big on Dual-Camera Recording - What to Know

Snapchat has launched a dual-camera recording system to allow for picture-in-picture video and other configurations.

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Meta to Allow Quest Users to Login Without a Facebook Account - What to Know

Meta has created dedicated Meta accounts for logging into VR, eliminating the need for a Facebook account.

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Ironically, Facebook Messenger May Soon Be One of the Safest Messaging Platforms

Facebook’s Messenger app will soon be one of the most secure messaging apps around. The trouble is, nobody trusts Facebook.

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Snapchat Makes it Easier for Paying Users to Get Recognition from Celebs

Snapchat has issued an update, or "summer drop", to Snapchat+ that makes it easier for paying users to get the attention of influencers and...

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How Snapchat Helps You Keep an Eye on Your Kids Without Invading Their Privacy

Snapchat’s new child-safety tools consider something often ignored when it comes to parenting: the kid’s own privacy.

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Meta Aims to Improve Messenger Security With Automatic Encryption Tests

Meta has announced that they are testing automatic end-to-end encryption for Facebook Messenger chats, in addition to offering encrypted cloud...

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WhatsApp Rolling Out New Update—What to Know

WhatsApp receives three new privacy features offering more control over who sees your activity and what they can share.

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How Twitter Blue Could Be More Valuable

Twitter has announced a price increase for Twitter Blue, but without some more features, that could cost the company paid subscribers. Experts say...

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Facebook Gives Back the Chronological Timeline

Facebook is finally bringing chronological timelines back, but it still defaults to an algorithm-based feed, so you have to change the option every...

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Move Over TikTok, Vine Follow Up Byte is Here

Byte, from Vine co-creator Dom Hofmann, launches to a world already obsessed with short, viral videos.

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Off-Facebook Activity Tool Now Lets You Manage Data From Other Sites

Now you can manage the data sent to Facebook by other sites with the Off-Facebook Activity Tool.

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Tangi Is Google’s New Learning-Focused Video App

Tangi is the latest Google app that brings the joy of TikTok and Byte to a DIY crowd.

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Facebook Owned WhatsApp Won't Work on Older Phones Any More

Facebook owned WhatsApp has ended support for older phones running older OS software

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New Family Safety Mode Will Give Parents More Control for Teen TikTok

Hit social video app TikTok focuses on child safety with new controls for parents to manage their kids’ feeds.

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The social media world changes quickly. Keep up to date on the latest news on huge platforms like Facebook and Twitter and hear about what's next!

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Jif Peanut Butter and Giphy Team Up for Fantastic Gif Meme

Jif and Giphy might have come up with the funniest commentary on how to pronounce GIF yet.

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Latest Facebook Messenger Update Is Simpler and Smaller

Facebook Messenger gets an update to make it faster, smaller, and simpler to use.

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Standalone Mac and PC Facebook Messenger Can Connect 8 People on Video

Facebook launched a standalone Mac and PC Messenger app to connect up to 8 video chatting people at once.

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Facebook Rolls Out Avatars for Our Time of Quarantine

As we stay at home longer and longer, Facebook thinks we need to have a more personal way to interact on its popular social network, so it created...

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Selling Your Stuff is Easier Now Thanks to Facebook's AI

Facebook has launched a new AI-powered object recognition system that works with Marketplace posts.

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Facebook’s Collab is like TikTok for Musical Trios

Facebook has another new app coming, Collab, which will let you perform with up to two other people.

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Schedule Your Tweets to Avoid Hot-Headed Quick Responses

Twitter added a scheduling feature to its web app, which could be useful to put a little distance between you and a hot-headed response.

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Facebook News is Available to Everyone

Facebook finally rolls out its dedicated journalism section, with a focus on local sources.

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