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WhatsApp has been updated with three new features: reactions, 2GB file transfers, and 512 member groups. The new features bring WhatsApp closer to Telegram in terms of the things you can do.
A new screenshot has surfaced showing what edited tweets will look like as the feature rolls out to more users. Details of the feature weren't really elaborated on so details remain to be uncovered.
A reverse engineer has given us a glimpse of how the edit button in Twitter could work when it becomes available. It will reportedly be available for Twitter Blue testers first in a couple of months.
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TikTok, which is by far the most popular social media app among teenagers and young adults across the world, has a projected ad revenue which is more than that of Twitter and Snapchat combined.
Twitter has revealed that it really is working on edit functionality and that it will come to Twitter Blue before being refined and rolled out to the wider public. Twitter Blue will get it in months.
Elon Musk has joined the Twitter board after buying a 9.2% stake in the company. Twitter CEO Para Agrawal confirmed the appointment on Twitter and said it's a result of weeks of discussions.
Meta has announced a new update for Instagram that sees the messaging experience become more fun and seamless with new features such as music streaming integration, polls, and much more.
According to a new report, UK's Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Secretary Nadine Dorries met with Microsoft officials and asked them about when they are "going to get rid of the algorithms".
YouTube has de-monetised several Russian YouTube channels, including RT, over their coverage of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. It's also limiting its recommendations to these channels' videos.
The Russian government has partially banned Facebook in the country and claimed that the social network has violated the fundamental human rights and freedom of citizens in the country.
Meta is expanding Facebook Reels to more than 150 countries around the world. It said the format was the fastest growing for video content and it believes that content creators will benefit.
Instagram has increased the lowest daily limit to 30 minutes. Prior, you could set the app usage limit to 15 minutes but that option is no longer available. The move should help bolster revenues.
Compare the Market has released a new calculator that works out your social media-related carbon emissions. TikTok and Reddit were found to be the worst offenders among the top ten platforms.
Vodafone wants big tech, which is driving up data usage, to shoulder the burden of upgrading mobile networks as it and other operators are failing to do this and turn much of a profit.
Meta cited a decrease in daily active Facebook users for the first time since its inception. Many on Neowin host strong negative feelings for the platform, so we'd like to know why this is the case.
Twitter will more widely deploy a test that lets people vote on content they want to see less of. Such a system may also be negative as it could turbocharge political echo chambers.
Telegram has released yet another update crammed full of features. This time there are more interactive emoji, a new navigation menu to jump back to previous chats, and other minor improvements.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has claimed that the Mexican cartel is using TikTok as a platform to recruit smugglers from the United States and that TikTok is promoting human trafficking in the U.S.
Meta has pushed its return to office deadline back to March 28 from January 31. The firm has also said that those who plan to return will need to have had the COVID-19 booster vaccine.
TikTok surpassed Google and became the world's most popular domain in the year 2021 according to Cloudflare. Last year at the same time, TikTok was at number 7 on the list and Google was in the lead.
Instagram posts shared on Twitter will now carry a better preview image to help people scrolling down feeds understand what you're sharing, making it more likely you'll get new followers.
Reddit, the message board that drove hedge fund managers crazy, is going public. Currently valued at $10 billion, the social media platform is looking to grow in size and become worth $15 billion.
Instagram chief suggests U.S. lawmakers should create laws that govern or regulate social media platforms to address teen mental health issues, perhaps because they themselves aren't doing enough?
Meta has announced a raft of new features for Instagram designed to make the platform safer for teenagers to use, including Take A Break. Parents will also see how long kids are on Instagram.
Meta has supported the launch of StopNCII.org, a website that brings the tech industry together to help stem the flow of non-consensual intimate images online using hash technology.
The UK's Competition and Markets Authority has ordered Facebook to sell Giphy to an approved buyer. It said the sale could see access by other social media platforms to Giphy GIFs restricted.
Through Samsung's collaboration for anti-bullying week with Internet Matters, the tech giant aims to support parents and empower youths to promote an inclusive and positive culture online.
Facebook has been hit with a £50.5 million fine by the Competition and Markets Authority for failing to comply with the regulator's initial enforcement order in relation to the Giphy acquisition.
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The latest Twitter experiment is aiming to promote harmony among users on the app. It lays out three bullet points when entering heated conversations, which serve as a reminder to remain cool.
Telegram founder, Pavel Durov, has revealed that the platform saw 70 million new users sign up during the WhatsApp outage that struck on Monday. WhatsApp and Facebook were offline for several hours.
TikTok, the video-based social media platform, is celebrating that it has reached one billion active users globally. It joins the likes of Facebook, Instagram and YouTube in this exclusive club.
Facebook has been holding famous users on its platform to lower standards with a system it uses called XCheck. The firm said it is trying to address XCheck's issues and eventually stop using it.
The Los Angeles Police Department is pushing its officers to engage in the collection of social media data of civilians including those who are not arrested or accused of a crime.
Facebook has written a defiant letter back to the UK's CMA saying its concerns over Facebook's Giphy acquisition are totally unfounded. Facebook's defiance could see the issue drag on.
LinkedIn is getting rid of its Stories feature, which enabled users to post ephemeral videos. The idea, borrowed from Instagram, did not take off on Microsoft's business oriented social media site.
TikTok has banned the viral "milk crate challenge" from its platform amid safety concerns. The activity can result in serious injuries due to people tumbling from an unstable pyramid of milk crates.
Previously, Facebook has faced criticism for not taking action to stop online incitement. This time, the company has confirmed that it will ban Taliban-related content with the aid of a special team.