Facebook stated that it is pausing contributions to political action committees after last week's violent events in Washington DC. Microsoft also said that it's freezing its political spending.
Facebook's Neighborhoods aims to allow users from a locality to create profiles and private groups, making it easy to share information and communicate privately. It is now in limited testing.
Facebook is shutting down Lasso, a video-sharing app it launched in November 2018 mainly for teens in response to TikTok's growing popularity that time. It'll be officially discontinued on July 10.
Facebook's new web design starts rolling out to everyone today across the world, introducing a lot of features unveiled at F8 2019 like dark mode, a streamlined navigation bar and more.
TikTok today announced that its parental controls feature - Family Pairing - is beginning to roll out worldwide in an effort to help parents control the activity of their children on its platform.
Facebook is rolling out a new feature called Quiet Mode that allows you to set boundaries around how you spend time on the social networking site by turning off all push notifications from the app.
Twitter today suspended its plan to delete inactive accounts on December 11 after acknowledging some issues. For now, it will work to memorialize first the accounts of deceased users.
Twitter will be removing accounts that have been inactive for more than six months by December 11 in order to free up handles. However, there's no word on when these handles will be up for grabs.
Reddit now lets you share content to Snapchat with a new integration, available only on iOS for now. However, it's enabled only on the "Safe for Work" communities and those in good standing.
Twitter seems to be facing a widespread outage worldwide. Over the course of the last hour, there have been numerous reports of users being unable to access the popular social media platform.
Facebook makes its user data collection more transparent with Study, a market research app available to download in the U.S. and India for now. Participants will be paid as part of the program.
Twitter has acquired machine learning startup Fabula AI, which uses graph deep learning to detect network manipulation. It's part of Twitter's effort to keep a healthy conversation on the platform.
At its F8 event, Facebook announced new products and features for its platform, the most notable of them being the addition of a new dating section meant to help users find their match on the site.
Facebook has filed a lawsuit against a company and three other individuals in New Zealand for offering fake engagement services such as fake likes and followers to Instagram users.
Twitter is rolling out a new reporting feature that will allow users to flag election tweets that may be deemed misleading. The tool will be available first in India from April 25 and later in EU.
Instagram appears to be testing an unreleased feature that will hide the total number of likes for a particular post from a user's followers and only post owners will be able to see those stats.
The email contacts of about 1.5 million people who have signed up for Facebook since May 2016 have been uploaded to the site's system with no user consent, the social networking giant has confirmed.
Facebook has confirmed that it is shutting down Messenger's peer-to-peer mobile payment system in the UK and France from June 15 in a move seen as part of its shift to cryptocurrency.
Facebook is testing a new way to navigate the News Feed by incorporating posts such as status updates and media content into a carousel of feed that puts them alongside Facebook Stories.
Facebook Messenger's dark mode can now be enabled in a straightforward manner on mobile instead of having to go through the unusual method of sending a crescent moon emoji to one of your friends.
Facebook appears to be testing the integration of Messenger back into its core social media app. The messaging service's functionalities are limited only to sending and receiving messages for now.
Twitter is imposing a new limitation on the ability of users to follow multiple accounts. The new limit is set to 400 per day from the previous 1,000, except for verified accounts.
The UK Government is considering penalizing individual executives of social media firms and tech companies who may fail to curb the spread of harmful content on their services, among other measures.
Facebook is exploring the idea of developing a dedicated news section for the platform, which will feature high-quality content from publishers. There is no word yet on its rollout, though.
Facebook will be adding a new option to explain why and how certain posts appear on your News Feed based on some signal categories, plus the ability to control what posts you see in the future.
Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg has announced that the social networking site will be placing limitations on who can go live on its service in response to the New Zealand terrorist attack.
Twitter's dark mode on iOS is getting a true black theme today as the micro-blogging site rolls out the "Lights out" option for an even darker night mode. It may also go live on Android in the future.
Twitter appears to be testing a feature for its iOS app that will make sharing Live Photos on the site a breeze. The feature will support automatic conversion of Live Photos to GIF on the platform.
Twitter's PWA for Windows 10 has received a major redesign that transfers the main navigation menu to the left side. However, the changes appear to be available only to selected regions for now.
Social news aggregator Reddit has banned two gory subreddits that hosted links to the video footage of the New Zealand mosque shooting that was shared on other social networking platforms.
Facebook is relocating its gaming tab from its previous spot in the bookmarks menu to a more prominent location on the platform's main navigation. It'll be available to a small set of users at first.
Twitter has confirmed that it is working on a new moderation tool that will let users hide replies to their tweets. Hidden replies may still be viewed by other users through a menu option.
BlackBerry has filed a patent lawsuit against Twitter for allegedly co-opting a number of its mobile messaging technologies into the micro-blogging site's app and advertising platform.
Facebook's "clear history" feature will be available later this year, allowing you to delete information about your past interactions with external apps and websites. The tool was announced last year.
A security researcher claims that Twitter has been keeping copies of deleted direct messages for many years, including both DMs you and your recipient have removed and those from deactivated accounts.
Today, Instagram has begun displaying short IGTV previews from people you follow on your main feed front and center as the Facebook-owned service seeks to grow adoption of that video platform.
Facebook has laid out its plan to introduce improvements to its products this year with a focus on privacy. The announcement was made as it revealed that Instagram Stories hit 500 million daily users.
Netflix has launched a new capability to its iOS app which allows users to post their favorite movies or TV shows to Instagram Stories or share them directly with friends. It's also coming to Android.
Twitter's web interface is getting a new design that replaces the three-column layout with two columns. Other updates are also coming, though these are available only to a small set of users for now.
WhatsApp will start to limit your ability to forward messages to as many as five recipients only from today. The measure was initiated in India last July as part of efforts to combat fake news.