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Twitter is locking accounts that swear at famous people

Last night, developer Victoria Fierce had some harsh words for Vice President Mike Pence. Incensed over the Trump administration’s recent rollback of transgender protections,...
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Twitter debuts custom profiles for businesses’ agents, so people don’t think...

Twitter this morning is launching a new customer service feature for businesses using its service, which will allow agents to respond to direct messages...
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Instagram lets you post up to 10 photos or videos as...

Instagram wants you to share a more complete picture of your experiences in its classic feed, not just its Snapchat Stories clone. Today, Instagram...
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Live MLB games coming to Facebook

Facebook is reportedly in talks with MLB to bring streaming games to the platform. The deal — which insiders are describing as 50/50 at this point...
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You can now buy Snapchat Spectacles without leaving your home

Snap Inc’s Spectacles made their debut to much surprise and acclaim, but they’ve so far been pretty hard to buy. You could only get...
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WhatsApp launches Status, an encrypted Snapchat Stories clone

WhatsApp could put the brakes on Snapchat’s international growth with today’s launch of WhatsApp Status, a new tab for sharing decorated photos, videos and...
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Instagram VP Kevin Weil joins social fitness app Strava

If you’re trying to build the Instagram for exercise, it helps to have the guy building Instagram for Instagram. That’s why Strava has added...
Twitter

Twitter won’t put replies to blocked or muted users in your...

Twitter has made another tweak to its platform in its ongoing bid to curb harassment. The company announced last night that users would no...
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Facebook plans customizable filters for nudity and violence

Facebook wants to give you the power to define what is and isn’t objectionable, and influence the local defaults of those who don’t choose...
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Snap poised to raise up to $3.2B from IPO

Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, has set a valuation range of $16.2 billion to $18.5 billion for its upcoming IPO. That’s according to an...
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Facebook’s new job openings posts poach business from LinkedIn

LinkedIn has neglected two big opportunities Facebook is now capitalizing on: helping non-white collar workers and people who aren’t actively looking for a job....
Facebook Autoplay

7 reasons why Facebook will autoplay sound despite complaints

If you’re freaking out about Facebook starting to autoplay videos with sound by default, at least it won’t pause or play on top of...
Periscope

Twitter adds Periscope live videos to its Top Trends

Twitter’s recently launched “Explore” section will now feature live videos sourced from Periscope within its “Top Trends,” the company announced yesterday. The move will...
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Twitter is worth less than its Chinese clone. Again

Twitter is having a really rough time at the moment. Although over ten years old, it’s yet to make a profit. Investors are wary...
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Snap Chat pushes original, unscripted Shows

Now that Snapchat‘s parent Snap has signalled its intention to go public (in early March, is the date that we’ve heard through the grapevine),...
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Facebook introduces Valentine’s Day cards

Facebook’s made something of a tradition out of adding new temporary features on holidays. It’s February, so of course, that means Valentine’s day is...
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Q4 Twitter stock nosedives

Q4 Twitter just can’t win with investors. Every quarter it seems to miss expectations on either its financial metrics or its user growth. This...
Facebook Weather

Facebook can now replace your Weather App

Facebook is rolling out a useful new feature that puts a full weather forecast inside its mobile app and desktop site. The feature is...
Twitter Abuse

Twitter rolls out changes to silence abuse

Twitter hinted last week that it would soon more thoroughly address the issues of safety and abuse on its network, and today it has...
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Planet Earth II is coming to Snapchat

Snap and the BBC are bringing six exclusive episodes of Planet Earth II to Snapchat. The short run of mobile episodes will debut on...

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Batman Gets His Own Justice League Teaser

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