Amid rising criticism of its approach to recent comments made by President Trump, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the company will review its processes.
Amid rising criticism of its approach to recent comments made by President Trump, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the company will review its processes.
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Twitter is working to resolve a problem where tweet shared via WhatsApp are not displaying properly.
Despite growing pressure to revise its stance on comments posted by US President Donald Trump, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has held his ground once again.
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Instagram says that it is not intentionally limiting the use of the #BlackLivesMatter hashtags, but it is investigating an internal restriction due to increased usage.
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Instagram has announced a new way for creators to generate revenue from Instagram Live, and the next stage of ads in IGTV content.
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Twitter has put its support behind a group campaigning against internet shutdowns around the world.
After months of criticism over its inaction on questionable claims in tweets from President Trump, Twitter has added fact-check labels to some of his tweets.
Twitter is now live testing its new DM chat window with a subset of users.
Facebook has changed the name of its Calibra cryptocurrency wallet to Novi as it continues to seek ways to make its payments project work.
A new report from the Wall Street Journal has suggested that Facebook failed to act on findings that it had contributed to societal division.
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Despite various research reports indicating significant bot activity on Twitter, Twitter says that these are often incorrect, and it's getting better at addressing concerns.
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Twitter is rolling back some of the changes it introduced with its new Twitter Camera last year.
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Group video chat app Houseparty is launching a new co-watching feature, with a range of celebrity guests helping to showcase the option.
Google has added a new option to help keep track of your open tabs in Chrome.
Facebook is making its new Messenger Rooms group video chat option available in groups and events.
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