Social Media News

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Kylie Jenner Crushes Snapchat Stock With Tweet (February 22, 2018): Kylie Jenner tweeted that she doesn't use Snapchat anymore and shares of the parent company, Snap, plummeted.

Twitter Separates Direct Messages From People You Follow and People You Don't Follow (May 31, 2017): Twitter has separated Direct Messages from people you follow and people you don't follow into different inboxes.

Microsoft and LinkedIn Close Merger Agreement and Reveal Joint Plans (December 12, 2016): Microsoft and LinkedIn close the merger agreement and have revealed their joint plans going forward.

Mobile Mogul Kim Kardashian Talks Feminism at BlogHer Conference (August 6, 2016): Mobile mogul Kim Kardashian talked about feminism at the BlogHer conference in Los Angeles.

Verizon on Verge of Acquiring Yahoo (July 22, 2016): Verizon appears to be on the verge of acquiring Yahoo. The deal could be announced next week.

Microsoft to Acquire LinkedIn in $26 Billion Deal (June 13, 2016): Microsoft is acquiring LinkedIn in a deal valued at $26.2 billion.

Time Inc. Confirms Myspace Passwords Compromised in Security Breach (May 31, 2016): Time Inc. has confirmed Myspace suffered a hacking incident and Myspace passwords were compromised.

Twitter to Give Users More Room for Text in a Tweet (May 24, 2016): Twitter will allow users to enter more text into a tweet by excluding usernames in replies and media attachments.

Snapchat Raises Another $200 Million for $20 Billion Valuation (May 23, 2016): Snapchat has reportedly raised another $200 million giving the chat social network a $20 billion valuation.

Instagram Unveils New Logo and App Design (May 11, 2016): Instagram has unveiled a new look for its logo and its popular photo sharing app.

Facebook Reportedly Developing a New Camera App (April 26, 2016): Facebook is reportedly developing a new camera app. It will open directly to a camera.

The Verge Launches Gadget Blog Called Circuit Breaker (April 25, 2016): The Verge has launched a new gadget blog called Circut Breaker. It is billed as the world's best.

Ponder Bills Itself as an Anti-Social Network (April 15, 2016): A new photo and video sharing app named Ponder is calling itself an anti-social network.

Facebook Battles Shift Away From Personal Sharing (April 10, 2016): Facebook is reportedly battling a shift away from personal sharing on its social network.

Mashable Announces Layoffs, Scraps World News and Politics Coverage (April 7, 2016): Mashable has announced layoffs. Most of the layoffs are editorial jobs covering general news and politics.

Facebook Attaches Automatic Alternative Text to Photos (April 5, 2016): Facebook announced it has started adding automatic alternative text to photos shared on Facebook, Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp.

Time Inc. Now Owns Myspace (February 12, 2016): Myspace has fallen into the hands of Time Inc. It was part of the purchase of the assets of Viant.

Twitter Suspends Over 125,000 Accounts for Promoting Terrorist Acts (February 5, 2016): Twitter has suspended a large number of Twitter accounts for threatening or promoting terrorist acts. These acts were primarily related to ISIS.

Blog-related Domains For Sale (February 1, 2016): If you are looking for a great domain name for your blog we have several good ones available.

Reactions Coming Soon to Facebook as Like Button Alternative (January 27, 2016): Reactions are coming soon to Facebook to offer an alternative to the universal Like button.