Social Media News Archives: Page 2

This is page 2 of the social media news archives.

Instagram Announces Move to Algorithmic Feeds (March 15, 2016): Instagram has announced a move to an algorithmic feed. This is similar to what Facebook does with its feed.

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.

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.

Twitter Changes Stars to Hearts and Favorites to Likes (November 3, 2015): Twitter has changed the icon used when favoriting a tweet from a star to a heart.

Virtual Reality Facebook Demonstrated on Jimmy Kimmel (September 5, 2015): Facebook announced the acquisition of Oculus VR last year.

Mark Zuckerberg Says 1 Billion People Used Facebook on Monday (August 28, 2015): Mark Zuckerberg says

Sir Patrick Stewart Loves the Challenge of Twitter Restrictions (August 17, 2015): Sir Patrick Stewart talks about the beauty of Twitter restrictions and having to refine information to fit in 140 characters.

MySpace Still Gets 50 Million Monthly Visitors (January 16, 2015): MySpace still gets over 50 million visitors a month. The site also generated 300 million video views in November.

LinkedIn Wants More of Its Members Blogging (January 8, 2015): LinkedIn wants more of its members to blog and create content.

Google+ Now Lets Users Pin Posts (December 4, 2014): Google+ has added the pinned posts capability to Google+ pages.

Twitpic to Shut Down on September 25th (September 4, 2014): Twitpic is shutting its virtual doors. The last day for the photo sharing site will be September 25th.

Google to Shut Down Orkut on September 30, 2014 (July 1, 2014): Google has announced that it will close its Orkut social network. The site will close on September 30, 2014.

The CIA Joins Twitter and Youtube (June 6, 2014): The CIA has launched a new Twitter account and its first tweet is pretty funny. It's also launched a Youtube channel and will be participating in Throwback Thursday photos.

LinkedIn Adds Cats You May Know Feature (April 1, 2014): LinkedIn has added a new feature called Cats You May Know for April Fool's Day

Facebook Ends Its Facebook Email Service (February 25, 2014): Facebook has decided to end its Facebook email service. Facebook says most people were not using it.

Facebook Now Lets Publishers Embed Public Posts (August 21, 2013): Facebook is now letting publishers embed public posts onto its blogs and websites.

LinkedIn Launches University Pages (August 19, 2013): LinkedIn has launched University Pgaes. It also plans to lower the minimum age required to make a page to 14 on September 12.

Facebook Shares Briefly Climb Back Above May 2012 IPO Price (July 31, 2013): Facebook's stock briefly climbed above its IPO price of $38 earlier today.

Instagram Adds Video Sharing Feature (June 20, 2013): Instagram has added a video sharing feature. The new tech will help Instagram compete with Twitter and YouTube.