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Instagram will let users co-author posts and share likes

October 19, 2021

Via: The Verge

Instagram is kicking off a week of product reveals with the announcement of “Collabs,” a new feature that lets two users jointly share ownership of a single feed post or Reel. Tomorrow, it’s following this up by testing a new […]


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Instagram will now let creators practice live videos

October 14, 2021

Via: Mashable

Anyone who’s ever done an Instagram Live will know the prep behind it, making sure everything is just right: lighting, volume, Internet connection, the works. I do not count myself amongst these creators, but I can imagine it’s a stressful […]


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Facebook apologizes for that massive outage, says no user data was compromised

October 5, 2021

Via: Mashable

Guess who’s back after a 6-hour outage? It’s Facebook, and the company is sorry. In an oddly short update on its engineering blog, Facebook explained the root cause of the outage that saw half the world suddenly post memes on […]


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Instagram is testing new ‘Favorites’ to bring order to your chaotic feed

September 13, 2021

Via: The Verge

You’re on Instagram looking for your best friend’s daily dog update, but you have to scroll endlessly through a sea of posts you care little about, and probably forget what you’re looking for in the first place. After a few […]


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Twitter’s Super Follows could run into an App Store problem

September 2, 2021

Via: The Verge

The launch of Super Follows marked the beginning of the end for truly free content on Twitter, and the start of whatever Patreon-infused future lays ahead for the microblogging app. Supporting creators directly with monthly payments isn’t a bad thing, […]


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LinkedIn says it’s killing Stories. Yes, LinkedIn had Stories.

August 31, 2021

Via: Mashable

The platform everyone hates is doing away with a feature no one wanted. LinkedIn announced Tuesday that, as of the end of September, LinkedIn Stories will be no more. The format, initially made popular by Snapchat before being shameless copied […]


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Instagram introduces new security feature against hackers

July 14, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Instagram is taking a powerful new step to combat account hacking and malicious activity on their social media platform. If you yourself haven’t experienced your Instagram account getting compromised, you probably know at least a couple of friends who have. […]


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YouTube’s TikTok competitor YouTube Shorts is rolling out globally

July 13, 2021

Via: The Verge

YouTube’s TikTok competitor, YouTube Shorts, is now rolling out globally. The service launched first in India last year, before expanding to around 26 countries including the US and the UK. Now YouTube Shorts, which is still in beta, will be […]


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Facebook Runs Video Tests to Make Instagram More Like TikTok

July 2, 2021

Via: Social Media Today

Facebook is testing changes to its Instagram photo-sharing app that will make it more like the social video app TikTok. Adam Mosseri, the head of Instagram, announced the plan on Wednesday to show full-screen, recommended videos in user feeds. “We’re […]


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TikTok is increasing its video length limit to three minutes

July 2, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Recently we covered a Twitter post by the head of Instagram where TikTok was mentioned as a primary motivator for social media platforms to improve and evolve. It doesn’t seem, however, that the Chinese-owned company will just sit and watch […]