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LinkedIn just received a small but very useful upgrade

May 2, 2022

Via: Techradar

The job site and professional social networking platform LinkedIn has added a new feature that allows users to add a website link to their profiles. Once this new feature rolls out, users whose profiles have Creator Mode enabled will be […]


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Instagram launches auto-generated captions for IG Feed videos

March 1, 2022

Via: Mashable

Captions are coming to your IG Feed. On Tuesday, Instagram announced that it would be adding auto-generated captions for IG Feed videos, in order to make the app “more accessible for those in the deaf/hard-of-hearing communities.” The feature is available […]


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Microsoft says its ads now reach a billion people worldwide

January 7, 2022

Via: Techradar

Microsoft has achieved a major milestone after its ad network – spread across Bing, Outlook.com, AOL, MSN.com, Yahoo, and other properties – reached one billion people last year. The news comes via MediaPost, which cites Microsoft internal data and ComScore […]


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Facebook’s Meta rebrand goes live in Apple’s App Store and Google Play

December 17, 2021

Via: Mashable

You may have forgotten about it (perhaps on purpose) but Facebook, the company, has recently rebranded itself to Meta. All of the company’s apps have retained their old names, but the rebrand is bringing about some changes. As noticed by […]


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Meta Expands Facebook Protect Program to Activists, Journalists, Government Officials

December 2, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Meta, the company formerly known as Facebook, on Thursday announced an expansion of its Facebook Protect security program to include human rights defenders, activists, journalists, and government officials who are more likely to be targeted by bad actors across its […]


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What is the metaverse? A (kind of) simple explainer

November 9, 2021

Via: Mashable

Despite how new it appears, it already feels like the metaverse is everywhere. Facebook’s, I mean, Meta’s recent rebrand and investments, triggered a new wave of interest in the metaverse. It’s all over headlines, corporate news, memes, gaming platforms, and […]


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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 […]