Social Media News

The social media world changes quickly. Keep up to date on the latest news on huge platforms like Facebook and Twitter and hear about what's next!
Snapchat Live Location
Snapchat Rolls Out New Live Location Security Feature
Snapchat Revenue Sharing
Snapchat Introduces Mid-Roll Ads and Revenue Sharing
TikTok on smartphone
TikTok Safety Updates Aim to Reduce Harmful and Hateful Content
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Twitter Articles Could Revive Personal Blogging
Metaverse Personal Space
Meta Adds Personal Boundaries to Fight Harassment in VR Games
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Twitter Is Expanding Tests for Upvotes and Downvotes
Try On for Home Decor feature
Pinterest to Launch Augmented Reality Previews for Furniture
Messenger end-to-end encryption
Facebook Messenger’s Got Some New End-to-End Encryption Updates
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How the EU Digital Services Act Could Change Social Media
Tinder Background Check
Tinder Adds Background Check Feature to Prevent Abuse
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Facebook's Messenger Kids Wants to Teach Online Safety
Pixelated broken heart on smart phone screens
Meta to Shut Down Video Speed-Dating App, Sparked
Meta/Facebook Security
Meta Launches Privacy Center to Educate Its Userbase
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Meta Doesn’t Want Your Data to End up in Hacker Databases
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TikTok Is Making Changes to Its 'For You' Feed
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How the PATA Act Hopes to Reduce Hate on Social Media
Someone using a smartphone in a restaurant with hearts and likes flowing out of the screen.
‘Likes’ Don’t Have to Ruin Social Networks—If You Do Them Right
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WhatsApp Wants to Protect You From People You Don't Know
A screenshot of the opening scene from Horizon by Facebook.
Horizon Worlds Is the Metaverse Equivalent of Your Neighborhood
Tinder's new Music Mode
Tinder Teams up With Spotify for a New Music Mode
Clock
Instagram Will Soon Have a Chronological Feed Option Again
Instagram's Take a Break feature on iPhone
Instagram’s Take a Break Feature Still Needs Discipline to Manage
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Twitter Prioritizes High-Profile Users in Its Project Guardian
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Multiple Instagram Accounts Are More Useful Than You’d Think
Take a Break tool
Instagram Introduces New Features for Underage Users
Signal app on iPhone
Here’s Why You Should Donate/Pay for Signal
Black woman filming a beauty and makeup vlog
Thanks, TikTok: Why Your Feed Is Full of Creators
Facebook Messenger Split Payments
Facebook Messenger Testing New Split Payments Feature
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Twitch Streamers Say Ban Evasion Detection Tools Aren’t Enough
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What Does Twitter’s Image-Consent Rule Mean For Street Photography?
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Facebook Protect to Begin Requiring 2FA for Select Accounts
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Twitter’s New Privacy Boost Is Just a Start
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TikTok Prioritizes Creators With New 'Creator Next'
Woman stressed at social media
Twitter Expands Private Information Policy to Include Images and Video
Someone looking at the Twitter Alias options on a laptop computer.
Birdwatch Adds Aliases to Protect Twitter Usernames
Encrypted messaging
Meta Pushes Back End-to-End Encryption on Platforms Until 2023
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Instagram Subscriptions Are the Most Obvious Idea Ever
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It Doesn’t Really Matter How Social Media Timelines Are Ordered
Shooting video of New York
Instagram Adds Text to Speech and Voice Effects Features to Reels
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Clubhouse Gets Audio Recording Feature Called Replays
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WhatsApp Multi-Device Support Gets Public Beta Availability
Twitter Search Bar
Twitter Finally Makes it Easy to Search Other People’s Tweets
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Facebook Groups Adds More Features to Foster Community
facial recognition in a crowd
Facebook Pulls the Plug on Facial Recognition Software
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Experts Say Facebook’s New Name Won’t Solve All Its Problems
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WhatsApp Ends Support for Older Android Operating Systems
Facebook Connect VR Event
Facebook Announces New Tech Tto Build the Metaverse
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Anyone Can Now Share a Link in Their Instagram Story
Someone looking at Instagram on a smartphone.
Instagram's Censorship Could Push Creators Off the Platform
Facebook Messenger Group Effects
Facebook Messenger Group Effects Adds AR Fun to Group Chats
Instagram Collabs
Instagram Adds New Collab Features and Effects to Reels
Instagram and Facebook app icons on a smartphone
Facebook to Test Cross-Posting Directly to Instagram
Google Chat on mobile
Google Chat Enables Marking Messages and Spaces as Unread
Man listening to music on smartphone
Clubhouse Is Adding a Music Mode for Higher Quality Audio
Smartphone tied chain with lock on wooden table
WhatsApp Gets End-to-End Encrypted Backups for Chats
Twitter Soft Block feature on twitter.com
Use Twitter’s New Soft Block to Sidestep Abusers Without Enraging Them
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Twitter Wants to Insert Ads in Our Conversations
Women in a group texting
WhatsApp Will Allow Users to Manage Their Chat Backups
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Twitter Users Can Now Remove Unwanted Followers