Facebook Adds New Page Follow Settings to Control Which Updates You See

Facebook is looking to give users more control over the specific posts and updates they see from each Page they choose to follow, with a new listing of advanced Page…

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Warner Music acquires IMGN, a social media publishing platform, for under $100M

It’s a whole new playing field these days for music labels and publishers, and today one of the biggies made an acquisition to help it sharpen up its strategy to better…

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LinkedIn Outlines New Process to Detect and Hide Inappropriate InMail Messages

Unsolicited advances are a problem on all social platforms, but they seem especially out of place on LinkedIn, due to the platform’s professional and career focus. And yet, many people…

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Google Adds New Options to Edit Your Google My Business Profile Direct from Search and Maps

As part of Google’s ongoing efforts help businesses manage their online presence amid COVID-19, it’s now adding some new options within Search and Maps which will enable business owners to…

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Instagram wasn’t removing photos and direct messages off its servers

A security researcher was awarded a $6,000 bug bounty payout after he found Instagram retained photos and private direct messages on its servers long after he deleted them. Independent security…

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Instagram Tests Reels Button on Lower Function Bar in Some Regions

This is interesting. Last week, when Instagram released its TikTok-inspired Reels functionality into more regions, amid ongoing speculation about the future of TikTok in the US, tech analyst Josh Constine…

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LinkedIn Adds New Alerts and Lead Management Options to Sales Navigator

LinkedIn has announced some new additions to its Sales Navigator platform, as it works to provide more solutions to help businesspeople increasingly working remote, and unable to hold regular face-to-face…

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UK eyeing disclosure labels for online political campaigning

The U.K. government is considering changes to the law that would require online political campaign material to carry labels disclosing who is promoting and funding the messaging. The proposal, which…

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Vimeo Partners with Pinterest to Enable Streamlined Video Pin Creation

Looking to boost your brand’s presence on Pinterest? Creating video content can help – video views on Pinterest have increased more than 3x in 2020 over the same period in 2019, while…

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What Happens on the Internet Every Minute (2020 Version) [Infographic]

It’s amazing to consider the breadth of activity that now happens online – especially in 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic has forced more of us indoors, and towards web-based apps…

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