Facebook launches E.gg, an experimental collage making app

Facebook’s internal R&D group, NPE Team, has today officially launched its latest app, E.gg, to a broader audience. The app, a freeform creation tool described as a “digital zine creator”…

Read more »

The crowd goes wild for Yiming

There’s no shortage of TikTok coverage in the news today as the app’s fate in the U.S. hangs in the air. What the press doesn’t always address is how TikTok…

Read more »

Twitter and Facebook’s diverging philosophies were on display in the latest tech hearing

The latest tech hearing was a study in contrasts. Contrasts between lawmakers who made an effort to stay on topic in a hearing ostensibly about social media and the 2020…

Read more »

Data-Backed Ways to Optimize for Google Featured Snippets

New research into Google SERPs reveals the top ways of optimizing pages in order to maximize the potential of earning featured snippets. SEMrush and Brado analyzed 1 million random SERPs…

Read more »
fake-goods:-amazon-sues-social-media-influencers

Fake goods: Amazon sues social media influencers

Amazon has filed lawsuit against 13 individuals and businesses including two social media influencers for allegedly advertising, promoting, and facilitating the sale of counterfeit luxury goods in Amazon’s store, in…

Read more »

Google Web Stories Plugin for WordPress Gets First Big Update

Google is rolling out the first major update to its Web Stories plugin for WordPress which comes with three useful new features. Google’s Web Stories for WordPress version 1.1 gives…

Read more »

LinkedIn Discovers Ad Metric Error Which Lead to Over 400k Advertisers Being Overcharged

LinkedIn has reported a significant error in its ad reporting, which has caused many LinkedIn advertisers to be overcharged for their campaigns over the past two years. As explained by…

Read more »

Twitter labeled 300,000 US election tweets — around 0.2%

Just over a week after the U.S. elections, Twitter has offered a breakdown of some of its efforts to label misleading tweets. The site says that from October 27 to…

Read more »

Facebook’s Snapchat-like ‘Vanish Mode’ feature arrives on Messenger and Instagram

Facebook today announced its new Snapchat-like feature for disappearing messaging, Vanish Mode, is arriving on Messenger and Instagram. The feature, meant for more casual conversations, allows users to set chats…

Read more »

Facebook loses final appeal in defamation takedown case, must remove same and similar hate posts globally

Austria’s Supreme Court has dismissed Facebook’s appeal in a long running speech takedown case — ruling it must remove references to defamatory comments made about a local politician worldwide for…

Read more »