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Instagram Founders Leave the Company

Is this the end of an Instagram era? Instagram founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger are leaving the company after founding it 14 years ago. With a major success, eight years after they have founded...

Introducing Instagram Shopping in Stories and to Explore

As we already said, Instagram is slowly becoming more of an e-commerce platform, encouraging users to do the shopping through the platform. It is a place where you connect with both...

Introducing Skype Call Recording

A feature that Skype was missing until now was call recording. Remember when you talked to a beloved one and wanted to have the conversation recorder or when you had a...

Facebook Watch Is Available Worldwide

Over one year ago, Facebook was launching Watch in the USA in order to bring content creators closer to their fans and to make it easier for the users to find...

Instagram Will Be a Safer Place

Due to recent events, when both Facebook and Twitter have deleted several accounts for being fake or promoting fake news, Instagram has also made a step forward in what the authenticity...

YouTube Counts How Much Time Users Spend on the Platform

It seems that lately, all the big companies are implementing tools that measure the time users spend on their platforms. We have Facebook's and Instagram's example and it seems that now...

Instagram Is Testing Recommended Feed

In an attempt to make profiles more discoverable, Instagram is currently testing the Recommended Feed. After implementing an algorithmic feed, back in 2013, it is time for Instagram to renew the...

Facebook Battles Against Fake News

In an episode that looks very much like a Black Mirror one, Facebook starts ranking its users in order to battle with fake news. What does this mean and how it...

Instagram Polls in Private Conversations

Polls and questions have changed the way people use Instagram and the way they interact. Yesterday, Instagram has announced they are launching polls and questions in direct messages, whether we are talking...

Facebook + Vidpresso = New Future for Video

In their attempt of making video a more and more integrated part of the platform, with all the improvements that have been made to the new way of broadcasting, Facebook has...

Facebook Launches AR Games for Messenger

In order to compete with Snapchat, Facebook has launched today, globally, AR games for Messenger. What does this mean? Let's find out! People go to the Facebook messenger to keep in touch...

Facebook Launches Watch Party

In order to bring people together through video, Facebook has launched Watch Party around the world. What is the new feature about? Let's find out!   What is Watch Party? Facebook Watch Party is...

Facebook Shuts Down 3 Apps That Didn’t Have Much Traction

The largest social network in the world, Facebook, with more than 2,2 million users and numbers that are still growing, has decided to shut down three of its apps that didn't...

3 Instagram New Updates: Video Chat, New Explore Feed and More

Instagram keeps on surprising us with the updates that are released almost every week. This time, they have done not one, not two, but three. Which are those? Let's find out!   3...

1 Billion Monthly Users on Instagram

Starting this month (June 2018) there are 1 billion monthly users on Instagram. Reports say that last September there were 800M users, with 500M active daily users. What does this mean...

Facebook Creators Updates

Facebook is taking a step forward in competing with YouTube with the updates they have made available for Facebook Creators. There are three directions in which they have made the updates: managing...

Instagram Is Launching IGTV

We have heard rumors some weeks ago about Instagram planning to launch a longer video format. They will become a reality tomorrow. Let's see what this is all about! IGTV, a video...

Snapchat Introduces Snap Kit

In a moment when Facebook is trying its best to reconquer both people's trust and hearts, Snapchat is finally launching a platform for developers to play with, called: Snap Kit.     What types of...

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