Facebook has introduced a new e-commerce feature that allows users to buy concert tickets directly from the social network via events pages. The feature is currently being tested in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Twitter has filed a trademark registration for the word "subtweet," which refers to a tweet directed at another person without mentioning their Twitter name. If successful, the company will hold the rights in commercial settings.
France recently held closed-door counter-terrorism talks with Twitter and Facebook. The French government is urging Web giants including Google, Apple, and Microsoft to take action against extremism online.
Facebook's chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, has defended his philanthropic plans earlier today, revealing where some of the $45 billion will be going. This comes after criticism for not donating the money to charity.
WhatsApp has released an Android update to its messaging app that includes a host of new emojis. The update, available now, is entirely emoji-centric and includes new facial emojis and loads of random objects too.
In a first for the messaging app, Snapchat has taken to live news coverage by broadcasting on-the-scene videos and images of the San Bernardino mass shooting. The content is curated from user uploads by the Snapchat team.
The revamped Yahoo Messenger can pull photos from Flickr and searches for GIFs using Tumblr's fast library. The app is more focused on group messaging and sharing, taking on competitors like Facebook Messenger and Slack.
One Direction, Selena Gomez, and Justin Bieber were the musicians that dominated Instagram in 2015. Official statistics released by the network also revealed the artists with the most song mentions and fan armies.