Social Media
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Tumblr’s new iMessage app lets you create and share your own GIFs

Tumblr’s new iMessage app is a GIF lover's dream. If you enjoy creating and sharing GIFs, you can now do so using just your iPhone. The easy-to-use extension also offers a range of fun, Snapchat-style, customization options.
Social Media

Report: Disney seriously considering Twitter takeover bid

The Twitter takeover chatter rages on, with the Walt Disney Co.emerging as a potential savior for the struggling social media platform. As it turns out, the Twitter-Disney connection runs deep, and could make sense under CEO Bob Iger.
Web

‘How do I vote?’ Google is making it easier to find out

It has helped you find all the information you need to make an informed decision this November, and now, it's helping you put that decision to action. On Friday, Google announced a new search feature that will allow users to register to…
Social Media

Donald Trump creates a “Crooked Hillary” Snapchat filter, but will it work?

Meet the "Crooked Hillary" filter from Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. Only one advertiser per day is able to purchase Snapchat's national geofilter advertisement, and Trump purchased it on Monday in advance of his debate with…
Social Media

Facebook opens profile expression kit as it looks to add more Snapchat-style filters

It's getting harder to tell your various social media networks apart. And now that Facebook is engaging in new efforts to make your profile picture look more like a Snap photo or a Vine video, it's only becoming more confusing.
Home Theater

Your Instagram Stories could make it into CBSN's live coverage of the presidential debates

CBS News’ streaming service CBSN is joining forces with Instagram to feature the app’s Stories within its presidential debate broadcasts. The move marks the first time the feature will be used by a network as part of its live coverage.
Social Media

Facebook will prompt you to vote over the next four days

Facebook is launching its first nationwide voter registration drive in an attempt to urge users in the U.S. to get out and vote. Get ready to see a colorful "registration" reminder on your News Feed over the coming days.
Wearables

The company formerly known as Snapchat reveals its video-recording "Spectacles"

Snapchat has finally revealed its first hardware product, and it's not what everyone was expecting (well not quite). “Spectacles,” as the company has branded them, are a pair of video-recording sunglasses that sync with your smartphone.
Social Media

Facebook apologizes to ad clients for exaggerating video viewing times

Facebook released a new statement apologizing to it s ad clients for overestimating the average viewing times for videos on its site for two years. Reports claim the numbers could have been inflated by a whopping 60-80 percent.
Social Media

Google and Salesforce are reportedly interested in acquiring Twitter

Twitter, the embattled social network, is searching for a buyer. Rumor has it that potential buyers include Google and Salesforce, among others, and that a deal could be announced before the end of this year.
Web

Oculus founder Palmer Luckey confirms he is bankrolling online Trump supporters

Oculus Founder and CEO Palmer Luckey has outed himself as the wealthy benefactor of Nimble America, a group dedicated to spreading pro-Donald Trump memes.
Web

YouTube introduces its Heroes program to help make the platform a safer place

YouTube is enlisting the help of a special task force of volunteers who will "help make YouTube a better experience for everyone." It's called YouTube Heroes and it's an extension of the Trusted Flagger program from 2012.