Facebook is splashing $2.2 million on live-streaming content deals with around two dozen internet stars from YouTube, and Vine. Overall, social media stars comprise 15 percent of Facebook's 140 media partners.
Twitter has taken action against the racist trolls that Leslie Jones said were verbally attacking her, after a celebrity campaign against the inaction of the social network and in support of the Ghostbusters star.
Brazil has blocked popular messaging service WhatsApp again for failure to hand over data related to a criminal investigation. It's the third clash in an ongoing saga between Brazilian authorities and WhatsApp. The ban was overturned hours…
Months after Snapchat's $100 million acquisition of Bitmoji, you can finally send a comic version of yourself in either your snaps or your chats. To use Bitmoji in Snapchat, you'll need to download the Bitmoji app.
Twitter and the NBA have partnered to bring two exclusive, live shows to the social news service that will integrate with Twitter conversations. Vine and Periscope will also get in on the action with more behind-the-scenes content.
Printers may seem like basic technology, but Canon is adding both efficiency and functionality with its latest options. From printing directly from social media and cloud accounts to improved yields, the Maxima printers offer a range of…
A newly published Snapchat patent shows technology that uses image recognition technology to serve ads based on objects that were within the snap. The firm may be hoping for a major revenue boost from this technology.
Facebook is introducing new ad targeting options for developers that can reach users based on their use of a selected app. There are 14 different in-app activity tracking options now available to brands and marketers.
Snapchat has quietly rolled out a “suggest” function that lets you recommend accounts to your friends, allowing you to easily share their details with your followers in the process. It applies to every single profile on the app.
Tumblr has suffered another devaluation at the hands of its parent company Yahoo. The tech giant has announced a $482 million write-down of the blogging service, which it purchased in 2013 for $1.1 billion.