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Social Media

Facebook smashes estimates to post blockbuster first-quarter earnings

Facebook has laid waste to all expectations by posting stellar first-quarter results, thanks to growth in user numbers and mobile advertising revenue. People are spending more time on Facebook's apps, and big brands are spending more bucks…
Mobile

You can now ‘find a time’ that works for everyone with Google Calendar for Android

Having trouble finding a time to meet with others? Google Calendar for Android is now able to analyze the calendar of those involved in the meeting, and "find a time" to meet. The feature is already available on desktop.
Social Media

Twitter results disappoint as advertisers abandon the platform

Twitter announced its first quarter earnings on Tuesday. Despite a growth in monthly active users, the platform's revenue fell below expectations, resulting in the company downgrading its second quarter predictions.
Photography

Instagram is quietly testing a black-and-white design for its app

Instagram hasn't done much with the design of its interface over the years, but could that be about to change? The company has confirmed it's testing a new black-and-white look that also includes redesigned icons, and some users are already…
Photography

6 essential apps for embellishing your photography

Photo apps are on the rise. Here are six of our current favorites, so you can add some character and class to your photos before sharing them with your friends, family, and distant admirers.
Social Media

Jurors caught checking Facebook may face a $1,500 fine

Looking for a better way to enforce rules about checking mobile devices during a trial, California has proposed new legislation that would slap a juror with a hefty fine if they hop on social during a trial.
Photography

Car crash victim sues Snapchat for causing high-speed highway accident

Snapchat's miles-per-hour filter is to blame for a car crash that saw multiple people injured, according to one of the victims, who is suing Snapchat. The accident left the plaintiff with traumatic brain injuries.
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Tired of trolls and slander, former Reddit exec launches Imzy, a positivity community

Former Reddit exec launches Imzy.com, a community that emphasizes finding what you want and a positive outlet. Its founders hope it can serve as a safe place for users.
Social Media

Twitter makes it easier to report multiple abusive tweets

In a bid to resolve incidents of abuse on Twitter more quickly, you can now report multiple abusive tweets at once instead of one at a time. This should give Twitter's safety team a clearer idea of a particular situation, allowing for a…
Social Media

Bug bounty hunter scores on Facebook and turns in another hacker

While earning a $10,000 reward in Facebook's bug bounty program, a bug hunter called Orange Tsai discovered evidence another hacker had already been there and left code to exploit staff credentials.
Mobile

Facebook developing standalone camera app with live-streaming capabilities

Facebook is reportedly working on a camera app similar to Snapchat that would also allow users to live-stream from their smartphones. Over the past year, live-streaming has become a top priority for the social network.
Social Media

Like it, Love it, or LOL it? How are people reacting to news on Facebook?

A few months ago, Zuckerberg and company allowed users to do more than just "Like" a post, and now, content marketing agency Fractl has taken a closer look at just how readers are reacting to the news on social media.