Social Media
Social Media

Warriors/Kings contest to live-stream on Facebook tonight

The Golden State Warriors are one of the NBA's most popular teams. They'll be on full display tonight on Facebook, as the social media titan live-streams their game with the Kings -- for India users only.
Movies & TV

Here's where to catch Sunday's Golden Globes show

The Golden Globes, the first big movies/TV awards show of the season, air on Sunday night. We've got a list of the several different platforms you can watch the show on, including live streams.
Social Media

Welcome to London: Airbnb is using Twitter live 360 video to showcase travel spots

Airbnb is one of the first brands to jump on Twitter’s recently launched live 360 video feature. The online accommodation marketplace is tapping its hosts and local insiders to showcase a selection of homes and experiences.
Social Media

Facebook has hired Campbell Brown of CNN to lead its News Partnerships team

Campbell Brown announced on Friday that she would be "joining Facebook to lead its News Partnerships team." The former NBC News correspondent and CNN prime-time host took (of course) to Facebook to make the announcement.
Social Media

Wikileaks whips up furor after proposing a database of verified Twitter users’ info

Wikileaks on Friday tweeted that it is thinking of building an online database populated with the information of verified Twitter users. Unsurprisingly, many Twitter users didn't take kindly to the idea.
Social Media

Have a question for His Holiness? Ask it through his Facebook Messenger bot

If you're a Facebook user, head over to Messenger and check out what just might become your new favorite chatbot. Its name is Missiobot and it allows you to speak (sort of) with Pope Francis.
Social Media

Twitter strikes deal to live-stream 70 hours of action from the PGA Tour

Twitter is bringing professional golf live-streams back to its platform courtesy of its latest partnership with the PGA Tour. The deal will see Twitter stream 70 hours of live competition across 31 tournaments.
Social Media

White House preserves Obama administration’s social media in digital archive

The White House is teaming up with Giphy, MIT, and the Internet Archive to preserve the Obama administration’s social media. Chief among the new offerings is a digital public archive that contains more than 250,000 social media posts.
Social Media

Facebook now offers auto-subtitling for Page videos

Facebook has quietly rolled out its auto-subtitling function for videos to Facebook Pages in the United States. The AI-assisted feature, first released for video ads last year, provides captions for English-language clips via an automated…
Social Media

Lawsuit alleges Snapchat released false growth numbers to court investors

A lawsuit filed against Snapchat by a former employee claims the company reported false growth numbers to investors in an effort to inflate its valuation and secure a multi-billion dollar valuation.
Social Media

Mark Zuckerberg’s political ambitions under the spotlight after recent activity

Is Mark Zuckerberg seeking a role in government? The Facebook founder's political ambitions have come to light via a SEC filing by his company and his own statesman-like Facebook post published this week.
Business

Medium cuts one-third of its staff as it looks beyond ads at new business model

Despite boasting of a successful 2016, publishing site Medium just dropped the bomb on its staff. The platform created by Twitter co-founder Evan Williams is axing around one-third of its workforce and shutting its offices in NY and…