Social Media
Social Media

Facebook provides a whopping 2 billion daily text translations

Facebook is translating 2 billion pieces of text per day using its automated translation system. The social network's head of language technology has revealed that it is now planning to use AI to make more accurate translations.
Social Media

You can now add Snapchat's giant-emoji stickers to your snaps

Snapchat's latest update includes a new customization option that let you add its extensive range of stickers, previously limited to its Chat 2.0 feature, to your snaps. The update is available right now.
Social Media

Facebook: No evidence of Trending Topics bias, but it’ll still make changes

Hoping to put the matter to rest, Facebook said Monday its internal investigation into allegations of political bias within its Trending Topics feature has turned up no evidence of systematic wrongdoing. However, the issue has forced it to…
Photography

Goluk T1 dash cam shares road trip videos instantly to favorite social networks

The Goluk T1 is a new dash cam that doubles as an outdoor action camera. It can be mounted to a variety of devices and instantly saves clips with a single button press to the Goluk App, where they can be shared with a…
Social Media

Facebook invites you to tune in to 24-hour live streams on its Live video network

Facebook is bringing epic, 24-hour live broadcasts to its platform with the launch of its Continuous Live Video API. The move aims to introduce more long-form nature videos to the social network's live-stream network.
Virtual Reality

Facebook makes VR audio a lot easier, rips price tag from 3D audio software

Facebook is making it easier for its users to create and share interesting 360-degree videos. The company has acquired Two Big Ears and made its VR audio app, Spatial Workstation, available for free.
Web

3 WebVisions speakers that got our minds spinning

With 14 presenters on tap for this year's WebVisions conference in Portland, Oregon, those in attendance learned about everything from tech's growing role in activism to content strategy for paleontologists.
Social Media

Your search is over: Facebook lets you skip straight to the best part of live videos

You'll no longer have to sit through Facebook Live videos to find something of interest -- Facebook will now include a timeline of reactions, helping you skip to the best part without having to watch an entire video.
Movies & TV

Watch the NBC trailer that has 40 million Facebook views and counting

NBC may have a hit on its hands, at least if the response to its This Is Us trailer is any indication. The preview for the upcoming dramedy series has reached more than 40 million views on Facebook in a week, a record for an…
Mobile

Weekly Rewind: A weight loss vest, manmade meteors, and a physical Amazon store

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech…
Social Media

Jack Dorsey seeking permission to give 7 million shares to his employees

Jack Dorsey is returning to a promise he made last October when he vowed to give a third of his shares in the social media company back to his employees. The exec is asking shareholders to give the green light to the plan.
Social Media

Is Snapchat redesigning its Discover section once again?

According to reports, a new look for the Discover page on Snapchat will be unveiled on June 7, and Snapchat partners whose content already populates this high-profile spot are said to have already been given a sneak peek.