The IOC has placed a ban on GIFs and Vines of the Rio Olympics. Media companies will not be able to share the visual clips on social media, and the public is not permitted to broadcast livestreams from the games.
Facebook has hired the team behind Eyegroove, a video app that offered SoundCloud integration, allowing users to create their very own music videos. The app itself has now been shut down as a result of the buyout.
Facebook users in Brazil and Canada will see a new option when they open the app starting Friday. The social media giant is testing a Snapchat-like selfie camera that automatically turns on when a user begins a status update from…
Facebook Live is a global live-streaming phenomenon, and no one is using it to interact with fans quite like comedians. This list brings together the most frequent (and funniest) live-streamers on Facebook that are sure to make you laugh.
For rather obvious reasons, Instagram wasn’t around in the 18th century. If it were though, this is likely what it would look like, complete with painter, horse-drawn carriage and a butler to present your 'likes.'
Pinterest is building a native video player and updating its visual search tools to work on videos, making it easier than ever to find and watch clips on the service. The updates will be launched in the coming months.
It seems Snapchat is as keen to hear Frank Ocean's new album Boys Don't Cry as everyone else. The app has released two new filters related to the pop singer, whose long-awaited new LP is reported to be dropping today.
A new messaging app called Bars hopes to disrupt the massive messaging market. What makes Bars different? It uses song lyrics instead of basic text, even sending snippets of the songs in question to those receiving the messages.
Facebook is offering the first extensive look inside its huge new hardware lab, and the state-of-the-art machinery it houses. Inside, Facebook's engineers will build everything from internet-delivering drones to VR tech.
Facebook has launched two new e-retail sections for business pages in emerging markets, and worldwide, that are tied into its Messenger app. For the first time ever, the new features allow businesses to sell items on Facebook at no extra…
Just because you chose the worst Twitter name on the face of the Earth doesn't mean you're stuck with it for the rest of eternity. Check out our quick guide on how to change your Twitter username and real name in less than five minutes…