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How to delete your YouTube account

Here’s how to delete your YouTube account on any device

If you want to learn how to delete your YouTube account, you've come to the right place. It might be a little scary, but we'll walk you through it step by step.
An Instagram profile on an iPhone.

I paid Meta to ‘verify’ me — here’s what actually happened

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How to make a GIF from a YouTube video

Bluesky social media app logo.

Bluesky barrels toward 1 million new sign-ups in a day

Instagram login screen.

How to deactivate your Instagram account (or delete it)

Tik Tok

How to go live on TikTok (and can you with under 1,000 followers?)

A smartphone with the Facebook app icon on it all on a white marble background.

How to set your Facebook Feed to show most recent posts

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How to create multiple profiles on a Facebook account

A white X on a black background, which could be Twitter's new logo.

X (formerly Twitter) returns after global outage

Instagram Threads app.

X rival Threads could be about to get millions of more users

WhatsApp logo on a phone.

WhatsApp now lets you send self-destructing voice messages

YouTuber Trevor Jacob jumps from his plane shortly before it crashes.

YouTuber gets more than just clicks for deliberately crashing plane

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How to delete or deactivate your Facebook account

Whether you want to be free of Facebook forever or just need a break from it, we've got you covered. Here's how to delete or deactivate your Facebook account.
The new X sign replacing the Twitter logo on the company's headquarters in San Francisco.

X now offers audio and video calls, but it’s easy to turn off

X, formerly Twitter, has added audio and video calls as part of efforts to transform the platform into a multipurpose super-app.
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Discord is getting a big update that gives users more ways to pay

Discord's fall updates focus on changes to user safety, the monetization of profile customization, and third-party app usage.
A white X on a black background, which could be Twitter's new logo.

X begins charging $1 a year for new, unverified accounts

As part of a test by the firm formerly known as Twitter, new X accounts in two countries will be charged for things like posting, reposting, and replying.
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TikTok sued by Utah over alleged child addiction harm

The action by Utah's Division of Consumer Protection is the latest in a string of moves by U.S. bodies to crack down on the popular app.
A white X on a black background, which could be Twitter's new logo.

X, formerly Twitter, may be about to test 3 subscription tiers

A new report suggests X, formerly Twitter, is looking to introduce three new subscription tiers, while it's not clear if a free option will remain.
A silhouetted person holds a smartphone displaying the Facebook logo. They are standing in front of a sign showing the Meta logo.

Meta pays big bucks to end office lease that still had 18 years left

The move is a sign of the times, with tech giants and other large companies responding to the popularity of remote working since the pandemic.
Facebook Logo

Facebook’s rebrand isn’t quite as drastic as Twitter’s

Facebook owner Meta has unveiled a new logo and some other design changes for the social network, though the new look is much like the old one.
A white X on a black background, which could be Twitter's new logo.

X, formerly Twitter, looks set to become subscription-only

Elon Musk has said that as part of efforts to tackle the issue of bots on X, formerly Twitter, all users may be asked to pay a small monthly fee.
The login screen for the Threads desktop website.

How to use Meta Threads on the web

Meta's newest social media platform, Threads, is now available on the web. Here's how to access it, what to expect, and how to use it.
A screenshot of Snapchat's new AI-powered Dreams feature.

Snapchat hopes its new AI selfie feature will be a moneymaker

After jumping on the generative-AI bandwagon earlier with year with its My AI chatbot, Snapchat has now launched an AI selfie feature called Dreams.
The new X sign replacing the Twitter logo on the company's headquarters in San Francisco.

X says it’s squashing the bug that deleted Twitter images and links

X, formerly known as Twitter, says it’s working to restore images and links that suddenly and rather mysteriously disappeared from the platform in recent days.
The new X sign replacing the Twitter logo on the company's headquarters in San Francisco.

X seems to have deleted years of old Twitter images

X, formerly known as Twitter, appears to be having trouble showing images posted on the social media platform between 2011 and 2014.
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How to download Instagram photos (5 easy ways)

Wishing you could download all of your Instagram photos or save a photo to use as wallpaper? It's easier than you think. We've got several methods you can try.
The new X sign replacing the Twitter logo on the company's headquarters in San Francisco.

X CEO reveals video calls are coming to the app formerly known as Twitter

X, formerly Twitter, in adding video calls as part of its efforts to turn the platform into a so-called everything app offering a broad range of services.
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Meta’s Zuckerberg ‘not holding breath’ over Musk cage fight

Plans for the proposed cage fight between Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk have ramped up, though Zuckerberg suggested he's still not sure if Musk will go for it.
The sign atop X Corp's building in San Francisco.

Elon Musk’s big bright ‘X’ sign removed following complaints

Elon Musk's sign atop his X Corp headquarters in San Francisco has been taken down following complaints by local officials and nearby residents.
A digital image of Elon Musk in front of a stylized background with the Twitter logo repeating.

Why is Twitter called X now? Here’s everything you need to know

Twitter is now called X, and it's been a messy rebrand. We're here to catch you up on why the rebrand happened and what it means.
Instagram Threads app.

Threads has lost half its users, according to Meta chief Zuckerberg

Despite its impressive start earlier this month when around 100 million people flocked to it, Threads has already lost more than half of its users.
The new X sign replacing the Twitter logo on the company's headquarters in San Francisco.

Musk shows off new X sign on top of San Francisco HQ, but the city’s not happy

Elon Musk has shared a drone video showing off the new X sign on top of the Twitter building in San Francisco. But the city has a problem with it.
WhatsApp logo on a phone.

WhatsApp now lets you add short video messages to chats

WhatsApp now lets you add video messages of up to 60 seconds to a chat. The messages are protected with end-to-end encryption to keep them secure.
A white X on a black background, which could be Twitter's new logo.

Twitter to impose dark mode as it’s ‘better in every way,’ Elon Musk says

Twitter is set to lose light mode, leaving users with only a dark display option, according to a tweet posted by Elon Musk on Thursday.
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