After being grilled by Congress last month, Mark Zuckerberg found himself testifying before another governmental body -- the European Parliament. He addressed issues related to the Cambridge Analytica scandal and the GDPR.
Hovering over that unfollow button, but don't want to quite abandon that Instagram relationship yet? Instagram is rolling out a mute button that allows you to keep another user's posts out of the feed and even mute their Stories too.
The owners of Mugshots.com have been arrested and charged with money laundering, extortion, and identity theft. Some are hopeful that this will mark the beginning of the end for Mugshots and similar sites.
Gotta share that gem you spotted in your Instagram? Now you can, but in Stories. The Instagram share sticker allows users to share feed posts to other users' Stories as a sticker. Don't want your photos shared? There's an opt-out option.
Can Facebook move from reacting to election abuse to squashing political misinformation as it happens? The platform wants to, and a partnership with the Atlantic Council is one more step on that journey.
Facebook is focusing on the full-screen Stories sharing format with a trio of new features coming to the app. The update is slated to bring audio posts, an archive tool, and an option to shoot now and save later.
What do you hear: Laurel or Yanny? In a debate that's growing to an iconic blue-gold dress scale, a robotic recording has the internet divided. So is it Laurel or Yanny, and why are people hearing different things from the same audio file?
Lose track of time when you're on Instagram? Well, you may soon have a way to learn more about precisely how long you spend on the app, though it doesn't go as far as YouTube's new feature, which prompts you to take a break.
Facebook's vice president of product management Guy Rosen revealed that Facebook disabled around 583 million fake accounts in the first three months of 2018 alone. That would equal about a quarter of the social network's user base
WhatsApp is rolling out new tools for group chats. A new shortcut button helps recap mentions and replies, while the group's new description displays info for new members. The update also includes changes to administration tools.
With quadruple the number of searches for "smart home," home automation has become one of Yelp's fastest growing categories for Home and Local. Yelp recently shared just how many new business listings the category is responsible for.