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Elon Musk now Twitter CEO after firing entire board

Twitter staff appear to be in for a roller coaster ride following the takeover of the company by Elon Musk. If they keep their jobs, that is.
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Staying on Twitter? Here are two ways to make it easier

If you're concerned about the future of Twitte, but not quite ready to leave just yet, you should know that you still have other options.
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Elon Musk considers bringing Vine back from the dead

Elon Musk has tweeted a poll asking about bringing back Vine, a defunct but beloved short-form video app.
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Having trouble accessing your Instagram account? You’re not alone

Today's outage is an odd one since it apparently involves account suspensions. But if you're having trouble accessing your Instagram account, you aren't alone.
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Twitter to start charging for verification mark, reports say

Various reports suggest Twitter will start charging a monthly fee of up to $20 for an account holder to display a blue verification badge.
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How to use Twitter Advanced Search

Are you looking for something specific on Twitter? You'll probably want to use its Advanced Search tool. Here's how to access it on a PC or on a mobile device.
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Elon Musk officially owns Twitter now: a timeline of how we got here

Curious to know how Elon Musk purchased Twitter? We'll guide you through this complex story of takeover bids and poison pills.
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Elon Musk finally in charge of Twitter, reports say

Reports suggest that after months of wrangling, Elon Musk has finally closed his controversial $44 billion deal to acquire Twitter.
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What do the eyes mean on your Snapchat Story?

Ever wondered what the "eyes" symbol means on a Snapchat Story? In this guide, we'll tell you exactly what it means and the feature it represents.
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TikTok is launching a dedicated gaming channel

TikTok is planning to launch a dedicated gaming channel, giving users access to a handful of mobile games and additional content for purchase.
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Watch Elon Musk show up at Twitter HQ carrying a sink

A couple of days ahead of a deadline to close his $44 billion deal to acquire Twitter, Elon Musk showed up at the company’s HQ carrying, of all things, a sink.
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YouTube is rolling out handles. Here’s what you need to know

YouTube is rolling out handles, and no, they're not the same as channel names. Here's what you need to know.
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Something’s happening with Twitter’s most active users

An internal document compiled by a Twitter researcher suggests that the platform is losing some of its most active users, though it's not clear why.
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WhatsApp down globally Tuesday morning

WhatsApp has gone down around the world, making it impossible for users to send and receive messages. The outage started shortly after 3 a.m. ET on Tuesday.
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Twitter workers call Elon Musk’s reported layoff plan ‘reckless’

Days ahead of Elon Musk's expected takeover of Twitter, workers at the company have been circulating a letter calling a possible round of layoffs reckless.
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YouTube brings pinch to zoom and video navigation changes to everyone

YouTube is getting a slight makeover and apparently that also means everyone is finally getting pinch to zoom.
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How to create multiple profiles for your Facebook account

Facebook now lets you create multiple profiles for one Facebook account. Here's how to create a new profile.
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10 longest videos on YouTube

If you were wondering how long a YouTube video can possibly be, check out this list of some of the longest videos on the platform.
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Elon Musk plans to lay off 75% of Twitter’s staff, report says

If Elon Musk finally gets his hands on Twitter in the next week, a new report suggests he could lay off up to 75% of the workforce.
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Reels are about to show up in yet another Facebook feature

Meta is still pushing Reels but it's also developing other features to bolster its platforms' other products like Facebook Groups and Events.
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Instagram’s expanded blocking lets you block a person’s backup accounts

Instagram has announced three new safety feature updates and one of them lets you block people and more of their backup accounts.
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Snapchat+ now lets you customize when Snaps on Stories expire

Snapchat+ is dropping a few new features for its subscribers this week, including custom Story expiration for Snaps on Stories.
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Instagram may be adopting this beloved MySpace feature

Instagram has been spotted working on a feature that could let users add a song to their profiles. But it's not being tested externally.
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Is TikTok leaking drafts? Let’s take a closer look at this rumor

There's a rumor going around that TikTok leaks drafts. But is it true? In this guide, we take a closer look at the rumor that has TikTok users so worried.
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What is a Facebook Pixel? Meta’s tracking tool, explained

Thinking about getting a Facebook Pixel? In this guide, we'll go over what it is and whether or not it's worth it.
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Twitter begins testing new Spaces functionality for Twitter Communities

Twitter has begun testing its Community Spaces feature, which would allow Twitter Communities to host Spaces in their own Twitter Community.
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Meta plans to bring Avatars to Reels and video chat

Meta plans to bring its Horizon social VR avatars to Reels and to video chats in Messenger and WhatsApp.
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Meta brings Horizon Worlds to the web, expanding beyond VR

Meta plans to bring Horizon Worlds to the web as part of its focus on building it as the next social platform.
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YouTube to overhaul channel names with @ handles for all

YouTube is launching 'handles' to make it easier for creators to engage with fans and newcomers on the video-sharing platform.
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Twitter experiments with a major change to hashtags

Twitter is apparently exploring a change-up to how hashtags work on the platform.
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Meta found over 400 mobile apps ‘designed to steal’ Facebook logins

Meta has published a report detailing its discovery of over 400 mobile apps that were created to steal Facebook users' login information.
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TikTok pivots to photos while its competitors are still chasing its viral videos

While TikTok's competitors are pivoting to video, TikTok's newest feature seems to be a pivot towards its competitors' roots: friendship and photos.
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Facebook’s new controls offer more customization of your Feed

Facebook is working on new Feed customization options, but it still plans to keep recommending posts to you.
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Get ready: there could be more ads in Instagram’s future

Meta is apparently experimenting with adding new types of ads on Instagram.