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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.
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Edit Tweet feature is finally rolling out to Twitter Blue subscribers

Twitter has begun the rollout of its Edit Tweet feature to Twitter Blue subscribers. But the rollout only includes subscribers in three countries for now.
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More status options coming to Twitter, including ‘don’t @ me’

While Twitter's Status feature hasn't rolled out to everybody, it apparently has gotten a few new status options added to it.
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When is the best time to post on Instagram?

If you're looking to boost the engagement you receive on your Instagram posts, you'll need to know the best time to post them. Here's how to figure that out.
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New feature shows that even Twitter wants to be like TikTok now

Twitter just announced two new video-focused features for its app and one of them looks a lot like TikTok.
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The OG App, an ad-free Instagram client, is no longer on the App Store

The OG App, the ad-free alternative to Instagram, has been removed from the App Store just days after launch.
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Searches for health topics on YouTube now highlights personal stories

A new YouTube feature attempts to highlight another type of informational resource for those researching health issues: personal stories.
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Can’t stand using Instagram in 2022? This app fixes everything you hate about it

The OG App is bringing Instagram back to basics by removing all of its worst features and giving users true control over the content they view.
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When is the best time to post on Facebook?

Trying to figure the most optimal time to post on Facebook for maximum exposure? It's a complicated answer, but we can help point you in the right direction.
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Twitter is building a menu option for Twitter Shops

Twitter is still working on bringing shopping to its platform. Just like TikTok and Instagram.
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You can now downvote comments on TikTok videos

TikTok is releasing a dislike button for comments to everyone today. Here's what to expect.
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Instagram is building a ‘nudity protection’ tool for your DMs

Instagram is building another way users can control what they see in the app. The feature is expected to help users avoid seeing unsolicited nude photos in DMs.
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Instagram appears to be down. Here’s what we know so far

You're not imagining it. Instagram is down. Here's what we know.
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TikTok is banning campaign fundraising on its app

TikTok is changing its existing policies regarding political accounts on its platform. Notably, one of the changes is a ban on political fundraising.
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This beloved TikTok hashtag just got its own app feature

TikTok has launched a new feature for one of its most popular hashtags, #BookTok. Here's how to use it.
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This beloved TikTok feature is coming to YouTube Shorts

YouTube Shorts creators using an iOS device will be getting the ability to reply to viewer comments with a Shorts video reply.
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TikTok Now is the latest attempt to clone BeReal

TikTok really seems to want you to use its app to connect you with your friends, and it's rolling out a new BeReal-like feature to do it.
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3 reasons why Instagram Reels is failing to compete with TikTok

Instagram Reels doesn't seem to be doing so well. Here's a look at a few reasons why.
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As it turns out, TikTok isn’t a reliable search engine for news

According to a new report, searching for news topics on TikTok may yield more misinformation than you think.
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