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Elon Musk reveals who might have to pay to use Twitter

Elon Musk reveals who might have to pay to use Twitter

As prospective Twitter owner Elon Musk prepares to take the microblogging service in a new direction, users are keen to know what he plans to do with it.
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Instagram might become more like TikTok in an important way

Instagram might become more like TikTok in an important way

Instagram is testing a full-screen Home feed as the Facebook-owned company mulls ripping off another TikTok feature.
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Twitter Circle will soon let you send semiprivate tweets

Twitter Circle will soon let you send semiprivate tweets

Twitter is taking a page out of Meet the Parents and testing Twitter Circle, a new feature that allows users to select up to 150 people to see their tweets.
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Facebook abandons podcasts to keep chasing TikTok

Facebook abandons podcasts to keep chasing TikTok

Facebook is dropping its podcasting platform this summer and it all appears to be part of a larger focus on short-form video content by its parent company Meta.
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Elon Musk shares stance on Twitter authentication, anonymity

Elon Musk shares stance on Twitter authentication, anonymity

Elon Musk wants to "defeat the spam bots." But recently he's also indicated that anonymous users will still have a place on his newly acquired social media app.
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Snapchat’s pocket-sized Pixy drone takes to the skies

Snapchat’s pocket-sized Pixy drone takes to the skies

Snapchat has released an autonomous drone for capturing video and photos. The Pixy quadcopter brings high-tech specs as it joins the company's product lineup.
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4 new Twitter features Elon Musk has hinted at adding

4 new Twitter features Elon Musk has hinted at adding

We still don't know what a Twitter run by Musk will look like. But the Tesla CEO has dropped a few hints on what he wants to see. Let's take a closer look.
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How to delete your Twitter account

How to delete your Twitter account

Getting tired of doomscrolling on Twitter? Deleting a Twitter account only takes a few steps to start, but it takes 30 days for your account to fully delete.
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The best alternatives to Twitter

The best alternatives to Twitter

If you're leaving Twitter but need another outlet for your hot takes, memes, and videos, then go take a look at our list of the best alternatives to Twitter.
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Mass Twitter deactivations accompanied by jump in new accounts

Mass Twitter deactivations accompanied by jump in new accounts

After Elon Musk bought Twitter, the bird app saw both mass deactivations and account creations. And these manifested in pretty dramatic follower count changes.
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Instagram test lets you pin particular posts to your profile

Instagram test lets you pin particular posts to your profile

Instagram is testing a new feature for its app that would let people pin particular posts above the grid on their profile page.
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Elon Musk’s Twitter acquisition just got a noteworthy endorsement

Elon Musk’s Twitter acquisition just got a noteworthy endorsement

Not long after Twitter accepted Elon Musk's bid yesterday, co-founder and former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted his support of the deal. Here's what he said.
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Twitter bans product changes this week to stop employees from ‘going rogue’

Twitter bans product changes this week to stop employees from ‘going rogue’

Elon Musk bought Twitter, which means the real work of the transition to his ownership begins now. And it just started with a temporary ban on product changes.
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‘Man-baby’ or ‘singular solution’: Twitter reacts to Musk buyout

‘Man-baby’ or ‘singular solution’: Twitter reacts to Musk buyout

Elon Musk's whirlwind acquisition of Twitter and decision to take the company private have drawn contrasting opinions from experts from both sides of the aisle.
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Twitter is at risk of losing what makes it special: You

Twitter is at risk of losing what makes it special: You

It's all change at Twitter, but a lack of trust in the new owner's intentions makes me worry the platform is about to lose what makes it special.
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How to make a public profile on Snapchat

How to make a public profile on Snapchat

Having a public profile on Snapchat is a step toward becoming a creator on the app. We'll go over what it means to have a public profile and how to make one.
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Elon Musk just bought Twitter for $44 billion

Elon Musk just bought Twitter for $44 billion

Twitter has officially accepted Musk's bid to acquire Twitter and take it private.

Twitter is testing closed captioning button for videos

Twitter is testing closed captioning button for videos

Twitter is testing out the closed captioning button on videos posted to the platform, giving users the option to toggle them on or off.
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Twitter is working on a new feature straight out of AIM

Twitter is working on a new feature straight out of AIM

Twitter is apparently working on a new status feature, according to a screenshot tweeted by Jane Manchun Wong. But so far, it looks dated and not very useful.
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Instagram wants more ‘original’ content on its platform

Instagram wants more ‘original’ content on its platform

This week, head of Instagram Adam Mosseri announced three of the app's latest features. The new features appear to emphasize a push for more original content.
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Elon Musk takes another big step toward buying Twitter

Elon Musk takes another big step toward buying Twitter

In the latest SEC filing, Musk confirms that he has secured $46.5 billion in funding for his Twitter takeover bid. We look at where the funding will come from.
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Apparently, Jack Dorsey regrets killing Vine. We miss it too

Apparently, Jack Dorsey regrets killing Vine. We miss it too

Co-founder and former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responded to a tweet about Vine, and apparently said that he regretted shuttering the short-video sharing app.
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How to turn off Likes on Instagram

How to turn off Likes on Instagram

A way to improve your social media experience is to hide likes on Instagram. In this guide, we'll go over why you might want to do that and how to get it done.
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Instagram Reels now offer fundraising capabilities

Instagram Reels now offer fundraising capabilities

Meta, Instagram's parent company, has announced a new fundraising tool for Instagram Reels as part of an Earth Day initiative. Here's how to add it your reels.
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Instagram brings product tagging to all public accounts

Instagram brings product tagging to all public accounts

You can now tag products in your Instagram photos, even if you don't have a brand account, just a public one. Here's how to use the feature in your own posts.
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A first look at Twitter’s in-progress edit button

A first look at Twitter’s in-progress edit button

Screenshots of an in-progress Twitter edit button show what the much-requested feature may look like. It's still early though, as the feature doesn't work yet.
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How to change your name on Zoom

How to change your name on Zoom

Changing your name on Zoom is easy, regardless of which type of device you're using or when you choose to do it. Here's how.
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6 Twitter features I want no matter who’s in charge

6 Twitter features I want no matter who’s in charge

Will Elon Musk successfully buy Twitter? Who knows. But no matter who takes charge of the beloved bird app, there are some improvements I want them to make..
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Federal investigation into child sexual abuse targets TikTok

Federal investigation into child sexual abuse targets TikTok

The Department of Homeland Security is said to have launched an investigation into TikTok over the platform's handling of child sexual abuse material.
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Reddit comments are now easily searchable with latest update

Reddit comments are now easily searchable with latest update

Reddit has introduced a slew of new updates to its search features. Most notable among them is a new ability that allows users to search for specific comments.
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WhatsApp Communities want to be your private social media

WhatsApp Communities want to be your private social media

WhatsApp is adding a new Communities feature that will organize multiple groups into a single place without compromising on security and privacy of users.
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Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for huge amount of money

Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for huge amount of money

Elon Musk has offered to buy Twitter for $43 billion. The Tesla and SpaceX boss confirmed the move in a tweet on Thursday.
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How to unblock someone on Facebook

How to unblock someone on Facebook

Decided that blocking that one person on Facebook isn't necessary anymore? Regardless of why, undoing it isn't hard. Here's how to unblock someone on Facebook.
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How to download Instagram photos

How to download Instagram photos

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.