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But Instagram's recently departed CEO won't describe the moment he decided to quit. Systrom and his co-founder Mike Krieger quit Facebook on September 24th. [Read More]
The group video chat app Houseparty added Facemail, a kind of video voicemail aimed at younger users. It's the company's first move toward asynchronous communication... [Read More]
Facebook launched Portal the same week it announced a data breach affected 14 million people, undermining its credibility... [Read More]
A more human-sounding voice turns your article queue into a podcast... [Read More]
A leaked internal presentation about censorship frames the issue correctly — but the company's work in China contradicts it... [Read More]
From Cambridge Analytica to the recent breach, Facebook's data privacy scandals have made us wary of its connected camera... [Read More]
New stories about partisan news publishers and rapidly transforming Facebook groups illustrate how Facebook can be an engine for tribalism... [Read More]
Joel Kaplan's endorsement of his close friend, the Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, has roiled the social network. Employees are meeting today to discuss it... [Read More]
Why Twitter started treating its official Twitter account as a way to start conversations rather than educate the user base... [Read More]
The European Commission and UK Home Office are threatening to impose new regulations over privacy and consumer protection issues... [Read More]
Instagram is testing a native resharing feature — sometimes called "regramming" — for its main feed... [Read More]
Facebook's election war room is designed to monitor misinformation and other attempts at election hacking, the company says... [Read More]
In a new report, Data and Society's Rebecca Lewis examines how extremist influencers exploit YouTube's viral mechanics... [Read More]
What danah boyd's Online News Association talk has to say about platforms — and the press — regarding media manipulation and digital martyrs... [Read More]
Ahead of the launch of a dedicated shopping app, Instagram added a shopping tab to the Explore page. You can now shop from Stories as... [Read More]
A Stanford/NYU study of fake news on Facebook and Twitter from 2016 to 2018 found that Facebook has been more successful at reducing the spread... [Read More]
Mark Zuckerberg's election-security report card suggests Facebook is in a Cold War. But it's actually more like Vietnam... [Read More]
What the leak of a video says about this moment at Alphabet... [Read More]
Breitbart published a leaked video from Google's first all-hands meeting after the 2016 US presidential election on Wednesday, in a move that could serve as... [Read More]
A conservative Facebook fact-checking partner labeled a liberal analysis "false." Is it fake, or is it just clickbait? [Read More]