Facebook sees TikTok as a growing threat, but Evan Spiegel says Snapchat views it as a 'friend'

2019-11-03 18:58

When asked if TikTok is a friend or foe to Snapchat, Snap cofounder and CEO Evan Spiegel gave a definitive answer: "Friend."

Instagram and Snapchat both went down for thousands of people

2019-09-10 08:50

Snapchat and Instagram are both reportedly experiencing outages Monday afternoon for thousands of users.

A US senator has introduced a bill that would stop Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube from endlessly showing you content, in an attempt to keep users from getting addicted to social media

2019-07-31 11:17

The Social Media Addiction Reduction Technology Act would force social media platforms to implement time limits and stop using autoplay functions.

A feature Facebook stole directly from Snapchat now has more than twice as many users as Snapchat

2019-06-01 20:46

Mark Zuckerberg said that Instagram and WhatsApp also command more than 500 million Stories users each.

Here are all the major US tech companies blocked behind China's 'Great Firewall'

2019-05-24 08:32

Although Huawei has only recently been banned in the US, China has long blocked major US tech companies like Facebook and Google from operating there.

There's now a version of the Bible that uses only Bitmoji, and it's arrived just in time for Easter and Passover

2019-04-20 18:19

Love religious scripture but don't love all that arcane language? The Bitmoji Bible is here to help.

Not all listings are winners

2019-04-11 08:41

It’s important to determine why a new listing occurs before you buy the share. Simon Brown offers some advice on how investors should approach ‘exciting’ new companies.

Facebook is working on a new platform for teens that's already being described as 'cringey'

2019-01-19 12:31

It's called LOL, and it will consist of "funny videos and GIF-like clips" that users can vote on and share.

'Snapchat dysmorphia' is a disturbing new phenomenon where people want to look more like their filtered selfies

2018-08-11 19:01

Instagram and Snapchat filters are the new celebrity photo, offering up unrealistic standards of beauty that might trigger people to feel unhappy with the way they look in real life.

Snap reportedly has two new versions of its Spectacles in the works, with the first arriving this fall

2018-03-02 17:56

Spectacles 2.0 will reportedly arrive this fall, with a more expensive, more powerful version following that.


Snapchat is down, and the company says it's working on a fix

2019-10-14 19:27

Snapchat confirmed Monday morning that users are experiencing issues with sending photos and chats to users. The company says it's working on it.

Facebook is reportedly building a new messaging app for Instagram in its latest assault on Snapchat

2019-08-28 13:07

Facebook is testing a messaging app for Instagram called Threads, which is designed to promote constant sharing between users and their friends.

This graph shows that time spent on Facebook is flatlining, with no growth in sight

2019-05-29 14:04

According to a report from eMarketer, the average daily time spent on Facebook by US adult users fell by 3 minutes in 2018.

People are loving the new gender-swapping Snapchat filter, and it's now being used to catfish unsuspecting men on Tinder

2019-05-15 21:18

People have started using Snapchat's new eerily convincing lens to trick friends and strangers into thinking they're someone else.

Big cosmetic brand quits social media completely while Instagram promises it has a few new tricks up its sleeve

2019-04-11 14:35

While Instagram was courting big-name brands at the Condé Naste International (CNI) conference in Cape Town, one British cosmetic brand announced that it would be quitting social media entirely.

Twitter has 126 million daily users. That's 48% fewer than Snapchat, but it says the numbers aren't comparable

2019-02-09 12:26

Donald Trump's favorite social network finally disclosed its daily user count, and it looks anemic compared with those of rivals.

New York has been renamed 'Jewtropolis' on Snapchat and other popular apps

2018-08-31 06:11

Mapbox — the third-party mapping software — was subject to vandalism.

Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi reportedly gave its CEO a R20 billion bonus — one of the largest CEO bonuses in history

2018-06-23 14:02

In an unusual move, Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun is reportedly getting R20 billion in stock awards that aren't tied to any particular goal or milestone.

Fury over shocking video of teen throwing kitten across a road

2017-12-04 15:05

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