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TikTok’s latest test feature aims to improve the app’s search capabilities

TikTok is testing a new feature that enhances the popular short-form video app's search functions.

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Twitter confirms it’s down for some users, says it’s working on a fix

Twitter has confirmed that some users are currently having problems accessing the social network and that it’s working to fix the issue....

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Clubhouse begins beta testing private communities called ‘Houses’ to foster curated interactions

The company's new offering allows any person or group to create their own curated "House" within Clubhouse.

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Meta is expanding NFT support on Instagram to 100 countries

Users and businesses in more than 100 countries in Africa, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and the Americas will now be able to share their NFTs on...

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Instagram will survey US users about race to assess if it is ‘fair and equitable’

Instagram announced today that it will start prompting a random assortment of people on its platform in the United States to participate in an...

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TikTok will provide select researchers with more transparency about its platform and moderation system

TikTok announced today that it will provide select researchers with more transparency about its platform and moderation system. The company is...

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Creators on Facebook can now earn money through videos that use licensed music

Meta announced today that creators on Facebook can now earn money through their Facebook videos that use licensed music. The company is launching...

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Instagram video posts shorter than 15 minutes will now be shared as Reels

Instagram announced today that new video posts that are shorter than 15 minutes will now be shared as Reels. Videos posted prior to this change will...

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Facebook’s new ‘Feed’ tab chronologically displays posts from your friends and groups

Facebook is revamping its main news feed and launching a new “Feed” tab where users can see posts from their friends, groups, pages and...

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Instagram’s new ‘Boost’ feature lets businesses turn Reels into ads

Businesses can boost reels by finding the Reel in their profile grid and tapping the "Boost Post" button. Instagram says it's...

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Tedooo raises $3M to scale its social network for buyers and sellers

Tedooo, a Tel Aviv-based social network marketed towards the trade world, has raised $3 million in seed funding led by Stardom Ventures. The platform...

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Instagram rolls out a new searchable map to make it easier to discover popular locations

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today that the company is introducing a new searchable and dynamic map experience on Instagram. The updated map...

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Snap launches Snapchat for Web to bring the app’s core features to desktop

Snap announced today that it’s introducing Snapchat for Web to let users send snaps and chat with friends via video calls all from their...

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TikTok’s chief security officer steps down amid increased scrutiny from US officials

TikTok's head of global security, Roland Cloutier, is stepping down, and will be replaced by Kim Albarella.

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Facebook tests a way to add up to five profiles tied to a single account

To help people tailor their experience based on interests/relationships, Facebook is testing a way for people to have more than one profile tied to...

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Instagram launches its creator marketplace on an invite-only basis

Instagram has officially started testing its new creator marketplace, a hub designed to help brands discover and reach out to creators about...

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Twitter now lets all users ‘unmention’ themselves in tweets

Twitter announced today that it’s rolling out its “Unmentioning” feature to all users on all devices. The new feature, which...

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Instagram tests a ‘Live Producer’ tool that lets you go live from a desktop using streaming software

Instagram is testing a new Live Producer tool that allows broadcasters to go live from a desktop using streaming software, such as OBS, Streamyard...

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Anonymous social apps shift their attention to Instagram in the wake of Snapchat’s ban

Anonymous social apps targeting teens haven’t gone away in the wake of Snapchat’s new policy, which earlier this year banned these types...

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This Week in Apps: Apple’s Sherlocks, Instagram’s ‘nudges’ and a TikTok-Oracle deal

This Week in Apps: Apple's Sherlocks, Instagram's 'nudges,' and a TikTok-Oracle deal

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Amid growing concerns around app addiction, TikTok rolls out more screen tools

TikTok users regularly complain of hours lost on the platform, thanks to the video app’s unmatched ability to distract, entertain and engage...

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Instagram now lets you pin up to three posts to your profile

Instagram announced today that it’s launching the ability for users to pin up to three posts, including photos or Reels, to the top of their...

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TikTok is launching a live subscription comedy series with social media collaboration company Pearpop

TikTok is launching a live subscription comedy series in partnership with social media collaboration company Pearpop and creator Jericho Mencke....

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Snapchat will now display restaurant recommendations in the Snap Map in select cities

Snapchat is partnering with restaurant review website The Infatuation to enable users to find local eats on the Snap Map, the company announced...

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Meta is adding a dedicated ‘Calls’ tab to Messenger

Meta is rolling out a new Calls tab for Messenger, the company announced this week. The company says the new tab will make it easier to connect with...

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Instagram to start pushing Amber Alerts to users’ feeds

Instagram announced today that it’s launching in-app Amber Alerts to allow users to see and share notices of missing children in their area....

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This Week in Apps: Mobile gaming’s market share hit, web3 app growth, Niantic’s new AR tools

This Week in Apps offers a way to keep up with the latest from the world of apps, including news, updates, startup fundings, and mergers and...

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Twitter rolls out the ability for creators to host Super Follows-only Spaces

Twitter has announced that it’s rolling out Super Follows-only Spaces. Creators who offer Super Follows subscriptions can now host Spaces...

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