Dating apps are embracing video

Dating apps are embracing video

Dating apps are, in their own way, a form of social networking – especially as they expand into new areas like friend-finding or professional networking. So it only makes sense that they would… more

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June 26, 2017

Facebook now has 2 billion monthly users… and responsibility

Facebook now has 2 billion monthly users… and responsibility

“We’re getting to a size where it’s worth really taking a careful look at what are all the things that we can do to make social media the most positive force for good possible,” Facebook… more

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June 26, 2017

Facebook improves its AI Messenger assistant ‘M’ with new wits

Facebook improves its AI Messenger assistant ‘M’ with new wits

Facebook M, the company’s AI-powered assistant that lives inside Messenger, was launched widely back in April, giving suggestions to users based on the context of their conversations. Today, M… more

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June 26, 2017

Facebook, Microsoft, YouTube and Twitter form Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism

Facebook, Microsoft, YouTube and Twitter form Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism

Today Facebook, Microsoft, YouTube and Twitter collectively announced a new partnership aimed at reducing the accessibility of internet services to terrorists. The new Global Internet Forum to… more

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June 25, 2017

Facebook brings new masks, filters and reactions to Messenger video chat

Facebook brings new masks, filters and reactions to Messenger video chat

Facebook is bringing a ton of new filters, masks and video reactions to video chats in Messenger, aiming to deliver a more fun experience to younger users on the app and shore up the service… more

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June 25, 2017

Uptime, YouTube’s experimental app for watching videos with friends, opens to all

Uptime, YouTube’s experimental app for watching videos with friends, opens to all

YouTube’s experimental app Uptime, which lets you watch videos with friends while reacting and commenting, has now opened up to all users. The app was first launched in March of this year, from… more

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June 25, 2017

Australia wants Five Eyes to squeeze tech firms on encryption

Australia wants Five Eyes to squeeze tech firms on encryption

The political rhetoric against strong encryption continues to crank up. Reuters reports today that Australia will be pushing for greater powers for countries to tackle the use of encrypted… more

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June 24, 2017

YouTube’s mobile app will soon better display all video formats, add messaging

YouTube’s mobile app will soon better display all video formats, add messaging

On the heels of a major redesign of its desktop site which delivered an overall cleaner look-and-feel and a “dark mode” for nighttime watching, YouTube this week announced it will soon roll… more

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June 22, 2017

Facebook expands its hate-fighting counterspeech initiative in Europe

Facebook expands its hate-fighting counterspeech initiative in Europe

Facebook has launched a third counterspeech initiative in Europe, partnering with the not-for-profit Institute for Strategic Dialogue for the launch of the Online Civil Courage Initiative (OCCI),… more

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June 22, 2017

Crunch Report | Apple Rolls Out Early Version Of Its Safe Driving Feature

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June 22, 2017