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Facebook steps up efforts to study deepfakes

CNET reports: "Facebook has been studying a way to figure out if deepfake images come from the same source, research that could help the...

Spotify Launches Clubhouse Competitor and Creator Fund for Live Interactive Audio

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Spotify on Wednesday launched its Clubhouse competitor, the Spotify Greenroom, and opened up applications for a creator fund for live...

‘A symbiotic relationship’: Why social media platforms are getting in front...

Digiday reports: "Social media platforms are betting big on creators, rolling out programs to streamline dealmaking between creators and advertisers. It’s a move that...

IRL is a new social network taking on Facebook groups

The Verge reports: "Do people want an app specifically for discovering events and messaging as a group? That’s the bet behind IRL, a young...

Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple targeted by pack of US antitrust bills

CNET reports: "US lawmakers unveiled a wide-ranging antitrust agenda Friday, aiming to rein in the competitive power of giants like Amazon, Apple, Facebook and...

Instagram Will Let Creators Earn Shopping Referral Commissions, Part of Facebook’s...

Variety reports: "Mark Zuckerberg wants Instagram and Facebook to be “the best platform” for creators to make money, the Facebook CEO said in unveiling...

YouTube’s TikTok competitor Shorts will soon let users sample audio from...

The Verge reports: "Being able to sample audio from other users’ videos is one of TikTok’s greatest strengths. It allows memes to percolate across...

Pinterest edges closer to social commerce with new Shopping List feature

Digiday reports: "Pinterest is looking to help its users get one step closer to purchasing with a new feature that automatically saves shoppable product...

Facebook Publishes New Report on the Future Opportunities of AR and...

Social Media Today reports: "With technology rapidly advancing, augmented and virtual reality elements are both set to become significant considerations, in a broad range...

Etsy targets Gen Z shoppers with $1.6 billion Depop acquisition

The Verge reports: "E-commerce site Etsy, best known for selling handmade and vintage wares, is buying up a cooler, younger rival, UK-based secondhand shopping...