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Snapchat code reveals team-up with Amazon for ‘Camera Search’

Tech Crunch reports: "Snapchat is building a visual product search feature, codenamed 'Eagle,' that delivers users to Amazon’s listings. Buried inside the code of Snapchat’s...

Facebook starts testing AR ads in the News Feed

The Verge reports: "Facebook ads will start feeling a little more like a virtual fitting room. The company announced today that it will begin...

Timehop discloses July 4 data breach affecting 21 million

Tech Crunch reports: "Timehop has disclosed a security breach that has compromised the personal data (names and emails) of 21 million users (essentially its entire...

Twitter Stock Slides on Report That It Has Been Deleting Over...

Variety reports: "Twitter shares dropped more than 8% in early trading Monday, coming after a Washington Post story that the company has been eradicating fake...

Facebook Stock Drops on Report of Wider U.S. Probe of Cambridge...

Variety reports: "Facebook shares dropped as much as 2.3% in early trading Tuesday, following a report that multiple U.S. federal agencies are investigating the social...

Facebook gives US lawmakers the names of 52 firms it gave...

Tech Crunch reports: "In a major Friday night data dump, Facebook handed Congress a ~750-page document with responses to the 2,000 or so questions it received from US...

Snap is reportedly about to launch its own gaming platform

Tech Crunch reports: "Snap is seeking to explore new ground as it tries to outrun Instagram’s efforts to copy its features. Its newest effort may...

Instagram’s video chat and new custom AR filters arrive today

The Verge reports: "Back at its F8 developers conference, Facebook announced a whole suite of new Instagram features that may have a big impact on just...

Facebook prototypes tool to show how many minutes you spend on...

Tech Crunch reports: "Are you ready for some scary numbers? After months of Mark Zuckerberg talking about how 'Protecting our community is more important...

Twitter acquires Smyte to tackle hateful content more proactively

Venture Beat reports: "As part of its efforts to stem the flow of hateful content on its platform, Twitter announced today that it’s acquiring Smyte, a...