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TikTok’s teen stars want money — and marketers are starting to...

The Verge reports: "This year, TikTok became one of the biggest social media platforms in the world. The shortform app finally reached over a...

Instagram explains how it uses AI to choose content for your...

The Verge reports: "Instagram has shared new details on how its app uses machine learning to surface content for users, stressing that, when making...

Amnesty International latest to slam surveillance giants Facebook and Google as...

TechCrunch reports: "Human rights charity Amnesty International is the latest to call for reform of surveillance capitalism — blasting the business models of “surveillance...

Bunch raises $3.85m toward development, expanded partnerships

gamesindustry.biz reports: "Mobile group chat and partying app Bunch has announced it raised $3.85 million in funding from several major gaming companies." Read more

Big Changes Coming To Twitter Soon

Hypebot reports: "As the Twittersphere has become increasingly toxic over recent years, its user base has plateaued somewhat. This has led the company to...

Facebook gets into the meme-making biz with experimental Whale app

The Verge reports: "Last week, Facebook quietly released a new meme-making app called Whale, The Information reports. The app is currently only available on...

TikTok Passes 1.5 Billion Downloads

Hypebot reports: "TikTok has passed 1.5 billion downloads across all platforms, according to new stats from mobile intelligence provider Sensor Tower. The milestone comes...

After Paying Out $1 Billion to Creators, Patreon Sets Its Sights...

Variety reports: "Membership services startup Patreon has paid out over $1 billion to creators since its launch in 2013, the company announced Tuesday. Now,...

AR Startup Ubiquity6 Launches Displayland, an Instagram for Photogrammetry

Variety reports: "San Francisco-based augmented reality (AR) startup Ubiquity6 publicly launched its Displayland mobile app for iOS and Android Monday, giving everyone the ability...

Bits of ByteDance’s Streaming Plans Emerge in New Report

Billboard reports: "Bits of detail surrounding ByteDance's planned music streaming service are trickling in, with a new report outlining some specific ways the TikTok...