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Apple News adds new audio features, including a daily briefing, alongside...

TechCrunch reports: "Apple News is getting a significant upgrade. The news aggregation app, which ships preinstalled on Apple devices, is introducing several new features...

Facebook Takes On YouTube With Officially Licenced Music Videos

Hypebot reports: "In a direct challenge to YouTube, Facebook will launch officially licensed music videos in the US next month. But the social media...

US threatens to restrict WeChat following TikTok backlash

TechCrunch reports: "Amid intense scrutiny over TikTok  as a potential national security risk in the U.S., WeChat,  the essential tool for Chinese people’s day-to-day...

Twitter is working on a subscription platform codenamed Gryphon

VentureBeat reports: "Twitter is working on a new subscription platform under the codename Gryphon, according to two online job postings." Read more

U.S. “Looking At” TikTok Ban Says Sec. of State Mike Pompeo

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Sec. of State Mike Pompeo said that the U.S. would "certainly look at" banning Chinese social media apps including short-form...

Koji raises $10 million so you can remix games and interactive...

VentureBeat reports: "Koji has raised $10 million for its platform for creating interactive social media posts. It’s a remix tool that anyone can use...

Roblox: How teens are using games to cope with the pandemic

VentureBeat reports: "Teenagers who use the virtual gaming world of Roblox say that they are using games such as Roblox to stay in touch...

Facebook to warn users before they share old news articles

The Verge reports: "Facebook is rolling out a new feature globally that will warn users if they’re about to share an article that’s over...

New TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer Explains Why He Left Disney

Variety reports: "Kevin Mayer traded mouse ears for TikTok’s teen memes — and he’s very excited to be leading the rapidly exploding short-form video...

Facebook tests Forecast, an app for making predictions about world events,...

TechCrunch reports: "Forecast, a new project from Facebook’s internal R&D group, NPE Team, is launching today to build a community around predictions. The iOS...