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Twitter debuts new analytics tools for publishers focused on improving video...

Tech Crunch reports: "In January at CES 2019 in Las Vegas, Twitter announced that it was developing new tools that would make it easier for publishers...

Facebook sues Chinese companies for selling fake accounts

The Verge reports: "Facebook has sued four Chinese companies for selling fake Facebook and Instagram accounts, alleging trademark infringement, breach of contract, and related...

Facebook announces new program for premium video ads

Tech Crunch reports: "Facebook is expanding its efforts around premium video advertising with a new program called Facebook Showcase. This follows the announcement last fall of what the...

Facebook will shut down its spyware VPN app Onavo

Tech Crunch reports: "Facebook will end its unpaid market research programs and proactively take its Onavo VPN app off the Google Play store in the...

YouTube updates channel strike system with one-time warning and more consistent...

The Verge reports: "YouTube is overhauling its community guidelines with a new system for warning channels that break the rules. The new system is...

NBA Inks Facebook Pact for Video Recaps of All NBA, WNBA,...

Variety reports: "NBA Digital announced a deal with Facebook under which all NBA, WNBA, NBA G League and NBA 2K League game recaps will be available on Facebook Watch worldwide....

Instagram confirms that a bug is causing follower counts to change

Tech Crunch reports: "Instagram confirmed today that an issue has been causing some accounts’ follower numbers to change. Users began noticing the bug about 10...

Tencent Leads $300 Million Funding Round for Reddit

Billboard reports: "Social media service Reddit Inc. says it has raised $300 million in a financing round led by Chinese internet giant Tencent. Reddit's...

Facebook urged to offer an API for political ad transparency research

Tech Crunch reports: "Facebook has been called upon to provide good faith researchers with an API to enable them to study how political ads are...

AMC Extends Facebook Ticketing Feature Partnership to U.K. Odeon Chain

Variety reports: "The AMC-owned Odeon Cinemas chain has partnered with Facebook to bring its movie ticket platform “Films” to the U.K. The 'Films' feature of the Facebook app allows British Facebook...