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Snapchat Slump Ends as App Jumps to 190 Million Users

Billboard reports: "Snapchat has put an end to its user growth slump. The messaging app's parent company, Snap, on Tuesday said it had 190 million...

Twitter’s final monthly user count shows a company still struggling to...

The Verge reports: "Twitter notched a small win last quarter, adding users for the first time in a year. The addition sees Twitter grow...

Facebook makes its first browser API contribution

TechCrunch reports: "Facebook today announced that it has made its first major API contribution to Google’s Chrome browser. Together with Google, Facebook’s team created an API proposal to contribute...

Facebook Quietly Confirms Millions Of Unencrypted Instagram Passwords Exposed

Forbes reports: "Hot on the heels of Instagram users being warned about hackers stealing passwords, more password insecurity issues have been disclosed. This time involving...

Instagram test visualizes hiding ‘Like’ counts from viewers

Engadget reports: "Everyone has their own opinion about what specifically is wrong with social media, but the currency of likes is a commonly-cited issue....

Astroscreen raises $1M to detect social media manipulation with machine learning

TechCrunch reports: "In an era of social media manipulation and disinformation, we could sure use some help from innovative entrepreneurs. Social networks are now...

Five big questions about Apple and Qualcomm’s surprise settlement

The Verge reports: "On the second day of their blockbuster trial, Apple and Qualcomm announced that they had reached a settlement and would “dismiss all litigation...

Twitter says it now proactively surfaces 38% of abusive content

VentureBeat reports: "In a candid blog post today, Twitter gave an update on its ongoing effort to tamp down on hateful speech, threats, and other abusive...

Facebook tests merging its News Feed and Stories into a single...

The Verge reports: "Facebook is testing a radically redesigned interface for its app, which sees the News Feed and Stories feature combined into a...

Facebook is regulating its products before lawmakers force them to

The Verge reports: "Earlier this month, Facebook undertook an effort to recast the debate around the regulation of big tech companies on its own terms....