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WhatsApp is doing fine despite months-long backlash over 2021-05-06 18:20:29It’s safe to say WhatsApp didn’t have the ideal start to 2021. Less than a week into the new year, the Facebook-owned instant messaging ap

Twitter Tip Jar lets you pay people for 2021-05-06 16:38:08Twitter today confirmed earlier reports that it’s testing a new Tip Jar feature. The new addition utilizes a number of different payment platfor

BigBrain aims to bring live mobile trivia back 2021-05-06 12:00:42If you ask Nik Bonaddio why he wanted to build a new mobile trivia app, his answer is simple. “In my life, I’ve got very few true passions

Snap to launch a new Creator Marketplace this 2021-05-06 10:57:08Snap on Wednesday announced its plan to soon launch a Creator Marketplace, which will make it easier for businesses to find and partner with Snapchat

Twitter rolls out bigger images and cropping control 2021-05-06 00:35:52Twitter just made a change to the way it displays images that has visual artists on the social network celebrating. In March, Twitter rolled out a lim

Facebook’s Oversight Board throws the company a Trump-shaped 2021-05-05 18:04:28Facebook’s controversial policy-setting supergroup issued its verdict on Trump’s fate Wednesday, and it wasn’t quite what most of us

Facebook launches Neighborhoods, a Nextdoor clone 2021-05-05 13:46:55Facebook is launching a new section of its app designed to connect neighbors and curate neighborhood-level news. The new feature, predictably called N

Twitter rolls out improved ‘reply prompts’ to cut 2021-05-05 13:30:24A year ago, Twitter began testing a feature that would prompt users to pause and reconsider before they replied to a tweet using “harmful”

Facebook’s hand-picked ‘oversight’ panel upholds Trump ban — 2021-05-05 09:09:35Facebook’s content decision review body, a quasi-external panel that’s been likened to a ‘Supreme Court of Facebook’ but isn&r

For Trump and Facebook, judgment day is around 2021-05-04 15:14:00Facebook unceremoniously confiscated Trump’s biggest social media megaphone months ago, but the former president might be poised to snatch it ba

Instagram adds a captions option for Stories and 2021-05-04 11:00:39Instagram is making its video Stories and Reels more accessible with the launch of a new “captions sticker” that will allow users to watch

Twitter acquires distraction-free reading service Scroll to beef 2021-05-04 09:23:01Twitter this morning announced it’s acquiring Scroll, a subscription service that offers readers a better way to read through long-form content

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Lyft and Uber step up with free rides New! 2021-05-11 18:06:05To help the Biden administration hit its goal of 70 percent of Americans getting at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by July 4, Uber and Lyft ar

How to recycle your old tech devices New! 2021-05-11 16:52:44In Mashable’s series Wasted, we dig into the myriad ways we’re trashing our planet. Because it’s time to sober up. Jennimai Nguyen s

Subaru reveals name and sneak peek of its New! 2021-05-11 14:59:31 Read more... More about Electric Vehicles, Subaru, Tech, and Transportation

This Lenovo IdeaPad Flex laptop is a great New! 2021-05-11 13:17:07Save $330: This Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14-inch 2-in-1 laptop (AMD Ryzen 3 4300U, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD) is $369 at Amazon as of May 11. Students everywher

Amazon has these Eureka vacuums on sale at New! 2021-05-11 12:46:57Two Eureka vacuums are on sale for up to 44% off as Amazon's May 11 Deal of the Day: Eureka PowerSpeed Bagless Upright Vacuum (NEU182A) — save

Imagine applying for a job with a TikTok New! 2021-05-11 11:44:26 Read more... More about Job Search, Tiktok, Tech, and Big Tech Companies

Ditch your beat-up charging cords and get this New! 2021-05-11 11:03:03SAVE $9.15: Cut the cord on your charging routine and get the Apple MagSafe charger for only $29.85 as of May 11.  Charging cords can be a hassle

Netflix's 'Lupin Part 2' trailer finds Assane as New! 2021-05-11 10:52:03 Grab your best disguise and get ready for revenge, because the gentleman thief is back for round 2. Inspired by fictional thief Arsène Lupin

Mark Zuckerberg has a goat named Bitcoin and New! 2021-05-11 10:52:02Mark Zuckerberg posted a picture of his two, frankly adorable, goats noting their names are Max and Bitcoin. And to that I say: Please don't eat them

Got a cat during quarantine? Get an automatic New! 2021-05-11 10:43:12It's been just over a year since people began to realize that quarantine was a long-haul thing — cueing a spike in pet adoptions through most o

Young people don't actually want a 'hot vaxxed New! 2021-05-11 09:55:54For single people, the last year has been a swirl of emotions. There's been loneliness; grief over the dates we'd hoped to go on, the sex we'd hope

Dev Patel fights for honor in heart-pumping 'The New! 2021-05-11 09:46:42 Enough about King Arthur — let's see more of his nephew. Dev Patel plays Arthur's daring nephew Sir Gawain in David Lowery's The Green Kni

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Intel’s 11th-gen Tiger Lake-H chips promise 19% faster New! 2021-05-11 19:20:50Another year, another set of chips by Intel. The company today announced its 11th-gen H-series chips — codenamed Tiger Lake-H — which the

How to understand speaker measurements — and why New! 2021-05-11 17:28:18How do you know if a speaker is any good? The answer should be obvious. If you like the way it sounds, then it is good. I’m not here to tell you

IBM Think 2021 kicks off with AI innovations New! 2021-05-11 15:16:32IBM today kicked off its annual THINK conference with a hefty dose of AI news and some tantalizing tidbits about the company’s current quantum c

A closer look at how Buenos Aires plans New! 2021-05-11 15:09:18This article was originally published by Sarah Wray on Cities Today, the leading news platform on urban mobility and innovation, reaching an internati

Facebook banned from processing WhatsApp user data in New! 2021-05-11 14:57:36A German data regulator has banned Facebook from processing personal data from WhatsApp users in the country, saying that the app’s controversia

Slitherine announces a plethora of new wargames at New! 2021-05-11 14:01:14It’s a great day to be a fan of simulated carnage! Slitherine today held its “Home of Wargamers Live” event on Twitch. There are mor

England will launch its digital vaccine passport next New! 2021-05-11 11:12:59People in England will be able to use the National Health Service app as a vaccine passport from Monday, Health Secretary Matt Hancock confirmed today

This smart WiFi router can deliver top speeds New! 2021-05-11 10:00:04TLDR: Built for homes with serious WiFi needs, the Tenda AC23 Smart WiFi Router is optimized for speed and packed with features for even households wi

Utrecht will host world’s first vehicle-to-grid charging — New! 2021-05-11 09:50:30Utrecht, a small city in the Netherlands, wants to be the first region in the world with a bidirectional ecosystem. How? By using vehicle-to-grid

Sennheiser’s sold its consumer audio business and I New! 2021-05-11 09:48:20You know when a company sells off a beloved business and stuff goes really well afterwards? Yeah, me neither. So please join me in pouring one out for

Here’s what Freakonomics gets wrong about advertising New! 2021-05-11 08:50:21Freakonomics recently applied their formula of Pop Economics to put a challenge to the efficacy of advertising: “Does Advertising Actually Work?

Thanks to Hans Zimmer, the BMW i4 EV New! 2021-05-11 08:45:21Electric cars don’t snarl, parp, and pop like high-powered combustion engines, but that doesn’t mean they can’t sound cool

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YouTube Shorts Fund to Get $100M to Creators New! 2021-05-11 17:35:00YouTube is betting $100 million on TikTok and Instagram Reels clone YouTube Shorts being around for a long time--or at least through 2022, anyway. The

GoFundMe Celebrates New York’s Generosity and Establishes Its New! 2021-05-11 17:31:08It's been around for over a decade, but fundraising platform GoFundMe hasn't really focused on building up a personality for the brand behind the wo

Fitzco Used Data Collection to Combat Emotionally-Charged Misinformation New! 2021-05-11 17:19:47During day two of Adweek's Social Media Week New York, Katy Tenerovich sat down to go over media company Fitzco's approach to the Covid-19 vaccine c

McDonalds’ Jennifer Healan on How to Stay Relevant New! 2021-05-11 16:55:58Blake Chandlee, head of global business solutions at TikTok, sat down with Jennifer "JJ" Healan, vice president of U.S. marketing, brand content and

Budding CMOs Must Leave Space for Magic, Says New! 2021-05-11 16:15:40Despite the fact that there's so much more to great marketing than magic, Uber's global head of brand Shivram Vaideeswaran believes it's a pretty v

Facebook Has Removed 16M+ Pieces of Content for New! 2021-05-11 15:45:00Acknowledging President Joe Biden's goal of having 70% of adults in the U.S. get at least one Covid-19 vaccine shot by July 4 and reaching 160 millio

Hulu Promotes Scott Donaton to Head of Marketing New! 2021-05-11 14:41:53Hulu has upped Scott Donaton to the role of head of marketing following the February departure of former marketing chief Patrizio "Pato" Spagnoletto

Havas Chicago Hires CCO From Leo Burnett New! 2021-05-11 14:36:13In a generational leadership shift, Havas hired a new chief creative for its Chicago office from Leo Burnett as a 30-year industry veteran steps aside

Nielsen Looks to Rectify Panel Makeup After Admitting New! 2021-05-11 14:33:17Nielsen is issuing guidance to its media partners about the revelation that its pandemic TV audience measurement may have been off by as much as 6% an

TikTok Rolls Out New Safety Center New! 2021-05-11 14:00:00TikTok introduced a revamped Safety Center Tuesday with the goal of ensuring a positive experience for teens on its platform and enabling their parent

BlueTriton Brands’ First Ad Campaign Addresses the Problem New! 2021-05-11 09:00:00Yumi Clevenger-Lee, evp and CMO of BlueTriton Brands, knows what shoppers are thinking: Bottled water contributes to plastic waste, which harms the pl

7 Ways Marketers Can Help Amplify the Asian New!