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Snapchat will shut down Snapcash, forfeiting to Venmo

Snapchat will shut down Snapcash, forfeiting to Venmo

Snapcash ended up as a way to pay adult performers for private content over Snapchat, not just a way to split bills with friends. But Snapchat will ab ...
Facebook and Instagram change to crack down on underage children

Facebook and Instagram change to crack down on underage children

Its former policy was to only investigate accounts if they were reported specifically for being potentially underage. But Facebook confirmed to TechCr ...
Instagram is building non-SMS 2-factor auth to thwart SIM hackers

Instagram is building non-SMS 2-factor auth to thwart SIM hackers

Hackers can steal your phone number by reassigning it to a different SIM card, use it to reset your passwords, steal your Instagram and other accounts ...
Facebook was never ephemeral, and now its Stories won’t have to be

Facebook was never ephemeral, and now its Stories won’t have to be

Before Snapchat made social media about just today, Facebook made it about forever. The change further differentiates Facebook Stories from the Snapch ...
Snapchat code reveals team-up with Amazon for “Camera Search”

Snapchat code reveals team-up with Amazon for “Camera Search”

Codenamed “Eagle”, Snapchat is building a visual product search feature that deliver users to Amazon’s listings. Buried inside the code of Snapchat’s ...
Social Media Roundup: Facebook Tests Do Not Disturb, Instagram’s You’re All Caught Up, Tinder Loops

Social Media Roundup: Facebook Tests Do Not Disturb, Instagram’s You’re All Caught Up, Tinder Loops

Blocking someone on Facebook automatically removes that user as a friend and prevents them from seeing posts on your profile, adding you as a friend a ...
Instagram’s Do Not Disturb and “Caught Up” deter overgramming

Instagram’s Do Not Disturb and “Caught Up” deter overgramming

Instagram is turning the Time Well Spent philosophy into features to help users avoid endless scrolling and distraction by notifications. Today, Insta ...
Social Media Roundup: Time Spent On Facebook Feature, Music For Instagram Stories, LinkedIn QR Codes

Social Media Roundup: Time Spent On Facebook Feature, Music For Instagram Stories, LinkedIn QR Codes

Facebook Your Time On Facebook Facebook has confirmed to TechCrunch that it is testing a “Your Time on Facebook” feature in an unreleased version of i ...
Social Media Roundup: Time Spent On Facebook Feature, Music For Instagram Stories, LinkedIn QR Codes

Social Media Roundup: Time Spent On Facebook Feature, Music For Instagram Stories, LinkedIn QR Codes

Facebook Your Time On Facebook Facebook has confirmed to TechCrunch that it is testing a “Your Time on Facebook” feature in an unreleased version of i ...
Facebook tests 30-day keyword snoozing to fight spoilers, triggers

Facebook tests 30-day keyword snoozing to fight spoilers, triggers

Don’t want to know the ending to a World Cup game or Avengers movie until you’ve watched it, or just need to quiet an exhausting political topic like ...
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