Facebook head of global policy management Monika Bickert sought to provide some clarity on the social network’s community standards and moderation of potentially inflammatory or hurtful content with a long, detailed Newsroom post.
Instagram confirmed that it is testing a feature that allows users to archive photos and videos they have deleted from their accounts, rather than wiping them out permanently.
ESC Games CEO Todd Swidler is Twitter’s new global head of live business, a new position focused on the business side of the social network’s livestreaming partnerships.
Twitter livestreamed more than 800 hours of “premium” content during the first quarter of 2017, covering more than 450 events and reaching 45 million unique users globally, chief operating officer Anthony Noto said during the social network’s annual shareholders’ meeting conference call Monday.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey discussed how the social network is using machine learning and deep learning to populate its timeline during the company’s annual shareholders’ meeting conference call Monday.
Facebook Tuesday introduced two new features aimed at enabling users to easily involve their friends in their Facebook Live videos and video viewing: Live Chat With Friends and Live With.
Noting that more than 90 percent of ad inventory for its largest brands are sold via direct-sales channels, Facebook announced Tuesday that it is beta-testing Audience Direct, a new self-service tool to finalize deals between publishers and advertisers for direct-sold video campaigns on publishers’ owned-and-operated sites.
Pinterest users conducted nearly 5 billion saves and searches related to food and drink in 2016, and updates to Lens and the social network’s search functionality will enable them to eat and drink to their heart’s content.
Opinion: Now that everyone has unfettered access to almost everyone in the world, ordinary people are becoming internet-famous on the strength of their looks, personality, topic authority or lifestyle. Brands have noticed. Even the biggest brands are turning to regular people, just like you and me, who have built highly engaged audiences.