Tired of Facebook? Here Are 6 Up-and-Coming Alternatives

Opinion: For many people, it’s simply become too difficult to discover content they enjoy in the endless streams and noise on social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. As a result, we’re witnessing a significant shift toward social features that allow for a more curated and controlled community.

Twitter Will Livestream the 2016-17 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League Final Match

Twitter is heading back to the pitch Wednesday, announcing a deal with the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football to livestream the final match of the 2016-17 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League.

The YouTube Kids App Is Now Available via Select Smart TVs

The YouTube Kids application is now available via select smart TVs from LG, Samsung and Sony in the 26 countries where it has already launched.

Facebook Is Testing Video Cover Images for Pages

If you visit the Facebook page for Netflix drama Narcos and it looks like the cover image is moving, your eyes aren’t playing tricks on you.

The New York Times Launches on Snapchat Discover

The New York Times Snapchat Discover channel has officially gone live, and it will post stories five days per week, Monday through Friday.

Pinterest and The Ad Council Are Taking Aim at Wasted Food

Nonprofit organization The Ad Council is teaming up with Pinterest on a series of public-service campaigns.

Facebook Is Testing Related Articles That Appear Before Users Click on Stories in News Feed

Facebook launched its related articles feature in December 2013, serving up articles on the same topic after users read articles that appeared in their News Feeds. And now the social network is testing related articles that appear before users click on stories in their News Feeds.

Democratizing Fame Through Social Media

Opinion: Internet culture, paired with the prominence of social media networks, has democratized the talent discovery process. It presents performers with new platforms through which they can showcase their talent and passion, often from the comfort of their living rooms, local grocery stores or wherever WiFi is readily accessible. “Normal” people with myriad skills and talents now have access to countless channels that help them showcase their abilities—beyond traditional concert stages and television screens.

21st Annual Webby Awards: BBDO New York Is the Webby Agency of the Year

The winners of the 21st Annual Webby Awards were announced Tuesday, and BBDO New York cleaned up, capturing the Webby Agency of the Year after winning six Webby Awards and Webby People’s Voice Awards.

Nielsen Social Content Ratings, Week of April 17: El Clasico Is Tops

The beautiful game topped the Nielsen Social Content Ratings for the week of April 17, as the latest El Clasico soccer match—FC Barcelona 3, Real Madrid 2—generated 5.051 million interactions across Facebook and Twitter.