LinkedIn Learning Now Offers Courses From Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global

LinkedIn Learning, the professional network’s online learning destination, now offers six new courses from Thrive Global, Arianna Huffington’s new venture.

700 Million Monthly Active Users and Counting for Instagram

Instagram’s user growth continues to surge, as the Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network announced Wednesday that it now has more than 700 million monthly active users.

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.