Discord began rolling out a Scheduled Events feature for serversDiscord

LinkedIn Begins Testing Paid Events

Platforms

The professional network combined LinkedIn Events, LinkedIn Live in May 2020 as Virtual Events.


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How a Bet on Virtual Events Is Paying Off for TechCrunch

Media

The publisher has doubled event revenue over the last year.

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Facebook to Invest $50M Over 2 Years Into Responsible Development of the Metaverse

Artificial Intelligence

The social network will collaborate with academic institutions, civil rights groups, governments, industry partners, nonprofits.

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LinkedIn’s Hello Monday Podcast to Say Hello to 4 Creators

Audio & Podcasting

Host Jessi Hempel will be joined by LinkedIn news editor Michaela Greer.

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TikTok Tops 1B Monthly Active Users

Platforms

The video creation platform tipped its hat to creators.

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Instagram Pauses Efforts to Develop Stand-Alone Instagram Kids App

Platforms

The Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network also fired back at The Wall Street Journal.

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Clubhouse: How to Start Private Rooms via the Wave Feature

Audio & Podcasting

Users can chat with the people they choose exclusively

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Messenger From Facebook: How to Use the Astrology Chat Theme

Chat & Messaging

Add planets, stars and constellations to your chats.

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Time’s Bot-Fueled NFT Drop Highlights Limits With the Market

Publishing

This emerging tech has teething problems, like high gas fees and automated bots.

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Twitter Begins Testing Topics for Twitter Spaces

Audio & Podcasting

It is currently English-only and Android-only, with just 10 to choose from.

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Twitter Introduces Updates to Cut Down on Pixelated Videos

Platforms

The social network began testing an edge-to-edge timeline on iOS earlier this month.

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Twitter Rolls Out Hashtag-Triggered Emojis for 2021 US Elections

Politics

#IVoted, #IVotedEarly, #YoVoté will add them to tweets.

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Messenger From Facebook: How to Create Word Effects

Chat & Messaging

Users can connect emoji to specific words and phrases.

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Facebook Reacts to National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month

Platforms

The social network will limit content that doesn’t break its rules but trivializes themes around death, depression or suicide.

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Facebook Details Why Some Content’s News Feed Distribution Is Reduced

Platforms

Its community standards outline why content is removed altogether.