Instagram Accounts Will Default to Private for Teens Under 16

Facebook has announced it will make new Instagram accounts for teens under 16 private by default.

FTC May Target Google and Facebook’s Data and Algorithms

The Federal Trade Commission may target Google and Facebook’s data, and the algorithms they rely on, as part of a larger antitrust crackdown.

WeChat Halts New Subscriptions

Popular chat and social media app WeChat, known as Weixin in China, has announced it is suspending new subscriptions as it deploys a security upgrade.

Twitter Beats Q2 Expectations

Twitter posted its Q2 earnings, beating expectations on $1.19 billion in revenue.

Clubhouse Leaves Beta and Is Open to Everyone

Clubhouse, the popular audio-only social media platform, announced it is out of beta and no longer invitation-only.

Twitter Testing a Way to Downvote Replies

Twitter is testing a way to downvote replies, as the company looks for ways to improve engagement.

WhatsApp Beta Brings Multi-Device Support

WhatsApp is bringing an oft-requested feature in a new beta: Multi-device support.

Facebook Spending $1 Billion on Content Creators Through 2022

Facebook plans to pay content creators some $1 billion through 2022 in an effort to ward off rivals.

Twitter Kills Fleets, Disappearing Tweets

Twitter has announced it is shutting down Fleets, the company’s disappearing tweets feature.

TikTok Enters Job Market with TikTok Resumes

TikTok is looking to expand beyond just social media, introducing TikTok Resumes as a way to apply for jobs.