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Can Competition Tools Fix Social Media?

Replacing tech authoritarianism with state overreach will only exacerbate problems plaguing social media platforms.

Facebook Says Outage Affecting Instagram, Messenger, And More Has Been Fixed

It’s Facebook’s second big outage this week.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Breaks His Silence As Congress Demands Answers After Whistleblower Testimony

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen testified before a Senate panel on Tuesday that the social media giant prioritizes profits over the safety of its users, including its youngest and most vulnerable.

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp Partly Reconnecting After Nearly Six-Hour Outage

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp at least partially reconnected to the global internet late on Monday afternoon, nearly six hours into an outage that paralyzed the social media platform.

RIP LinkedIn Stories, 2020-2021

The internet's weirdest social network is pivoting to "lasting videos that tell your professional story in a more personal way."

Here’s Why Instagram Is Now Demanding To Know Your Birthday

Instagram says the goal is to create a safer, more privacy-oriented experience for children who use the platform—and to keep them away from potentially predatory adults.

Clubhouse Is Adding Spatial Audio Effects To Make Users Feel Like They’re Really In The Room

To pull off the new audio tricks, Clubhouse is integrating an API from Second Life creator Philip Rosedale’s spatial audio company High Fidelity and blending it with the company’s own custom audio processing, tuned for the chat app.

China Cracks Down on Celebrity Online Culture

Sina Weibo - China's Twitter equivalent - is to remove an online celebrity list following criticism by state media of celebrity culture on social media.

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