Social Media

Facebook creates ‘Safety Check’ tool for disasters

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Facebook Inc. is launching a tool that lets users notify friends and family that they are safe during or after natural disasters…

Twitter tests shopping service

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Twitter is testing a way to let users go shopping or make charitable contributions between tweets….

App claiming to change Facebook color is virus

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Don’t click on that fake app – it’s a virus!…

Facebook ditching gift card service for Buy button

Facebook is getting out of the gift card business….

Facebook 2Q earnings, revenue soar

Facebook posted sharply higher earnings as revenue from mobile advertising continued to grow…

Report says Tencent is giving up Weibo


Chinese media reported that Tencent is putting less resources on its Weibo services…

Facebook releases workforce diversity statistics

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Like many of its Silicon Valley peers, Facebook’s workforce and management team is overwhelmingly white and male…

Twitter COO Ali Rowghani resigns

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Twitter’s chief operating officer, Ali Rowghani, has resigned from his post and won’t be replaced…

Messaging app Line mulls IPO


Messaging app Line is preparing an initial public offering in the United States and Tokyo possible in November this year…

Zuckerberg, wife gift $120M to CA schools

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are donating $120 million…