Skip to content Skip to sidebar Skip to footer

Microsoft Buys LinkedIn for $26B

In one of the biggest tech M&A plays in recent history, Microsoft has announced its plans to acquire enterprise social media platform LinkedIn for $26.2 billion in cash. With approval by both boards already locked in, this just needs to get through…

Read More

Facebook Introduces Reactions, A More Expressive Like Button

Facebook is rolling out "Reactions," a broader, more inclusive answer to the much-requested "dislike" button. Facebook Reactions will let users express empathy, which the popular but mostly positive "Like" button can fall short of. With Reactions, users can now "Like," "Love," "Laugh,"…

Read More

Make Friends in the Sky with Milehi

Traveling can be lonely, particularly if you’re traveling by yourself. Now that most places you’ll visit (including the planes) come equipped with wifi, a new app called Milehi lets you chat and get to know other flyers. You simply add your flight and…

Read More

Anonymous Launches Encrypted Social Media Platform

Hacktivist group Anonymous has been anything BUT anonymous lately, with very publicized attacks on the other side of the digital war on information privacy. But in a recent surprising move, the group has launched Minds.com, an open-source social media platform that promises…

Read More

Facebook Moments

It would seem that Facebook has finally gotten photo sharing right. Facebook Moments, its newest photo app, promises to make saving, sharing, tagging -- and GETTING -- photos on Facebook much easier and safer. Moments automatically groups photos based on when they…

Read More

Twitter Lifts Restrictions on Direct Messaging

If you’ve ever tried to communicate using Twitter’s Direct Messaging system, you would have found the 140 character limit frustrating at some point. Granted, Twitter is all about short messages, but sometimes there is so much more you need to say privately. One…

Read More

VFILES Launches 2.0 Platform

VFILES, the fashion community known for boosting the designers of the future, has given itself a makeover. The dynamic update to its online platform, dubbed VFILES 2.0, includes new features such as direct messaging and personalized “Shop” functionality. “At VFILES, we’re always thinking…

Read More

Clubhouse, A Modern Platform for Communities

A new app called Clubhouse allows you to create your own social media platform or “club”. If you were ever a clubhouse member, you’ll easily understand what this modern version of the clubhouse entails. First and foremost, it’s about connecting like-minded individuals. In addition,…

Read More

Facebook Messenger Gets Standalone Website

Four years after the first release of the Facebook Messenger mobile app Facebook has decided that it’s time for Messenger to get its own website as well. Messenger.com has been developed for users who want to be able to send messages using Facebook…

Read More

Snapchat Discover

Snapchat Discover was unveiled today as a new way to explore Stories from different editorial teams. The social media platform has worked with highly reputable media partners to help us consume news under a new light. Discover is built for creatives as…

Read More