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Sources say Instagram's video hub could launch on 20 June

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 7 June 2018

Following the likes of Facebook Watch and Snapchat Discover, Instagram's pro video hub could be launching later this month. FULL STORY >

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Instagram adds mute button to silence irritating followers

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 23 May 2018

The long awaited feature is finally coming to Instagram. FULL STORY >

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Facebook joins the dating scene with new features

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 2 May 2018

Aiming to take on the likes of Tinder, Facebook announces new dating features at this year's F8 conference. FULL STORY >

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Snapchat ready to test new unskippable ads for some of its shows

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 26 April 2018

The test ads called 'Commercials' will be placed on a select number of shows on Snapchat. FULL STORY >

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You will soon be able to download all your Instagram pics easily

By Staff Writer 12 April 2018

A tool, similar to Facebook’s Download your Data, will be coming soon. FULL STORY >

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Instagram testing out Nametag code feature

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 10 April 2018

The new feature is similar to Snapchat's Friend Codes, and is currently being tested by Instagram insiders. FULL STORY >

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Twitter suspends several accounts for 'tweetdecking'

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 12 March 2018

Breaching Twitter's new rules, a number of accounts were suspended over the weekend for stealing tweets and spamming in a bid to go viral. FULL STORY >

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Snapchat's recent redesign is here to stay

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 22 February 2018

Following a less than well received redesign, and a recent petition on Change.org, Snapchat says the changes it has made are here to stay. FULL STORY >

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Instagram testing notification system for screenshots in Stories

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 12 February 2018

Currently being tested out with a small set of users, the Stories screenshot notification is akin to what Snapchat currently employs. FULL STORY >

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Facebook testing downvote button for comment moderation

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 9 February 2018

Not quite a dislike button, the downvote testing is designed to help the social media platform curate its content, a bit like Reddit. FULL STORY >

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Snapchat beats expectations for 2017 earnings

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 7 February 2018

While it's still losing money, 2017's yearly earnings for Snapchat prove to be more positive than initially expected. FULL STORY >

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Logan Paul pulled from Google's Preferred Ads, with YouTube Red projects put on hold

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 11 January 2018

The divisive YouTuber is facing severe consequences following his video from the Japanese suicide forest. FULL STORY >

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Facebook's 2017 Year In Review

By Press Release 6 December 2017

Facebook today announced its 2017 Year in Review, highlighting the top ways people came together on Facebook to support one another. FULL STORY >

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Facebook deploys new suicide prevention AI

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 28 November 2017

The social media platform has released a new set of AI tools designed to detect and assist users contemplating suicide. FULL STORY >

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Snapchat adds object recognising filters ahead of app's design overhaul

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 27 November 2017

It's now common knowledge that Snapchat is set for an extensive redesign soon, but that has not stopped the app from releasing new filters that recognise animals and food. FULL STORY >

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