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Twitter explores paid subscription service for power users

Twitter is developing a paid subscription service that will offer more advanced features to demanding users. The company has confirmed the idea is currently still in the experimental stage. It could give Twitter a stable revenue stream for the future.

Facebook launches Messenger Reactions and Mentions

Facebook has announced it is bringing its Reactions feature to Messenger. Reactions let you respond to a message with an emoji that signifies your feeling. The company is also launching Mentions for Messenger to include other people in a chat.

LinkedIn tries to be a news site with new 'Trending Storylines'

LinkedIn has announced a new feature that's meant to make it easier to find interesting news. Trending Storylines expands the business-oriented social network's focus to include popular content, increasing its recently reignited rivalry with Facebook.

Facebook testing new comments design that looks like Messenger

Facebook is trialling a new design for its comments feed on mobile devices that closely resembles the current formatting of chat threads in Messenger. It suggests the company is trying to make comments more conversational to increase engagement.

Reddit to transform into a social network with new profile pages

Reddit has announced it has begun trialling a radical new profile page design that's reminiscent of Facebook and Twitter. It will evolve the discussion board site towards being a social network by enabling users to post directly to their new profile page.

'Clips' is a new video editing app built for your iPhone by Apple

Apple has announced a new iPhone app designed to make it easier to create and edit animated videos for social media. Clips includes a handful of features not available in other apps, including the ability to create animated captions from voice input.

Instagram now lets you save your livestreams forever

Instagram has announced a small but significant new feature that makes one of its headline capabilities more useful. It's now possible to download your live video streams to your phone's storage, letting you keep them after you've finished broadcasting.

Essential Science: Neuroscience insights into our online habits

Philadelphia - When we scan social media what triggers a reaction? How do we decide to share an article or a video? Why does a video of a cat chasing puppies appeal one week, whereas a video of another animal not? Neuroscientists have been investigating.

Facebook's 'Messenger Day' Snapchat clone launches worldwide

Facebook is rolling out a new Messenger feature that adds a carbon copy of Snapchat to the immensely popular messaging app. Messenger Day lets you share ephemeral images with your friends. Predictably, they scroll in a carousel and vanish after 24 hours.

Snapchat in trouble as stock flounders after IPO

Snapchat is suffering on the stock market in the days after its initial public offering. This week, shares tumbled 12 percent as analysts remain concerned about the platform's future. The company may never be profitable and growth is stalling.

Microsoft shuts down the social network you didn't know existed

Microsoft has announced it is shutting down its long-forgotten So.cl social network launched back in 2011. The site was created by the company's FUSE Labs research division and hasn’t been updated in years. It never attained widespread attention.

Op-Ed: Hashtivism has become the squeaky wheel that wants to be heard

A new word for activism on social media has been coined. "Hashtivism" is the use of hashtags on social media to express and promote someone's political or social position. And as a communications tool, it has sometimes proven to be useful.

Supreme Court to decide if social media ban is unconstitutional

Washington - The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Monday about the constitutionality of a North Carolina law prohibiting registered sex offenders from accessing social media platforms children have access to. Many of the justices seemed troubled by the law.

Facebook's new AI helps spot suicidal users

Facebook has announced a new machine learning tool which it's using to offer advanced suicide prevention tools on its social network. The company noted that somebody commits suicide every 40 seconds, many of whom could be saved if helped early.

Social media use is linked with dieting success

Social media and dieting may not immediately come to mind when thinking about how likely a diet is to work. However new research has found a direct link between a person's attitude on social media and the chances that a diet will be a success.

Goldman Sachs and Bill Gates invest in scientist social network

ResearchGate, the social media network for scientists, announced on Tuesday that it quietly raised $52.6 million (£42.3 million) from a cohort of big name investors in November 2015 to help it scale its business.

Instagram's new swipeable 'carousels' divide long-time users

Instagram has announced a new feature that lets you share up to 10 photos and videos in one post. The images show up as a swipeable carousel in the feed. The feature, designed to let people share more often, has been given a mixed reception by users.

Facebook's new job board means you don't have to use LinkedIn

Facebook has taken aim at business-oriented social network LinkedIn by announcing a new feature that lets you find and apply for jobs without leaving its app. It directly connects prospective employers and employees, cutting down the time spent searching.

Facebook videos are coming to your TV

Facebook has announced a new video app for smart TVs that's designed to let you watch content from friends, family and publishers on the big screen. The launch marks the next step in Facebook's ambition to become a video site in its own right.

Facebook videos now play with sound by default

Facebook has announced a small but significant change to the way it delivers videos on mobile devices. Videos will now play with sound by default, leading to bursts of audio as you scroll through your news feed. The controversial change can be reversed.

Protests to ‘pussy hats' — Trump resistance growing online

The revolution against Donald Trump is growing and much larger than most folks may realize, even though it's not being televised. But it is being tweeted, posted on Facebook and Instagram or showing up as a new website.

Facebook tweaks the News Feed to bury fake news

Facebook has announced another change to its News Feed algorithms that will help reduce the ranking of fake news. The company has introduced new signals that are better able to distinguish between authentic, relevant content and fake headlines.

WhatsApp to let you 'revoke' messages you just sent

WhatsApp is testing a new feature that lets you "unsend" messages in a conversation. The app's upcoming "revoke" button will allow you to delete messages from your contact's phone, assuming they haven't already seen its contents.

How to manage social media and cope with newsfeed stress

A few years ago social media was a ‘fun’ activity. Now that it’s embedded in most people’s routines, managing page likes and newsfeeds creates its own special stress. Add to that dealing with unpleasant news and whole new stress factor is created.

Facebook Stories is exactly what it sounds like

Facebook is testing a new feature in its app called Stories. If you haven't already guessed, it's a Snapchat clone that lets you post ephemeral photos into a slideshow that disappears after a day. Facebook has repeatedly tried to copy Snapchat's success.

Psychological reinforcement helps combat ‘fake news’

The circulation of fake news, especially on social media and in light of the U.S. presidency election, is concerning to those interested in discussing fact and evidence based news. A new study shows how fake news can partly be combated.

Twitter's new Explore tab blends Moments with trends and search

Twitter has announced it is removing its Moments feature and replacing it with a new "Explore" tab. Explore surfaces a wider range of content including current trends, live video and Moments, making it a single place to find new things on Twitter.

LinkedIn's redesign changes everything for the better

LinkedIn has announced the most significant overhaul of its website since the company's launch. The new interface has been simplified to make LinkedIn's purpose and core features more obvious to users. There's also new messaging and search functions.

Is social media use affecting sleep patterns?

Cardiff - Obsession with social media is taking its toll, especially among young people. A new report has found one in five young people are making do with less sleep due to social media use; and this sleep deprivation is having an impact.

Google+ gets new features in update that kills classic web app

Google+ may have failed in its quest to topple Facebook but Google is still working on the platform. It has announced a series of new features designed to attract new users and keep existing ones active. The 'classic' web version will now be switched off.
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