Welcome to the blogging news section on WritersWrite.com.
Vietnam Jails Human Rights Blogger Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh (October 11, 2016): The Vietnam government has arrested and jailed activist blogger Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh for her story about the worst environmental disaster in the country's history.
Mobile Mogul Kim Kardashian Talks Feminism at BlogHer Conference (August 6, 2016): Mobile mogul Kim Kardashian talked about feminism at the BlogHer conference in Los Angeles.
Verizon on Verge of Acquiring Yahoo (July 22, 2016): Verizon appears to be on the verge of acquiring Yahoo. The deal could be announced next week.
Snapchat Raises Another $200 Million for $20 Billion Valuation (May 23, 2016): Snapchat has reportedly raised another $200 million giving the chat social network a $20 billion valuation.
The Verge Launches Gadget Blog Called Circuit Breaker (April 25, 2016): The Verge has launched a new gadget blog called Circut Breaker. It is billed as the world's best.
Mashable Announces Layoffs, Scraps World News and Politics Coverage (April 7, 2016): Mashable has announced layoffs. Most of the layoffs are editorial jobs covering general news and politics.
Who's Down is a New Social App from Google (October 31, 2015): Who's Down is a new social app for Google for letting you know if you friends are available to do stuff.
New York Times Closing Down City Room Blog (October 26, 2015): The New York Times is closing down its blog called City Room.
Google Reorganizes Under New Holding Company Called Alphabet (August 10, 2015): Google has reorganized itself under a new holding company called Alphabet. Google will now be a company within Alphabet, inc.
Facebook Feature to Let Users Prioritize Pages to See First (July 9, 2015): Facebook is adding a new feature that will let users prioritize which friends and pages they want to see first.
Facebook Makes Slight Logo Alteration (July 1, 2015): Facebook has made a small alternation to its logo. The most noticeable difference is in the letter a.
Saudi Blogger to Receive 1,000 Lashes and Ten Years in Prison (June 7, 2015): A Saudi blogger will receive 1,000 lashes and ten years in prison. The sentence has been upheld by Saudi Arabia's Supreme Court.
Vox Media Acquires Recode.net (May 26, 2015): Vox Media has acquired the Recode tech news site. The site will continue to publish at the recode.net site.
Two Mountains Read Your Tweets Aloud at the Mountains of Mouthness (May 23, 2015): The Mountains of Mouthness are mountains that will read tweets for you.
Facebook is Shutting Down FriendFeed (March 9, 2015): Facebook is shutting dowen FriendFeed.
Page Likes to Decrease as Facebook Removes Deactivated Accounts (March 6, 2015): Facebook has warned users that Page Likes are going to decrease as it removes deactivated accounts.
Google to Ban Most Nude Imagery on Blogger (February 24, 2015): Google has announced a change to its adult content policy for Blogger. Sexually explicit and graphic nudity is now banned on public Blogger blogs.
Vine Launches Vine Kids App (February 15, 2015): Vine has launched an app called Vine Kids
AOL is Closing Joystiq and TUAW (January 30, 2015): AOL is closing Joystiq and TUAW as part of a reorganization of its many sites.
Facebook to Filter Hoaxes From News Feed (January 21, 2015): Facebook will be attempting to remove more hoaxes from the news feeds. Facebook says its users don't like them.