Blogging News: Page 2

This is page 2 of the blogging news archives.

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.

Facebook Adds AMBER Alerts (January 13, 2015): Facebook has announced it will be adding AMBER Alerts through a partnership with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

LinkedIn Wants More of Its Members Blogging (January 8, 2015): LinkedIn wants more of its members to blog and create content.

Bebo Returns as a Messaging App (December 30, 2014): Bebo is back as a messaging app for iOS and Android

Instagram Reaches 300 Million Monthly Users (December 10, 2014): Instagram says it now has over 300 million monthly users on its photo sharing site.

Report: Startups Trying to Lure YouTube Stars Away From YouTube (December 9, 2014): A report in the Wall Street Journal says startups and Facebook are trying to lure YouTube talent away from YouTube.

Yahoo to Shutter Its Website Directory (September 27, 2014): Yahoo is ending the directory of websites that made it famous nearly twenty years ago.

Billboard and Twitter Partner for Real-Time Music Charts (May 27, 2014): Billboard and Twitter have partnered for the Billboard Twitter Real-Time Charts. The first chart is the Trending 140.

Google Joins Facebook Owned Instagram (May 19, 2014): Google has joined Instagram. The first entry shows the Rubki's cube game they posted today.

Twitter Starts Rolling Out Mute Feature (May 13, 2014): Twitter has added a mute feature

Tweetstormers Should Get a Blog (May 12, 2014): Tweetstormers should get a blog instead of publishing long successive tweets on Twitter.

Saudi Blogger Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison and 1,000 Lashes for Insulting Islam (May 8, 2014): Saudi blogger Raif Badawi was sentenced to 10 years in prison and 1,000 lashes for insulting Islam.

Putin Signs New Law Requiring Bloggers to Register (May 7, 2014): Vladimir Putin has signed into law in Russia strict new rules regarding blogging. Bloggers will also have to register.

Amazon Offers Twitter Shopping With Amazon Cart Feature (May 5, 2014): Amazon is offeirng shopping on Twitter with its new Amazon Cart feature. The feature uses the #AmazonCart hashtag.

Twitter Acquires Gnip, a Social Data Provider (April 15, 2014): Twitter has acquired Gnip, a provider of social data.

Image Sharing Site Imgur Raises $40 Million (April 3, 2014): Imgur, a popular image sharing site on social media, has raised $40 million in an investment round.

Twitter Adds Emoji Support to Web Version (April 2, 2014): Twitter has added emoji support to its web version. There are now little graphics instead of empty boxes.

Instagram Announces 200 Million User Milestone (March 26, 2014): Instagram announced today it has reached the 200 million user milestone. They also have exceeded 20 billion photos shared so far.

Tumblr's Traffic Growth May Have Flattened (January 21, 2014): Comscore data indicates that Tumblr's traffic growth has flattened.