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Ponder Bills Itself as an Anti-Social Network (2016-04-15): A new photo and video sharing app named Ponder is calling itself an anti-social network.
Facebook Battles Shift Away From Personal Sharing (2016-04-10): Facebook is reportedly battling a shift away from personal sharing on its social network.
Facebook Attaches Automatic Alternative Text to Photos (2016-04-05): Facebook announced it has started adding automatic alternative text to photos shared on Facebook, Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp.
Instagram Announces Move to Algorithmic Feeds (2016-03-15): Instagram has announced a move to an algorithmic feed. This is similar to what Facebook does with its feed.
Time Inc. Now Owns Myspace (2016-02-12): Myspace has fallen into the hands of Time Inc. It was part of the purchase of the assets of Viant.
Twitter Suspends Over 125,000 Accounts for Promoting Terrorist Acts (2016-02-05): Twitter has suspended a large number of Twitter accounts for threatening or promoting terrorist acts. These acts were primarily related to ISIS.
Reactions Coming Soon to Facebook as Like Button Alternative (2016-01-27): Reactions are coming soon to Facebook to offer an alternative to the universal Like button.
Twitter Changes Stars to Hearts and Favorites to Likes (2015-11-03): Twitter has changed the icon used when favoriting a tweet from a star to a heart.
Virtual Reality Facebook Demonstrated on Jimmy Kimmel (2015-09-05): Facebook announced the acquisition of Oculus VR last year.
Mark Zuckerberg Says 1 Billion People Used Facebook on Monday (2015-08-28): Mark Zuckerberg says
Sir Patrick Stewart Loves the Challenge of Twitter Restrictions (2015-08-17): Sir Patrick Stewart talks about the beauty of Twitter restrictions and having to refine information to fit in 140 characters.
Facebook Feature to Let Users Prioritize Pages to See First (2015-07-09): Facebook is adding a new feature that will let users prioritize which friends and pages they want to see first.
MySpace Still Gets 50 Million Monthly Visitors (2015-01-16): MySpace still gets over 50 million visitors a month. The site also generated 300 million video views in November.
Facebook Adds AMBER Alerts (2015-01-13): 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 (2015-01-08): LinkedIn wants more of its members to blog and create content.
Bebo Returns as a Messaging App (2014-12-30): Bebo is back as a messaging app for iOS and Android
Instagram Reaches 300 Million Monthly Users (2014-12-10): Instagram says it now has over 300 million monthly users on its photo sharing site.
Google+ Now Lets Users Pin Posts (2014-12-04): Google+ has added the pinned posts capability to Google+ pages.
Twitpic to Shut Down on September 25th (2014-09-04): Twitpic is shutting its virtual doors. The last day for the photo sharing site will be September 25th.
Google to Shut Down Orkut on September 30, 2014 (2014-07-01): Google has announced that it will close its Orkut social network. The site will close on September 30, 2014.