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Curated the: May 23, 2022

LinkedIn’s ‘Funny’ Reaction Looks to be Getting Closer to Release

LinkedIn’s ‘funny’ reaction is getting closer to release. The social media platform for professionals decided that there is always room for laughter and it’s now going to add the ‘funny’ reaction.
Curated the: May 16, 2022

Musk Says Twitter Deal ‘On Hold’ Pending More Data On The Actual Number Of Fake Accounts In The App

Musk announced that his proposed purchase of the company had been temporarily put on hold pending additional details from Twitter to support its claim that spam and fake accounts represent less than 5% of its users.
Curated the: May 9, 2022

Musk Plans to Increase Twitter’s User Base by Almost 200% Over the Next Three Years

Musk is looking to increase Twitter’s user base - by a lot. More specifically, he wants to turn the currently 229 million daily active users of the platform to 600 million by 2025. And then, by 2028, he’s aiming for 931 million.
Curated the: April 18, 2022

Elon Musk Launches Hostile Takeover Bid for Twitter

“I invested in Twitter as I believe in its potential to be the platform for free speech around the globe, and I believe free speech is a societal imperative for a functioning democracy.”, says Elon Musk. Here’s the full story.
Curated the: April 11, 2022

What to Make of Elon Musk's Buy-Up of Twitter Shares

Last week, Elon Musk, the richest man in the world, purchased 73.5 million Twitter shares, worth close to $3 billion. With this purchase, Elon now owns 9.2% of the company, making him the largest Twitter shareholder.
Curated the: April 4, 2022

New Data Transfer Agreement Will Ensure That Facebook and Instagram Remain Operational in Europe

In 2020, when Meta was still Facebook, the EU privacy regulator sent the tech giant a preliminary order, ordering the suspension of data transfers to the US, in line with GDPR provisions. Here’s the new agreement.
Curated the: March 28, 2022

Instagram's Testing a New, Full-Screen Main Feed of Feed Posts, Stories and Reels Content

Instagram is working in a full immersive feed. Accordingly, the social media platform is working on a new, fully-integrated home feed that will present everything in a full-screen, immersive, swipeable UI.
Curated the: February 28, 2022

How Social Platforms are Responding to the Crisis in Ukraine

War brings chaos. And the digital landscape doesn’t remain unaffected by this chaos. All major social media platforms are taking action to try to mitigate certain elements of misuse and misinformation on their platforms.
Curated the: February 14, 2022

How Social Platforms are Celebrating Super Bowl LVI

The Super Bowl has become a major focus for brands on social. This is how Meta, Twitter, TikTok, and other social media platforms are celebrating this year’s Super Bowl.