Instagram’s Influencer Crackdown, Pinterest’s Creator Diversity Efforts And Other Social Media News

With the presidential election in the United States less then two weeks away, social media companies are consumed with political matters. Still, they’re not completely ignoring other matters. Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and TikTok are shoring up their...

Five Digital Developments From This Week: Zoom’s Events Feature, Another TikTok Rival And More

With less than three weeks to go before the presidential election in the United States, the media and social media are preoccupied with politics. It’s almost impossible to scroll without encountering a campaign advertisement or a well-meaning citizen...

As Facebook Tries To Rein In Misinformation, A Congressional Report Slams It And Other Big Tech Giants As Monopolies

The United States vice presidential debate Wednesday created a buzz on social media after a fly stole the spotlight by resting atop Vice President Mike Pence’s head for more than two minutes. The memes inspired by the insect...

Politics, Pinterest And More: Five Social Media Developments From This Week

If you weren’t dodging social media before, this week might have been the best time to do it. I completely understand the self-preservation impulse. However, abstaining from apps probably wouldn’t have saved you from catching news or viewer...

From Algorithmic Bias To LinkedIn Stories, Here Are Five Can’t-Miss Social Media Developments From This Week

Last week, it seemed as if a deal involving Oracle and Walmart had settled the TikTok drama stoked by President Donald Trump’s executive order banishing the social media network from the United States on Sunday, but the Chinese-based...

An Emerging Shopping Platform And More: Five Digital Developments From This Week

Before this year, who would’ve thought a clash between the world’s two foremost superpowers would focus on an app where teens and twentysomethings lip-sync and challenge each other to plank? That’s 2020 for you. Before President Donald Trump’s...