Despite China Ban, Twitter (TWTR) Hires Kathy Chen For China Director As It Makes Play For Ad Dollars, Data Licensing
Kathy Chen brings two decades of experience in the Chinese tech industry to her new role as Twitter’s managing director for China.
The league hopes a new mobile app for the Chinese market will help expand its fan base there, David Shoemaker, CEO of NBA China, told IBT.
Project September offers shoppers and creators a new destination for browsing and purchasing top brands.
Virtual reality is the “ultimate social platform where physical differences disappear,” said Yaser Sheikh of Facebook’s Oculus Research team.
Users of the mobile storytelling app can now add emoji to their videos.
Messenger Platform will allow developers to build chatbots within Facebook’s group communications app.
Free Basics Simulator, released Tuesday by Mark Zuckerberg at F8, lets developers test how their sites would function in areas with limited bandwidth.
New sign-up, content sharing, and saving features are now available for developers to add to their apps or websites.
“Our mission is to connect everyone in the world,” Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg once said in New Delhi. “You can’t do that without connecting the people in India.”
A class-action lawsuit claims Facebook is illegally informing its ads with data from cancer-related websites.
Facebook Messenger Update With Codes, Usernames And Links Makes Chat App At 900M Users More Like Snapchat
The messaging app added three features Wednesday to make starting conversations easier.
Under Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s data business has gotten stronger as he pitches his company’s global, real-time services.
Facebook Live Video Takes Over App As CEO Mark Zuckerberg Tries To Take Over Television And Publishing
The social networking site's app will now have a dedicated tab for watching and recording live video.
The social media outlet won rights to stream 10 Thursday football games for a reported $10 million, beating out rivals like Yahoo and Amazon, but the big money is still in broadcast.
The app let users don an animated baseball hat of their local sports team for 36 hours through a partnership with Major League Baseball.
The microblogging site will stream Thursday Night Football games, according to a report from Bloomberg.
No joke: The comedy and satirical site the Onion is expected to join Snapchat Discover this month, and Fusion is on the way out.
Billion-Dollar Marketing Startup Sprinklr Acquires Postano In Deal To Put Your Tweets On Billboards, Jumbotrons
Billion-dollar startup Sprinklr announced Friday its acquisition of Postano, a hub for displaying social media feeds at events like basketball games and fashion shows.
An update of the federal "Lifeline" program will let low-income Americans apply for a $9.25 monthly subsidy for broadband services.
Under a plan facing a vote Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission could help millions of low-income people get online.
The popular messaging app now offers users more ways to communicate one-on-one, such as with video and audio calls.
At the 42nd convention for the National Society of Black Engineers, Jack Dorsey spoke to his company's need to employ more people of color.
“We keep hearing that [online dating is] a chore. It should be fun," Badoo president Alexandra Chong told IBT.
The social networking giant will now show a publisher how many times its video is watched on a particular day.
Swarm, the company's location-sharing app, now shows your check-ins by category in a revamped profile page.
YouTube is building a mobile live-streaming app nearly a year after Twitter and Facebook released their own.
Following Tuesday's bombings in Brussels, sites like Facebook and Twitter again had to work to halt terror-related messages.
Alphabet Inc. is working on several developments to bring internet access and Google technology to the Communist island.
Jack Dorsey said there's balance to Donald Trump, shown by his critics on the service, he told Bloomberg.
A number of protesters were pepper-sprayed by police officers in Midtown Manhattan as a diverse crowd of approximately 1,000 people opposed to Donald Trump took to the streets on Saturday.