So why oh why is Twitter doing #280?

Late yesterday Twitter announced the unthinkable for time-pressed journalists everywhere by revealing it is testing doubling the character length of tweets. Farewell sweet brevity of 140chars. Hello pointless extra blah-blah-blah #280. ...

The trouble with Sandberg saying Facebook allows fake news ads

If the Russian-bought election interference ads hadn’t been bought by fraudulent accounts, “Most of them would be allowed to run” Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg said this morning. “The responsibility of an open platform...

WhatsApp announces free Business app, will charge big enterprises

WhatsApp is gearing up to finally monetize its messaging app by charging large enterprise businesses for tools to better communicate with customers. WhatsApp will also offer a free app to small-to-medium sized businesses,...

If Mark Zuckerberg runs for president, will Facebook help him win? | Katherine Haenschen

Facebook can shift elections. Thats why, with rumors swirling that the social media CEO might run, transparency is needed now more than everDespite his protestations to the contrary, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has been...

Russia’s election ad campaign shows Facebook’s biggest problem is Facebook

Facebooks systems didnt fail when they let Russians target American voters with divisive political messages. They workedMark Zuckerberg marked his return from paternity leave Thursday with a concerted effort to put lipstick on the...

Twitter will launch a bookmarking tool in the near future

Twitter confirmed it’s planning to launch a bookmarking feature to save tweets for later reading. The addition will help users keep a separate list of items they want to refer back to, instead...