Tumblr adds live video, but with a spin

Live video is coming to Tumblr! However, the social blogging service isn't bringing out its own live video platform instead it's partnering with YouNow, YouTube, Kanvas and Upclose to bring live broadcasting to its users. Moreover,...

Facebook moves to shrink its legal liabilities under GDPR

Facebook has another change in the works to respond to the European Union’s beefed up data protection framework — and this one looks intended to shrink its legal liabilities under GDPR, and...

New York Times states case for leaving Twitter, Twitter CEO responds

Jack Dorsey, co-founder and CEO of Twitter.Image: Michael Cohen/Getty Images for The New York TimesThe New York Times is calling out Twitter and Twitter's CEO has some thoughts. New York Times journalist Maggie Haberman...

Facebook denies report that election war room was disbanded

Facebook’s election war room monitors and dashboards remain, since so does the threat of election interference. Facebook has confirmed to TechCrunch that its election war room that it paraded reporters through in October...

Facebook promises not to stop politicians’ lies & hate

Facebook confirms it won’t fact check politicians’ speech or block their content if it’s newsworthy even if it violates the site’s hate-speech rules or other policies. This cementing of its policy comes...

Instagram suddenly chokes off developers as Facebook chases privacy

Without warning, Instagram has broken many of the unofficial apps built on its platform. This weekend it surprised developers with a massive reduction in how much data they can pull from the...