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Facebook is working on its own OS, and original Windows NT team member Mark Lucovsky is leading the charge.
Facebook continues to invest on its gaming business, acquires Spanish cloud video gaming company PlayGiga for 70 million euros.
Twitter is finally fixing the interface for its iPad app, introducing a new multi-column layout that makes use of the screen real estate on devices like the iPad Pro.
Instagram continues adding new Stories mode, it's now introducing a new mode for sharing multiple photos on Stories.
Instagram continues to improve its online safety tools, now uses AI to review potentially offensive post captions.
The FTC is reportedly considering blocking Facebook's plans to unify the infrastructure behind WhatsApp and Instagram.
Facebook's first ever Data Transfer Project tool will let users directly transfer photos and videos to Google Photos, as well as other services.
Twitter pauses plans to remove inactive accounts from its platform after concerns about the removal of accounts of the deceased.
Twitter has started removing inactive accounts and will eventually open up the inactive usernames for everyone else.
The latest Twitter and Facebook breach was caused by two malicious SDKs that paid developers to secretly collect user data from the social networks.
Facebook launches a brand new market research app that pays users for answering surveys, and it's being very careful about how it collects and uses the data collected.
Instagram will start testing hiding likes in the United States with a small group of users sometime this week as it looks to promote better mental health.
Instead of just showing tweets from people you follow, Twitter will now let you follow certain topics/subjects that show tweets from people you don't follow.
WhatsApp is giving users more control over exactly who can add them to group chats so you no longer be added to spam groups by strangers.
Facebook says roughly 100 of its "partners" were able to get unauthorised access to users' personal information from an error on its Groups API.
Facebook has a brand new logo for the company. And no, there's no reason to freak out. Facebook, the app, will continue to have the iconic logo we have come to see for years.
Facebook's new FB5 redesign rolls out to some users as part of a beta test, but it's still not available for everyone.
Twitter brings its iOS app to the Mac using Apple's Cataylst tech on macOS Catalina, and it is just as weird as you'd expect.
Twitter's latest mistake? It used your phone number and email address to allow advertisers to target ads on your timeline.
Instagram is slightly tweaking the Story creation interface, adding a new Create mode for GIFs and Facebook-like moments.
Instagram now has a native dark mode on its Android and iOS apps, and the interface is absolutely gorgeous.
Own a PlayStation? You'll no longer be able to share your gameplay or connect with friends on Facebook as Sony is getting rid of the Facebook integration.
Instagram is getting rid of the Following tab that was mostly used by people to spy on their friends.
Instagram is introducing a dedicated new app called Threads that works a lot like Snapchat.
Facebook-owned Oculus is getting new, deep Facebook integrations as Oculus revamps its social platform and plans to build more of its social infrastructure on Facebook's tech.
After testing the feature in Canada, Twitter is now letting users in the U.S. and Japan hide replies to their tweets.