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Reels are about to show up in yet another Facebook feature

Meta is still pushing Reels but it's also developing other features to bolster its platforms' other products like Facebook Groups and Events.
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Instagram’s expanded blocking lets you block a person’s backup accounts

Instagram has announced three new safety feature updates and one of them lets you block people and more of their backup accounts.
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Snapchat+ now lets you customize when Snaps on Stories expire

Snapchat+ is dropping a few new features for its subscribers this week, including custom Story expiration for Snaps on Stories.
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Instagram may be adopting this beloved MySpace feature

Instagram has been spotted working on a feature that could let users add a song to their profiles. But it's not being tested externally.
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Is TikTok leaking drafts? Let’s take a closer look at this rumor

There's a rumor going around that TikTok leaks drafts. But is it true? In this guide, we take a closer look at the rumor that has TikTok users so worried.
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Google overhauls its Family Link app for easier parental controls

Google Family Link has received a major update that puts safety and transparent communication at the forefront of the app experience.
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What is a Facebook Pixel? Meta’s tracking tool, explained

Thinking about getting a Facebook Pixel? In this guide, we'll go over what it is and whether or not it's worth it.
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Meta brings Horizon Worlds to the web, expanding beyond VR

Meta plans to bring Horizon Worlds to the web as part of its focus on building it as the next social platform.
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Twitter experiments with a major change to hashtags

Twitter is apparently exploring a change-up to how hashtags work on the platform.
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How to add and remove apps from the Dock on Mac

Take advantage of the Dock on your Mac by including only those apps you use most. We’ll show you how to both add and remove apps from the Dock on macOS.
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Meta found over 400 mobile apps ‘designed to steal’ Facebook logins

Meta has published a report detailing its discovery of over 400 mobile apps that were created to steal Facebook users' login information.
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TikTok pivots to photos while its competitors are still chasing its viral videos

While TikTok's competitors are pivoting to video, TikTok's newest feature seems to be a pivot towards its competitors' roots: friendship and photos.
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Best period tracking apps for Android and iOS

Looking for an app to track your menstrual cycle? Here are your best options
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Facebook’s new controls offer more customization of your Feed

Facebook is working on new Feed customization options, but it still plans to keep recommending posts to you.
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Get ready: there could be more ads in Instagram’s future

Meta is apparently experimenting with adding new types of ads on Instagram.
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Edit Tweet feature is finally rolling out to Twitter Blue subscribers

Twitter has begun the rollout of its Edit Tweet feature to Twitter Blue subscribers. But the rollout only includes subscribers in three countries for now.
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More status options coming to Twitter, including ‘don’t @ me’

While Twitter's Status feature hasn't rolled out to everybody, it apparently has gotten a few new status options added to it.
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This Animal Crossing-inspired fitness app is making my workout routine cozier

Fitment takes inspiration from Animal Crossing to create a cozier fitness app built around micro-workouts.
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Best period-tracking apps for Android and iOS

Women's reproductive health can be complicated, so here are our favorite period- and fertility-tracking apps for iOS and Android.
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New feature shows that even Twitter wants to be like TikTok now

Twitter just announced two new video-focused features for its app and one of them looks a lot like TikTok.
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The OG App, an ad-free Instagram client, is no longer on the App Store

The OG App, the ad-free alternative to Instagram, has been removed from the App Store just days after launch.
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Searches for health topics on YouTube now highlights personal stories

A new YouTube feature attempts to highlight another type of informational resource for those researching health issues: personal stories.
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How to add an app to a Vizio smart TV

Vizio smart TVs using the SmartCast platform make app management easier than ever. Here's how to access all apps available, plus workarounds for special cases.
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The best hurricane trackers for Android and iOS in 2022

There are plenty of hurricane trackers that help you prepare for, monitor, and weather a major storm. We've assembled a list of the best apps to keep you safe.
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Google wants you to know Android apps aren’t just for phones anymore

Google has released an update to the Play Store to help Android fans more easily discover and manage apps for smartwatches, smart TVs, and cars.
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The best ad-blocking apps for Android in 2022

If pop-up ads, banner ads, and flashy text all intrude on the web page or video you're viewing on your Android device, get an ad-blocker. Here are the best.
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When is the best time to post on Facebook?

Trying to figure the most optimal time to post on Facebook for maximum exposure? It's a complicated answer, but we can help point you in the right direction.
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Twitter is building a menu option for Twitter Shops

Twitter is still working on bringing shopping to its platform. Just like TikTok and Instagram.
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Make your fortune with the best stock-trading apps for iOS and Android

Whether you're an experienced trader or newbie, you're spoiled for choice when it comes to stock-trading apps. Here are the best of them for iOS and Android.
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You can now downvote comments on TikTok videos

TikTok is releasing a dislike button for comments to everyone today. Here's what to expect.
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Hey look, the iPhone’s Dynamic Island has come to … Android?!?

Apple recently caused a lot of excitement when it unveiled the Dynamic Island feature for its iPhone 14 Pro devices. And now it's come to Android (sort of).
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Instagram is building a ‘nudity protection’ tool for your DMs

Instagram is building another way users can control what they see in the app. The feature is expected to help users avoid seeing unsolicited nude photos in DMs.
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Instagram appears to be down. Here’s what we know so far

You're not imagining it. Instagram is down. Here's what we know.
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TikTok is banning campaign fundraising on its app

TikTok is changing its existing policies regarding political accounts on its platform. Notably, one of the changes is a ban on political fundraising.