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Former Google Fiber GM Kevin Lo Joins Facebook

Former Google Fiber general manager Kevin Lo joined Facebook as director of infrastructure connectivity and investments.

Instagram, GQ Capture Videos of NBA Draft Selections

Instagram teamed up with GQ and the National Basketball Association to create videos showcasing the fashion and personalities of players picked in the 2016 NBA Draft Thursday night.

The Lego Model: How to Build Your Social Brand

It seems to me that there is one universal truth in this world: Everyone loves, has loved or is nostalgic for Lego. From the incredible success of The Lego Movie, to the product enjoying decades of success, not to mention the successful video games in a variety of genres, Lego may now be more relevant than at any point since it...

How to Love Facebook Live

To engage with Facebook Live, you're going to need to have a tolerance for testing and learning. But that said, you could make the experience more effective by being mindful of some lessons learned.

Social Live Streaming: A New Medium for Terrorist Propaganda?

A live feed is harder to moderate, and it seems that live streaming has already become an avenue for terrorism and propaganda.

Twitch Launches Friends Feature on iOS, Android

The Friends feature allows users to add other Twitch users as friends and view their friends’ online statuses.

EA Launches The Secret Life of Pets: Unleashed on Mobile

The match-three puzzle game allows players to complete levels starring Max, Leonard and other characters from the film.

Facebook Shelling Out $50 Million for Facebook Live Content (Report)

Reports of Facebook paying media companies and publishers for Facebook Live content have surfaced in the past, but The Wall Street Journal has details, as well as a confirmation from the social network.

What Motivates People to Share on Facebook? (Infographics)

Nearly one-half of surveyed Facebook users share to entertain their friends, and the more frequently people share, the less likely they are to avoid controversial issues.

Tumblr Partners With YouNow, YouTube, Kanvas, Upclose on Live Video

Tumblr followed up Monday’s teaser announcement about Tuesday’s launch of live video with more details.

Facebook Debuts Several Ad Products, New Features at Cannes Lions

The social network announced the beta-test of its new Audience Insights API; updates to its Canvas full-screen immersive ad product; updates to its Slideshow ad product; and the launch of the Facebook Creative Hub.

Mobcrush Officially Launches Live-Streaming Platform for Mobile Games

The app allows users to watch live streams and broadcast gameplay from mobile games.

Twitter Engage: Twitter’s Answer to Facebook Mentions

Celebrities, public figures and journalists have Facebook Mentions from Facebook, and starting Tuesday, they also have Twitter Engage from Twitter.

Instagram Tops 500 Million Monthly Active Users, 300 Million Per Day

Instagram announced that it has topped 500 million monthly active users and 300 million daily active users, more than doubling in size over the past two years.

Six Seconds? 30 Seconds? Try 140 Seconds for Twitter, Vine Videos

Does 140 seconds of video trump 140 characters? Twitter is encouraging its users to find out. Head of product development for creators Jeremy Rishel announced in a blog post that Twitter extended the time limit on videos in tweets to 140 seconds from 30 seconds. Twitter is also experimenting with a huge change to its Vine video application, expanding the time limit for...

2016 NBA Finals on Facebook, Twitter

The Cleveland Cavaliers dethroned the defending National Basketball Association champion Golden State Warriors Sunday night to capture this season’s title, and Facebook and Twitter were ablaze.

New LinkedIn Top Attractors List: Google Is Most Desirable Workplace

Google, Salesforce, Facebook, Apple and Amazon are the companies where everyone wants to work, according to the new LinkedIn Top Attractors list.

Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Tweet …

Discovery’s Shark Week hits the water June 26, but Twitter users can go fins up starting Monday.

Is Your CEO on Facebook Live?

Not too long ago, your CEO spotting you using Facebook spelled certain doom, but now, not only is your CEO likely on Facebook, but he or she may even be broadcasting via Facebook Live.

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