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Who Has the Most Influence Online? (Report)

The most trusted sources of information (rated extremely/very credible) this year were technical experts, academic experts and peers.

Spotify Track Previews Can Be Added to Twitter Audio Cards

Twitter announced that 30-second previews of tracks from Spotify can now be added to users’ timelines and Moments.

LiveRail Derailed: Facebook Shutting Down Video Ad Exchange

Facebook said in January that it would no longer accept ad-serving customers for LiveRail and that existing ones would transition to other products, and now it appears to be the end of the line for the programmatic video ad exchange...

Two Top Execs Leaving Twitter

Twitter vice president of revenue partnerships Ali Jafari (right) is about to take on a much more prominent role following the departures of two key executives.

Non-Facebook Users to Start Seeing Audience Network-Powered Ads

“Over the coming months,” you won’t have to be a Facebook user to see ads powered by the social network.

WhatsApp Is the Top Android Messaging App in 109 Countries (Study)

Which Android messaging application is the most popular in 109 of the 187 countries analyzed by digital market intelligence firm SimilarWeb? If you guessed Facebook Messenger, guess again.

With His Disclosure Fail, Scott Disick Finally (Accidentally) Did Something Right

Scott Disick is getting some heat these days. Last week, the reality star posted a sponsored Instagram post for Bootea, a weight loss supplement, and accidentally copied and pasted his instructions for posting within the comment box. #Oops.

Facebook Users Prefer to Share Funny, Inspiring Content (Infographic)

Baby boomer women have taken over Facebook with their love of food porn and all things cute and inspirational.

Disney Crossy Road Adds Alice Through the Looking Glass

This update includes a new world, Time’s Castle, based on the film Alice Through the Looking Glass.

Facebook, Microsoft Team Up on MAREA Subsea Cable

Facebook and Microsoft are going under, as in underwater: The two tech giants will team up to build a new, state-of-the-art subsea cable across the Atlantic Ocean.

Tiny Tower Turns Five, Receives New Floors, Missions, More

To celebrate the fifth birthday of Tiny Tower, developer NimbleBit released a major new content update in the game.

Visits to Facebook Canvas Ads Average 31 Seconds

Facebook introduced its Canvas full-screen immersive advertising product for iOS and Android phones in February, and the social network provided a progress report Thursday.

Instagram Follower Growth, Engagement Continue Trending Down (Study)

Pay-to-play is quickly becoming a reality for brands on Instagram, as follower growth and engagement continued to plunge in April.

Clash of Clans Updated With Friendly Challenges, More

Friendly Challenges allow clanmates to battle one another for fun, without wasting any of their troops.

6 Simple Steps to Lower Your Cost Per Facebook Fan

Sure, having a lot of Facebook fans is great, but how do you drive down the cost per fan while increasing the quality of fans?

Facebook Exchange Shutting Down

Farewell, Facebook Exchange: The social network’s real-time ad-bidding platform is being phased out in favor of Facebook Audience Network and other products.

Google Play Music, TripAdvisor Add Travel Soundtracks to TripAdvisor Android App

Google Play Music partnered with TripAdvisor to offer travel soundtracks to users as they browse destinations in the TripAdvisor Android app.

Brands Take Flight With Social Posts for ‘The Angry Birds Movie’

The Angry Birds Movie has left some of its official brand partners far from angry.

Facebook Faces More Potential Privacy-Related Legal Issues in EU

Facebook continues to face pressure in the European Union over transferring data from customers there to the U.S. for processing.

App Makers Missing the Mark on Engagement (Infographic)

To successfully engage users, to increase retention and to deliver a useful experience, marketers must put the user first and learn from them.

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