Facebook has announced the latest steps in its efforts to stop the spread of fake and misleading news on the platform, releasing a new, 12-minute video on their back-end processes, along with several explainers, and a new website dedicated to providing oversight into the News Feed process.
After being spotted in testing earlier this month, Instagram has this week officially announced its new option to mute profiles, enabling users to stop seeing updates from people without having to unfollow them.
Not sure about the timing of this one – AdAge is reporting that Snapchat is now rolling out its new, unskippable, 6-second ads, forcing users to sit through commercials.
It’s hard to tell if this is a good or bad sign.
Snap Inc., facing significant backlash over the redesign of their flagship app Snapchat, which aimed to put increased emphasis on friend-to-friend connection, is now redesigning their redesign - which, initially, CEO Evan Spiegel said they would not do.