Instagram Stories now lets its 400M users add soundtracks

Instagram Stories now lets its 400M users add soundtracks

The right music can make a boring photo or video epic, so Instagram is giving users with a highway to add popular songs to their Tale. TechCrunch had the scoop on the music feature’s example in early May, and now it’s propelling to iOS and Android consumers in...
Teens dump Facebook for YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat

Teens dump Facebook for YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat

A Pew survey of teens and the ways they use technology finds that kids have largely ditched Facebook for the visually stimulating alternatives of Snapchat, YouTube and Instagram. Nearly half said they’re online “almost constantly,” which will probably be used as a...
Snapchat launches privacy-safe Snap Kit, the un-Facebook platform

Snapchat launches privacy-safe Snap Kit, the un-Facebook platform

Today Snapchat finally gets a true developer stage, proving TechCrunch’s scoop from last month about Snap Kit Snap Kit’s large-scale selling time is privacy — a differentiator from Facebook. It doesn’t even let you share your social graph with apps to frustrate...
Leaked: Cambridge Analytica’s blueprint for Trump victory

Leaked: Cambridge Analytica’s blueprint for Trump victory

Exclusive: Former employee explains how presentation established proficiencies used to target voters The blueprint for how Cambridge Analytica claimed to have won the White House for Donald Trump by exerting Google, Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube is exposed...