TikTok hit a billion monthly active users globally this past southern hemisphere winter, the company said, marking a 45% jump since July 2020.
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For years, Facebook shares have been a must-own. But investors should be starting to worry.
Twitter will allow people to tip their favourite content creators with bitcoin and will launch a fund to pay some users who host audio chat rooms on its Spaces feature.
Mike Schroepfer, a 13-year veteran who oversees the social network’s work in artificial intelligence, virtual reality and the blockchain, will step down next year.
In the face of criticism, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey early this year promised a different mentality. So far, there’s little to show for it.
Tencent allowed users of its main WeChat social media service to link to rivals’ content, taking initial steps to comply with Beijing’s calls to end walled gardens.
Telegram recently had its one billionth download, becoming one of about a dozen apps in the world to hit the milestone. Too bad that when it comes to mobile messaging, one name still rules them all.
Ireland hit Facebook’s WhatsApp with a record €225-million fine on Thursday following an inquiry into the messaging app’s transparency around sharing personal data with other Facebook companies.
Facebook is letting some users make voice and video calls within its main app on a trial basis, aiming to make it easier to place calls without opening its standalone Messenger app.
Facebook-owned messaging platform WhatsApp will soon be available for Apple’s line of tablet computers. An Android tablet version is also said to be in development.