The world’s largest online social network surpassed expectations on all fronts in the second quarter. It grew not just profit and revenue, but also its already-massive user base and mobile advertising, as well as usage of its “family” of non-Facebook apps like Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp.
Company vice president Brad Horotwitz, who’s been running Google+, said in a blogpost that users will no longer need a Google+ account to chat with others on Google products like YouTube. Any Gmail account will now suffice.
Social media giants including Twitter, Yahoo, Facebook and Google are pushing back against Senate legislation that would require them to alert federal authorities of any terrorist activity, according to industry and government officials.
Facebook is trying to lock in licensing deals from the major labels in order to start the program as soon as possible.
The holiday weekend is expected to be a busy one for many California state parks, and officials are reminding people to be safe outdoors.
The third baseman liked two photos on Instagram during Wednesday’s loss to the Atlanta Braves.
In a matter of moments the tragic balcony collapse that has killed six Irish students so far, and injured 7 more became a top trending hashtag for thousands of posts on social media around the world.
Despite the buzz it generates in the media, Twitter has never turned a profit and its user base of 302 million is dwarfed by rivals such as Facebook.
As the Warriors and the Cavaliers face off in the 2015 NBA Finals, we have a whole new set of ways to show our support on social media.
It’s the moment Googleheads have long been waiting for: a standalone Google photo service that offers unlimited storage of images and videos for free, along with some fun new tricks.