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Instagram Now Lets You Vote in Stories with Emojis

Instagram is rolling out an update that lets users vote for things you post in your Stories with emojis. A new slider sticker will allow users to tell you how they feel about something, whether it be a new food kick or that fresh mixtape

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You’ll Soon Be Able to Clear Your Facebook History

If you haven’t heard, Facebook has been in the middle of a serious privacy scandal for months. (Here’s a CNBC article that outlines exactly when went down in case you live under a rock.) This led to a meeting between founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Instagram Brings Portrait Mode and Username Stickers to its App

Instagram today announced two new features it’s bringing to its app for iOS and Android. The first addition is a feature called Focus which is basically the platform’s version of the popular portrait mode camera trick we’ve been seeing in smartphones nowadays. It’s accessible via

Snapchat Now Lets You Video Chat with Up to 16 Friends

Snapchat today released an update to its mobile apps that lets users video chat with up to 16 of their friends simultaneously. The feature is similar to standard video chatting in which up to two people can participate, but now, you can add 14 other

Facebook Updates Messenger Lite with Video Calling

Facebook today updated its Messenger Lite messaging app with the ability to video call your contacts. This comes after the company initially made the app more widely available as an alternative to the main Messenger app that, at this point, is so bogged down with features

Instagram Tests Letting You Repost Content to Your Story

We’ve all been asking Instagram to let us repost photos and videos from our timeline to our profile for years, and third-party apps have helped with that. But finally, after years of complaints from users, it looks like the social network is giving in. Kind

Instagram Now Lets You Type Messages into Stories

Instagram is updating its app today and granting users the ability to type messages as part of their daily Stories. The feature works similarly to Facebook’s text post feature where you can select a different background for your text to appear over. There’s also a

Twitter Now Lets You Natively Send Tweetstorms

The tweetstorm has been at the heart of Twitter since 2014 when the social networking platform allowed threading of tweets. Many have sent their own fair share of rants on the platform using this format, but up until now have had to use a third-party

You Can Now Follow Hashtags on Instagram

Instagram is adding a new feature to its mobile apps today. As reported by The Verge, the social platform now lets you follow hashtags much like you would a person or brand. You can simply look up a hashtag like you would normally, and at