Today’s Editor is…
Jeremy Goldman
Instagram Stories reigns supreme, Trump’s effects on Twitter, Facebook’s anti-spam efforts, and much more:
Instagram Stories is More Popular than Snapchat
Facebook-owned Instagram on Thursday said more than 200 million people use Instagram Stories every day. Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, reported that it has 161 million daily active users ahead of its IPO last month.
Social media helps us to properly chart extremism
“Creating doubt in recruits or potential recruits is a sure way to counter extremism effectively.”
How Donald Trump Both Helps and Hurts Twitter
Some Street analysts have even argued that Trump’s usage of Twitter could lead to higher user engagement, which in turn could translate into higher ad revenue.
What to Learn from United’s Epic PR Disaster
Here’s what you can learn from their snafu.
Facebook announces victory over a spam operation after six months of combat
Facebook proudly announced today that it has — it thinks — put an end to the nefarious doings of a…
In the rapidly expanding Mastodon fediverse, there’s an instance for everyone
Burners, furries, book lovers, bots, cuties, pizza lovers — there’s a place for everyone in the federated Mastodon universe. And…
A conversation about digital copyright reform
The European Union is in the process of reforming copyright laws that date back to 2001, as part of a…