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Here's why Twitter users are all posting Twitter Spaces links in their tweets

If you've been on Twitter over the past week or so, you've likely seen extremely viral tweets that include random links to Twitter Spaces, the platform's audio chat room feature. If you've clicked on any of those Twitter Spaces links, you'll likely find a nonsensical Twitter Spaces chat scheduled for some time in the future that's completely unrelated...

TikTok might let you reset your For You page

TikTok is allegedly toying with a new feature that will let you reset your For You page if it starts getting dull.When you make an account on TikTok for the very first time, your For You page isn't really For You because it doesn't know you yet. So, the algorithm serves you a wide variety of content, from dancing to crocheting to comedy, tracks what...

Musk says Twitter will share ad revenue with creators...who give him money first.

More big changes are afoot at Elon Musk's Twitter.On Friday, Musk announced via his Twitter account that the company would begin sharing ad revenue with content creators on the platform as of today. He said creators will get paid for the ads that show up in the replies to their tweets. In a follow-up post, Musk snuck in an added caveat: The creator...

Twitter will kill off free API access

Say goodbye to some of your favorite Twitter apps, automated accounts, tools, and services. Twitter will now force everyone who makes the creative things that make the platform fun and enjoyable to pay up or go away. Tweet may have been deleted (opens in a new tab) In the wee hours of the morning on Wednesday, Twitter's...

Instagram creators made an AI social media app: Artifact

If you've been waiting for a social media platform that merges articles, facts, and artificial intelligence all into one app, boy do I have good news for you.Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, the Instagram co-founders who left the company in 2018, are launching a new social media platform: Artifact. In an Instagram post, Krieger called it "a personalized...

Twitter is shutting down its CoTweets feature immediately

Did you use Twitter's fairly new CoTweets feature? If not, it seems you've already missed your chance. And, if you did, say goodbye to it…today.Twitter is immediately shutting down CoTweets, an experimental feature which allowed two Twitter users to author and publish a tweet in tandem. In a blink-or-you'll-miss-it pop-up announcement hidden away on...

Substack launches 'private' newsletters

Substack has launched a slew of new features again, this time introducing "private Substacks" in the mix. Like private accounts on Instagram, these newsletters will require readers to request to subscribe. Writers can then approve or decline the request, which will appear as emails in the host's inbox. Once approved, the reader will be automatically...

Facebook and Instagram told to overhaul nudity policies by Oversight Board

People have been fighting to #FreeTheNipple on Instagram and Facebook for years. Now, Meta's Oversight Board – a group of academics, lawyers, and rights experts – have recommended that the company update its rules around adult nudity to "respect international human rights standards". In a statement on Jan. 17, the board recommended an overhaul of Meta's...

Gas, the app for compliments, has been bought by Discord

Gas, the social app that allows people to share compliments to one another, has been acquired by Discord.Popularized by teens, Gas seems to be the antithesis of what YikYak used to be (and potentially still is since its return). Also veiled in anonymity, Gas is inherently designed for spreading the love, with polls and prompts. Tweet...

Andrew Tate detained in Romania on rape and human trafficking charges

Ex-kickboxer and online influencer Andrew Tate was detained in Romania in connection to an alleged human trafficking case, Reuters reported Friday. Tate will be detained for 24 hours, alongside his brother Tristan and two other suspects from Romania. The arrests come after a Romanian anti-organised-crime unit raided Tate's properties, where they found...

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