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Clubhouse Android
Dan Kreilkamp
on May 9, 2021

Will Clubhouse Get ‘Diluted’ with Android Add?

Previously an iOS exclusive, the audio- and invitation-only social media app, Clubhouse, has some big news. And if you’re an Android user—you’re going to want to listen up. The rapidly growing startup announced on Mother’s Day that it would begin rolling out its beta version of the app for Android users. “We will begin gradually, […]

Jordan French Jordan French has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on April 30, 2021

Here’s Why Finding Your Niche Is Essential For Business Growth

There is an overwhelming amount of noise in the media today. Between social media, advertisements, the news, and more, businesses are competing for consumers’ attention at every turn.  In this competitive economy, companies using similar marketing strategies and messaging all blur together. Smart businesses narrow their focus and differentiate themselves to create a market of […]

project veritas
Julia Sachs
on February 11, 2021

Twitter Suspends Project Veritas

Twitter users noticed on Thursday that the company appears to have suspended the far-right activist group Project Veritas. The group, which was founded in 2010 by James O’Keefe, is known to release deceptively edited videos to push far right rhetoric on social media. Most notably were videos from the early 2000’s that attempted to wrap […]

TikTok ban
Julia Sachs
on February 10, 2021

TikTok’s Sale To Walmart, Oracle On Hold

After months of high stakes controversy, the deal that would effectively sell TikTok to Oracle and Walmart appears to be on hold as the Biden Administration weighs the security risks posed by China’s association with the app, according to reports from The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday. TikTok was nearly banned in the United States […]

gab
Julia Sachs
on February 10, 2021

No, Trump Isn’t Officially On Gab

Amid the news that former President Trump was deplatformed from social media sites like Twitter and Facebook, many wondered if and when he would migrate to one of the newer, more controversial social media sites like Parler or Gab. Trump does have a Gab account, but its CEO says that the account is not in […]

epidemiologist
Julia Sachs
on February 9, 2021

We Talked To An Epidemiologist About Facebook’s COVID-19 Misinformation Crackdown

Facebook announced on Monday that it will implement a new approach to combating COVID-19 and vaccine misinformation. The company clarified in a blog post that it will pair a unilateral approach to disseminating factual information about the pandemic and the vaccine with an initiative to moderate as much misinformation as it can. The company will […]

myanmar
Julia Sachs
on February 7, 2021

Myanmar Has Blocked Social Media

Myanmar’s Ministry of Transport and Communications demanded this weekend that networks block access to social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram amid an ongoing military coup in the nation’s Capital of Yangon. Several network tracking services have confirmed that access to such networks has been shut down around the country, and social media companies […]

TikTok silhouette challenge
Lexi Jones
on February 3, 2021

Thinking Of Trying The Silhouette Challenge? Photo Editors Say Be Careful

If you’re on TikTok, then you’ve probably heard of the Silhouette Challenge that took off a few weeks ago. For those who want to take part in it, though, many have said to be careful before doing so. In these videos, users start off by wearing baggy or comfortable clothing, like a sweatshirt and leggings, […]

TikTok Beauty Trends
Olivia Smith
on January 25, 2021

Harmful TikTok Beauty Trends That I’m Begging You Not To Try

There’s a lot of content on TikTok surrounding beauty and beauty trends. From skin care to makeup to hair to nails, there are a million videos that claim to show you how to look good. Most of these videos are harmless, and some of them even have great advice. A few of them, however, have […]

creator payments
Olivia Smith
on January 25, 2021

Clubhouse Will Offer Creator Payments

Clubhouse, the latest hype in the social media world, announced that it will be introducing creator payments to the app. In an update posted to the company’s blog, Clubhouse detailed several changes and improvements to the app that comes with newly raised funding. Creator payments allow successful creators on an app to get paid for […]

Jack Giroux
on January 21, 2021

YouTube’s Trump Ban Will Continue For Another Week

The Trump ban from YouTube continues. The company temporarily suspended Trump’s account following the attack at the Capitol, which left five Americans dead and resulted in one suicide after Trump allegedly encouraged his supporters to “fight,” as he put it, during a rally that morning. Unlike Twitter’s permanent ban, YouTube’s ban was temporary. The suspension […]

federal judge
Julia Sachs
on January 21, 2021

Federal Judge Rules Amazon Does Not Have To Reinstate Parler

On Thursday a federal judge ruled that Amazon will not be forced to reinstate Parler, the controversial social media site, after Amazon Web Services took the platform offline this month. Tech companies in the United States have opted to distance themselves from Parler in recent weeks after the January 6th insurrection at the United States […]

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