Karissa Bell

Snapchat’s newest feature aims to create ‘a world for your Bitmoji to live in’

Snapchat’s Snap Map will soon know even more about what you’re doing. The app is adding two new features to its Snap Map, called Weather and World Effects,...

Autoplaying video ads are about to invade your Facebook Messenger inbox

Somehow, Facebook is still finding ways to make Facebook Messenger more annoying. Now, the company plans to bring autoplaying video ads to users Messenger inboxes as...

Couple raises $5 million to help immigrant families in record-setting Facebook fundraiser

A Texas nonprofit working to help reunite immigrant families who have been separated at the U.S. border with Mexico will soon get millions in donations to help their...

Review: Google’s new Podcasts app is basic to a fault

Google Podcasts $Free View Product The Good Personalized recommendations learn what you like • Massive content catalog • Seamless integration with Google...

Instagram will shame you when you’ve wasted too much time in the app

If Instagram is the main cause of your phone addiction, the app may soon be able to help. We’ve now gotten another look at how Instagram’s upcoming...

‘The Onion’ promises it won’t stop trolling Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is getting a taste of what happens when you piss off The Onion.  The satirical news site has been relentlessly trolling Zuckerberg and...

Snapchat could soon get its own version of Instagram’s Boomerang

It looks like Snapchat may soon be borrowing a feature from Instagram, for once. The app is currently testing a new video feature that lets users create looping...

Snapchat launches its developer platform, promises to put privacy first

Snapchat’s doing what was once the unthinkable: opening up its app to outside developers. Today, the app is officially launching SnapKit, Snapchat’s...

Apple cracks down on shady developers, and it might hurt Facebook

Apple is trying to make good on its promises to put its users’ privacy first. The company updated its App Store guidelines with new rules that prevent shady...

12 years later, Twitter is still trying to explain itself

Twitter, more than any other social media company, faces a unique challenge even after more than decade of existence: It still doesn’t know how to explain what it...