Facebook and Apple will pay for employees to get their eggs frozen. Google steps up its competition with Amazon. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Snapchat settles with ousted co-founder Reggie Brown. A look at the Apple Watch. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
After months of speculation, Amazon acquired Twitch in a surprise deal that allows Twitch to maintain some autonomy.
The dog days of summer are here, and so is this giveaway from Amazon: a package of 30 apps worth well over $100.
The leader of the Glass project and former director of Google X has left the company to join Amazon.
Facebook acquires WhatsApp for $16 billion in cash and shares. LinkedIn allows all members to publish. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Snapchat CEO alleges inaccuracies in Forbes article. Pinterest buys visual search company. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Social media users complain about late Christmas deliveries. Twitter has a good day on the New York Stock Exchange. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
YouTube Gets the Yuck Out in Comments Cleanup (CNET)
Laugh all you want, fuzzball, but Google is changing how YouTube uploaders manage comments on their videos. The new system, which began rolling out to a limited number of uploaders on Tuesday, favors relevancy over recency and introduces enhanced moderation tools.
Social Media Newsfeed: Social Media Reaction to Washington Post Sale | Facebook Chief Marketing Officer
Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos Buys Washington Post for $250M (SocialTimes)
Blockbuster news broke late Monday afternoon that the Washington Post newspaper has been purchased by Amazon owner and founder Jeff Bezos. The Washington Post’s online properties, such as Slate and TheRoot.com, are not part of the deal. The purchase also doesn’t include the land, meaning it’s a pure content buy by Bezos.