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Victoria's Secret models during a runway show.

Financial

Victoria’s Secret’s Revival in Full Spin

Smaller brands and start-ups are circling in, trying to take market share as the lingerie giant puts its comeback strategy in motion.

clock May 22, 2019Kellie Ell

Wolf & Whistle, owned by lingerie brand Playful Promises, has had issues getting ads approved on Instagram.

Intimates

Swimwear and Lingerie Companies Up In Arms Over Instagram’s New Policy

Many say they’re losing engagement and money because of it.

clock May 21, 2019Kellie Ell

Mark ZuckerbergVivaTech fair in Paris, France - 24 May 2018Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives on stage during the VivaTech fair in Paris, France, 24 May 2018. The annual commercial convention runs from the 24 to 26 May.

Technology

Facebook’s Not Amused By Cofounder’s Call to Break It Up

Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes is in awe of the power amassed by the company — and not in a good way.

clock May 9, 2019Adriana Lee

Instagram's "exploratory phase" could mark a new era of user experience, perhaps less about "likes."

Business Features

Instagram Evolves: Letting Go of the Likes?

The platform’s “exploratory phase” began last week testing a group of users in Canada to see what hiding “likes” to audiences would do.

clock May 8, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

Facebook offers mom-and-pop service businesses an easy way to book appointments through Facebook and Instagram.

Technology

Facebook Announces New Tools to Appeal to Small Biz

Facebook officially rolls out simplified Appointment Bookings, Video Editing and Automated Ads.

clock May 7, 2019Adriana Lee

Facebook is looking to build in AR.

Technology

What Facebook’s Spark AR Push Means for Fashion and Beauty

Matt Roberts, Facebook’s Spark AR lead, talks about the impact new augmented reality tools will have on Instagram.

clock May 3, 2019Adriana Lee

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes the keynote speech at F8, the Facebook's developer conference, in San Jose, CalifFacebook Developer Conference, San Jose, USA - 30 Apr 2019

Technology

Facebook’s Facelift Looks More Than Skin Deep

The social media giant overhauled its app and unveiled updates across Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp and Oculus at the F8 developer conference on Tuesday.

clock April 30, 2019Adriana Lee

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at the Facebook Communities Summit, in Chicago, in advance of an announcement of a new Facebook initiative designed to spur people to form more meaningful communities with Facebook's groups featureFacebook Mark Zuckerberg, Chicago, USA - 21 Jun 2017

Legal

Facebook Facing NY AG Investigation Over Users’ E-mail Contacts

The announcement comes a day after the social media company disclosed an expected $3 billion to $5 billion cost related to an FTC probe.

clock April 25, 2019Sindhu Sundar

Mark ZuckerbergVivaTech fair in Paris, France - 24 May 2018Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives on stage during the VivaTech fair in Paris, France, 24 May 2018. The annual commercial convention runs from the 24 to 26 May.

Technology

Facebook Held Strong With 2.38B Monthly Users in Q1

Facebook privacy scandals? What privacy scandals? … The ones that are prompting the company to create a private “digital living room.”

clock April 24, 2019Adriana Lee

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Technology

Oops: Facebook Mistakenly Mined E-mail Contacts From 1.5M Users

The social giant blames an old feature, long thought dead, for asking for e-mail passwords and snagging contacts from some new users — without consent.

clock April 19, 2019Adriana Lee

Jeffrey Tousey, founder of creative collective Beekman Social.

Business Features

Digital Download: Beekman Social, the Creative Collective With a Fresh Social Strategy

In just one year, Jeffrey Tousey and his team have rethought social media for the likes of Olivia Palermo, SoulCycle and Vanity Fair. And no, they don’t buy bots.

clock March 29, 2019Alexa Tietjen

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Media

Europe Approves Tougher Digital Media Copyright Rules

Aimed at the likes of Google and Facebook, the new rules are meant to give some power back to news publishers and content creators.

clock March 26, 2019Kali Hays

Smartphone screen with Facebook and Phone app icons in detailVARIOUS

Technology

Facebook Stored Passwords in Plain Text

Facebook has been storing unencrypted passwords, readable by any employee, possibly for years.

clock March 21, 2019Adriana Lee

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Media

Facebook and Instagram Outage: Everything You Need to Know About the 14-Hour Freeze

The 14-hour outage was the largest one ever experienced by Facebook and Instagram.

clock March 13, 2019Layla Ilchi

Karlie Kloss and Natalia Vodianova try out Dior's AR filter on Instagram

Media

Dior Adds AR Filter With Instagram

With the feature, which allows users to virtually try on the spring 2019 DiorSoLight sunglasses, Dior is one of the first fashion brands to test Instagram’s new augmented reality filters.

clock March 8, 2019Alex Wynne and Fleur Burlet

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