Instagram announced its decision to apply algorithms to reorder feeds, showing posts based on likelihood instead of time. Instagram is the latest among other social media giants to embrace such change.
Facebook Inc (FB.O) closed its acquisition of mobile messaging service WhatsApp on Monday, with the final price tag rising an additional $3 billion to roughly $22 billion because of the increased value of Facebook's stock in recent months.
Nielsen said that the chatter on Twitter could enhance the live ratings of television shows.
Video Semantics will provide rich tags for YouTube users through its tagging engine.
Analysts stated that Facebook could earn three times more than its reported second quarter income by allowing users to pay for an ad-free experience.