A first look at Instagram’s IGTV

As rumored, Instagram is ready to get into long-form video. And today the company made those plans official with the reveal of IGTV, its new standalone video app geared toward internet creators, like the ones who have made a living out of YouTube. IG...

Instagram reaches 1 billion monthly users

After surpassing 800 million monthly active users last September, we knew it was only a matter of time before Instagram would reach that coveted 1 billion mark -- and today is that day. The company has announced its latest milestone at an event in Sa...

Instagram takes on Snapchat and YouTube with IGTV

Where there's smoke, there's fire. For Instagram, that smoke recently came in the form of rumors about it launching a feature to host curated, long-form videos in its app. And well, there's fire, alright. Today, at an event in San Francisco, Instagra...

Twitter is making it easier to follow your favorite topics and events

Twitter has always been the ideal site for conversations and reactions around live events, be it a sports game, an awards show or serious breaking news. Up until today, you've been able to use the Twitter mobile apps to get notifications from specifi...

Watch this weekend’s Governors Ball music festival live on Twitter

Festival season is officially upon us. But if you'd rather not stand in the sun for hours to hear any of this weekend's Governors Ball performances from New York, Twitter's got you covered. The microblogging service will be live-streaming the concert...

The World Cup is Twitter’s next chance at video dominance

As the 2018 FIFA World Cup gets ready to kick off on June 14th, the 32 international teams competing in Russia aren't the only ones preparing for the big event. Fans are too, and Twitter wants to be the online place where they stay up to date on all...