Google+

On Medium.com: The ultimate reason Google+ failed

Google announced a few months ago that Google+ is sunsetting for consumers. My article on Medium.com is my perspective on why the social network is going away. Read the entire 3-minute article here https://medium.com/@faydra_deon/the-ultimate-reason-google-failed-176ce1f990ad.

Snapchat

From TechCrunch: Snapchat introduces group video calls for up to 16 people

Snapchat…introduced a new group video chat feature, letting users chat with up to 16 of their closest friends. If users need more people in the chat…Snap is also offering group voice calls with up to 32 participants. The feature is relatively simple. Just… [click here to read the entire article here] Copyright© TechCrunch. All rights

Instagram

From Business Insider: Instagram and Snapchat were ranked the worst apps for children's mental health

Instagram and Snapchat are the social media platforms that have the worst impact on children’s mental health, according to a study published by Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) and the Young Health Movement (YHM). The report — released on Friday and titled #StatusOfMind — examined the positive and negative effects of social media on

Snapchat

Ex-employee sues Snapchat, alleges it misled investors: Hollywood Reporter | Reuters

A former employee has dragged Snapchat to court accusing the messaging app of misleading investors and trading partners to drive up its initial public offering… Source: Ex-employee sues Snapchat, alleges it misled investors: Hollywood Reporter | Reuters

Facebook

Facebook breaks Messenger away from its main social networking platform

If you are one of those people who is absolutely not interested in setting up a Facebook account, even though many of your family and friends have unsuccessfully tried to goad you into doing so, but you would like to be able to chat with people who cannot seem to live without Facebook then you