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Snapchat partners with Sony Music, announces plans for new AR music lenses

Snapchat has inked a deal with Sony Music Entertainment to include its artists’ music in the app’s Sounds library. The company also revealed that it’s creating new AR music lenses. Soon,

Amazon Prime Video app introduces a new clip-sharing feature

Amazon is rolling out a new Prime Video feature that lets users share video clips from TV shows and movies on the platform. The clips can be shared on social media or via direct message. The feature i

Twitter no longer crops image previews on the web

Twitter will no longer automatically crop image previews on the web after rolling out full-size image previews on mobile earlier this year. On Twitter for the web, images will now display in full with

Instacart rolls out reduced and free delivery option in select markets, ‘Deals Tab’ and more

On-demand grocery delivery platform Instacart is testing a new delivery option, which will reduce or waive the delivery fee on orders placed more than 24 hours ahead of the scheduled delivery. The new

Linktree partners with Shopify to allow users to add storefronts on its platform

Linktree, the popular “link in bio” service, is launching a Shopify integration to give users a way to promote their businesses and products directly on its platform. With this integration, Linktr

Johnson & Johnson CEO joins Apple’s board of directors

Alex Gorsky, the chairman and CEO of Johnson & Johnson, has joined Apple’s board of directors. Gorsky’s move to Apple’s board comes ahead of his planned departure as CEO of Johnson & Joh

Moov, an online marketplace for used manufacturing equipment, raises $41M from Tiger Global and others

Moov, a data-fueled marketplace for used manufacturing equipment, has closed a $41 million Series A funding round led by Tiger Global. Investors joining the round include public semiconductor investor

iOS 15.2 includes Apple’s new safety feature for kids in Messages

Apple has released the second developer beta of iOS 15.2, which includes support for its new communication safety feature in Messages. The feature was announced earlier this year, alongside the compan

Health tech startup Color raises $100M at a $4.6B valuation

Health tech startup Color has raised $100 million in Series E funding, bringing the company’s valuation to $4.6 billion. This round means Color has now raised a total of $378 million, with this late

Disney+ is launching a special IMAX format for 13 Marvel movies

Disney+ is bringing IMAX’s Expanded Aspect Ratio across 13 Marvel movies on its platform on November 12. The new format means that viewers will see smaller black bars in certain scenes. The company

Meditation app Calm introduces new family plan with six accounts

Popular meditation app Calm is introducing a new ‘Premium Family’ subscription plan that includes up to six accounts. The new offering is now available globally for $99.99 per year, whereas a prem

Twitter now lets you tune into Spaces without an account via direct links

Twitter is rolling out the ability for users to share direct links to their Spaces to let others tune into a live audio session via the web without being logged into the platform. The social media gia

Instagram brings back Twitter Card preview support for posts

Instagram is bringing back support for Twitter Card previews starting today. Now when users share an Instagram link on Twitter, a preview of the post will be shown in the tweet. Prior to this change,

Spotify partners with Peloton to launch new playlists featured in its Workout Hub

Spotify is partnering with Peloton to launch a new dedicated “Curated by Peloton” shelf within the streaming service’s “Workout Hub.” Starting today, Spotify users will get a

DoorDash rolls out SafeDash, an in-app security toolkit for delivery people on the platform

DoorDash is introducing SafeDash, a new in-app security toolkit aimed at helping its delivery providers feel safe while they work. SafeDash is rolling out in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Detroit,

Social media collaboration marketplace Pearpop expands to Instagram

Pearpop, a marketplace for social collaborations, is expanding to Instagram after previously only being available to TikTok creators. The platform, which launched last year, allows creators and brands

Zoom is piloting ads for free users

Zoom is introducing a pilot advertising program that will show ads to users on its “Basic” free tier. The company says the ads will support investments and enable it to continue providing

Instagram rolls out an ‘Add Yours’ sticker in Stories to create threads users can respond to

Instagram announced today that it’s introducing a new “Add Yours” sticker that creates public threads in Stories. The new feature essentially allows users to respond to other users’ St

Snapchat partners with NBCUniversal to give users access to more audio clips

As access to unique sounds is becoming a competitive advantage for social apps, Snapchat announced today it’s inked a deal with NBCUniversal to give users access to licensed audio clips from var

Twitter now lets all iOS users ‘Super Follow’ select creators

Twitter is rolling out the ability for all iOS users globally to Super Follow select creators. The option was previously only available to users in the U.S. and Canada. Super Follows allow users to su
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