Social Media Sunday: Snapchat Gets Political (Ads), Facebook Wins the GOP Debate, & Costolo May Leave Twitter Completely

This week in social media, former CEO of Twitter Dick Costolo will reportedly be stepping down from his position on Twitter's board of directors. Meanwhile, Snapchat is becoming the newest battlefront for political discussion by design, and Facebook was the true winner of the first GOP debate.

Social Media Sunday: Facebook and Twitter Pummeled on Wall Street, Google+ Gives Up - Mostly

This week was a bad one on Wall Street for Twitter, Facebook, and others, even if they posted better-than-expected revenue results. Meanwhile, Google has dropped the Google+ sign-up requirement for unrelated services and platforms starting with YouTube. But that doesn't mean it's giving up on social entirely.

Social Media Sunday: Twitter Whitewashes Users' Backgrounds, Facebook Gives Up User Data, and Snapchat Partners with Univision

This week in social media, Twitter messed with everyone's homepage, Facebook relented on its fight against a sea of search warrants issued by a New York court, and Snapchat and Univision have partnered up.

Social Media Sunday: Ellen Pao Steps Down From Reddit & Facebook's News Feed Is Back in Your Hands

This week in social media, the weeks-long maelstrom over former Reddit interim CEO Ellen Pao led to her resignation. Meanwhile Facebook gave its users a little more power over their News Feeds and Twitter's "Project Lightning" is probably going to be called "Moments" in its debut.

Facebook Struggles with Gaining a Diverse Employee Base, Remains Predominately White

Entrepreneur and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has voiced a desire to transform the demographics of Facebook's employment base to better echo the company's billion-plus international users. However, Facebook's most recent diversity report revealed that white men continue to have a claim on positions at Facebook.
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Social Media Sunday: Facebook's Faceless Face Recognition, Tumblr TV, and Twitter Loses an Exec (Again)

This week in social media, Facebook released its (disappointing) update on diversity, while setting Messenger free and introducing face-recognition technology so impressive (and creepy), it doesn't need to see your face.
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Social Media Sunday: Twitter's Project Lightning, Facebook's Facial Recognition Moments App, and Snapchat's Evan Spiegel Explains it All

This week in social media, Twitter unveiled Project Lightning, its best hope to open up Twitter's biggest strength to multiple platforms, users, and non-users alike.

Social Media Sunday: Twitter's Embattled CEO Dick Costolo Leaves, YouTube Takes on Twitch, and at Facebook, Your News Feed Reads You

This week in social media, Twitter's CEO Dick Costolo stepped down as the company faces a life-or-death transition into an uncertain future.

Social Media Sunday: Facebook Lite Launches, Pinterest vs Instagram on Ecommerce, & Snapchat Doubles Down on Original Content

This week in social media, Facebook announced Facebook Lite for Android, Pinterest and Instagram find themselves competing in ecommerce and ads, and Snapchat hired the former head of The Onion.

Social Media Sunday: Facebook Supporting GIFs Now, Key Twitter Exec Leaves for Google, and Snapchat Gets Even More Funding

This week in social media, Facebook finally decided to support animated GIFs, Twitter lost a high-level executive, and Snapchat raised even more money.

Social Media Sunday: Facebook's Caller ID, Snapchat's Journalistic Ambitions, and Twitter's New Critic

This week in social media, Facebook officially announced a caller ID feature for the Messenger app. Meanwhile, one of Twitter's earliest billionaire supporters began criticizing the company, Snapchat invested in a shopping app while preparing for the 2016 election season, and Pinterest unveiled its first "Cinematic pins" -- essentially Gif-like promoted pins that animate as users scroll down.

Social Media Sunday: Publishers Wary of Facebook, Twitter's Rumored 'Porn Purge' & Tumblr's #PostItForward Campaign

This week in social media, publishers worried over a big shift at Facebook that could once again upend the news industry. Meanwhile, porn publishers are similarly worried about a rumored, sweeping purge of adult material and the users who post it and Tumblr launched an anti-bullying campaign.
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President Obama's Approval Rating Improves Among Millennials, Latinos

President Barack Obama and the Democratic Party members in Congress received better approval ratings than Republicans based on polling data on millennials.

Social Media Sunday: Your Facebook News Bubble Is Your Fault and Other Social Media News from the Week

This week in social media, the blame for your Facebook bubble was officially placed on... you. Meanwhile, Twitter bolstered its marketing team, Snapchat debuted new video ads, Pinterest raised $186 million in funding, and Meerkat cozied up to Facebook.

Social Media Sunday: Facebook's 'Instant Articles,' Meerkat Buy-Out Rumors & Twitter's in Big Trouble

A roundup of all the week's social media news you may have missed.
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Social Media Sunday: Facebook's Impressive Mobile Growth and New Features & Pinterest is 10 Percent Smarter Now

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