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YouTube brought in $15 billion in advertising revenue in 2019 — 9 times more than Google paid to acquire the site 14 years ago

Google paid $1.65 billion in 2006 to acquire YouTube — which had around 65 employees — and called it "the next step in the evolution of the Internet."

How to use Byte, the new 6-second video-sharing app hoping to succeed Vine and compete with TikTok

Byte recently launched following more than two years of operating in beta and building anticipation. The app is led by Vine cofounder Dom Hofmann.

How to use Byte, the new 6-second video-sharing app hoping to succeed Vine and compete with TikTok

Byte recently launched following more than two years of operating in beta and building anticipation. The app is led by Vine cofounder Dom Hofmann.

The first download numbers for Byte, the app heralded as Vine 2.0, show it still has a long way to go to catch up to TikTok

A project from Vine cofounder Dom Hofmann, Byte had surpassed 1 million app downloads since it was released Friday.

Inside the rise of TikTok, the viral video-sharing app whose ties to China are raising concerns in the US

Here's how TikTok got its start from a Chinese tech company, and how it's grown into a wildly popular platform with over 1.5 billion downloads.

Why Jennifer Lawrence, George Clooney, and 12 other celebrities hate social media

Here's why celebrities like Kristen Stewart, Mila Kunis, and Daniel Radcliffe live social media-free in today's uber-connected world.

Instagram keeps a detailed list of everything it thinks you’re interested in — here’s how to find it

Instagram shares the data it collects about the topics you're supposedly interested in, and the company apparently has no idea what I like.

YouTuber David Dobrik already hit 1 million downloads on his new app that makes your photos look like they were taken with a disposable camera

David Dobrik's app launched less than a month ago, but it's already become massively popular, with nearly 600,000 iOS downloads in two days.
Instagram influencer Courtney Seamon and me.

I spent a day following an Instagram influencer around New York City to see what her job was really like — and it was way more work than I expec...

Influencers have turned into household names in recent years, and the industry is now worth up to an estimated $8 billion.

These are 13 of the most popular social networks a decade ago that have died or faded into obscurity

While Facebook was undoubtedly the king of social in 2010, there were also a variety of apps on the scene, from AIM to StumbleUpon.