Snapchat lets you take a photo of an object to buy it on Amazon...

See, snap, sale. In a rare partnership for Amazon, the commerce giant will help Snapchat challenge Instagram and Pinterest for social shopping supremacy. Today Snapchat announced it’s slowly rolling...

Happy 10th anniversary, Android – TechCrunch

It’s been 10 years since Google took the wraps off the G1, the first Android phone. Since that time the OS has grown from buggy, nerdy iPhone alternative to arguably the...

Instagram denies it’s building Regramming. Here’s why it’d be a disaster – TechCrunch

Instagram tells me Regramming, or the ability to instantly repost someone else’s feed post to your followers like a retweet, is “not happening”, not being built, and not being...

Instagram may divide hashtags from captions to end overhashing – TechCrunch

Geofenced sharing, Quiz stickers, Stories Highlight stickers, and a separate interface for adding hashtags to posts are amongst a slew of new features Instagram has prototyped or is now...

The Punkt MP02 inches closer to what a minimalist phone ought to be –...

There’s an empty space in my heart for a minimalist phone with only the most basic functions. Bad for my heart, but good for a handful of companies putting out...

YouTube to shut down standalone Gaming app, as gaming gets a new home on...

YouTube will no longer maintain a separate app targeting gaming and live game streaming, the company announced today. The YouTube Gaming app, which first arrived in 2015, will be sunset...

Instagram will promote mid-term voting with stickers, registration info – TechCrunch

Facebook is getting ready to purposefully influence the U.S. mid-term elections after spending two years trying to safeguard against foreign interference. Instagram plans to run ads in Stories and...

Instagram Shopping gets personalized Explore channel, Stories tags – TechCrunch

Instagram is embracing its true identity as a mail-order catalog. The question will be how much power merchants will give Instagram after seeing what its parent Facebook did to...

You can try Siri Shortcuts today in these iOS 12-ready apps – TechCrunch

With today’s release of iOS 12, Apple is also rolling out a new feature called Siri Shortcuts, which allows users to create their own voice commands to take actions in...

11 neat hidden features in iOS 12 – TechCrunch

iOS 12 is finally here. And the update is packed with many improvements. In particular, Apple has tucked away many little features that you won’t see right away. If you want...