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Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Small local social networks get usage boost during Harvey; opens of walkie-talkie app Zello rose 600%, and NextDoor memberships increased 650% in affected areas   —  On Wednesday morning, with floodwaters still rising in Houston, voices bubbled inside the relatively obscure walkie-talkie app Zello …
Aug 31, 2017, 9:40 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Tinder Gold, which shows users those who've already liked them and more, launches in the US for $4.99/month on iPhone today and on Android next month   —  Tinder is going to start letting users in the US see who likes them — no swiping necessary.  —  The popular dating app …
Aug 29, 2017, 11:10 AMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Twitter starts sorting popular tweets by topic in the Explore tab on iOS and Android   —  Now you can view tweets sorted by topic, without having to follow anyone, right in Twitter's Explore tab.  —  The social platform released the new feature globally on iOS and Android Tuesday, a Twitter spokesperson confirmed to BuzzFeed News.
Aug 20, 2017, 7:05 AMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Facebook-Google duopoly in online advertising has survived multiple challenges, such as Snap's rise, increasing worry among publishers and some advertisers   —  For well over a year now, the digital advertising and publishing industries have grappled with the growing power of Google and Facebook …
Aug 2, 2017, 5:30 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Twitter Is Testing A $99-Per-Month Advertising Subscription Service   —  Twitter is testing an advertising subscription service that automatically promotes advertisers' tweets and profiles for $99 per month.  —  The service, if successful, could provide Twitter with a source of recurring revenue it can count on each month.
Jul 28, 2017, 12:05 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Companies are increasingly paying Facebook to promote positive press, steering ad dollars away from publishers   —  When the workplace gossip app Blind expanded its product's availability earlier this summer, it got the word out via an age-old tactic: advertising.
Jul 25, 2017, 7:55 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Responding to Facebook's community plan, Meetup says it's seeking new funding and will build a feature to automatically create groups based on user interests   —  When Facebook held its first Communities Summit in Chicago last month, Meetup CEO Scott Heiferman watched attentively from his New York City office.
Jul 12, 2017, 4:50 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Analysis: at least 45 instances of violence, including rapes, murders, and suicides, have been broadcast via Facebook Live since its debut in December 2015   —  According to a new BuzzFeed News analysis, Facebook Live has a violence problem far greater than the one portrayed in national headlines.
Jun 17, 2017, 6:20 PMIn context
BuzzFeed:
Interview with Mark Zuckerberg, outlining his vision for smartphone camera-based AR experiences in everyday situations   —  Facebook's new augmented reality Camera Platform looks beyond Snapchat to a world where the digital and physical come together.  —  BuzzFeed News San Francisco Bureau Chief
Apr 18, 2017, 1:55 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Profile of Yann LeCun, who leads Facebook's AI efforts with a team of 80 researchers, and whose once-rejected theories about AI are now widely accepted   —  miles away from Facebook's Menlo Park headquarters, in an old, beige office building in downtown Manhattan, a group of company employees …
Apr 17, 2017, 3:35 PMIn context

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