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Casey Newton / The Verge:
Sources: Square is in talks to “acquihire” Yik Yak's team, with one source saying another firm is also interested; founders likely won't join new company   —  The app is likely to shut down  —  Yik Yak, the once high-flying anonymous social network based on college campuses, appears to be heading toward its end.
Apr 4, 2017, 3:00 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Twitter confirms it is considering a paid TweetDeck subscription service with new features including analytics and breaking news alerts for brands and news orgs   —  New analytics inside TweetDeck  —  Twitter is considering offering a paid subscription to power users, including brands and news organizations, The Verge has confirmed.
Mar 23, 2017, 7:20 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Twitter's core features have slowly been unbundled by Facebook, Instagram, Reddit, and others, leading to Twitter's overall decline   —  How Amazon and Reddit are rethinking the unthinkable  —  On Tuesday, Reddit announced it was introducing profile pages.
Mar 23, 2017, 4:30 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Behind Genius' shift from web annotations to becoming a video-focused media company, after laying off a quarter of its staff last month   —  Genius, which raised $56.9 million on the promise that it would one day annotate the entire internet, has been losing its minds.
Mar 15, 2017, 1:05 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Pinterest acquires Q&A service Jelly, which pivoted and unpivoted over its 4-year life, and whose co-founder Biz Stone is a Pinterest angel investor   —  Jelly rolls  —  Pinterest said today that it has acquired Jelly, a bad 4-year-old search engine, for an undisclosed sum.
Mar 8, 2017, 4:50 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Twitch debuts Pulse, a Twitter-like service where broadcasters can share videos, images, and text with their friends and followers   —  This is what disruption looks like  —  Whenever I wonder what will eventually happen to Twitter, which is something I think about literally every day …
Mar 6, 2017, 9:15 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Mozilla buys Pocket, its first acquisition, and says the read-it-later service will continue operating as an independent subsidiary   —  From browser extension to acquisition  —  Mozilla has acquired Pocket, a kind of DVR for the internet, for an undisclosed sum.
Feb 27, 2017, 2:08 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Facebook just changed its mission, because the old one was broken   —  With great power comes long letters  —  Facebook used to repeat its mission statement so often that most tech reporters could recite it from memory: “to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected.”
Feb 16, 2017, 9:40 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Yik Yak's lead mobile developer publishes group messaging app Hive to App Store and Google Play, possibly signalling pivot for the company   —  Yak to the drawing board  —  In the weeks before it laid off most of its staff, Yik Yak employees believed the company was back on the right track.
Feb 13, 2017, 6:10 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Pinterest debuts Lens in beta, a search tool which identifies real-world objects and suggests related products   —  New, more visual search  —  Pinterest today introduced Lens, a new visual search tool that uses machine vision to detect objects in the real world and suggest related items on the service.
Feb 8, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context

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