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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Snap CEO Evan Spiegel and co-founder Bobby Murphy say they won't sell any shares this year   —  Snap has an awful Q2 earnings report... but at least its dancing AR hot dog was viewed 1.5 billion times.  To prove their confidence, co-founders Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy have agreed not to sell …
Aug 10, 2017, 5:25 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook introduces Watch, its redesigned video section for original content, with producers earning 55% of ad revenue, rolling out Thursday   —  Facebook has a new home for original video content produced exclusively for it by partners, who will earn 55 percent of ad break revenue while Facebook keeps 45 percent.
Aug 9, 2017, 7:07 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook uses AI and expands human review processes to identify misleading ads and posts that use “cloaking” to disguise true link destinations   —  “Cloaking” sounds sci-fi, but it's actually a trick used today by spammers to show content moderators or search engine spiders …
Aug 9, 2017, 11:30 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Instagram: 50% of businesses on Instagram created a story in past month, boosting average daily app use to 32 mins for users under 25, and 24 mins for those 25+   —  Instagram Stories has blossomed from a Snapchat clone into an integral part of the world's largest dedicated visual communication app in the first year since its launch.
Aug 2, 2017, 9:50 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Anonymous social app Whisper lays off 14 of its 71 employees; source says revenues were $1.3M in June, firm will have $100K in free cash flow in August   —  Startups are dying all over the place as last year's investment cool-off leads many to run out of cash.
Jul 28, 2017, 4:20 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook says WhatsApp Status, a Snapchat Stories clone, has 250M DAUs and Instagram Stories has 250M+ DAUs; Snapchat had 166M DAUs as of May   —  Facebook is winning the race to bring Snapchat's Stories format to the rest of the world before its originator.
Jul 26, 2017, 8:05 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
AngelList co-founder Babak Nivi confirms he left the company, says he is going to “work on something new”, calls claims of misconduct untrue   —  “Mr. Nivi has no role at the company” AngelList COO Graham Jenkin told TechCrunch in response to questions regarding the curious absence of the investment platform's co-founder.
Jul 21, 2017, 12:30 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
BetterWorks and CEO sued by ex-employee for alleged sexually suggestive assault   —  Beatrice Kim is suing her former employer, BetterWorks, and its CEO Kris Duggan for allegedly assaulting her in a sexual manner during a company retreat.  The lawsuit also implicates the performance management …
Jul 14, 2017, 6:45 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Sources: morale at SoundCloud sinks after layoffs, with those fired wondering why there was no warning; the firm says it's “fully funded into Q4”   —  A tense scene unfolded yesterday as user-generated, music-streaming service SoundCloud held an all-hands meeting to explain …
Jul 13, 2017, 12:00 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Twitter lets you avoid trolls with new settings options to mute newly registered users, people you don't follow, and people who don't follow you   —  When trolls barge into people's notifications with offensive replies or user names, those legitimate users might not keep coming back to Twitter.
Jul 10, 2017, 1:30 PMIn context

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