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Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
You Can Now Just Tell Facebook What You Want to See in News Feed   —  Facebook has come up with a new, simple approach to determine what you want to see at the top of your News Feed: It's going to ask you.  —  The social network, which is known for its ever-evolving News Feed algorithm …
Jul 9, 2015, 8:55 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Some key differences between Facebook's and YouTube's revenue sharing plans for video creators   —  How Facebook's New Video Business Stacks Up Against YouTube  —  Facebook is stepping on YouTube's turf.  —  On Wednesday the social network announced it will start sharing ad revenue with some of its most popular video creators.
Jul 5, 2015, 9:40 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Facebook opens office in Johannesburg, South Africa, its first permanent office on the continent   —  Facebook Is Opening Its First Office in Africa  —  Facebook, which has been working to build its user base in Africa through programs like Internet.org and lightweight versions of its app …
Jun 30, 2015, 12:15 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Facebook's “add a link” feature is available now on iOS, lets users view and share articles without leaving the app   —  Facebook Makes It Easier to Share Links Without Ever Leaving Facebook  —  Facebook added an app update on Thursday that allows people to post and share links …
Jun 29, 2015, 1:50 AMIn context
Re/code:
DraftKings Won't Raise $250 Million From Disney, but Will Still Get ESPN Ad Deal   —  Fantasy sports site DraftKings, which had discussed raising money from Disney, is going to get its funding somewhere else instead.  —  But the two companies will have a relationship anyway …
Jun 24, 2015, 1:20 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
VenueNext, which creates apps for stadiums, raises $9M from investors including Twitter Ventures   —  Twitter Invests in VenueNext, Which Builds Apps for Arenas and Stadiums  —  Hey, can you tweet me some nachos?  —  This may someday be a legitimate request for stadium-goers given Twitter's latest investment, VenueNext.
Jun 24, 2015, 12:50 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Snapchat says its Live Stories, which include multiple ads costing around 2 cents per view for advertisers, are viewed on average by 20M people per day   —  Snapchat Is Making Some Pretty Serious Money From Live Stories  —  Snapchat built a brand out of disappearing photos …
Jun 17, 2015, 9:25 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Zynga Acquires Mark Pincus's Incubator, Superlabs   —  Zynga has acquired Superlabs, the incubator (or “Pincubator,” as Kara Swisher called it in November) founded by Zynga CEO Mark Pincus before he returned to the company he co-founded in April.  —  The deal, which is clearly a talent acquisition …
Jun 15, 2015, 9:25 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Twitter Advertisers Can Now Target You Based on the Other Apps on Your Phone   —  For the past six months, Twitter has been collecting data on which smartphone apps its users download.  Now, the company is using that data to make some money.  —  Twitter announced on Wednesday that its advertisers …
Jun 10, 2015, 1:45 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Oculus Rift headset and the computer needed to run it will cost around $1,500 in total   —  Oculus Rift Total Package Price: Around $1,500  —  Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe said Wednesday that his soon-to-be-available virtual reality Oculus headset and the computer needed to run it will cost “in the $1,500 range.”
May 27, 2015, 6:40 PMIn context

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