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Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Snap's reported Q1 revenue of $149.6M fell short of Wall Street's expectations of $158M   —  Snap finished March with 166 million daily active users.  —  Snap reported earnings for the first time today, and Wall Street isn't happy.  Shares are down more than 20 percent in after-hours trading.
May 10, 2017, 4:17 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Twitch says it wants to stream original programming that is interactive, where users can steer the storyline   —  “Will it happen?  There's a high probability.”  —  Amazon paid $1 billion for Twitch almost three years ago because it had a big audience of people who love to watch — and talk about — other people playing video games.
May 5, 2017, 10:00 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Alex Hardiman, formerly of the NYT, has been promoted internally to become Facebook's head of news products   —  Alex Hardiman, formerly of the New York Times, has been promoted internally to take the job.  —  Facebook made an important hire in its effort to curb false news.
May 1, 2017, 1:13 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Instagram says it now has 700M monthly active users, adding 100M new users in just over four months   —  It took the company just four months to add 100 million new accounts.  —  Instagram is growing faster than it ever has before.  —  The photo and video app, which is owned by Facebook …
Apr 26, 2017, 9:05 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Sources: Facebook is offering publishers a monthly sum in exchange for a minimum amount of produced video, to host mid-roll ads   —  The new deals include a mix of both live and produced video commitments.  —  Facebook wants to pay publishers to create more produced video as part of a plan …
Apr 21, 2017, 7:55 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Sources: Facebook is looking to hire a head of news products to combat fake news, but is having trouble finding someone with media and tech experience   —  The new role is proving hard to fill.  —  Facebook is looking to hire someone to head up its news products, a significant new role charged …
Apr 20, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook's David Marcus clarifies that Messenger's business model focus is advertising and that Messenger is not taking a cut of payments on the platform   —  Messenger is focused on mobile advertising — just like the rest of Facebook.  —  When Facebook hired David Marcus …
Apr 11, 2017, 1:35 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Former Twitter executives Adam Bain and Adam Messinger left $35M+ in combined stock awards on table when they quit last year   —  COO Adam Bain and CTO Adam Messinger said bye to a lot of potential cash when they departed.  —  Twitter's top executives are very well paid …
Apr 10, 2017, 5:15 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook copied Snapchat a fourth time, and now all its apps look the same   —  Facebook doesn't seem concerned with giving each of its core services a unique identity.  —  Facebook is copying Snapchat again: Today it launched Stories, the 24-hour photo and video montages that ultimately disappear, inside of its core Facebook app.
Mar 28, 2017, 10:20 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Twitter will start selling pre-roll ads ahead of Periscope videos   —  Twitter is looking for some more video ad dollars.  —  Twitter is going to start making some money from Periscope, its livestreaming video service.  —  The company announced on Tuesday that it will begin selling pre-roll video ads …
Mar 28, 2017, 9:05 AMIn context

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