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Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Sources: publishers think it's unlikely Facebook will renew paid livestreaming deals, as it has been pushing them to focus on creating longer content   —  Publishers don't expect Facebook to renew the deals it was pushing last spring; now Facebook wants something else.
Jan 17, 2017, 11:35 AMIn context
Maya Kosoff / Vanity Fair:
WSJ: new investors in Snap IPO won't get any voting power; founders Spiegel and Murphy, who own 45% of Snap's stock, will retain 70%+ of voting rights   —  Spiegel and Snapchat co-founder Bobby Murphy want to retain management control of their company.  —  Before Facebook went public …
Jan 16, 2017, 4:45 PMIn context
Thomas B. Edsall / New York Times:
Corporate PACs associated with Microsoft, Facebook, Google, Amazon donated more money to Republican Congressional candidates than Democratic opponents in 2016   —  In 2016, the corporate PACs associated with Microsoft, Facebook, Google and Amazon broke ranks with the traditional allegiance …
Jan 15, 2017, 11:10 PMIn context
Amar Toor / The Verge:
Facebook says it will soon expand tools to fight fake news to Germany, will send flagged posts to Berlin-based nonprofit news org Correctiv for fact-checking   —  Social network introduces fact-checking tools ahead of national elections later this year  —  Facebook will begin rolling …
Jan 15, 2017, 1:20 PMIn context
Brett Williams / Mashable:
Facebook confirms removal of the “edited” label on edited posts; users can still view a post's edit history via the drop-down menu   —  Have you ever made a cringeworthy mistake in a Facebook post?  Don't lie, the answer is yes.  —  If you have a sense of shame …
Jan 15, 2017, 12:35 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Timehop CEO and co-founder Jon Wegener steps down, with design lead Matt Raoul taking his place; outgoing CEO says company will be cash-flow positive by March   —  Some changes at the top of Timehop, the quirky app that shows you reminders of photos and other content that you've taken and posted on Facebook …
Jan 14, 2017, 5:25 AMIn context
Lauren Smiley / The Verge:
Profile of Open Whisper Systems, which has five employees, makes secure messaging app Signal, and develops an encryption protocol used by Facebook and others   —  Two weeks after the US presidential election, Reverend Rebecca Bryan stepped up to her pulpit in the Boston suburb of Brookline and looked out on her congregation.
Jan 12, 2017, 3:40 PMIn context
Ken Yeung / VentureBeat:
Facebook will now let publishers broadcast on Live direct from the web   —  Facebook on Wednesday began rolling out new features for its live video offering that should give publishers additional flexibility in how they produce content for the social network.
Jan 12, 2017, 11:30 AMIn context
Rachel Stern / Christian Science Monitor:
German politicians weigh new measures to combat misinformation online, asking political parties to disable bots and considering Facebook fines   —  In May 2015, hackers infected some 20,000 computers in Germany's parliament with malicious software designed to steal sensitive data.
Jan 11, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context
Fidji Simo / Facebook Media:
Facebook introduces the Facebook Journalism Project to collaborate with news organizations on products, offer training to reporters, and try to curb fake news   —  Facebook is a new kind of platform and we want to do our part to enable people to have meaningful conversations, to be informed and to be connected to each other.
Jan 11, 2017, 10:15 AMIn context

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