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Olivia Solon / Guardian:
US district court rules Facebook must refund in-app purchases made by minors in the US should they or their parents request it   —  California court ruled in favor of parents who filed lawsuit after children unknowingly spent hundreds of dollars on Facebook virtual currency for games
Jul 29, 2016, 10:50 AMIn context
Mark Bergen / Recode:
Jul 28, 2016, 4:50 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook reports searches up 33% over past nine months to 2B per day, as it hopes to attract more of the chatter that ends up on Twitter   —  Facebook wants to be known as a place to search for mentions of current news in hopes of drawing more public chatter that normally ends up on Twitter.
Jul 27, 2016, 10:30 PMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Facebook daily active users rise 17% year-over-year to 1.13B for the month of June, mobile DAUs rise 22% year-over-year to 1.03B; stock up 6%+ after hours   —  In its second quarter 2016 earnings announcement today, Facebook revealed it now has 1.71 billion monthly active users …
Jul 27, 2016, 4:40 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook reports Q2 revenue of $6.44B vs $6.02B expected, $0.97 EPS vs $0.82 expected; mobile ad revenue 84% of total ad revenue, up from 76% last year   —  Coming off an all-time high stock price of $123.34, Facebook in Q2 2016 smashed earnings again.  The social network continued steady growth …
Jul 27, 2016, 4:20 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results   —  Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2016.  —  “Our community and business had another good quarter,” said Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder and CEO.  “We're particularly pleased …
Jul 27, 2016, 4:08 PMIn context
George Slefo / Ad Age:
Reddit to debut Promoted User Posts on August 4, a new ad offering that lets marketers sponsor user-generated posts   —  Marketers Will Be Allowed to Sponsor (Consenting) Redditors' Posts  —  Picture this: It's 2020 and Reddit is the third most downloaded app in Apple's App Store …
Jul 27, 2016, 11:20 AMIn context
Daniel Terdiman / Fast Company:
Inside the development of Facebook's $30K Surround 360 Camera, which was just open-sourced   —  Today, Facebook is releasing the open-source design of its 360-degree 3D camera.  Fast Company got an exclusive look behind the curtain.  —  Stapled to the wall outside a lab near Facebook's …
Jul 26, 2016, 10:00 PMIn context
Eliot Brown / Wall Street Journal:
As it shores up city support for its Menlo Park headquarters expansion, Facebook pledges to build 1,500 units of housing for the general public   —  Social media giant pledges at least 1,500 units for general public, hoping to gain support for its expansion  —  Concerns about Silicon Valley's …
Jul 26, 2016, 1:10 PMIn context
Matt Hamblen / Computerworld:
With Yahoo buy, Verizon hopes to stay competitive in digital ad market   —  After months of rumors, Verizon announced Monday that it is buying Yahoo's core business for $4.83 billion in a deal designed to make Verizon competitive as a global mobile media and digital advertising company.
Jul 25, 2016, 3:05 PMIn context

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Microsoft:
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