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Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Uber's first diversity report: staff is 36.1% female worldwide with 15.4% female engineers; in US, 49.8% white, 30.9% Asian, 8.8% black, 5.6% Hispanic overall   —  Uber just released its highly anticipated, first-ever diversity report detailing the demographics of its employees as of this month.
Mar 28, 2017, 1:25 PMIn context
Jordan Crook / TechCrunch:
Tinder unveils Tinder Online, a web-optimized version currently being tested in emerging markets with plans to launch everywhere “soon”   —  Tinder is today introducing a new way for users to access the platform with the launch of Tinder Online, a web-optimized version of the dating app …
Mar 28, 2017, 10:55 AMIn 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
Facebook:
Facebook's main app gets Snapchat-like Stories atop the News Feed, Direct for sharing ephemeral images and video with friends, and in-app camera effects   —  We want to make it fast, fun and easy for people to share creative photos and videos with whomever they choose, for however long they choose …
Mar 28, 2017, 8:33 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Facebook Keeps Copying Snapchat: Adds Camera Filters, 24-Hour Stories, Direct Messages   —  Facebook is launching three new features — each popularized by rival Snapchat.  —  Facebook is enhancing its camera app with dozens of filters and effects, including selfie “masks” …
Mar 28, 2017, 8:30 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Facebook hires Michael Hillman, a 15-year veteran of Apple, as head of Oculus VR hardware   —  Facebook Inc. has hired Michael Hillman, a 15-year veteran of Apple Inc., as head of hardware for its Oculus VR division.  —  Hillman held senior engineering and design roles at Apple …
Mar 27, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook officially debuts “Town Hall” for contacting government reps, which now has some features integrated with News Feed, and adds local election reminders   —  Earlier this month, TechCrunch reported Facebook was rolling out a new feature called “Town Hall,” …
Mar 27, 2017, 12:40 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook Messenger now lets you share your live location to a group of friends or just one person for one hour at a time, on iOS and Android   —  Facebook Messenger wants to be an offline social gathering tool, not just an online chat app.  Today it's adding a new Live Location feature …
Mar 27, 2017, 11:10 AMIn context
TechCrunch:
Facebook says it will soon start testing the ability to add GIFs to comments   —  Mar 24, 2017, 9:02 amMar 24, 2017, 1:30 pm  —  After years of stubborn caution, Facebook is finally embracing the animated GIF.  Next week Facebook will begin testing a GIF button that lets users post GIFs …
Mar 24, 2017, 12:25 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Twitter's core features have slowly been unbundled by Facebook, Instagram, Reddit, and others, leading to Twitter's overall decline   —  How Amazon and Reddit are rethinking the unthinkable  —  On Tuesday, Reddit announced it was introducing profile pages.
Mar 23, 2017, 4:30 PMIn context

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