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Steven Levy / Backchannel:
Facebook directly querying 600 paid users about News Feed stories to improve ranking algorithms, may expand querying to general population   —  Revealed: Facebook's Project to Find Out What People Really Want in Their News Feed  —  Every weekday beginning at around nine …
Jan 30, 2015, 11:10 AMIn context
Andrew Jacobs / New York Times:
China acknowledges targeting VPN services to foster the “healthy development” of the nation's internet, says VPNs are illegal   —  China Clamps Down Still Harder on Internet Access  —  BEIJING — Jing Yuechen, the founder of an Internet start-up here in the Chinese capital …
Jan 29, 2015, 9:25 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
FTC shuts down “revenge porn” operation, but imposes no fine   —  In one of the most despicable scams on the internet, Colorado resident Craig Brittain ran a website that posted nude photographs of hundreds of women alongside their Facebook profiles and other personal information …
Jan 29, 2015, 6:35 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
The App Install Ad Boom Helps Tune Raise $27 Million   —  A few years ago, the app install ad business — fueled by developers who want to distribute their stuff across a universe of smartphones — didn't really exist.  —  Now it's one of the big reasons Facebook has a giant mobile ad business.
Jan 29, 2015, 4:00 PMIn context
Jordan Crook / TechCrunch:
GIF search engine Giphy raises $17M Series B led by Lightspeed Ventures at $80M valuation   —  After An Approach From Facebook, Giphy Raises $17M At An $80M Valuation  —  Giphy — the betaworks-backed platform for searching and sharing gifs — has just raised $17 million in Series B funding led …
Jan 29, 2015, 3:00 PMIn context
Daniel Terdiman / VentureBeat:
Facebook launches location tips on iPhone, tests Bluetooth beacons to increase geolocation accuracy in NYC   —  Facebook invades Yelp, Foursquare territory with geo-specific Place Tips for iPhone  —  Facebook knows that being able to target users with information about exactly where they are can be extremely lucrative.
Jan 29, 2015, 1:15 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
White House privacy bill empowers FTC to levy steep fines on privacy violators, strengthen oversight of data brokers   —  White House preps expansive online privacy bill  —  The White House is preparing to send a sweeping online privacy proposal to Congress that would restrict how companies …
Jan 29, 2015, 10:05 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Facebook video views hit 3B per day, up from 1B daily views in September 2014   —  Facebook Now Has Over 3B Video Views Per Day  —  If it's starting to feel like every visit you make to Facebook these days is full of videos, you are not alone.  Facebook today reported in a strong set …
Jan 28, 2015, 6:15 PMIn context
Garett Sloane / Adweek:
Facebook mobile ad revenue accounts for 69% of total ad revenue in Q4, up from 53% Q4 2013; 1.19B mobile MAUs   —  Facebook Just Shared Insane Q4 Mobile Numbers and Ad Sales  —  Its smartphone promos alone did $2.5 billion  —  Facebook's mobile sales continue to skyrocket …
Jan 28, 2015, 6:05 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook Beats Estimates In Q4 With $3.85B Revenue, User Growth Up To 2.9% QOQ To Hit 1.39B   —  Facebook beat the street's estimates for the 10th straight quarter in Q4 2014.  It now has 1.393 billion users, up 3.18% quarter over quarter, which was a little faster than Q3's 2.2% but slower than Q2's 3.125%.
Jan 28, 2015, 4:15 PMIn context

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