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Khari Johnson / VentureBeat:
WhatsApp adds colorful text status updates, just like Facebook   —  WhatsApp today began to roll out Status updates you can make by writing text on a colorful image background, a company spokesperson has informed VentureBeat.  To share your Status with the new feature, you choose a background color or a font.
Aug 21, 2017, 5:05 PMIn context
John Herrman / New York Times:
After wave of neo-Nazi bans, tech firms' censorship policies were shown again to be arbitrary, not derived from moral awakening or newfound sense of civic duty   —  White supremacist marchers had not yet lit their torches when the deletions began.  The “Unite the Right” Facebook page …
Aug 21, 2017, 2:37 PMIn context
Pan Yue / China Money Network:
Cambricon, a Chinese AI chip developer, raises $100M Series A led by Chuangye Investment Management, with Alibaba arm, Lenovo Capital, and others participating   —  SDIC Chuangye Investment Management, a subsidiary of State Development & Investment Corp, has led a US$100 million series A round …
Aug 20, 2017, 12:15 PMIn context
Taylor Cromwell / Bloomberg:
How US restaurant chains are enlisting Facebook, Amazon, and adopting new tech like chatbots and digital payments, to make ordering and paying for food easier   —  TGI Fridays is letting customers pay bill with Amazon accounts  —  Largest U.S. pizza chains are locked in game of oneupmanship
Aug 20, 2017, 1:55 AMIn context
Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
Google is testing new tools with NYT and FT to boost subscriptions for publishers; tools may include changes to “first click free”, payment, targeting options   —  Changes coming around search results and potentially payments  —  New York Times and Financial Times are first early testers
Aug 18, 2017, 9:55 PMIn context
David McCabe / Axios:
US lawmakers and advocates on both the left and right are increasingly calling for regulating Google, Facebook, and Amazon   —  Tech behemoths Google, Facebook and Amazon are feeling the heat from the far-left and the far-right, and even the center is starting to fold.
Aug 18, 2017, 8:40 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook VP Deb Liu talks about Marketplace expansion plans including adding ticket sales and listings from local car dealers and real estate agents   —  Facebook wants to bring ticket sales and bigger retailers inside Marketplace.  —  Facebook has big plans for Marketplace …
Aug 18, 2017, 3:50 PMIn context
Thuy Ong / The Verge:
Facebook will limit the spread of stories in News Feed that feature either fake video play buttons or videos of only a static image   —  Like ones that have a fake play button on videos of still images … Facebook has announced two new updates that will limit video clickbait posts from appearing in the News Feed.
Aug 17, 2017, 12:05 PMIn context
Tim Peterson / Marketing Land:
Facebook starts offering in-stream-only video ad units that will play as users watch videos on Facebook   —  Advertisers can buy video ads from Facebook that will only be served when people are viewing a video, increasing the likelihood that people will watch them.
Aug 17, 2017, 11:45 AMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook will let users give friends the option of donating to a US nonprofit on their birthday   —  People come to Facebook to send well-wishes and celebrate birthdays with friends.  In fact, every day more than 45 million people give birthday wishes on Facebook, which is why it's important …
Aug 16, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context

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