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Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Facebook executives, including its CSO and hardware chief, are increasingly using Twitter to spread Facebook's message and respond to journalists   —  As Facebook grapples with the unprecedented crisis that's arisen around its role in the 2016 US presidential election, some of the company's top executives …
Oct 17, 2017, 3:50 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Facebook testing return of status messages, up to 101 characters, that can be set to expire   —  Facebook is testing a new “temporary profile status” feature that will allow its users to post ephemeral, text-only updates of up to 101 characters, a company spokesperson confirmed to BuzzFeed News Tuesday.
Oct 17, 2017, 3:00 PMIn context
BuzzFeed:
Sources: Rose McGowan's Twitter account was restricted because Twitter's Trust and Safety Team doesn't have the ability to remove or block individual tweets   —  BuzzFeed News has learned that Twitter's Trust and Safety Team doesn't have the ability to remove or block individual tweets; it can only take action on accounts.
Oct 12, 2017, 11:30 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Twitter adds “Happening Now” feature to timelines on Android and iOS to group tweets by events, starts with sports and will expand to TV and breaking news   —  Twitter is adding a “Happening Now” feature that will group tweets by event, the company announced today.
Oct 10, 2017, 2:35 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Twitter says it's working on a bookmarking tool allowing users to save tweets to a dedicated section of the product   —  A “save for later” option is coming to Twitter.  —  The company is working on a bookmarking tool that will allow you to save Tweets and return to them in a dedicated section the product …
Oct 9, 2017, 9:15 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Members of House and Senate intelligence committees shed light on what they will look for in Facebook's Russian ad buy data   —  Facebook is facing an unprecedented crisis in Washington.  And it's only just beginning.  —  Reporting From Washington, DC  —  The same week Mark Zuckerberg delivered …
Oct 8, 2017, 5:45 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
As Facebook moves to improve transparency around political ad buys, Twitter says it has nothing to announce now   —  Facebook pledged last week to reveal all ads being shown to its users, even those not appearing on advertiser profiles, after it was revealed that the company ran Russian-linked ads meant to influence the election.
Sep 26, 2017, 3:35 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Twitter launches Popular Articles feature, which shows articles shared by your network like Nuzzel, located in Twitter's Explore tab on iOS and Android   —  Click a link inside Twitter's Popular Articles feature and the article will open in a browser inside the Twitter app.
Sep 19, 2017, 1:35 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Google allowed advertisers to target racist and bigoted keywords, suggested more similar keywords, and allowed campaigns using those keywords to run   —  Google, the world's biggest advertising platform, allows advertisers to specifically target ads to people typing racist and bigoted terms …
Sep 15, 2017, 12:48 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
CEO of Zello says the walkie talkie app, which relies on Wi-Fi and cell service, has added 6M users since past Monday after Hurricane Harvey and ahead of Irma   —  Zello, used heavily for Harvey search and rescue, is now the top free app on the iOS App Store.
Sep 10, 2017, 1:10 AMIn context

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