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Casey Newton / The Verge:
Facebook is deleting posts linking to a Daily Stormer article that attacked Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer, after article was shared more than 65K times   —  Daily Stormer article violated community standards, company says  —  A blog post attacking a victim of white supremacist violence …
Aug 15, 2017, 12:30 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Instagram is pushing restaurants to be kitschy, colorful, and irresistible to photographers   —  When it came time to design their first restaurant, Media Noche, San Francisco entrepreneurs Madelyn Markoe and Jessie Barker found themselves lacking inspiration.
Jul 23, 2017, 9:00 PMIn context
The Verge:
Artists, producers, managers on how SoundCloud alienated them with a messy transition to a paid biz model that made little money for the company and artists   —  ‘25 million plays, and zero dollars’  —  In December 2012, as part of a major redesign, SoundCloud introduced a feature called the repost.
Jul 22, 2017, 1:55 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Twitter says it's taking action on 10x the number of abusive accounts as it did last year, and 65% of disciplined accounts don't commit second infraction   —  But real data is in short supply  —  A sustained push to reduce abuse on Twitter has shown promising results, the company said …
Jul 20, 2017, 9:25 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Google's search app on Android and iOS gets an algorithmic news feed of articles, videos, and other links; feed allows topic follows and other customizations   —  Searching for relevance  —  Google today is rolling out its take on the news feed, a personalized stream of articles, videos, and other content.
Jul 19, 2017, 4:05 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Source: Facebook is making a clone of live group video chat app Houseparty that's called Bonfire and is slated to debut this fall   —  Gather 'round the Bonfire  —  Facebook is building a standalone app that incorporates ideas from Houseparty, the group video chat app that rose from the ashes of Meerkat, The Verge has learned.
Jul 5, 2017, 2:20 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Instagram is testing “favorites”, editable lists allowing users to share posts with a limited group of friends   —  Reinventing the friends list  —  Instagram has begun testing a way to share posts with a more limited group of friends.  Called favorites, the feature attempts …
Jun 23, 2017, 12:00 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Netflix tests interactive episodes for kids which allow different storylines to be chosen, available on select smart TVs, Roku, and iOS devices   —  Can ‘choose your own adventure’ work on TV?  —  Netflix's first interactive episode arrives on the service today, giving viewers a chance …
Jun 20, 2017, 1:45 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Snapchat introduces custom Stories for capturing group moments with friends with the option to invite nearby users to join   —  A natural evolution  —  Snapchat today is rolling out custom Stories, a new form of Story designed to make sharing around big events easier.
May 23, 2017, 2:05 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Google Photos adds suggested sharing based on who's pictured, printed photo books service, and shared libraries that let friends see shots taken in real time   —  “Google Photos is on fire!” says a cheery David Lieb, who is standing outside a building on the company's Mountain View campus alongside every one of his fellow employees.
May 17, 2017, 2:07 PMIn context

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