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Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Twitter adds a second former Google executive to its board, Patrick Pichette, who served as Google's CFO from 2008 until summer of 2015   —  Hugh Johnston, Pepsi's CFO, is leaving Twitter's board.  —  Twitter has added another longtime Google executive to its board of directors: Patrick Pichette …
Sep 19, 2017, 5:35 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Former Facebook and Snap ad exec Sriram Krishnan announces he is joining Twitter as senior director of product   —  Krishnan, who previously worked on ad tech, is trying something new.  —  Twitter has hired Sriram Krishnan, a former ad tech executive from Facebook and Snap, but he won't be working on ads.
Sep 18, 2017, 9:25 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
WhatsApp cofounder Brian Acton says he's leaving after eight years, and will start a nonprofit at “the intersection of nonprofit, technology and communications”   —  Acton has a net worth of $6.5 billion.  —  WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton is leaving the company to start his own non-profit.
Sep 13, 2017, 4:40 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Twitter CMO Leslie Berland is also taking over human resources as the new ‘Head of People’   —  Plus, Twitter hired another HR exec from American Express, where Berland used to work.  —  Twitter has found someone to take over its top human resources role that's been empty for almost six months …
Aug 26, 2017, 11:55 PMIn context
Recode:
Facebook hires Liz Spayd, former New York Times public editor, as a consultant to help with its “transparency” efforts   —  She has also worked at the Washington Post and Columbia Journalism Review as a top editor.  —  Facebook has recently hired former New York Times public editor Liz Spayd …
Aug 25, 2017, 7:00 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
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook tests showing posts from local politicians in News Feed even for users not following those politicians, at most once per week   —  You may soon see posts from politicians you don't follow.  —  Facebook is testing a new feature that inserts posts from local politicians into users' News Feeds …
Aug 6, 2017, 9:55 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook acquired AI startup Ozlo, which had raised $14M, to help Messenger build its personal assistant; Ozlo will shut down its enterprise API and app   —  Ozlo is joining Messenger.  —  Facebook has acquired Ozlo, a Palo Alto-based artificial intelligence startup, to help Messenger build …
Jul 31, 2017, 4:45 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Reddit raised $200M in funding, is now valued at $1.8B, a16z and Sequoia among investors; sources: Condé Nast owner Advance Publications retains majority stake   —  It's going on a hiring spree and redesigning its website.  —  Reddit has raised $200 million in new venture funding …
Jul 31, 2017, 1:14 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Estimate places Twitter's DAUs at 157M in Q2 2017, extrapolated from a Q2 2015 figure, up from 140M DAUs in Q2 2016   —  Twitter talks a lot about DAU growth but doesn't break out any hard numbers, so we did our own estimate.  —  For the past six months, Twitter has been selling investors …
Jul 27, 2017, 1:10 PMIn context

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