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Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Sources: publishers doubt Facebook will renew paid livestreaming deals, as it has been pushing them to focus on creating longer content   —  Publishers don't expect Facebook to renew the deals it was pushing last spring; now Facebook wants something else.  —  Facebook spent more than $50 million …
Jan 17, 2017, 11:35 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Sources: details from Mark Zuckerberg's candid weekly Q&A sessions almost never leak because staffers fear reprisal, such as firings and peer pressure   —  The CEO opens up to 16,000 employees once a week.  Why don't you hear more about it?  —  On a Friday afternoon in July 2015 …
Jan 5, 2017, 11:25 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
A look at Messenger and Instagram features from 2016 that mimic Snapchat, such as Stories and ephemeral messaging, as Facebook tries to curb Snapchat's growth   —  Facebook's Snapchat envy isn't new.  —  Facebook is worried about Snapchat.  Big time.  —  Mark Zuckerberg …
Jan 1, 2017, 1:45 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Jack Dorsey says Twitter is “thinking a lot” about an edit-tweet button, also considering bookmarks, better threading, and multiple interest-based timelines   —  He also wants to know what else you want him to build.  —  You've probably dreamed of directing Twitter's product strategy — well, here's your chance!
Dec 30, 2016, 10:00 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Six of ten executives in Twitter's “leadership team” have left this year, including the CTO, COO, VP of Product, VP of Engineering   —  There were a lot of them.  —  Who is left at Twitter?  —  The social communications company has always done a poor job of establishing continuity in its most senior ranks.
Dec 21, 2016, 3:20 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Sources: Snap acquired San Francisco-based ad tech firm Flite which has raised money from Sequoia Capital, General Catalyst, more; source calls deal “acquihire”   —  Snap is beefing up its ad tech team.  —  Snap, the parent company that owns Snapchat, has acquired San Francisco …
Dec 19, 2016, 8:00 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Jack Dorsey announces Square's virtual payment cards now work with Apple Pay   —  Square Cash is expanding again.  —  Back in September, Square rolled out virtual payment cards: Digital debit cards that pull directly from a user's Square Cash account.  —  Now those payment cards work with Apple Pay.
Dec 7, 2016, 12:30 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
AngelList has acquired Product Hunt, sources say for about $20M; Product Hunt will continue as a standalone site with Ryan Hoover continuing as CEO   —  Product Hunt will continue to operate as a standalone site.  —  AngelList, the company that helps investors find startups to invest in …
Dec 1, 2016, 11:15 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Sources: Joya Communications, developer of video sharing app Marco Polo, raises around $20M, now valued near $100M; Benchmark's Bill Gurley to join firm's board   —  Benchmark partner Bill Gurley is expected to join the startup's board.  —  VC firm Benchmark has a strong track record …
Nov 20, 2016, 5:55 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Snap to sell Spectacles through “Snapbot” vending machines in different locations for one day; sources say Snap will likely only sell a few thousand this fall   —  You can buy Spectacles — just not online or in a store.  —  Snap is selling its new futuristic …
Nov 10, 2016, 12:10 PMIn context

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