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Bloomberg:
Inside Mark Zuckerberg's political awakening, which led to his current US tour and significant changes in Facebook features, especially Groups   —  Technically speaking, Mark Zuckerberg has been on paternity leave.  In late August his wife, Priscilla Chan, gave birth to their second child, a girl.
Sep 23, 2017, 8:15 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Facebook offers labels “hundreds of millions of dollars” to cover infringing music in user-uploaded videos, as it improves copyright flagging tech   —  Would allow users to legally include songs in uploaded videos  —  Social network is challenging YouTube as hub for video on web
Sep 5, 2017, 3:15 PMIn context
Sarah Frier / Bloomberg:
Michael Sayman, hired by Facebook as an 18 year old, leaves the company after three years to work for Google as a product manager for Assistant   —  Former intern to be a product manager working on Assistant  —  Sayman had helped social network understand teens and trends
Aug 28, 2017, 9:40 PMIn context
Sarah Frier / Bloomberg:
Twitter to SEC on why it doesn't disclose DAU count: showing growth is more important, and revealing DAUs would invite unfair comparison to Facebook   —  Company says rate of growth more important than actual metric  —  Twitter's monthly user number stagnated in the second quarter
Aug 2, 2017, 12:00 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Facebook is working on a video chat device with wide angle lens and large touchscreen, which could be announced at F8, and a standalone smart speaker   —  Product would make it seem like people are in the same room  —  Device aligns with Zuckerberg goal of bringing users closer
Aug 1, 2017, 1:40 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Facebook to debut a series of original, short-form videos from partners in mid-Aug., after a number of false starts; longer-form content to come later   —  Facebook's video tab start has been delayed several times  —  Company is asking partners to turn in first episodes now
Jul 26, 2017, 12:45 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Pinterest raises $150M from existing investors at the same share price as two years ago, now valued at $12.3B   —  Company valuation rises to $12 billion due to increase in total number of shares.  —  Pinterest Inc. raised $150 million in venture funding from a group of existing investors …
Jun 6, 2017, 3:23 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Musical.ly is in talks with media companies including Viacom and NBCUniversal to make original shows, set to launch this summer   —  Tween video app aims to launch new shows as soon as summer  —  Virtual face mask creation tool among other new features
May 19, 2017, 2:30 PMIn context
Sarah Frier / Bloomberg:
Snap pilots ads for world lenses, its AR filters for the rear-facing camera, which sources say cost 30% more than the $300K-$700K promotional lenses   —  Snapchat's user growth is slowing.  Prepare for the deluxe ads.  —  On Cinco de Mayo, millions of Snapchat users willingly turned their selfies into an ad for Taco Bell.
May 15, 2017, 1:16 PMIn context
Sarah Frier / Bloomberg:
App Annie: 35% of Snapchat users can't be found on Facebook, 46% can't be found on Instagram on an average day in Q4, suggesting users are loyal to Snapchat   —  App Annie Says 46% of Snapchat users aren't found on Instagram  —  Snap's sales pitch hinges on having loyal group of fans
May 3, 2017, 2:50 PMIn context

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Microsoft:
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