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Jeff Bercovici / Forbes:
Inside Pinterest: The Coming Ad Colossus That Could Dwarf Twitter And Facebook   —  The Cannes Lions advertising festival has become as big among the Madison Avenue crowd as the Riviera town's iconic film event is for Hollywood.  So as Steve Stoute nursed a drink with a friend …
Oct 18, 2014, 8:45 AMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook announces Safety Check, a tool that lets you announce you're safe during natural disasters   —  Introducing Safety Check  —  In times of disaster or crisis, people turn to Facebook to check on loved ones and get updates.  It is in these moments that communication is most critical …
Oct 16, 2014, 2:04 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Hacked Screenshots Show Friend-To-Friend Payments Feature Hidden In Facebook Messenger   —  Facebook Messenger is all set up to allow friends to send each other money.  All Facebook has to do is turn on the feature, according to screenshots and video taken using iOS app exploration developer tool Cycript …
Oct 5, 2014, 2:40 PMIn context
Reuters:
Facebook plotting first steps in healthcare: support communities for ailments and preventative care apps   —  Exclusive: Facebook plots first steps into healthcare  —  (Reuters) - Facebook Inc already knows who your friends are and the kind of things that grab your attention.
Oct 3, 2014, 1:25 AMIn context
Kyle Russell / TechCrunch:
Tango's new Labs initiative launches Tango Music Pix, its first stand-alone app that lets you create photo and song slideshows   —  Tango Music Pix Returns To The App Store For Its Official Launch  —  Earlier this year, we noticed that Tango had released a new app to the App Store called “Tango Music Pix.”
Sep 29, 2014, 2:25 PMIn context
Gail Sullivan / Washington Post:
Social network Ello, which unlike Facebook does not enforce real names, sees rapid growth amid interest from LGBT community   —  Social network Ello gets boost after Facebook boots drag queens  —  “You are not a product,” its manifesto declares.  It decries social networks that track and record …
Sep 25, 2014, 3:05 PMIn context
Erich Owens / Facebook:
Facebook to place posts about trending topics and posts with fresh engagement higher in News Feed   —  News Feed FYI: Showing More Timely Stories from Friends and Pages  —  Our goal with News Feed is to show everyone the right content at the right time so they don't miss the stories that are important to them.
Sep 18, 2014, 2:35 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Codenamed “Moments”, Facebook Has Built An App For Super-Private Sharing   —  Facebook has failed repeatedly to get us to use complicated lists and privacy settings to share intimate moments with just our closest friends and family.  It's clumsy and confusing doing that with the same composer for blasting News Feed updates to everyone.
Sep 16, 2014, 6:30 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Euro Facebook Users Can Use Tag Suggest, For Photos Of U.S. Friends Who Have It Enabled   —  In 2012, Facebook came under fire from privacy advocates and eventually turned off all facial recognition services in the EU, which automatically recognised and suggested the names of friends from photos that you uploaded to the social network.
Sep 2, 2014, 5:00 PMIn context
Emil Protalinski / The Next Web:
Netflix now lets you privately recommend TV shows to your Facebook friends   —  Netflix today launched a new social recommendation feature to let its users suggest TV shows to their Facebook friends.  It is available starting today on the Netflix website, iOS, PS3, Xbox, and many set-top boxes and smart TVs …
Sep 2, 2014, 12:05 PMIn context

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