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Bérénice Magistretti / VentureBeat:
Gladly raises $36M Series C led by GGV Capital to help businesses manage customer service across multiple platforms   —  Gladly, which provides software to help businesses deliver better customer service, announced today funding of $36 million, led by GGV Capital.
Apr 20, 2017, 9:55 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Twitter is suing the government for trying to unmask an anti-Trump account   —  The lawsuit filed Thursday contends the government is threatening free speech.  —  Twitter is suing the Trump administration after it tried to compel the social media site to reveal the identity of an account …
Apr 6, 2017, 4:07 PMIn context
Emma Thomasson / Reuters:
German cabinet approves plan that could fine social networks up to $53M if companies do not remove hate speech quickly   —  Germany's cabinet approved a plan on Wednesday to fine social networks up to 50 million euros ($53 million) if they fail to remove hateful postings quickly, prompting concerns the law could limit free expression.
Apr 5, 2017, 11:35 AMIn context
Laura Meckler / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Trump administration considers vetting procedures that would require visa applicants disclose phone contacts, passwords to social-media accounts, more   —  Foreigners entering U.S. could be forced to hand over phones, answer questions on ideology; changes could apply to allies like France and Germany
Apr 4, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
Ellen Rosen / New York Times:
Facebook now requires women and ethnic minorities to make up at least 33% of law firms' teams working on the company's matters   —  Like other Silicon Valley giants, Facebook has faced criticism over whether its work force and board are too white and too male.
Apr 2, 2017, 3:35 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
New invite-only Amazon Influencer Program lets influencers with “large followings” earn affiliate revenue through their own curated selections on Amazon's site   —  Social media influencers - like Instagram stars or YouTube celebs - often promote products they like …
Apr 2, 2017, 7:50 AMIn context
Sijia Jiang / Reuters:
Tencent reports Q4 revenue of $6.3B, up 44% YoY, as its other businesses grow 289% YoY, driven by payment and cloud services   —  Tencent Holdings Ltd, China's biggest social media and online entertainment company, posted a 47 percent rise in quarterly profit on Wednesday …
Mar 22, 2017, 12:00 PMIn context
Natt Garun / The Verge:
EU tells Facebook, Twitter, and Google to update their ToS and gives companies one month to propose measures to better protect consumers from scams   —  Navigating your way around the internet may seem intuitive if you've grown up with access to it most of your life — but for those who are just beginning …
Mar 18, 2017, 7:55 AMIn context
Frank Jordans / Associated Press:
Germany's justice minister introduces draft law proposing fines of up to $53M on social media companies that fail to remove hate speech   —  BERLIN (AP) — Germany's justice minister is proposing fines of up to 50 million euros ($53 million) for social networking sites that fail …
Mar 14, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context
Shan Wang / Nieman Lab:
Profile of Sidewire, a social network that vets users, giving access to experts only; around 100 of its 800 “verified experts” are in its tech vertical   —  The closed discussion platform shuts out the noise of Twitter's eggs and trolls and is betting on — gasp! …
Mar 7, 2017, 10:00 AMIn context

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