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CNBC:
Sources: Twitter may receive formal bid shortly, suitors said to include Salesforce and Google   —  Twitter has received expressions of interest from several technology companies and may receive a formal bid shortly, sources said.  —  The social media company is engaged in conversations …
Sep 23, 2016, 9:15 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Facebook says it overestimated average video viewing time metric by 60%-80% for 2 years, according to information Publicis Media says it obtained from Facebook   —  Social network miscalculated the average time users spent watching videos on its platform  —  Big ad buyers and marketers …
Sep 22, 2016, 8:48 PMIn context
Dell Cameron / The Daily Dot:
Police records show Denver police spent $30K on social media surveillance tools for at least a dozen networks in May   —  In May, Denver police spent at least $30,000 on surveillance software designed to monitor and collect social media posts across at least a dozen networks, according to police records obtained by the Daily Dot.
Sep 20, 2016, 2:40 AMIn context
Sharon Gaudin / Computerworld:
Facebook and Google to provide search data for presidential debates; Facebook to help source questions from public for candidates during town hall debate   —  Using social media during debates is a natural evolution of the tech  —  Facebook and Google will have a role in the upcoming presidential debates.
Sep 15, 2016, 9:20 PMIn context
Jasper Jackson / Guardian:
Google-backed First Draft's new coalition network, which aims to help improve social media newsgathering, adds Twitter and Facebook as partners   —  Channel 4 News, Telegraph, New York Times, Washington Post and BuzzFeed have also signed up to network organised through Google-backed First Draft
Sep 14, 2016, 12:00 AMIn context
Ariel Bogle / Mashable:
Facebook is testing video with autoplay sound on mobile, which can be toggled in settings   —  Facebook has made no secret of its love for video, challenged only perhaps by its affection for bots.  —  The re-creation of Facebook as a video platform is well underway: Facebook Live experiments abound …
Aug 23, 2016, 4:40 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
Tech giants and rights groups urge the Department of Homeland Security to scrap proposal asking US visitors for their social media accounts   —  Internet giants including Google, Facebook and Twitter slammed the Obama administration on Monday for a proposal that would seek to weed …
Aug 22, 2016, 8:35 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
In bid to sign up new Prime subscribers, Amazon distributes pilot episodes from Amazon Video's original series on social media sites including Facebook, YouTube   —  Amazon this morning announced that, for the first time ever, it will begin distributing its Original Series from Amazon Video …
Aug 16, 2016, 4:00 PMIn context
Eva Dou / Wall Street Journal:
Oppo and Vivo, both owned by BBK Electronics Co., surge to second and third place in China's smartphone market, aided by old-school brick-and-mortar stores   —  Upstart brands Oppo and Vivo surge in popularity in China—aided by old-school brick-and-mortar stores
Aug 11, 2016, 10:55 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
FTC to crack down on sponsored celebrity social media posts that aren't explicitly disclosed   —  The agency says brands and the social media stars who promote their products need to be more transparent about sponsored content  —  Snapchat star DJ Khaled raves about Ciroc vodka.
Aug 7, 2016, 5:20 AMIn context

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