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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
Eliot Brown / Wall Street Journal:
As it shores up city support for its Menlo Park headquarters expansion, Facebook pledges to build 1,500 units of housing for the general public   —  Social media giant pledges at least 1,500 units for general public, hoping to gain support for its expansion  —  Concerns about Silicon Valley's …
Jul 26, 2016, 1:10 PMIn context
Heather Clancy / Fortune:
Sprinklr raises $105M Series F led by Temasek, at a valuation of $1.8B, for its social media management software   —  Marketing software startup Sprinklr, which last year declared it had topped $100 million in revenue, has raised another $105 million to fuel international growth and, if the occasion arises, to make more acquisitions.
Jul 21, 2016, 8:30 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Facebook is paying $2.2M to Vine and YouTube stars to create content for Facebook Live   —  The $2.2 million in payments are intended to ‘encourage experimentation’ on Facebook Live, says a company executive  —  Jon Paul Piques gained social-media fame posting bawdy six-second videos on Vine.
Jul 19, 2016, 7:10 PMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
Clinton has assembled a tech team of over 50 engineers and developers for her presidential campaign, while Trump just focuses on using social media   —  Giving up Google wasn't easy for Stephanie Hannon, if it's easy for anyone.  A person can get used to the big salary, cushy perks …
Jul 17, 2016, 5:20 PMIn context
Devin Coldewey / TechCrunch:
Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube were temporarily blocked or slowed in Turkey during military coup attempt   —  The Turkish military has deployed in Istanbul and Ankara, and the government has apparently blocked social media in response to what is being reported as an attempted coup.
Jul 15, 2016, 5:13 PMIn context

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