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Maciej Cegłowski / Idle Words:
Internet services companies should offer a “travel mode” that limits contacts and history to a minimal subset, to protect users from invasive searches at border   —  News reports tell us that Customs and Border Patrol has become more aggressive about checking social media accounts at the border.
Feb 23, 2017, 9:55 AMIn context
New York Times:
Inside Europe's fight against online disinformation, as Dutch, German, and French elections approach   —  BRUSSELS — They scan websites and pore over social media, combing through hundreds of reports a day.  But the bogus claims just keep coming.  —  Germans are fleeing their country, fearful of Muslim refugees.
Feb 22, 2017, 5:35 AMIn context
Jessica Toonkel / Reuters:
Sources: Facebook is in talks to live stream one MLB game per week during upcoming season   —  Facebook Inc is in talks with Major League Baseball to live stream one game per week during the upcoming season, which could be a key win as the social media platform works to offer more live sports …
Feb 21, 2017, 5:00 PMIn context
Rachael Levy / Business Insider:
Source: Goldman Sachs, a lead bank for Snap's IPO, is predicting Snap will have revenue of $1.959B in 2018, up from $404M in 2016, and 221M DAUs, up from 158M   —  Goldman Sachs, one of the lead banks on Snap's initial public offering, estimates that revenues for the social-media company could hit nearly $2 billion in 2018.
Feb 21, 2017, 3:45 PMIn context
Gerry Smith / Bloomberg:
BuzzFeed introduces curated “Outside Your Bubble” feature to help readers see what people outside their social media networks are saying about the news   —  Publisher will expose audience to opinions from across the web  —  News outlets seek out other viewpoints after surprise election
Feb 19, 2017, 4:40 PMIn context
Brett Molina / USA Today:
Twitter shares close down 12.3% due to Q4 revenue miss, flat growth, weak Q1 guidance, and a 5% YoY drop in US ad revenue   —  So much for the “Trump bump.”  —  Twitter missed on revenue during the fourth quarter, according to results released Thursday, as the social media service struggles …
Feb 9, 2017, 7:25 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Hootsuite acquires Facebook ad manager AdEspresso as it moves into paid content and social ads   —  Hootsuite, the startup and platform that lets marketers manage a company's interactions across a range of social media networks, is getting into the business of paid content.
Feb 7, 2017, 11:25 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Google, Facebook to help French newsrooms combat “fake news” ahead of presidential election   —  Google and Facebook are to help a host of French news organizations combat the growing scourge of fake news ahead of the upcoming French presidential election campaign.
Feb 6, 2017, 6:45 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Snapchat filing shows DAU growth slowed at end of Q3, right after Instagram Stories launched, cites competitors that may mimic its products under risk factors   —  Snapchat was flying high in early 2016, but the launch of direct competitor Instagram Stories coincided with a massive drop …
Feb 2, 2017, 9:00 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Analytics firms and social media stars say Snapchat Stories view counts have plummeted between 15% and 40% since Instagram launched its Stories clone   —  Good enough and convenient.  That's proved a winning strategy for Instagram's clone, according to a dozen analytics providers …
Jan 30, 2017, 4:23 PMIn context

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