Techmeme

Results 1 - 10 of about 2462:

Maya Kosoff / Vanity Fair:
WSJ: new investors in Snap IPO won't get any voting power; founders Spiegel and Murphy, who own 45% of Snap's stock, will retain 70%+ of voting rights   —  Spiegel and Snapchat co-founder Bobby Murphy want to retain management control of their company.  —  Before Facebook went public …
Jan 16, 2017, 4:45 PMIn context
Brett Williams / Mashable:
Facebook confirms removal of the “edited” label on edited posts; users can still view a post's edit history via the drop-down menu   —  Have you ever made a cringeworthy mistake in a Facebook post?  Don't lie, the answer is yes.  —  If you have a sense of shame …
Jan 15, 2017, 12:35 PMIn context
David Gauvey Herbert / Bloomberg:
How News Corp.-owned Storyful has emerged as a prominent fact checker by working with news outlets, releasing a Chrome extension to vet video, and more   —  Storyful is using bots to sic reporters on viral hoaxes.  —  by  —  Subscribe Reprints  —  For seven years, Storyful …
Jan 14, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
NFL inks a deal to livestream select games, including the Super Bowl, on Sina Weibo, often called China's Twitter   —  The NFL is hoping to expand its presence in China with a new deal that gives social media platform, Sina Weibo - often called China's Twitter - the rights to live stream select games …
Jan 2, 2017, 3:20 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Twitter's managing director for Greater China, Kathy Chen, leaves after 8 months   —  Kathy Chen follows others out the door of the social communications company.  —  Twitter lost yet another top exec with the departure of Kathy Chen, its managing director in Greater China.
Jan 1, 2017, 3:15 PMIn context
Dan Rys / Billboard:
Source: Facebook is working on a system to find and remove videos with copyrighted music, is in preliminary licensing talks with major record labels   —  As Facebook continues to grapple with its role in proliferating “fake news” amidst the heated U.S. election this year …
Dec 30, 2016, 3:25 PMIn context
Pew Research Center:
Report: 79% of US consumers have shopped online, up from 22% in 2000, while 51% have shopped using a mobile phone, 15% buy something online weekly   —  Americans are incorporating a wide range of digital tools and platforms into their purchasing decisions and buying habits, according to a Pew Research Center survey of U.S. adults.
Dec 25, 2016, 1:55 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
US government now presents travelers entering on visa waiver program with optional request to provide names of their social media accounts   —  NEW YORK — The U.S. government quietly began requesting that select foreign visitors provide their Facebook, Twitter and other social media accounts upon arriving …
Dec 22, 2016, 8:00 PMIn context
Glyn Moody / Ars Technica:
German politicians propose legislation to fine social media sites spreading fake news, giving sites 24 hours to kill hoaxes   —  Social media sites must kill hoaxes within 24 hours, offer prominent corrections.  —  Germany's coalition government is threatening to bring in legislation early next year …
Dec 19, 2016, 11:15 PMIn context
New York Times:
Unlike Instagram and Twitter, Snapchat does little to cater to celebrities' specific needs, which helps to keep posts authentic   —  SAN FRANCISCO — The musician Jay Sean has visited the headquarters of YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.  Instagram has reached out to tutor him on the best time to post photos for maximum impact.
Dec 19, 2016, 4:55 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
AI's transformative potential and what's next  —  How Microsoft is infusing artificial intelligence across everything we make in an effort to democratize AI and help solve society's greatest challenges.
Worldpay:
Liked our 2017 U.S. eCommerce predictions?  —  See what else we're talking about by visiting the Worldpay Blog.
Zoho:
Why should your brand tell a story?  —  Storytelling is the age-old art of bringing people together and keeping them engaged through tales of passion, heroism, and intrigue.  In our own day and age …
eero:
What is mesh WiFi, exactly?  —  Learn the benefits of a true mesh WiFi network at home - and how eero's TrueMesh is different than others.