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Vikram Dodd / Guardian:
New Europol unit hunting Isis social media accounts starts July 1 with help from social media firms; aims to take down accounts within two hours of detection   —  Europol web unit to hunt extremists behind Isis social media propaganda  —  Europe-wide police team aims to find key figures …
Jun 23, 2015, 3:50 AMIn context
Paresh Dave / Los Angeles Times:
Snapchat debuts the first sponsored geofilter at all McDonald's locations in the US   —  Snapchat turns geofilter digital stickers into revenue source  —  Much of social media involves showing off where we are, whether it's watching a ballgame at Dodger Stadium, meeting Mickey Mouse …
Jun 16, 2015, 2:05 PMIn context
Kristen Scholer / Wall Street Journal:
Twitter shares jumped about 10% on news of CEO Dick Costolo stepping down   —  Twitter Soars on News CEO Dick Costolo is Stepping Down  —  Shares of Twitter Inc. are rallying on news CEO Dick Costolo is stepping down.  —  The social media site's stock shot up about 10% …
Jun 11, 2015, 6:20 PMIn context
Nikita Richardson / Fast Company:
Tumblr to answer Reddit's AMA with new Q&A platform Answer Time set to debut Monday   —  Tumblr To Launch New Q&A Platform  —  “Answer Time” set to be Tumblr's answer to the Reddit AMA  —  As its parent company is busy shutting down some of its platforms, blogging and social media site Tumblr …
Jun 5, 2015, 11:40 PMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Sprinklr acquires text analytics software provider NewBrand, its seventh purchase in 18 months   —  Sprinklr Acquires NewBrand, The $1 Billion Social Startup's Seventh Buy In 18 Months  —  Sprinklr founder Ragy Thomas believes that patience at large companies for fragmented social media partners is running out.
Jun 3, 2015, 3:45 AMIn context
Greg Stohr / Bloomberg Business:
Supreme Court tosses out conviction of man imprisoned for Facebook threats, says law requires that government consider intent   —  Facebook Threat Conviction Thrown Out by U.S. Supreme Court  —  A divided U.S. Supreme Court threw out the conviction of a Pennsylvania man for using graphic language …
Jun 1, 2015, 12:55 PMIn context
Ben Hubbard / New York Times:
Young Saudis increasingly rely on mobile apps and social media to circumvent conservative strictures   —  Young Saudis, Bound by Conservative Strictures, Find Freedom on Their Phones  —  RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Life for many young Saudis is an ecosystem of apps.  —  Lacking free speech, they debate on Twitter.
May 24, 2015, 4:45 AMIn context
Nidhi Subbaraman / BetaBoston:
Harassment response study says Twitter is better at handling violent threats than doxxing or revenge porn complaints   —  Cambridge group assesses Twitter's record on confronting online harassment  —  In November, Twitter allowed the Cambridge-based Women Action & the Media group to study …
May 15, 2015, 10:55 AMIn context
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Brand Networks Acquires Social Ad Platform Shift For $50M   —  Social marketing company Brand Networks continues to gobble up the competition — it just announced that it's acquiring Shift in a $50 million cash-and-stock deal.  —  Back in 2013, it acquired Optimal, another social media advertising company.
May 14, 2015, 8:35 PMIn context
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Marketing startup Percolate raises $40M Series C led by Lightspeed Ventures   —  Marketing Startup Percolate Raises $40M More  —  Percolate is announcing that it has raised $40 million in Series C funding.  —  I've written previously about the company's social media tools …
May 14, 2015, 4:15 PMIn context

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