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Drake Baer / Business Insider:
Buffer aims to raise $3.5M at a $60M valuation, $2.5M of which will go to early employees, says they've received 4 acquisition offers   —  Why This Startup Turned Down ‘Life-Changing’ Acquisition Money To Raise A ‘Radically Transparent’ $3.5 Million Round  —  Over the past year and a half …
Oct 27, 2014, 3:35 PMIn context
David Carr / New York Times:
As Facebook considers hosting content on mobile, publishers worry about losing control   —  Facebook Offers Life Raft, but Publishers Are Wary  —  For publishers, Facebook is a bit like that big dog galloping toward you in the park.  More often than not, it's hard to tell whether he wants to play with you or eat you.
Oct 27, 2014, 1:10 AMIn context
Jordan Kahn / 9to5Mac:
Creators of ‘Room’ say Facebook copied their chatroom app, threaten legal action   —  Facebook's new ‘Rooms’ app Room Inc's ‘Room’ app  —  Following the launch of Facebook's new “Rooms” app for iPhone, the company behind a similar piece of software called “Room” …
Oct 24, 2014, 3:45 PMIn context
Guardian:
Jay Rockefeller summons Whisper execs to Capital Hill to answer questions on tracking, privacy   —  Ten privacy questions Whisper should answer for Senate committee  —  Whisper executives have been summoned to Capitol Hill to answer questions about how the app tracks its users
Oct 23, 2014, 6:20 PMIn context
Businessweek:
Mark Zuckerberg appointed to China's Tsinghua University board   —  As Facebook Eyes China, Zuckerberg Makes Ties With Chinese Business School  —  In its quest to dominate the social media industry worldwide, Facebook (FB) has long hankered after China, where the company been been banned since 2009.
Oct 22, 2014, 8:10 PMIn context
Ellen Huet / Forbes:
Uber fired driver for tweeting negative articles about company; driver has since been re-hired   —  Uber Deactivated A Driver For Tweeting A Negative Story About Uber  —  Uber's watching you, and if you say something bad about the company, you might get booted out.
Oct 17, 2014, 11:45 AMIn context
Guardian:
Guardian responds to Whisper's denials, stands by its claims, urges media and users to keep pressing Whisper   —  Whisper: the facts  —  Executives from the anonymous social media app have dismissed as a ‘pack of lies’ the Guardian's revelation that they track users.  But the evidence is clear
Oct 17, 2014, 10:00 AMIn context
Sean Gallagher / Ars Technica:
Whisper CTO says tracking “anonymous” users not a big deal, really   —  On Thursday, the Guardian reported that the developers of Whisper, a social media platform that allows individuals to post anonymous messages that can be seen by others based on a number of factors, isn't all that anonymous after all.
Oct 17, 2014, 1:50 AMIn context
Guardian:
Whisper, the anonymous social media app, tracks users who have opted out of geolocation services, shares information with US DoD, stores data indefinitely   —  Revealed: how Whisper app tracks anonymous users  — Company shares some information with US Department of Defense
Oct 16, 2014, 11:55 AMIn context
The Atlantic Online:
How social media firms struggle to balance free speech and safety as women face threats and harassment online   —  The Unsafety Net: How Social Media Turned Against Women  —  In December 2012, an Icelandic woman named Thorlaug Agustsdottir discovered a Facebook group called “Men are better than women.”
Oct 11, 2014, 11:40 AMIn context

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