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Jenna Wortham / New York Times:
A look at the ethical and logistical issues of preserving social media for future reference   —  A few years ago, the Brooklyn Museum put on a Keith Haring exhibition, with a focus on his early career.  There were videos of Haring at work, feverishly painting his way across an enormous scroll …
Jun 25, 2016, 7:20 AMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Boxee founder Avner Ronen launches Public, an iOS app for broadcasting group text chats; chats can be embedded on websites and shared on social media   —  For eight long years, Avner Ronen tried to reinvent television with his consumer electronics startup Boxee.
Jun 20, 2016, 12:10 AMIn context
Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
Snapchat is launching Real Life, a post-per-day digital publication about living with technology, on June 27, with Nathan Jurgenson as editor in chief   —  Snapchat doesn't just care about video.  —  The company is behind a new online magazine called Real Life, which will publish roughly …
Jun 17, 2016, 2:20 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Mozilla announces experimental “containers” feature that lets Firefox users log in to sites using different identities within the same browser   —  Mozilla's Firefox browser is getting a new experimental feature today that aims to help you segregate your online identities and allow …
Jun 16, 2016, 7:45 PMIn context
Kerry Flynn / International Business Times:
Periscope embeds will soon be available anywhere tweets can be embedded, says Alex Khoshnevissan, head of business operations at Periscope   —  Twitter's Periscope is finally taking flight off network.  Embeds of the live video app will become available in the coming weeks …
Jun 15, 2016, 8:25 PMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Score Assured, a startup which lets landlords vet potential tenants based on data from their social media accounts, faces backlash   —  A UK startup has developed software for landlords that lets them analyze potential tenants using data from their social media accounts.
Jun 11, 2016, 3:40 PMIn context
Robert McMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Twitter notifies users of threat after millions of usernames and passwords appear online, says credentials were not stolen from Twitter computers   —  Social media service notifies users of threat after database with usernames, passwords leaked  —  Twitter Inc. has notified millions of users …
Jun 9, 2016, 10:25 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Microsoft releases Sprightly, an app to create fliers, catalogs, and coupons, for iOS   —  Microsoft is taking on Adobe Spark Post and startups like Canva with its new app Sprightly, available today on iOS.  Similar to its competitors, the app promises an easy way for smaller businesses …
Jun 7, 2016, 2:45 PMIn context
Katie Notopoulos / BuzzFeed:
As The U.S. Exports Social Media, Its Values Lead To Culture Clashes   —  The proliferation of internet-connected mobile phones, in theory, is bringing the world together — with people continents apart talking and sharing, fueled by the sweet nectar of social apps.  But in some cases, those connections turn into collisions.
Jun 6, 2016, 3:35 PMIn context
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Over 100M records from Russian social media site VK, with unencrypted passwords, names, emails, and phone numbers, on sale by hacker named Peace for 1 bitcoin   —  Accounts for over 100 million users of popular social media site VK.com are being traded on the digital underground.
Jun 5, 2016, 4:45 PMIn context

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