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William Alden / BuzzFeed:
CEO David Sacks says Zenefits will soon launch “HR One” paid tier, offering bundles of services on top of its free core product   —  The new strategy could help the embattled human resources startup gain surer financial footing.  —  The embattled Silicon Valley startup Zenefits …
Jan 13, 2017, 12:20 PMIn context
Joseph Bernstein / BuzzFeed:
Trump's Twitter account could be targeted by hackers seeking geopolitical instability or financial gain, has no known special security protocols or protections   —  The most powerful publication in the world today is Donald Trump's personal Twitter account.  In the past six weeks …
Jan 7, 2017, 12:30 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
How the digital legacy of the Obama White House will live on via tech projects such as a Twitter bot, a Giphy page, and Internet Archive sharing   —  President Obama was the first US president to use Twitter, Snapchat, Facebook Live, and YouTube to engage the public.
Jan 5, 2017, 4:30 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
In 2016, Facebook, Twitter, Airbnb, others acknowledged they are not just neutral platforms and began tackling issues like discrimination, harassment, fake news   —  In early December, Facebook published a blog post summing up the company's breakthroughs and challenges in image and speech recognition.
Jan 1, 2017, 11:00 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
After years of rejecting the “media company” label, Twitter is hiring Periscope editors, broadcasting news alerts, and airing premium live video   —  If you're wondering whether Twitter views itself as a media company or not, take a look at its careers page.
Dec 31, 2016, 8:30 PMIn context
Blake Montgomery / BuzzFeed:
Uber updates app to let users select a friend's contact as destination, which then pings the contact's phone for GPS location; app won't track friend after ping   —  Feeling lazy af?  Uber will ping the friends you're meeting to find out where they are.  —  Uber is announcing two new features today …
Dec 21, 2016, 11:40 AMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Twitter tests breaking news alerts for big events, such as Fidel Castro's death, using an algorithm to decide who gets them   —  Twitter wants to be a news app, having recently moved to that category from the “social networking” category in the iOS App Store.
Dec 19, 2016, 11:55 PMIn context
Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed:
Investigation finds the site responsible for the “Pope endorses Trump” hoax is part of network that created hundreds of hoaxes on celebs moving to various towns   —  In early July, a website made to look like a real news organization published what would prove to be one of the biggest fake news hits of the US election.
Dec 18, 2016, 3:40 PMIn context
Stephanie M. Lee / BuzzFeed:
Apple's HealthKit suite has the potential to aid medical research, but early studies have had low participation rates over time   —  More than a year and a half ago, Apple unveiled a new breed of iPhone apps that would let people participate in scientific studies anytime, anywhere — at least in theory.
Dec 15, 2016, 3:15 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Facebook tests context-based actions in Messenger via its “M” assistant, such as sending location or stickers   —  Facebook's “M” virtual assistant hasn't been rolled out to all that many people, but its interactions with a limited user base have helped train Facebook's artificial …
Dec 15, 2016, 10:25 AMIn context

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