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Jason Abbruzzese / Mashable:
Twitter's new Engage app makes it easier for celebs to handle their fans, by filtering out some interactions   —  A decent chunk of Twitter's early success came from its adoption by major celebrities as a way to speak directly to their fans — with the occasional chance for those fans to speak back.
Jun 21, 2016, 10:40 AMIn context
Seth Fiegerman / Mashable:
Behind the scenes at Tumblr after the Yahoo acquisition: new competition, a $240M writedown in February, and an uncertain future   —  After Marissa Mayer promised ‘not to screw it up’  —  Marissa Mayer was running late.  This time, it wasn't for a dinner with skeptical advertisers nor …
Jun 18, 2016, 11:15 AMIn context
Jason Abbruzzese / Mashable:
NBC Sports announces a video livestreaming service, Playmaker Media, to compete with companies like MLB Advanced Media, with Olympic Committee as first client   —  NBC Sports has announced a new video livestreaming service called Playmaker Media, which will look to compete with companies …
May 23, 2016, 4:05 PMIn context
Sonam Joshi / Mashable:
Apr 27, 2016, 7:50 AMIn context
Stan Schroeder / Mashable:
Tay chatbot briefly returns to Twitter, makes duplicate and offensive posts; Microsoft says its re-activation was mistake during testing   —  Microsoft's Tay chatbot returns briefly, swears a lot and brags about smoking weed  —  Oh, Microsoft.  Last week, the company pulled its Tay chatbot …
Mar 30, 2016, 11:18 AMIn context
Samantha Murphy Kelly / Mashable:
How Liam, Apple's 29-armed robot, disassembles ruined and returned iPhones for salvageable components and recycling   —  Inside Liam, Apple's super-secret, 29-armed robot that tears down your iPhone  —  CUPERTINO, Calif — I'm standing in a warehouse parking lot at an undisclosed location …
Mar 26, 2016, 2:00 AMIn context
Karissa Bell / Mashable:
Facebook impersonation tool is now live in 75% of the world, alerting users when their names and profile pictures are being used by someone else   —  Facebook is testing a feature that alerts you if someone is impersonating your account  —  Facebook is working on a new tool to help stem one source of harassment on its platform.
Mar 23, 2016, 11:50 PMIn context
Samantha Murphy Kelly / Mashable:
Fossil launches two $275 Android Wear smartwatches and other connected wearables as it expands its Q line and aims for 100 new “connected devices” in 2016   —  Fossil launches 7 new fashion-forward smartwatches, trackers  —  Fossil Group is hard at work delivering its tall-order promise …
Mar 15, 2016, 3:30 PMIn context
Sonam Joshi / Mashable:
Facebook Lite data-efficient Android app passes 100M MAUs in 9 months, plans to add background video downloads, after adding low-res streaming last year   —  Facebook Lite is growing faster than Facebook app  —  Facebook Lite, the stripped-down version of the social networking app that was launched in 2015 …
Mar 9, 2016, 8:20 AMIn context
Victoria Ho / Mashable:
Too many people try to sign up on Apple Pay's first day in China   —  A huge rush of people signed up for Apple Pay on Thursday when the payment service debuted in China, resulting in system errors for users.  —  It seems the sheer number of users was too much for Apple's backend system to handle.
Feb 19, 2016, 9:25 AMIn context

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