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Medium:
Two former and four current Twitter execs, all women, announce new investment group #Angels   —  Introducing #Angels  —  Over the better part of the last decade we have poured our energy, passion, and time into building Twitter—the product, the business, the platform, the culture and the company.
Mar 4, 2015, 6:30 PMIn context
Steven Levy / Backchannel:
On its 20th anniversary, Marissa Mayer talks about turning around Yahoo   —  On Yahoo's 20th Anniversary, its CEO presents a progress report on how she's turning around—and maybe transforming—an Internet icon  —  It is sunset in Sunnyvale, but Marissa Mayer's day is far from over.
Mar 2, 2015, 10:10 AMIn context
Brian Ellin / Medium:
Medium adds tags, simplifies posting, and redesigns presentation of posts as it aims for shorter, off-the-cuff content   —  New ways to write and read on Medium  —  Here at Medium, we're always striving to make it easier for you to share your stories and ideas—but sometimes things get in the way.
Feb 24, 2015, 4:15 PMIn context
Steven Levy / Backchannel:
How Pebble built Pebble Time amidst looming competition from Android Wear and Apple Watch   —  A Pebble in Apple's Shoe  —  In the battle for your wrist, a small company thinks it can hold off the tech giants by going back to its Kickstarter roots— with a watch called Time
Feb 24, 2015, 10:20 AMIn context
Andrew McLaughlin / Medium:
Snapchat's unusual interface confuses some, but it fosters privacy, intimacy, and creativity   —  The Snapchat and The Platypus  —  Scissor-testing A New Branch of the Mobile Evolutionary Tree  —  Image by Juan Torres: https://www.flickr.com/photos/ santoplacido/8626628186
Feb 23, 2015, 11:15 AMIn context
Steven Levy / Backchannel:
How Twitter developed its revenue model, even as user growth disappointed   —  While Twitter struggles to get new users, its revenue side is killing it.  —  In 2009 Twitter was a 50-person company punching way above its weight in cultural impact, its micro-blogging platform blasting its way into the public imagination.
Feb 4, 2015, 11:25 AMIn context
Andrew McMillen / Backchannel:
Almost all 47K edits by a top Wikipedia editor were to fix incorrect uses of “comprised of”   —  Meet the ultimate WikiGnome.  —  On a Friday in July 2012, two employees of the Wikimedia Foundation gave a talk at Wikimania, their organization's annual conference.
Feb 4, 2015, 7:00 AMIn context
Jeremy Hsu / Backchannel:
How Riot Games' behavioral testing of its 27M daily League of Legends players is helping it curb toxic behavior   —  Inside the Largest Virtual Psychology Lab in the World  —  Riot Games wants you to behave yourself when you play League of Legends, so it's turned the game into a virtual lab
Feb 2, 2015, 5:30 AMIn context
Andy Baio / Medium:
As Google leaves archival projects in limbo, the Internet Archive steps in to preserve digital history   —  As Google abandons its past, Internet archivists step in to save our collective memory  —  Google wrote its mission statement in 1999, a year after launch, setting the course for the company's next decade:
Feb 1, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Steven Levy / Backchannel:
Facebook directly querying 600 paid users about News Feed stories to improve ranking algorithms, may expand querying to general population   —  Revealed: Facebook's Project to Find Out What People Really Want in Their News Feed  —  Every weekday beginning at around nine …
Jan 30, 2015, 11:10 AMIn context

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