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Matthew Hughes / The Next Web:
Facebook tests a built-in animated GIF creator in the camera section of its iOS app, which lets you add GIFs to your Facebook story or post them on your profile   —  No matter if you pronounce it Gif or Jif, I think we call all get behind the addition of a new GIF mode in the Facebook camera.
Jul 14, 2017, 11:15 AMIn context
Abhimanyu Ghoshal / The Next Web:
Yahoo's News Digest app, which delivered news updates twice daily, to shut down June 30   —  Under former CEO Marissa Mayer, Yahoo failed to build anything truly exciting over the past five years - except for a single truly notable app, Yahoo News Digest.  Now, under the reign of its new owner Verizon …
Jun 22, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Matthew Hughes / The Next Web:
Twitter now lets brands add up to 3 action buttons to Direct Messages; actions include following another Twitter account, visiting a web page, tweeting, more   —  Twitter just souped up Direct Messages, in the process making them more useful for brands when it comes to customer service and growing engagement.
Jun 13, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context
Rachel Kaser / The Next Web:
Microsoft announces Code Builder extension for Minecraft: Education Edition, which introduces the Agent, a sidekick who helps kids execute coding instructions   —  Microsoft today announced Code Builder for Minecraft: Education Edition.  This new extension will teach kids how to code …
May 2, 2017, 11:35 AMIn context
Matthew Hughes / The Next Web:
Atlassian's messaging platform HipChat was hacked over the weekend, potentially exposing names, email addresses, and hashed passwords   —  Over the weekend, an unknown intruder broke into HipChat, the Atlassian-owned team communication platform, and made off with a significant amount of data.
Apr 24, 2017, 7:00 PMIn context
Napier Lopez / The Next Web:
Spotify and Apple Music announce chat extensions for Facebook Messenger; Spotify's is available now, with Apple's coming “very soon”   —  “Music on Messenger is going to be a good thing this year,” said Facebook's David Marcus today at the company's F8 conference.
Apr 18, 2017, 2:47 PMIn context
Napier Lopez / The Next Web:
Slack now lets you change your status to a custom message with an emoji   —  Sometimes you need to step away from Slack, whether to pick up a phone call, head to a meeting, or you just need a break.  Unfortunately, that will often lead to your coworkers frantically trying to find you …
Apr 13, 2017, 2:00 PMIn context
Abhimanyu Ghoshal / The Next Web:
Product Hunt debuts Ask Product Hunt, a community-powered section to request and receive product recommendations   —  Product Hunt has long been one of the best places to discover new apps, services, gadgets and tech-focused content.  Now, in addition to its its categorized feeds for surfacing stuff …
Apr 3, 2017, 12:05 PMIn context
Alejandro Tauber / The Next Web:
18-month-old Dutch online supermarket Picnic, which offers free delivery of groceries via custom built EVs on set routes and times, raises €100M Series B   —  After just 1.5 years in existence, Dutch grocery delivery startup Picnic has nabbed a historically large Series B funding round …
Apr 3, 2017, 7:15 AMIn context
Napier Lopez / The Next Web:
Report: WhatsApp testing chat tools to let businesses talk to customers as a source of revenue, conducting an early trial with a group of Y Combinator companies   —  WhatsApp has begun testing a system that allows businesses to message consumers directly, according to a report by Reuters.
Mar 9, 2017, 6:25 AMIn context

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