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Karissa Bell / Mashable:
Instagram says it's testing a feature for users to share their Story directly to Facebook   —  Facebook really wants people to view Stories on its main app, so much so that the social network is now turning to Instagram to see if its teen-friendly app can get the feature to finally stick.
Sep 7, 2017, 5:35 AMIn context
Kerry Flynn / Mashable:
Sources describe how some Instagram employees are selling account verification through intermediaries for thousands of dollars, but process is getting harder   —  “I mean if Mashable wants to pay for it, I can get you a blue check over night," reads a recent Twitter direct message.
Sep 2, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context
Kerry Flynn / Mashable:
Facebook says Pages repeatedly sharing articles marked as false by 3rd-party fact-checkers won't be able to buy ads, but the bans won't necessarily be permanent   —  Facebook is continuing its crackdown on fake news.  —  The social network Monday announced Facebook Pages will no longer …
Aug 28, 2017, 11:45 AMIn context
Kerry Flynn / Mashable:
Social network Gab, popular among the far right, says it has raised $1M+ via crowdfunding as Google removes the app from Play Store for hate speech   —  Gab launched almost exactly a year ago with a definite ethos: Free speech at all cost.  —  That's proving to be an attractive proposition …
Aug 17, 2017, 8:45 PMIn context
Karissa Bell / Mashable:
Amazon launches “Instant Pickup” points to fulfill pickup orders in minutes, now live near a few college campuses in the US   —  If you think speaking to your fellow humans is the worst part about going to the local corner store, Amazon might just have a solution.
Aug 15, 2017, 11:20 AMIn context
Kerry Flynn / Mashable:
Snapchat debuts Crowd Surf feature, which stitches together Snaps from select live events by syncing audio, to create multi-perspective viewing experiences   —  Having FOMO about not seeing Lorde at Outside Lands?  Well, Snapchat just released a feature that could help alleviate your melodrama.
Aug 14, 2017, 2:42 PMIn context
Yi Shu Ng / Mashable:
China forces citizens in Xinjiang, a Muslim-majority region, to put spyware on their phones; locals who don't install the Android app could face 10 days in jail   —  China has ramped up surveillance measures in Xinjiang, home to much of its Muslim minority population, according to reports from Radio Free Asia.
Jul 23, 2017, 11:55 PMIn context
Katie Dupere / Mashable:
Free legal chatbot service DoNotPay expands to cover 50 US states and the UK, handles 1,000 legal issues covering consumer and workplace rights   —  Shady businesses, you're on notice.  This robot lawyer is coming after you if you play dirty.  —  Noted legal aid chatbot DoNotPay just announced …
Jul 14, 2017, 6:00 AMIn context
Yvette Tan / Mashable:
The Chinese government orders Weibo, iFeng, and ACFUN to cease all video and audio streaming services, says they don't meet national audiovisual regulations   —  Chinese authorities have sent shockwaves through the social media sphere, with a blanket ban on livestreaming across three major online platforms.
Jun 24, 2017, 10:30 PMIn context
Katie Dupere / Mashable:
Facebook updates Safety Check, adding personalized tools including a fundraising option for private and charitable causes   —  The Facebook tool everyone hopes they'll never have to use is getting another upgrade.  —  Facebook announced four new updates to its Safety Check feature on Wednesday …
Jun 14, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context

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