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April 10, 2016, 1:10 PM

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Sarah Frier / Bloomberg:
Personal sharing shifts from Facebook to more intimate audiences on Snapchat and Instagram  —  Facebook Wants You to Post More About Yourself  —  Staff said to call lack of intimate sharing ‘context collapse’  —  Facebook tries prompting more personal types of posting
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Security experts say Burr-Feinstein draft encryption bill is flawed and dangerous  —  The Senate's Draft Encryption Bill Is ‘Ludicrous, Dangerous, Technically Illiterate’  —  As Apple battled the FBI for the last two months over the agency's demands that Apple help crack its own encryption …
John Everington / The National:
John Chen says BlackBerry will release two mid-range Android smartphones this year, one of them with physical keyboard, admits Priv was too expensive  —  BlackBerry switches focus back on mid-range smartphone market  —  BlackBerry has switched its focus back to the mid-range smartphone market …
Slack Platform Blog:
Slack shares its platform product roadmap, highlights app discovery, interactivity, and developer experience as major themes, suggests app ideas  —  The Slack Platform Roadmap  —  We know that being a developer is hard, and building on a platform is not a decision to be made lightly.
Tim Peterson / Marketing Land:
Facebook updates policy to let publishers post and tag paid-for content on verified pages  —  Facebook drops branded content restrictions for publishers  —  Facebook is letting publishers and other verified pages distribute branded-content for free, but it's unclear whether its labeling system is...
Kelly Jackson Higgins / darkREADING:
An analysis of the top 121 US undergraduate computer science programs found that none of the top 10 require students take a cybersecurity course  —  Top US Undergraduate Computer Science Programs Skip Cybersecurity Classes  —  New study reveals that none of the top 10 US university computer science …

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Internet Association:
The True Size Of The Online Labor Force  —  Internet Association released a groundbreaking analysis that finds the online labor market is comprised of 23.9 million income positions - a number that far exceeds …
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