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June 4, 2016, 9:15 PM

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Antonio García Martínez / Vanity Fair:
Ex-Facebook employee reflects on company's culture and how Mark Zuckerberg responded to the launch of Google+ by enforcing a company “lockdown”  —  In Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg built not just a business, but a company culture with the fervor of a messianic sect.
Tony Fadell / Nest:
Tony Fadell is leaving Nest, will be replaced by Marwan Fawaz, a former Motorola Mobility executive; Fadell will remain involved as an advisor to Alphabet  —  Since the launch of Nest in October 2011, this blog has been a place for me to share my thoughts on all things Nest …
Devin Coldewey / TechCrunch:
Facebook is disabling messaging in its mobile web app to push people to Messenger  —  Facebook is removing the messaging capability from its mobile web application, according to a notice being served to users: “Your conversations are moving to Messenger,” it reads.
Jack Smith IV / Mic:
Jacob Appelbaum, Digital Rights Activist, Leaves Tor Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations  —  On Thursday, the Tor Project quietly announced the departure of leading digital rights activist Jacob Appelbaum from its board.  At first, they didn't say why — now, we know.
Sean O'Kane / The Verge:
GoPro hangs turnaround hopes on its software division, which this year will launch an iMovie competitor and a cloud backend to tie the GoPro ecosystem together  —  The next time you shoot video with your phone, Nick Woodman wants you to edit it with GoPro software.  Then he wants you to do that again and again and again.
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Jeremi M. Gosney / Ars Technica:
How the full dump of LinkedIn passwords from 2012 hack will speed cracking of hashed passwords from any future breaches  —  Second data dump lets hackers be 6 times better cracking future dumps. … Me: “The full dump from the 2012 LinkedIn breach just dropped, so you're probably not going to see much of me over the next week.”
Instagram Blog:
Instagram starts rolling out its algorithmic feed for all, says that on average users missed 70% of their feeds before  —  In March, we announced a new way of ordering posts in feed so you'll see the moments you care about first.  On average, people miss 70 percent of their feeds.

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