May 3, 2017, 2:00 PM

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Mark Zuckerberg:
Facebook to add 3,000 people to its community operations team to review reports of inappropriate content, after several high-profile violent video incidents  —  Over the last few weeks, we've seen people hurting themselves and others on Facebook -\-\ either live or in video posted later.
Ben Thompson / Stratechery:
Ubiquity of WeChat in China means Apple cannot differentiate iPhones with iOS as it does elsewhere, hurting sales and putting pressure on new hardware releases  —  Did you hear about the new Microsoft Surface Laptop?  The usual suspects are claiming it's a MacBook competitor, which is true insomuch as it is a laptop.
Anita Balakrishnan / CNBC:
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Hulu launches its live TV service for $40 a month, which also includes Hulu's subscription video service as well as Hulu originals  —  It includes Hulu's other subscription service — but not the most popular show on TV.  —  Want to watch TV, delivered live and on-demand, over the web, for about $40 a month?
Christian Shepherd / Reuters:
China's internet regulator, CAC, issues new rules, effective June 1, requiring online news services to be managed by party-sanctioned editorial staff  —  China on Tuesday issued tighter rules for online news portals and network providers, the latest step in President Xi Jinping's push to secure …
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Groupon reports Q1 revenue of $673.6M, missing expectations, and shutters 11 more international operations; stock opens down 13%+  —  Groupon — the once-dominant daily deals business that has more recently tried to shift to other kinds of local commerce — today reported first-quarter earnings …

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