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Alex Heath / Business Insider:
Facebook says 10% or ~207M accounts are estimated to be duplicates, up from 6% and fake accounts total ~60M, up to 2-3% from 1%, as detection methods improve   —  - Facebook quietly increased its number of estimated duplicate accounts from 6% to 10%.  — Estimated fake accounts were raised to 2-3% from 1%.
Nov 1, 2017, 10:40 PMIn context
Alex Heath / Business Insider:
Twitter publishes stricter non-consensual nudity rules, says it will launch stricter enforcement on violent groups and hate symbols late November   —  Twitter said Friday that it would start imposing stricter rules on banning revenge porn and other tweets featuring non-consensual nudity.
Oct 27, 2017, 2:47 PMIn context
Alex Heath / Business Insider:
Source: Snap's internal data showed most Spectacles customers stopped wearing the glasses after 4 weeks   —  - Despite the initial hype, Snap's Spectacles are a commercial flop.  — The company has sold only 150,000 pairs to date, and less than half of Spectacles owners kept using the glasses after the first month.
Oct 24, 2017, 12:45 PMIn context
Alex Heath / Business Insider:
Mark Zuckerberg wanted Facebook employees to work for Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, until senior staff told board member Marc Andreessen it would be a mistake   —  Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan.  —  Mark Zuckerberg wanted Facebook employees to work on projects for his philanthropic fund …
Sep 30, 2017, 6:05 PMIn context
Alex Heath / Business Insider:
Facebook settles with shareholders, abandons the plan to issue non-voting shares   —  Facebook has dropped plans to create a new class of non-voting shares that would have protected CEO Mark Zuckerberg's control of the company even as he sells 99% of his shares.
Sep 22, 2017, 2:55 PMIn context
Alex Heath / Business Insider:
WhatsApp pilots verifying businesses, indicated by adding green check mark, and code analysis shows work on standalone app for companies to chat with customers   —  WhatsApp is going corporate.  —  The Facebook-owned messaging app has started verifying business accounts and is preparing …
Aug 29, 2017, 5:25 PMIn context
Alex Heath / Business Insider:
After long ignoring many influencers, Snapchat is starting to verify and proactively engage more internet celebrities   —  - Snapchat is starting to warm up to the group of internet celebrities and so-called influencers that it has long ignored.  — The app is starting to verify …
Aug 25, 2017, 2:25 PMIn context
Alex Heath / Business Insider:
Andrew Bosworth, who has served as Facebook VP of ads and business platform, will oversee all of FB's consumer hardware efforts including Oculus and Building 8   —  - Facebook executive Andrew Bosworth is taking over all of the company's consumer hardware efforts.
Aug 23, 2017, 5:20 PMIn context
Alex Heath / Business Insider:
Snap paid $213M in cash for Zenly and $135M for Placed, SEC filing shows   —  Snap Inc. has confirmed the price tags for its acquisitions of Zenly and Placed.  —  The Snapchat maker paid $213 million in cash for Zenly in May and $135 million for Placed in July, according to documents filed with the SEC on Friday.
Aug 11, 2017, 2:55 PMIn context
Alex Heath / Business Insider:
Facebook has killed Lifestage, the Snapchat-like dedicated social networking app for high schoolers it had released last year   —  Facebook has killed Lifestage, the standalone app it released almost one year ago as a dedicated social network for high schoolers.
Aug 8, 2017, 10:40 AMIn context

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