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Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Responding to Facebook's community plan, Meetup says it's seeking new funding and will build a feature to automatically create groups based on user interests   —  When Facebook held its first Communities Summit in Chicago last month, Meetup CEO Scott Heiferman watched attentively from his New York City office.
Jul 12, 2017, 4:50 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Analysis: at least 45 instances of violence, including rapes, murders, and suicides, have been broadcast via Facebook Live since its debut in December 2015   —  According to a new BuzzFeed News analysis, Facebook Live has a violence problem far greater than the one portrayed in national headlines.
Jun 17, 2017, 6:20 PMIn context
BuzzFeed:
Interview with Mark Zuckerberg, outlining his vision for smartphone camera-based AR experiences in everyday situations   —  Facebook's new augmented reality Camera Platform looks beyond Snapchat to a world where the digital and physical come together.  —  BuzzFeed News San Francisco Bureau Chief
Apr 18, 2017, 1:55 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Profile of Yann LeCun, who leads Facebook's AI efforts with a team of 80 researchers, and whose once-rejected theories about AI are now widely accepted   —  miles away from Facebook's Menlo Park headquarters, in an old, beige office building in downtown Manhattan, a group of company employees …
Apr 17, 2017, 3:35 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
DoorDash to add six robots to its food delivery fleet in Redwood City this Thursday for short-distance orders of up to two miles   —  This Thursday, the on-demand delivery company DoorDash's human couriers will begin working alongside a new type of coworker: robots.
Mar 20, 2017, 7:50 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Snap's hands-off approach to high profile Snapchat users has alienated some of them, increasing the appeal of Instagram and YouTube   —  During a November 2014 trip to Los Angeles, Boston-based Snapchat “creator” Mike Platco stopped by Snap's Venice, California, offices to say hello.
Mar 2, 2017, 2:10 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Twitter is temporarily limiting reach of tweets from “potentially abusive accounts” to people who already follow them on case-by-case basis   —  Twitter time out.  —  Twitter is temporarily decreasing the reach of tweets from users it believes are engaging in abusive behavior via …
Feb 16, 2017, 1:55 AMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
How the digital legacy of the Obama White House will live on via tech projects such as a Twitter bot, a Giphy page, and Internet Archive sharing   —  President Obama was the first US president to use Twitter, Snapchat, Facebook Live, and YouTube to engage the public.
Jan 5, 2017, 4:30 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
After years of rejecting the “media company” label, Twitter is hiring Periscope editors, broadcasting news alerts, and airing premium live video   —  If you're wondering whether Twitter views itself as a media company or not, take a look at its careers page.
Dec 31, 2016, 8:30 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Twitter tests breaking news alerts for big events, such as Fidel Castro's death, using an algorithm to decide who gets them   —  Twitter wants to be a news app, having recently moved to that category from the “social networking” category in the iOS App Store.
Dec 19, 2016, 11:55 PMIn context

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