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Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
How Facebook's fake news problem emerged as it emphasized real-time content, with the debut of its Share button in 2012 and hashtags and Trending in mid-2013   —  As Facebook attempted to capture the fast-moving energy of the news cycle from Twitter, and shied away from policing political content …
Nov 21, 2016, 4:20 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Justin Bieber-backed Shots pivots from a social app to a content creation platform, which will sell video to competing platforms and share revenue with creators   —  Lele Pons, one of Shots Studios' stars, with Benita, a character in the Shots series Awkward Puppets
Oct 5, 2016, 2:20 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Facebook disabled the accounts of several prominent Palestinian journalists last week, then admitted the error and restored them, a continuing pattern   —  Facebook, a vital forum for online speech, can't seem to stop removing significant political content from its platform.
Sep 28, 2016, 1:30 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Three-week-old social network Gab.ai grows quickly among alt-right by promising near-total freedom of speech, has 12K+ users, 42K+ on waitlist, 2.7M+ pageviews   —  Upstart social network Gab.ai is just over three weeks old, but it's adding thousands of people to its waitlist every day by promising them almost total freedom of speech.
Sep 11, 2016, 1:55 AMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Twitter removes live video alert button a day after it rolled out, says it's experimenting with different ways to discover live video   —  That new button Twitter rolled out yesterday?  The one that lets you subscribe to live video notifications for individual accounts?  It didn't last 24 hours.
Sep 8, 2016, 3:20 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Twitter update lets users subscribe to live video notifications from individual accounts, alerts them when accounts go live on Periscope   —  Twitter is tweaking its platform to make live video more prominent.  —  On Wednesday, the company added a new button that lets users subscribe …
Sep 8, 2016, 11:30 AMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Facebook Messenger adds Instant Video, which lets you quickly share live video within conversations   —  Open Messenger in iOS or Android, start a conversation with a friend and the app will offer you the option of adding live video to your chat.  —  The video starts without sound, but you can turn it on if you want.
Sep 1, 2016, 11:30 AMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Sources: Twitter's Promoted Sticker ad campaigns have a minimum $500K ad spend, while the company has been lowering minimums on other ad products   —  Advertisers who want to run Promoted Sticker ad campaigns on Twitter will have to fork over at least $500,000 to do it, multiple sources tell BuzzFeed News.
Aug 25, 2016, 4:45 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Facebook Messenger is testing “Add Contact” request to include non-Facebook friends   —  Facebook is testing an “Add Contact” feature in its Messenger app, the company confirmed to BuzzFeed News today.  —  The feature allows people to connect on the popular messaging app …
Aug 23, 2016, 3:30 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Reporter uses Facebook to buy an AR-15 assault rifle, despite Facebook banning gun sales   —  Facebook banned the coordination of private gun sales earlier this year, but it's still easy to arrange the purchase of firearms on its platform.  I should know: I bought one.
Aug 10, 2016, 12:25 PMIn context

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