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Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Twitter Is Testing A $99-Per-Month Advertising Subscription Service   —  Twitter is testing an advertising subscription service that automatically promotes advertisers' tweets and profiles for $99 per month.  —  The service, if successful, could provide Twitter with a source of recurring revenue it can count on each month.
Jul 28, 2017, 12:05 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Companies are increasingly paying Facebook to promote positive press, steering ad dollars away from publishers   —  When the workplace gossip app Blind expanded its product's availability earlier this summer, it got the word out via an age-old tactic: advertising.
Jul 25, 2017, 7:55 PMIn context
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

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Winning hackathon project now helping millions read and write  —  Teacher Merlyne Graves used to spend hours recording for her students who struggled with reading.  Not any more.
IBM:
IBM will give $200,000 to a team that can come up with a solution for natural disaster preparedness  —  Call for Code, The initiative for developers to use their mastery of the latest technologies, to build solutions that can change the world.
eero:
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Zoho:
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