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Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Twitter says new users engage with likes at a 9% higher rate than they did with favorites; overall, engagement is 6% higher with likes than favorites   —  Here's The Data That Shows Why Twitter Switched To Hearts From Stars  —  Twitter is looking to settle the hearts vs. stars debate once and for all.
Nov 10, 2015, 1:05 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Facebook Messenger tests Photo Magic in Australia, scanning faces in your camera roll and prompting you to send pictures to friends   —  Facebook's “Photo Magic” Will Prompt You To Message Your Friends Photos Of Themselves  —  When you take a picture of your friends, you'll get a notification to send it to them through Messenger.
Nov 9, 2015, 3:30 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Facebook tweaks real name policy: starting in December, users will be allowed to provide context when Facebook requires their name be “confirmed”   —  Facebook Responds To Open Letter Criticizing ‘Real Names’ Policy  —  Facebook today announced a couple of process improvements meant …
Oct 30, 2015, 2:30 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Snapchat Expects Sponsored Selfie Filters To Reach Up To 16 Million Views At Max Of $700,000 per day   —  Snapchat wants advertisers to fork over some significant cash for its new sponsored selfie filters.  —  A month ago, Snapchat released Lenses, filters that enhance your selfies …
Oct 14, 2015, 3:35 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Periscope, conceived in Turkey, is taking off there as a reaction to ineffective mainstream media   —  Inside Periscope's Deep Bond With Turkey (The Country)  —  A live-streaming app and a country tied together from the beginning  —  Open up Twitter's live-streaming app Periscope …
Sep 21, 2015, 10:55 AMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Twitter Is Experimenting With Putting Analytics Highlights In Your Notifications Tab   —  “Popular Tweet,” “Noteworthy Mention,” and “Top Follow” now appear in Twitter's “Notifications” tab for some verified users.  —  Twitter's “Notifications” tab now features analytics highlights, at least for some users, on the web.
Sep 10, 2015, 10:25 AMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Pagefair's estimate that publishers will lose $21.8B due to ad blocking ignores law of supply and demand, so is likely overstated   —  Widely Cited Ad Blocking Study Finding $21.8 Billion Loss Is Incorrect  —  Supply and demand were purposefully overlooked, leading to larger number.
Sep 6, 2015, 11:45 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Autoplay Puts Twitter, Facebook In Uncomfortable Place After Video Of Virginia Shooting Spreads   —  Unwitting distribution channels for violent footage.  —  YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Periscope, and their peers have built communications tools that have empowered everyday people …
Aug 26, 2015, 4:10 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Inside Pinterest's ambitious e-commerce platform: buyable pins, recommendations, and easier mobile shopping   —  The Inside Story Of How (And Why) Commerce Came To Pinterest  —  Inside the power move that could give today's biggest online businesses a run for their money.  —  Pinterest's Buyable Pins team.
Aug 16, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Twitter adds experimental News tab in Android and iOS apps, with tweets from pre-approved publishers   —  Twitter Experiments With A ‘News’ Tab  —  Twitter wants to make its best stuff easier to find.  —  Starting today, some U.S. Twitter users will see a News tab appear in their Twitter apps.
Aug 3, 2015, 3:35 PMIn context

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