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Casey Newton / The Verge:
Twitter adds live video broadcast to its iOS and Android apps; Periscope will continue as a standalone app   —  Periscope down  —  Twitter released an update today that will let you broadcast live video from within its app for iOS and Android.  The feature is “powered by” Periscope …
Dec 14, 2016, 9:20 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Anonymous social network Yik Yak lays off about 30 of its 50 staffers as growth stalls; sources say the remaining employees are mostly engineers   —  Yak to square one  —  Yik Yak has laid off a “significant” number of employees amid a downturn in the app's growth prospects, The Verge has learned.
Dec 8, 2016, 3:10 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Facebook filed a patent last June for a system that partly uses machine learning to vet objectionable content; system could help remove fake news   —  A project in the works since 2015  —  As Facebook works on new tools to stop the spread of misinformation on its network …
Dec 8, 2016, 2:40 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Twitter brings ranked conversations to mobile devices, so replies with higher engagement or from accounts you follow will show up first, and adds reply counts   —  Seeing popular replies first  —  Twitter introduced a new design for replies today that ranks conversations in your timeline according …
Nov 29, 2016, 2:55 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Marc Andreessen talks about sectors tech is disrupting next, flying and autonomous cars, IoT, AR, VR, and more   —  Marc Andreessen may be the most dedicated optimist in Silicon Valley.  During a year when the public's attention was often focused on international conflict, mass shootings …
Nov 27, 2016, 8:55 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Twitter introduces Snapchat-like QR codes as an option to follow people   —  When clicking the follow button feels too hard  —  Twitter today introduced QR codes into its apps for iOS and Android, because not having QR codes was Twitter's biggest existential threat as a business and the main reason …
Nov 16, 2016, 5:50 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Facebook mistakenly showed memorial banners on profile pages implying users were dead, apologized for a “terrible error”   —  RIP  —  Facebook is capping one of the longest weeks in American history by telling everyone that they are dead.  Log on to your profile and there's …
Nov 11, 2016, 5:40 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Facebook is buying the social analytics company CrowdTangle, used by BuzzFeed, CNN, ESPN, others to track how content spreads online, for an undisclosed sum   —  Understanding how news goes viral  —  Facebook today announced that it has purchased CrowdTangle, a 4-year-old tool that publishers use …
Nov 11, 2016, 10:30 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Zuckerberg: “the idea that fake news on Facebook, which is a very small amount of the content, influenced the election in any way... is a pretty crazy idea”   —  “Voters make decisions based on their lived experience.”  —  After a day of criticism over his company's role …
Nov 10, 2016, 9:50 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Slack's ad in The New York Times made the company look afraid of Microsoft Teams, undermining its message and echoing past sentiments from companies like Rdio   —  Paper tiger  —  Slack has always been easy to like.  The fast-growing team communication startup had a classic underdog story …
Nov 3, 2016, 2:00 PMIn context

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