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Casey Newton / The Verge:
Twitter tests adding button to its Android app for launching Periscope broadcasts   —  In a new integration with Periscope, Twitter for Android users are beginning to see a “go live” button when they go to compose tweets, The Verge has learned.  Starting today, a small percentage of users …
May 16, 2016, 8:40 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Facebook director of product management for News Feed says Trending Topics team's priority is bug fixing, biased News Feed wouldn't serve 1B users well   —  A year ago today, Facebook introduced Instant Articles — a quick-loading news format, hosted on Facebook's own servers …
May 12, 2016, 2:15 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Periscope will make broadcasts permanent by default, introduce search, and integrate with certain DJI drone models in update in coming weeks   —  It's been a month now since Facebook rolled-out a dramatically improved design for live video — a design that borrowed liberally from Twitter-owned Periscope.
May 9, 2016, 12:50 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Evernote's CEO talks about slimming down the product, says 100K people sign up every day   —  By any standard, the past year has been hard on Evernote.  Phil Libin, who led the company to 100 million registered users and a $1 billion valuation, abruptly quit the CEO post last July …
May 8, 2016, 1:15 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Facebook tests temporary reactions with a flower for Mother's Day   —  It's the Thursday before Mother's Day, which makes it the last day you can comfortably order flowers for your mom without freaking out that they won't arrive in time.  But if you forget, or are simply too cheap to spring …
May 5, 2016, 3:20 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
None of the changes Twitter made over the past year have broadened the appeal of the core service   —  Nothing Twitter is doing is working  —  Twitter reported its first-quarter earnings today, and they came in under expectations: the company's haul of $595 million was less than the $607.8 million …
Apr 26, 2016, 9:45 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
You can now flag abusive Twitter accounts by reporting multiple tweets at once   —  Twitter's processing for reporting abusive accounts has long been criticized as being clunky and ineffective.  Until now, users who are subject to harassment have had to report every abusive tweet individually.
Apr 25, 2016, 2:25 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Facebook floats the idea of letting users add a tip jar to profit from posts, among others, in user survey about monetization   —  Facebook considers letting users add a tip jar to make money from posts  —  Facebook is exploring new ways for individual users to profit from their posts on the network, The Verge has learned.
Apr 19, 2016, 7:15 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Facebook's David Marcus on bots rollout: bots should respond in under 5 seconds, server load may be to blame for latency; new ecosystem takes time to get right   —  Facebook Messenger's David Marcus on the rocky rollout of bots  —  The search for the killer bot is well underway in Silicon Valley — but it's off to a rocky start.
Apr 18, 2016, 10:10 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Facebook launches “share quote” feature for web publishers and integration into Kindle   —  You can now share quoted text directly to Facebook  —  Every social network eventually becomes home to screenshots: important nuggets of textual wisdom that, for whatever reason …
Apr 12, 2016, 2:15 PMIn context

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