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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook's 3D posts now support glTF 2.0 file format for better textures, lighting, rendering of objects that can be dropped into News Feed, shared to Spaces VR   —  What if you could digitally sculpt a 3D object and share it on Facebook, play with it in virtual reality or insert it into your world with augmented reality?
Feb 20, 2018, 1:55 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Snapchat begins to roll out analytics tool for its top creators, including time spent viewing Stories, audience demographics and interests, and more   —  Snapchat has always been terrible at analytics, only showing daily Story view counts that content creators had to screenshot …
Feb 14, 2018, 10:45 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook to allow publisher paywalls in its iOS app starting 3/1; users get five articles before being asked to pay, publishers get 100% subscription revenue   —  Apple is allowing Facebook to bend the subscription rules.  Starting March 1st, news publishers will be able to use their paywalls inside Facebook's iOS app.
Feb 12, 2018, 7:45 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Sources: Snap tried to buy now defunct messaging app Secret for up to $60M, but couldn't agree on price since Secret was valued at $120M in 2014 Series B round   —  Evan Spiegel secretly tried to hire away the team at Secret, but the price was too high.  That's according to three sources familiar with the deal who spoke to TechCrunch.
Feb 9, 2018, 1:50 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Snapchat expands its geofilter program with launch of $10+ Custom Lenses that let users make temporary AR effects for Snaps based on 150 templates   —  By combining augmented reality with your customizable captions, Snapchat hopes you'll share more from birthdays and weddings while earning it a little money.
Feb 8, 2018, 11:25 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Instagram says it's testing a feature that lets users add others' public posts to their Stories, easing up on its philosophy of only promoting original content   —  Instagram purposefully lacks a “Regram” button to promote original sharing, but it's easing up on that philosophy when it comes to Stories.
Feb 7, 2018, 2:35 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Snapchat rolled out Do Not Disturb feature a few weeks ago, confirms it's rolling out new text styles in redesigned app available in UK, Australia, and Canada   —  Snap is waking up to the “Time Well Spent” movement Facebook is already addressing.  Snapchat is offering a way to mute specific people without formally blocking them.
Feb 5, 2018, 7:05 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Analytics service Mixpanel was accidentally collecting passwords in some clients' apps from March 2017 to January 2018, was slow to notify clients and public   —  The passwords of some people using sites monitored by popular analytics provider Mixpanel were mistakenly pulled into its software.
Feb 5, 2018, 4:25 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Snap debuts new styles for its Bitmoji called Bitmoji Deluxe, now offers 40 skin tones, up from 25, twice as many hair colors, and 50 hair treatment options   —  Now you can customize your Snapchat Bitmoji avatar with 40 skin tones, 50 hair colors, 50 hair treatment options and more so it looks …
Jan 30, 2018, 11:50 AMIn context

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