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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook tests 4K UHD video posts for some Pages, three years after YouTube's 4K video rollout   —  If you're sick of your beautiful videos looking crummy on Facebook, there's good news for you.  After some super HD videos started popping up on the social network, Facebook now confirms …
Oct 24, 2017, 3:40 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Snapchat updates iOS app with link sharing from other apps, introduces temporary opt-out options for Snap Map   —  Snapchat is embracing links beyond its native content and will now allow you to briefly disappear from its Snap Map.  In an update to Snapchat's iOS apptoday, Snap began rolling out two important new features.
Oct 23, 2017, 6:35 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Vine's founders are back with HQ, a live trivia game show app   —  “It's a way to give people a chance to have fun, maybe win, maybe learn something new.”  That's how former Vine co-founder Rus Yusupov describes his new trivia game show app HQ, which feels like Who Wants to Be a Millionaire meets Facebook Live.
Oct 22, 2017, 4:40 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook begins letting developers monetize Messenger's Instant Games with in-app purchases and video ads   —  Facebook is finally giving developers a reason to build games for Messenger while also opening a new revenue stream for the chat app.  After launching HTML5 ‘Instant Games’ inside Messenger …
Oct 19, 2017, 1:18 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook buys anonymous teen compliment app tbh, which has had 5M+ downloads and over a billion messages sent in “past few weeks”, will let it continue to run   —  Facebook wants tbh to be its next Instagram.  Today, Facebook announced it's acquiring positivity-focused polling startup tbh …
Oct 16, 2017, 4:37 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook says it's opening up Facebook Stories to all Pages over the coming months   —  No one's posting to Facebook Stories.  Only 8 of my 2800 friends have Stories up right now, and 3 came from the new ‘cross-post from Instagram Stories’ feature.  Maybe younger or international demographics are …
Oct 12, 2017, 1:05 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Snapchat says it's opening a secluded R&D lab 30 miles south of Salt Lake City in Lehi, Utah   —  It's hard to build something secret in LA or SF without anyone finding out.  So Snap Inc. is building a new R&D office in the remote location of Lehi, Utah — 30 miles south of Salt Lake City.
Oct 11, 2017, 10:05 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook CSO Alex Stamos, who is leading the company's Russia investigation, complains via tweetstorm about a misguided media backlash over “The Algorithm”   —  “I am seeing a ton of coverage of our recent issues driven by stereotypes of our employees and attacks against fantasy …
Oct 7, 2017, 4:45 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Freight logistics startup Flexport raises $110M Series C led by DST Global, plans to offer freight financing, buy more warehouses   —  “We're actually out here trying to create value, not just give venture capital money away" says Flexport CEO Ryan Petersen.  “It's counterintuitive.
Oct 6, 2017, 3:55 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
AOL is shutting down Instant Messenger (AIM) on December 15 after 20 years   —  The pioneering chat app that taught us to text is pulling the plug.  On December 15th, AOL Instant Messenger will shut down after running since 1997.  AIM dominated online chat in North America at the turn of the century.
Oct 6, 2017, 11:13 AMIn context

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