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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
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook will allow fans of game streamers to tip creators a minimum of $3 as part of its new gaming creator pilot program   —  Facebook Live is launching monetization for video gameplay streamers, allowing users to tip creators a minimum of $3 via the desktop site.
Jan 26, 2018, 2:17 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Zero-fee stock trading app Robinhood says it will let users trade bitcoin and ether starting in February using its Robinhood Crypto platform   —  No-commission stock trading app Robinhood will let you buy and sell Bitcoin and Ethereum without any added transaction fees starting in February …
Jan 25, 2018, 12:25 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Snap's VP of Product Tom Conrad leaving in March after 2 years; director of growth Jacob Andreou steps in at executive level, but no new title assigned to him   —  One of Snap CEO Evan Spiegel's top lieutenants Tom Conrad will leave Snapchat, and the whole tech industry, in March.
Jan 24, 2018, 4:35 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook buys Boston software company Confirm, which authenticates IDs, and will wind down its operations   —  Facebook has confirmed to TechCrunch that it's acquired... Confirm.io.  The startup offered an API that let other companies quickly verify someone's government-issued identification card …
Jan 23, 2018, 4:41 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Vine cofounder Don Hofmann details its successor, v2: aiming for summer debut, 6.5 second looping videos, better moderation, Teams for collaboration, no filters   —  First, don't call it “Vine Two”.  Details are starting to emerge about v2, the forthcoming video app built to replace Vine by its former co-founder Dom Hofmann.
Jan 23, 2018, 3:35 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Sensor Tower data shows 83% of App Store reviews are critical of Snapchat's redesign in countries where the redesign is widely available   —  Confusingly jamming Stories in between private messages has sparked backlash amongst the first users of Snapchat's sweeping redesign.
Jan 12, 2018, 12:05 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Sources: Telegram to launch Telegram Open Network on new blockchain with native Gram cryptocurrency, ICO pre-sale of $500M, with only real fiat currency buy-ins   —  Encrypted messaging startup Telegram plans to launch its own blockchain platform and native cryptocurrency, powering payments on its chat app and beyond.
Jan 8, 2018, 6:50 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Profile of Fin, founded in mid-2015 with backing from Kleiner Perkins, which uses AI to do “digital chores” for $1/minute, opening to more customers today   —  “I have FOMO for the future”, says Sam Lessin.  That's why his startup Fin is working backwards from a far-off tech utopia.
Dec 22, 2017, 1:30 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook confirms it will stop subsidies for Facebook Live publishers, encouraging them to use mid-roll ads, and says pre-roll ads are coming to Watch   —  Everyone's least favorite ads are coming to Facebook, but six-second pre-rolls will only appear on original Watch tab videos you purposefully view and not in the News Feed.
Dec 14, 2017, 12:13 PMIn context

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