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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Clearbanc, which provides $5K to $10M loans to startups for online marketing in exchange for revenue share, says it has raised $70M in seed and Series A rounds   —  Selling equity to buy Facebook and Google ads is a bad deal for startups.  Clearbanc offers a fundraising alternative.
Nov 12, 2018, 7:55 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook says that over 100 accounts it removed Monday were linked to the Russia-based Internet Research Agency   —  The 115 accounts Facebook took down yesterday for inauthentic behavior ahead of the mid-term elections may indeed have been linked to the Russia-based Internet Research Agency …
Nov 7, 2018, 12:25 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Code reveals Instagram has considered offering collaborative School Stories that are “manually reviewed” and limit the audience to a specific school's students   —  Instagram is considering offering collaborative School Stories that only a certain school's students can see or contribute to.
Nov 5, 2018, 5:28 PMIn context
Facebook reorganized AR and VR team from a divisional structure focused around products to a functional structure focused around technology areas of expertise   —  Facebook is again looking to whip Oculus into shape for its 10-year journey towards making virtual reality mainstream.
Nov 3, 2018, 3:20 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Toronto-based Setter, whose platform lets homeowners chat with home maintenance experts and get a quote, raises $10M Series A co-led by Sequoia and NFX   —  You probably don't know how much it should cost to get your home's windows washed, yard landscaped, or countertops replaced.  But Setter does.
Nov 2, 2018, 7:25 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Instagram is testing an ad type called “Promote” for Stories, a tool for business pages similar to a Facebook boost, and launches Instagram Analytics in beta   —  Instagram hopes dollars from long-tail of small businesses and social media stars can help it pull its weight in the Facebook family.
Nov 1, 2018, 4:25 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Twitter says it's testing a home screen toggle to switch between latest and top tweets timelines with a small number of iOS users; toggle previously in settings   —  Twitter is digging one of its most important new features out of its settings and putting it within easy reach.
Oct 31, 2018, 7:00 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Mark Zuckerberg says sharing is shifting to private chat, where users send 100B messages per day on Facebook's apps, and Stories, used by 1B+ people per day   —  The News Feed won't sustain Facebook forever, and that's scaring investors.  Today on Facebook's earnings call …
Oct 30, 2018, 7:05 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook lost 1M DAUs in Europe and stayed flat in North America as scandals and low engagement with teens affected business; revenue also missed expectations   —  After last quarter's bloodbath earnings report that cut 20 percent from Facebook's share price, the social network stumbled in Q3 2018 …
Oct 30, 2018, 4:30 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Sentieo, a startup with an investment research software suite, raises $19M Series A round, led by Centana, to be the AI-powered Bloomberg Terminal   —  To get an edge on the market, investors must look beyond traditional financial info like revenue and profits.
Oct 30, 2018, 11:45 AMIn context

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