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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
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook is testing a chat app for Workplace users called “Workplace Chat” on Mac and Windows, with features including screen sharing   —  TechCrunch has discovered that Facebook has stealthily launched official desktop PC and Mac chat apps with screen sharing — two features users have been begging for.
Oct 5, 2017, 6:50 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook tests button to provide additional context on links in News Feed, such as the publisher's Wikipedia entry, trending information, and related articles   —  Facebook thinks showing Wikipedia entries about publishers and additional Related Articles will give users more context about the links they see.
Oct 5, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Instagram starts rolling out feature to enable users to post Instagram Stories directly to Facebook Stories   —  Facebook Stories might not be a ghost town for long.  After testing in Portugal last month, TechCrunch spotted the option to syndicate your Instagram Stories to Facebook Stories appearing to US users.
Oct 5, 2017, 12:40 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Snapchat to launch AR art platform in partnership with pop artist Jeff Koons on Tuesday that allows art objects to be pinned to specific locations   —  Snapchat plans to launch a new augmented reality art platform featuring pop artist Jeff Koons and others.  It will allow art to be pinned …
Oct 2, 2017, 7:25 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook brings data-saving Messenger Lite beyond developing markets to the Google Play Store in US, Canada, UK, and Ireland, has no plans for iOS version   —  Facebook's data-conserving version of Messenger is no longer just for developing nations with slow networks.
Oct 2, 2017, 4:55 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook to hire 1000 more ad reviewers and make all the ads each organization buys visible to users, not just the targeted ones, to fight election interference   —  Facebook today handed over to congressional investigators 3,000 ads that were bought by a Russian company to influence U.S. politics.
Oct 2, 2017, 11:14 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Sources: Google is building a smart screen competitor to Amazon's Echo Show, codenamed “Manhattan”, to launch in late 2017 or early 2018   —  Multiple sources tell TechCrunch that Google is building a tabletop smart screen for video calling and more that will compete with Amazon's Echo Show.
Sep 28, 2017, 8:18 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook on thwarting interference in German election: deleting tens of thousands of fake accounts, Related Articles for different views, Election Hub, more   —  Facebook may have dropped the ball with the U.S. presidential election, but it was much better prepared for last weekend's federal election in Germany.
Sep 27, 2017, 1:15 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Behind the chart-topping iOS app tbh, which lets users send compliments to friends anonymously by answering positively-framed multiple-choice questions   —  “If we're improving the mental health of millions of teens, that's a success to us" says Nikita Bier, co-founder of tbh.
Sep 24, 2017, 8:20 PMIn context

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