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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook says it will begin proactively locking accounts of those under 13 on Instagram and Facebook, after report showed relaxed attitude by moderators   —  Facebook and Instagram will more proactively lock the accounts of users its moderators suspect are below the age of 13.
Jul 19, 2018, 11:33 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Y Combinator will award grants of $10K to 100 graduates of the third year of its 10-week online Startup School program   —  Y Combinator wants to lure more companies into the funnel for its accelerator while democratizing free access to startup knowledge.  It's simultaneously moving …
Jul 18, 2018, 1:05 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Instagram says it is building a non-SMS two-factor authentication system that works with security apps like Google Authenticator or Duo to thwart SIM hijackers   —  Hackers can steal your phone number by reassigning it to a different SIM card, use it to reset your passwords …
Jul 17, 2018, 6:15 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Uber rolls out new features to improve pickups, like giving riders in US and Canada guaranteed pickup windows, offering a $10 credit if scheduled rides are late   —  Uber is aiming to perfect the art of the pick-up with three features it says minimize cancellations.
Jul 16, 2018, 9:55 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook should quarantine outlets like Infowars instead of deleting their pages, to avoid making people like Alex Jones into martyrs, prompting a backlash   —  Quarantine instead, or it'll be “but her emails!”  2.0  —  Alex Jones' Infowars is a fake news-peddler.
Jul 14, 2018, 12:25 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Twitter is testing Promoted Trend Spotlight ads that put a banner with a GIF or image background atop Explore content for the first two visits that day   —  Twitter is ready to squeeze a lot more money out of its trending topics.  After minimizing its mediocre Moments feature and burying …
Jul 12, 2018, 11:05 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook will soon begin testing Stories Highlights, user collections of photos and videos from their Stories Archive, similar to Instagram's Stories Highlights   —  Before Snapchat made social media about just today, Facebook made it about forever.  The 2011 “Timeline” redesign of the profile …
Jul 9, 2018, 7:05 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Code in Snapchat's Android app shows the company is developing a visual product search feature codenamed Eagle that lets users “See all results at Amazon”   —  Codenamed “Eagle,” Snapchat is building a visual product search feature that delivers users to Amazon's listings.
Jul 9, 2018, 12:55 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Instagram rolls out its “all caught up” feature; sources: Facebook and Instagram are developing Do Not Disturb features to let users better manage notifications   —  Instagram is turning the Time Well Spent philosophy into features to help users avoid endless scrolling and distraction by notifications.
Jul 2, 2018, 2:15 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Instagram adds the ability to add licensed songs as background music for Stories starting today in 7 countries and says it has 400M daily Stories users   —  The right music can make a boring photo or video epic, so Instagram is equipping users with a way to add popular songs to their Stories.
Jun 28, 2018, 3:25 PMIn context

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