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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
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
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook's AR Studio platform is now in open beta, letting all developers make AR experiences for Facebook Camera; World Effects also arrive on Messenger Camera   —  Facebook is trying to close the augmented reality gap with Snapchat with the help of an army of third-party developers.
Dec 12, 2017, 12:30 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Genies, which raised $15M at $100M+ valuation, launches its iOS app that uses lifelike personalized avatars to reenact news, had ~680,000 waitlisted to signup   —  “We plan on making Bitmoji obsolete,” says Akash Nigam, CEO of Genies.  Bragging about beating one of the world's top apps …
Dec 8, 2017, 2:30 PMIn context
Facebook debuts Sound Collection tool for inserting copyright-free music into Facebook and Instagram clips, starts camera loaner program for 360 video creators   —  The right soundtrack can make a boring video interesting.  So after years of reported discussions with the record labels …
Dec 8, 2017, 1:15 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook launches Messenger Kids, a standalone messaging app that lets kids under 13 chat with friends and family approved by their parents, on iOS in the US   —  For the first time, Facebook is opening up to children under age 13 with a privacy-focused app designed to neutralize child predator threats …
Dec 4, 2017, 8:10 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook says it will waive its 5% fee on donations, match donations up to $50M per year, launch new APIs, and expand donation tools to 13 new countries   —  Facebook has always been about friends, but now it's seeking a broader purpose.  So today, Facebook is lending a hand with what it does best: social connections, APIs, and money.
Nov 29, 2017, 1:30 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook confirms it's testing Messenger Broadcast, a tool that lets businesses send marketing messages to users   —  Facebook may soon be ready to squeeze more money out of its 1.3 billion-user chat app.  The company has internally developed “Messenger Broadcast,” a self-serve mass-messaging interface …
Nov 28, 2017, 12:40 PMIn context

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