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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
TechCrunch:
Sources: freight logistics startup Flexport raises $110M Series C at $800M valuation to build out a warehouse infrastructure supplementing its software platform   —  Flexport handles the boring logistics of a trillion-dollar business: the tranport of shipping containers around the world.
Sep 22, 2017, 3:20 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Analysis of Zuckerberg's nine-point plan to combat election interference on Facebook   —  Election meddling is Facebook's next adversary, and it's got a plan to attack it just like it did with fake news.  Solutions to both these scourges come too late to prevent tampering …
Sep 22, 2017, 1:05 PMIn context

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