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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Instagram says it's testing a feature that lets users add others' public posts to their Stories, easing up on its philosophy of only promoting original content   —  Instagram purposefully lacks a “Regram” button to promote original sharing, but it's easing up on that philosophy when it comes to Stories.
Feb 7, 2018, 2:35 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Snapchat rolled out Do Not Disturb feature a few weeks ago, confirms it's rolling out new text styles in redesigned app available in UK, Australia, and Canada   —  Snap is waking up to the “Time Well Spent” movement Facebook is already addressing.  Snapchat is offering a way to mute specific people without formally blocking them.
Feb 5, 2018, 7:05 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Analytics service Mixpanel was accidentally collecting passwords in some clients' apps from March 2017 to January 2018, was slow to notify clients and public   —  The passwords of some people using sites monitored by popular analytics provider Mixpanel were mistakenly pulled into its software.
Feb 5, 2018, 4:25 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Snap debuts new styles for its Bitmoji called Bitmoji Deluxe, now offers 40 skin tones, up from 25, twice as many hair colors, and 50 hair treatment options   —  Now you can customize your Snapchat Bitmoji avatar with 40 skin tones, 50 hair colors, 50 hair treatment options and more so it looks …
Jan 30, 2018, 11:50 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook will allow fans of game streamers to tip creators a minimum of $3 as part of its new gaming creator pilot program   —  Facebook Live is launching monetization for video gameplay streamers, allowing users to tip creators a minimum of $3 via the desktop site.
Jan 26, 2018, 2:17 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Zero-fee stock trading app Robinhood says it will let users trade bitcoin and ether starting in February using its Robinhood Crypto platform   —  No-commission stock trading app Robinhood will let you buy and sell Bitcoin and Ethereum without any added transaction fees starting in February …
Jan 25, 2018, 12:25 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Snap's VP of Product Tom Conrad leaving in March after 2 years; director of growth Jacob Andreou steps in at executive level, but no new title assigned to him   —  One of Snap CEO Evan Spiegel's top lieutenants Tom Conrad will leave Snapchat, and the whole tech industry, in March.
Jan 24, 2018, 4:35 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook buys Boston software company Confirm, which authenticates IDs, and will wind down its operations   —  Facebook has confirmed to TechCrunch that it's acquired... Confirm.io.  The startup offered an API that let other companies quickly verify someone's government-issued identification card …
Jan 23, 2018, 4:41 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Vine cofounder Don Hofmann details its successor, v2: aiming for summer debut, 6.5 second looping videos, better moderation, Teams for collaboration, no filters   —  First, don't call it “Vine Two”.  Details are starting to emerge about v2, the forthcoming video app built to replace Vine by its former co-founder Dom Hofmann.
Jan 23, 2018, 3:35 PMIn context
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

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