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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Truepic, a San Diego-based image authentication startup used by Reddit to verify identities in AMAs, raises $8M Series A to tackle video deepfakes   —  How can you be sure an image wasn't Photoshopped?  Make sure it was shot with Truepic.  This startup makes a camera feature that shoots photos …
Jun 20, 2018, 6:45 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Instagram says it now has 1B MAUs, up from 800M in September 2017   —  Instagram's meteoric rise continues, dwarfing the stagnant growth rates of Snapchat and Facebook.  Today Instagram announced that it has reached 1 billion monthly active users, after reaching 800 million in September 2017 with 500 million daily users.
Jun 20, 2018, 2:05 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Instagram debuts IGTV, a hub for high-profile creators, and says it will begin letting users upload videos up to an hour long, up from previous one-minute limit   —  Instagram is ready to compete head on with YouTube.  Today at a flashy event in San Francisco, the company announced …
Jun 20, 2018, 1:57 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook begins letting Group admins test a feature that charges members $4.99 to $29.99 per month for access to exclusive sub-groups   —  Facebook is starting to let Group admins charge $4.99 to $29.99 per month for access to special sub-Groups full of exclusive posts.
Jun 20, 2018, 12:10 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook launches Brand Collabs search engine to connect brands and creators for sponsoring and product placement deals; Facebook is not currently taking a cut   —  Facebook wants to help connect brands to creators so they can work out sponsored content and product placement deals, even if it won't be taking a cut.
Jun 19, 2018, 5:30 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook debuts game show platform that lets creators add quizzes, polls, and more to live and on-demand video; Facebook tests ability to award prize money   —  Rather than build its own HQ trivia competitor, Facebook is launching a gameshow platform.  Today the company announced a new set …
Jun 19, 2018, 2:20 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Snapchat launches Snap Kit developer platform, letting other apps use Snap's login, Bitmoji avatars, public Stories, and Snap Map content   —  Developers join the Stories war  —  Today Snapchat finally gets a true developer platform, confirming TechCrunch's scoop from last month about Snap Kit.
Jun 14, 2018, 9:20 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook will require businesses using its Custom Audiences ad tool to declare whether contact information was gained with user consent starting July 2   —  Facebook is hoping to avoid another privacy scandal by adding new accountability and transparency requirements for businesses that use …
Jun 13, 2018, 11:25 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Uber unveils Uber Lite, a low-data app just 5MB in size for developing markets that shows maps only on request, coming to India first   —  “The next hundreds of millions of riders for us are going to come from outside of the United States", Uber's head of rider experience Peter Deng tells me.
Jun 12, 2018, 4:35 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Panda, an app letting users send 10-second videos with AR effects based on spoken words, launches on iOS, has raised $850K from Social Capital and others   —  Panda has built the next silly social feature Snapchat and Instagram will want to steal.  Today the startup launches its video messaging app …
Jun 7, 2018, 7:15 PMIn context

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