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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Snapchat confirms it's testing @-tagging other users in Stories; swiping up in a Story with tags shows tagged usernames, handles, Bitmoji, and Add buttons   —  Snapchat now lets you @-tag someone in your Story, creating a swipe up “more” option that shows the tagged person's name, handle …
Mar 8, 2018, 5:30 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook has been testing a breaking news label for articles, is expanding that beta to 50 more publishers in Latin America, North America, Europe, Australia   —  Facebook's algorithm is terrible at surfacing breaking news, often showing urgent posts hours or even days later when more facts have since emerged or the story has changed.
Mar 5, 2018, 1:40 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Instagram may be preparing to launch audio and video calling within its direct messaging system according to files and icons buried in its APK   —  Instagram wants to be your phone, not just your camera.  And it wants to be better at it than Snapchat.  Files buried in Instagram …
Mar 1, 2018, 8:50 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Spotify had 159M MAUs in December 2017, up 29% YoY, of which 71M were premium subs; CEO Daniel Ek owns 23.8% of the firm, co-founder Martin Lorentzon has 12.4%   —  Music streaming service Spotify is going public and it just unveiled its filing.  —  The documents state that it is targeting …
Feb 28, 2018, 4:09 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook is rolling out job ads to 40 more countries; businesses can post job openings to a Jobs tab on their Page, Facebook Marketplace, and the News Feed   —  LinkedIn wasn't built for low-skilled job seekers, so Facebook is barging in.  Today Facebook is rolling out job posts to 40 …
Feb 28, 2018, 9:50 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
After Snapchat redesign, Sensor Tower finds Snapchat first-time US installs were up 55%, and App Annie noted Snapchat went from 7th to 2nd place in US App Store   —  “What's all the fuss about?”  Curiosity over why people are protesting the Snapchat redesign seems to have inspired a new wave of users to try the app.
Feb 27, 2018, 12:45 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Product Hunt launches Sip, a Twitter Moments-style distilled tech news newsletter for iOS and Android, in beta   —  “We didn't want to create another app thirsty for attention” writes Product Hunt CEO Ryan Hoover.  So instead of a constant stream of fresh stories and alerts …
Feb 22, 2018, 11:00 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook's 3D posts now support glTF 2.0 file format for better textures, lighting, rendering of objects that can be dropped into News Feed, shared to Spaces VR   —  What if you could digitally sculpt a 3D object and share it on Facebook, play with it in virtual reality or insert it into your world with augmented reality?
Feb 20, 2018, 1:55 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Snapchat begins to roll out analytics tool for its top creators, including time spent viewing Stories, audience demographics and interests, and more   —  Snapchat has always been terrible at analytics, only showing daily Story view counts that content creators had to screenshot …
Feb 14, 2018, 10:45 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook to allow publisher paywalls in its iOS app starting 3/1; users get five articles before being asked to pay, publishers get 100% subscription revenue   —  Apple is allowing Facebook to bend the subscription rules.  Starting March 1st, news publishers will be able to use their paywalls inside Facebook's iOS app.
Feb 12, 2018, 7:45 PMIn context

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