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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
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
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Patreon confirms it's raised a $60M Series C led by Thrive Capital; sources say the valuation was $450M   —  Patreon upgrades content creation from a passion to a profession by paying artists 95% of subscription payments from fans instead of 55% of skimpy ad revenue like Facebook and YouTube.
Sep 19, 2017, 11:22 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Instagram now autoplays video sound once turned on until you close the app   —  Autoplay audio can be annoying or convenient depending on the situation.  Luckily Instagram has found a happy medium between defaulting autoplay video sound on or off.  —  This weekend TechCrunch spotted …
Sep 17, 2017, 5:35 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Sources: Patreon has closed Series C funding valuing the company at about $450M   —  In an era where art is shared and streamed for free, Patreon offers new hope for turning content creation into a career.  Illustrators, comedians, game makers, and musicians use Patreon to let fans pay …
Sep 14, 2017, 9:10 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook says it's testing a “snooze” button that mutes people or pages for a day, week, or month   —  Sick of a friend's non-stop vacation photos?  Bored of hearing about some business Page's big launch?  One of your groups won't shut up about their upcoming get-together?
Sep 14, 2017, 8:45 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook releases guidelines on ad content, prohibits monetization of violence, porn, drugs, hate, debated social issues, and other content types   —  Facebook wants content creators to earn money, but not at the expense of the family friendly social network it's built, or the integrity of its advertising clients.
Sep 13, 2017, 9:55 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook says it's testing Instant Videos that can be downloaded and cached on Wi-Fi, watched later   —  Facebook doesn't want you to burn through your mobile data plan just to keep watching its videos.  That's why it's testing a new feature called Instant Videos that downloads …
Sep 12, 2017, 4:35 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
On-demand app and site development startup Gigster raises $20M Series B led by Redpoint and joined by a16z and Michael Jordan   —  Gigster is shifting from letting anyone outsource full-stack app development to building next-gen tech projects for big companies.
Aug 29, 2017, 12:57 PMIn context

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