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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook says WhatsApp Status, its version of Stories, has 450M DAUs, up from 250M in July 2017; Snapchat has 191M DAUs total   —  Snapchat neglected the international market in its early years, and now WhatsApp has snatched that growth opportunity.  WhatsApp's clone of Snapchat Stories …
May 1, 2018, 5:25 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Snap reports Q1 revenue of $230.7M, vs $244.5M expected; 191M DAUs, up from 187M YoY, marking its lowest-ever growth rate of 2% QoQ; stock drops 14%+   —  Snapchat face-planted in its Q1 2018 earnings report amidst a rocky redesign and sustained competition from Facebook, unable to keep up its comeback from last quarter.
May 1, 2018, 4:26 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook announces updates to Messenger: chat translations, slowly rolling out starting with English/Spanish; AR features in closed beta; and a simplified UI   —  Facebook could use more evidence that it brings the world together rather than tearing it apart.
May 1, 2018, 2:32 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook and Instagram Stories open to sharing from other apps, letting developers integrate a button for users to easily share content from app   —  Facebook is recruiting help to make its Stories more interesting than Snapchat's.  Starting with Spotify, SoundCloud and GoPro …
May 1, 2018, 1:57 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Hustle, a grassroots mass-texting tool that does not “sell to Republican candidates or committees”, raises $30M Series B with GV and Salesforce participating   —  Hustle 20X'd its annual revenue run rate in 15 months by denying clients that contradict its political views.
May 1, 2018, 12:22 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook Analytics app launches for iOS and Android to help businesses track key metrics across their apps, websites, bots, and event source groups   —  Facebook wants to prove it can earn businesses money, not just build their social media audience.  This morning, just before its big F8 conference …
May 1, 2018, 11:35 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Mark Zuckerberg says almost 100M people now access the internet via Internet.org, up from 40M in November 2016   —  Facebook is getting the developing world online, even as the developed world criticizes its privacy practices.  Mark Zuckerberg said today on Facebook's Q1 2018 earnings call that …
Apr 29, 2018, 8:00 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook now shrinks the size of fact-checked false news stories in News Feed and uses machine learning to help prioritize articles sent to fact-checkers   —  Tell someone not to do something and sometimes they just want to do it more.  That's what happened when Facebook put red flags on debunked fake news.
Apr 27, 2018, 7:40 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook Q1: revenue of $11.97B, up 49% YoY, vs. $11.41B est, net income of $4.99B, up 63% YoY; MAUs up 13% YoY to 2.20B, DAUs up 13% YoY to 1.45B; stock up 8%+   —  Amongst massive criticism over data privacy, Facebook showed the resiliency of its advertising machine by beating Wall Street's …
Apr 25, 2018, 4:26 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Snap announces Snappables, AR lenses that use touch, motion, and facial expressions for single and multiplayer games, rolling out globally with new games weekly   —  Snapchat wants to let you play its augmented reality Lenses, not just play dress-up.  Today it launched Snappables …
Apr 25, 2018, 11:39 AMIn context

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