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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Instagram now lets users post images from mobile web, addressing markets with slower networks; mobile web version lacks video uploads, filters, Stories, and DMs   —  Instagram wants to be the photo app for the whole world, even if you can't or won't download it.
May 8, 2017, 3:35 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Spotify debuts scannable Spotify Codes in mobile app to let users easily share music   —  Spotify has taken a tip from Snapchat with its new feature for sharing music via scannable images.  The new Spotify Codes feature creates a unique barcode and album cover image for every song, artist and playlist.
May 5, 2017, 7:25 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Mark Zuckerberg says WhatsApp Status, its Snapchat Stories clone, has 175M DAUs after 10 weeks   —  WhatsApp's version of Snapchat Stories is already pulling in around 15 percent of the messaging app's 1.2 billion users.  Mark Zuckerberg today announced on Facebook's Q1 earnings call …
May 3, 2017, 5:20 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook tests “Facebook Rewards” QR codes that appear in app and can be scanned at stores for discounts   —  Facebook wants to prove it drives brick-and-mortar foot traffic with its latest feature test.  TechCrunch has discovered a previously unreported Facebook feature where users …
May 1, 2017, 3:05 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Algorithmic feed was a boon for Instagram's and Twitter's growth; Snapchat should evolve   —  Snapchat invented its best products by being the anti-Facebook.  Its disappearing chats made visual communication quick and casual compared to Facebook's email-esque text messages.
Apr 30, 2017, 11:25 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook updates Rights Manager tool to let creators claim ad earnings on copyright-infringing videos posted by others   —  Facebook finally has a better solution to freebooting — the common practice of stealing video and uploading it to one's Facebook Page to reap the engagement and audience growth.
Apr 27, 2017, 9:30 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook expands Messenger Lite to 130+ more countries, including Vietnam, Nigeria, and Peru   —  Facebook is aggressively pursuing the international and developing world markets Snapchat hasn't prioritized.  Facebook Lite recently hit 200 million users, and Instagram just rolled out offline mode for Android.
Apr 27, 2017, 3:15 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Zero-fee stock trading app Robinhood confirms $110M Series C at $1.3B valuation led by DST Global, says it has reached 2M users and 17% MoM subscriber growth   —  Zero-fee stock-trading app Robinhood has joined the unicorn club.  —  That's thanks to it reaching 2 million total users …
Apr 26, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook tests displaying links to fact-checks beside stories inside Related Articles widget   —  Facebook wants you to think about whether a headline is true and see other perspectives on the topic before you even read the article.  In its next step against fake news, Facebook today begins testing …
Apr 25, 2017, 10:05 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook debuts Camera Effects developer platform: Frames Studio for simple picture effects, available now; AR Studio for creating masks, scene effects, in beta   —  Facebook will rely on an army of outside developers to contribute augmented reality image filters and interactive experiences to its new Camera Effects platform.
Apr 18, 2017, 1:36 PMIn context

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