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Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
LinkedIn opens some of its data to 11 research groups in Economic Graph Challenge, provides each with $25k grant   —  LinkedIn Opens Its Data Set to Third-Party Researchers  —  LinkedIn sits on a lot of valuable data — where we work, what skills we have, where we went to school …
May 12, 2015, 6:00 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
SEC filing shows Twitter paid a total of $86.6M to acquire Periscope and social media talent agency Niche   —  Twitter Paid Over $86 Million for Periscope and Niche  —  Twitter spent more than $86 million to acquire livestreaming app Periscope and social media talent agency Niche earlier this year.
May 11, 2015, 10:30 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Beacon marketer Swirl raises $18M from Twitter Ventures, Hearst Ventures, SoftBank Capital, and others   —  Twitter Takes a Look at Beacons, Invests in Marketing Startup Swirl  —  Swirl, a Boston-based startup specializing in beacon marketing, has raised $18 million from a slew of new investors …
Apr 23, 2015, 4:00 PMIn context
Re/code:
Sources: Path in talks to sell its social networking app to South Korea's Daum Kakao, makers of messaging app KakaoTalk   —  Path in Talks to Sell Social Networking App to South Korea's KakaoTalk  —  Path is in serious talks to sell its original social networking app, known as Path Classic …
Apr 21, 2015, 8:36 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Klout co-founder Joe Fernandez steps down as CEO about a year after firm's acquisition   —  Klout Founder Joe Fernandez Steps Down  —  Klout co-founder and CEO Joe Fernandez has stepped down from his role leading the social media influence startup that's now owned by Lithium Technologies.
Apr 17, 2015, 6:05 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
EyeEm, a photo-sharing social network where users can get paid for their photos, closes $18M Series B led by Valar Ventures   —  EyeEm Raises $18 Million in Quest to Sell Your Smartphone Photos  —  EyeEm, a photo-sharing social network akin to Instagram, has raised $18 million in new venture funding, according to CEO Flo Meissner.
Apr 16, 2015, 11:55 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Twitter Homepage Adds Sampling of Tweets to Lure Unregistered Users   —  Twitter.com has a new look.  —  The social network officially launched a new version of its homepage on Wednesday, one that includes a handful of different Twitter categories that lead users to streams of tweets without needing to sign in to an account.
Apr 15, 2015, 2:20 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Snapchat Is No Longer Selling Its Original Ad Unit, Brand Stories   —  Snapchat is making a few tweaks to its six-month-old ad business.  —  The company has stopped selling Brand Stories, the first type of ad it released last fall, according to multiple people familiar with the move.
Apr 14, 2015, 1:40 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Pew: 71% of teens use Facebook, down from 77% in 2012, but still the most used social network   —  What Teen Problem?  Facebook Still Dominates Among Teenagers.  —  In October 2013, now-former Facebook CFO David Ebersman said on an earnings call that the company had seen …
Apr 9, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Twitter is not currently a takeover target; recent rumors fueled by management instability, slowing growth, vulnerable single-class stock structure   —  Get Used to More Twitter Takeover Rumors  —  At the beginning of this year, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo was rumored to be stepping down immediately (he didn't).
Apr 9, 2015, 12:05 AMIn context

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