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Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Twitter hires a new CFO: Ned Segal, longtime Goldman Sachs banker and recent Intuit exec, relieving COO Anthony Noto of CFO duties he's held since November   —  Segal was most recently at Intuit.  —  Twitter has hired a new CFO: Ned Segal, a longtime Goldman Sachs banker who was most recently …
Jul 11, 2017, 4:14 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook says it will identify and demote links from users who post more than 50 times a day in News Feed   —  People who post 50-plus times per day are likely sharing spam or false news, Facebook says.  —  Facebook has a new way of identifying false news and spam in users' feeds …
Jun 30, 2017, 2:23 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Instagram rolled out a location Stories feature, just like Snapchat's location Stories feature   —  Instagram will now compile Stories around hashtags and locations.  —  Instagram is adding another new Snapchat feature — and another new place where it can (eventually) show ads to users.
May 23, 2017, 10:15 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Twitter has hired Todd Swidler, former senior vice president of video and partnerships at Bloomberg, to run its live video business   —  Todd Swidler is joining to run all of Twitter's live video partnerships.  —  Twitter has hired a former media executive to run its growing live video business …
May 22, 2017, 4:20 PMIn context
Recode:
Sources: Facebook's TV-like shows, set for mid-June launch, have been delayed at least until late July   —  One challenge is figuring out where these shows will live outside of Facebook's video tab.  —  Facebook's big push into original video is taking longer than expected.
May 21, 2017, 12:30 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Snap's reported Q1 revenue of $149.6M fell short of Wall Street's expectations of $158M   —  Snap finished March with 166 million daily active users.  —  Snap reported earnings for the first time today, and Wall Street isn't happy.  Shares are down more than 20 percent in after-hours trading.
May 10, 2017, 4:17 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Twitch says it wants to stream original programming that is interactive, where users can steer the storyline   —  “Will it happen?  There's a high probability.”  —  Amazon paid $1 billion for Twitch almost three years ago because it had a big audience of people who love to watch — and talk about — other people playing video games.
May 5, 2017, 10:00 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Alex Hardiman, formerly of the NYT, has been promoted internally to become Facebook's head of news products   —  Alex Hardiman, formerly of the New York Times, has been promoted internally to take the job.  —  Facebook made an important hire in its effort to curb false news.
May 1, 2017, 1:13 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Instagram says it now has 700M monthly active users, adding 100M new users in just over four months   —  It took the company just four months to add 100 million new accounts.  —  Instagram is growing faster than it ever has before.  —  The photo and video app, which is owned by Facebook …
Apr 26, 2017, 9:05 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Sources: Facebook is offering publishers a monthly sum in exchange for a minimum amount of produced video, to host mid-roll ads   —  The new deals include a mix of both live and produced video commitments.  —  Facebook wants to pay publishers to create more produced video as part of a plan …
Apr 21, 2017, 7:55 PMIn context

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