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Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook says Cambridge Analytica may have collected information on as many as 87M people, mostly in US; original reports pegged the number closer to 50M   —  On Monday, April 9, you can find out if you were one of them.  —  Cambridge Analytica may have had data from more unwitting Facebook users than originally thought.
Apr 4, 2018, 2:37 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Pinterest's VP of advertising products Jon Alferness, who joined the company from Google last summer, has left   —  Alferness, who reported directly to CEO Ben Silbermann, just joined Pinterest in August.  —  Jon Alferness, the head of Pinterest's advertising products who just joined the company last summer, has left.
Apr 4, 2018, 1:45 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Bumble is suing Tinder owner Match Group for $400M in damages alleging theft of trade secrets through fraudulent behavior; Match sued Bumble earlier this month   —  Everyone is suing everyone.  —  Bumble, the popular dating app, and Match Group, which owns another popular dating app, Tinder …
Mar 28, 2018, 11:50 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook shuts down Partner Categories, says it will stop using data from third-party aggregators like Experian to supplement its own data for ad targeting   —  Facebook says it's going to stop using data from third-party data providers like Experian and Acxiom.
Mar 28, 2018, 7:55 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook announces new subscription feature, allowing users to subscribe to creators for $5/month, says it will go live next month with 10 creators in US and UK   —  Facebook will soon let you subscribe to your favorite creator for $5 a month.  —  Facebook wants to attract more video creators …
Mar 19, 2018, 12:12 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
How Facebook's old terms of service allowed Cambridge Analytica to get data on 50M people from just 270K users of an app that used Facebook Login   —  Facebook says it isn't at fault.  —  Cambridge Analytica, the data analytics firm that helped Donald Trump get elected president …
Mar 17, 2018, 6:25 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Tinder owner Match sues Bumble for allegedly infringing on its patents, including the swipe-to-connect feature; source says Match still wants to acquire Bumble   —  Match Group wants to buy Bumble.  Now it's also suing Bumble.  —  Match Group, the online dating company that owns services …
Mar 16, 2018, 10:17 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Early data from AdStage suggests Facebook's News Feed changes have driven ad prices up by decreasing the amount of time users spend on the social network   —  Mark Zuckerberg said people would spend less time on Facebook after the change.  It looks like that might be happening.
Mar 7, 2018, 9:15 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Reddit on Russian propaganda: hundreds of accounts removed, few Russian ads were seen and are now disallowed, @TEN_GOP tweets amplified by “thousands” on Reddit   —  Reddit didn't find any Russian ads about the 2016 election, but there was plenty of non-ad content being shared.
Mar 5, 2018, 4:10 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook says it's ending test in six countries that moved Pages' posts from News Feed to secondary Explore Feed, is also ending Explore Feed bookmark globally   —  Facebook has ended a test that put publishers in one feed and friends in another.  —  Facebook has decided it's a bad idea …
Mar 1, 2018, 1:52 PMIn context

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