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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
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Sources: Facebook is looking to hire a head of news products to combat fake news, but is having trouble finding someone with media and tech experience   —  The new role is proving hard to fill.  —  Facebook is looking to hire someone to head up its news products, a significant new role charged …
Apr 20, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook's David Marcus clarifies that Messenger's business model focus is advertising and that Messenger is not taking a cut of payments on the platform   —  Messenger is focused on mobile advertising — just like the rest of Facebook.  —  When Facebook hired David Marcus …
Apr 11, 2017, 1:35 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Former Twitter executives Adam Bain and Adam Messinger left $35M+ in combined stock awards on table when they quit last year   —  COO Adam Bain and CTO Adam Messinger said bye to a lot of potential cash when they departed.  —  Twitter's top executives are very well paid …
Apr 10, 2017, 5:15 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook copied Snapchat a fourth time, and now all its apps look the same   —  Facebook doesn't seem concerned with giving each of its core services a unique identity.  —  Facebook is copying Snapchat again: Today it launched Stories, the 24-hour photo and video montages that ultimately disappear, inside of its core Facebook app.
Mar 28, 2017, 10:20 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Twitter will start selling pre-roll ads ahead of Periscope videos   —  Twitter is looking for some more video ad dollars.  —  Twitter is going to start making some money from Periscope, its livestreaming video service.  —  The company announced on Tuesday that it will begin selling pre-roll video ads …
Mar 28, 2017, 9:05 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
LinkedIn introduces trending topics section curated by human editors, rolling out Wednesday to US users on mobile and desktop   —  LinkedIn pulls a Facebook.  —  LinkedIn is known for helping people find their next job, but now it wants to help people find their news, too.
Mar 22, 2017, 9:10 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Sources: Pinterest expects $500M+ in revenue this year, a jump of at least 67% over last year's $300M   —  The visual discovery site is on the path to an IPO.  —  Pinterest may finally be growing into its $11 billion valuation.  —  Pinterest, which makes all of its money from advertising …
Mar 21, 2017, 2:45 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Pinterest updates its browser extension to let users search for products using any image, without having to visit Pinterest's homepage   —  See something you like?  This new browser extension can help you find it.  —  If you find an item you like online — an article of clothing or a piece of furniture …
Mar 7, 2017, 12:35 PMIn context

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