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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
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Pinterest has hired former Google and Square executive Francoise Brougher as its first COO   —  Brougher joins as Pinterest is eyeing an IPO.  —  Pinterest just made an important new hire: The visual search company is bringing on Francoise Brougher, a former executive from both Google and Square, to be its first-ever COO.
Feb 27, 2018, 12:06 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook hasn't figured out how to measure “meaningful social interactions” after big News Feed update, wants to build section inside Watch tab for news video   —  “The metric is definitely evolving.”  —  When Facebook made its big News Feed update last month to prioritize posts …
Feb 12, 2018, 11:00 PMIn context
Recode:
eMarketer says Facebook lost ~2.8M US users under 25 in 2017, predicts it will lose ~2.1M in 2018; Instagram's US users will grow 13%, Snapchat's by 9% in 2018   —  That's according to research firm eMarketer.  —  Facebook is losing young users even quicker than expected, according to new estimates by eMarketer.
Feb 12, 2018, 6:50 AMIn context

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