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Sources: Facebook, Google, Twitter to tell Congress that Russian election meddling wider than reported; source says 126M Facebook users may have seen content   —  Read early testimony from Facebook, Google and Twitter before they appear at hearings on Capitol Hill this week.
Oct 30, 2017, 6:48 PMIn context
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Regina Dugan, head of Facebook's Building 8 hardware lab, announces she's leaving the firm within next “several months” after joining 18 months ago   —  Dugan is departing after just 18 months to “lead a new endeavor.”  —  Regina Dugan, the head of Facebook's secretive hardware …
Oct 17, 2017, 1:43 PMIn context
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LinkedIn says it will start testing video ads that will autoplay without sound   —  Better late than never.  —  LinkedIn came up with a new way to make money — it's going to sell video advertising.  —  The professional network, which is now owned by Microsoft, is finally pushing into video ads.
Oct 13, 2017, 11:20 AMIn context
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Twitter says it has reversed its decision to block Rep. Blackburn's Senate campaign video ad, which included “inflammatory” content, will refine its policies   —  Twitter blocked the ad on Monday.  On Tuesday, it changed its mind.  —  On Monday, Twitter blocked a campaign video ad …
Oct 10, 2017, 7:50 PMIn context
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Profile of Alex Stamos, Facebook's chief security officer who, sources say, is leading the internal investigation into Russian meddling   —  How much did Russia use Facebook during the campaign?  Stamos is trying to find out.  —  Less than 24 hours after Donald Trump was elected president …
Oct 3, 2017, 1:30 PMIn context
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Twitter adds a second former Google executive to its board, Patrick Pichette, who served as Google's CFO from 2008 until summer of 2015   —  Hugh Johnston, Pepsi's CFO, is leaving Twitter's board.  —  Twitter has added another longtime Google executive to its board of directors: Patrick Pichette …
Sep 19, 2017, 5:35 PMIn context
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Former Facebook and Snap ad exec Sriram Krishnan announces he is joining Twitter as senior director of product   —  Krishnan, who previously worked on ad tech, is trying something new.  —  Twitter has hired Sriram Krishnan, a former ad tech executive from Facebook and Snap, but he won't be working on ads.
Sep 18, 2017, 9:25 PMIn context
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WhatsApp cofounder Brian Acton says he's leaving after eight years, and will start a nonprofit at “the intersection of nonprofit, technology and communications”   —  Acton has a net worth of $6.5 billion.  —  WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton is leaving the company to start his own non-profit.
Sep 13, 2017, 4:40 AMIn context
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Twitter CMO Leslie Berland is also taking over human resources as the new ‘Head of People’   —  Plus, Twitter hired another HR exec from American Express, where Berland used to work.  —  Twitter has found someone to take over its top human resources role that's been empty for almost six months …
Aug 26, 2017, 11:55 PMIn context
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Facebook hires Liz Spayd, former New York Times public editor, as a consultant to help with its “transparency” efforts   —  She has also worked at the Washington Post and Columbia Journalism Review as a top editor.  —  Facebook has recently hired former New York Times public editor Liz Spayd …
Aug 25, 2017, 7:00 PMIn context

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