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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
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

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