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Kurt Wagner / Recode:
NFL ratings: over 2M watched Thursday's game stream on Twitter, with an average of 243K at any one time, compared to 15.4M on average on TV   —  And 48 million watched it on regular TV.  —  More than two million people watched Thursday night's football game between the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets for free on Twitter.
Sep 16, 2016, 6:50 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Sources: Snapchat has taken out a line of credit with Morgan Stanley and other banks   —  Snapchat isn't selling more equity right now, and it isn't talking IPO — yet.  —  Snapchat has taken out a new line of credit, according to multiple sources.  Morgan Stanley is the lead bank on the deal …
Sep 8, 2016, 5:30 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Twitter hires Anthem PR executive Kristin Binns as senior director of communications   —  Kristin Binns is joining the company from health insurance giant Anthem.  —  Twitter has found its new communications boss: Kristin Binns, who has been running public relations at health insurance giant Anthem …
Sep 8, 2016, 1:15 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Sources: Twitter's board of directors will meet this Thursday and discuss the company's options, including potential sale, trimming or selling off MoPub, Vine   —  Talk of a sale continues to rumble, but finding a buyer won't be easy.  —  Twitter's quiet summer may soon be coming to an end.
Sep 6, 2016, 7:50 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Sources: mobile video app Flipagram is looking for a buyer after pivot to become a social network fails to generate growth   —  Or should we say flip itself.  —  Flipagram is looking for a new home.  —  The LA-based startup, which makes an app that lets users stitch together photos …
Sep 5, 2016, 12:20 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Twitter expands Amplify Publisher program to individual video creators in the US, giving them 70% of ad revenue; the deal does not require content exclusives   —  Twitter's 70/30 revenue split is better than YouTube's deal.  —  Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Fullscreen
Aug 30, 2016, 11:50 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Instagram starts showing US users personalized video suggestions of live events in the Explore tab   —  The photo sharer is getting into event curation again.  —  Instagram really wants to become a video destination.  It's one of the reasons (I suspect) it built its own version …
Aug 17, 2016, 1:10 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Jim Prosser, Twitter's head of corporate and policy communications, leaves for financing and loan startup SoFi   —  Twitter's communications team is changing very quickly.  —  Twitter is losing another key member of its communications team.  Jim Prosser, the company's head of corporate …
Aug 4, 2016, 4:35 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
NBA to create two original programs to stream exclusively on Twitter, post more game highlights on the social network and Vine   —  But Twitter isn't getting any game broadcasts.  —  Twitter has secured the rights to stream live video content from the NBA starting next season.
Jul 19, 2016, 11:30 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
As Vine's userbase fails to grow, nearly all of the top product and business leaders have left over the past four months   —  What's Twitter doing with its six-second video app?  —  Nearly all of the top product and business leaders at Vine, Twitter's three-year-old short-form video service …
Jul 12, 2016, 4:05 PMIn context

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