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Mike Isaac / Re/code:
Facebook Is Seeking “Editors” for News App   —  For years, Facebook has sworn by the power of algorithms to serve users a personalized mix of status updates, stories and photos.  It's what makes up the heart of the company's premier product, the News Feed.  —  Soon, Facebook will add another approach …
Jan 27, 2014, 2:00 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / Re/code:
With Trove, Ex-WaPo Labs Team Takes Another Try at Social Reading   —  How do you get your daily news?  —  It's a question that any 21st century news organization is asking itself — a question all too familiar for a guy like Vijay Ravindran.  As the chief digital officer of Graham Holdings …
Jan 22, 2014, 11:10 AMIn context
Mike Isaac / Re/code:
Facebook Could Launch Its Flipboard-Like News Reader This Month   —  After years of experimentation, cancellations and redesigns, Facebook looks like it is finally going to launch in the coming weeks a news reading service built for mobile devices.  —  The product is known as “Paper,” …
Jan 14, 2014, 3:25 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / Re/code:
Wandoujia, One of China's Biggest App Stores, Lands $120 Million Round   —  One of China's biggest spots for Android apps just got a whole lot more support.  —  Wandoujia, a Beijing-based Android app store startup, announced on Monday it had closed a massive $120 million round of financing.
Jan 13, 2014, 1:35 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / Re/code:
Vine Co-Founder Steps Down From Lead Role at Company   —  Dom Hofmann, co-founder of the social video-sharing service Vine, has stepped down from his lead general manager role at the company, according to three sources close to the situation.  —  Hofmann, who has led the company since …
Jan 7, 2014, 12:40 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / Re/code:
Twitter SVP Chris Fry Breaks Down How His Engineering Org Works   —  You could say Chris Fry has a pretty big job.  —  As Twitter's senior vice president of engineering, he's the guy who makes sure the trains — or rather, tweets — run on time.  He's responsible for managing …
Jan 3, 2014, 1:10 AMIn context
Mike Isaac / AllThingsD:
Continuing Its Public Content Push, Facebook Acquires SportStream   —  Twitter may still be synonymous with real-time, in-the-moment discussion.  But that's hardly stopping Facebook from moving in on the territory.  —  Natch, Facebook announced on Tuesday it had acquired SportStream …
Dec 17, 2013, 6:25 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / AllThingsD:
Twitter Promoted-Account Ads for Mobile Go Mainstream   —  Here comes another reason for Twitter to boast about its potential for mobile ad dollars.  —  The microblogging company announced on Monday that it would expand its promoted-accounts advertising product to users' main timeline on mobile devices all over the world.
Dec 16, 2013, 1:25 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / AllThingsD:
With Private Messaging, Instagram and Twitter Continue Their Arms Race   —  So Instagram introduced a version of private messaging on Thursday morning, allowing users to send photos to only one or a few of their followers at a time.  —  And it's a fine decision.
Dec 12, 2013, 4:05 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / AllThingsD:
Facebook Wants to Be a Newspaper.  Facebook Users Have Their Own Ideas.   —  Most people think of Facebook in a similar way: It's a place to share photos of your kids.  It's a way to keep up with friends and family members.  It's a place to share a funny, viral story or LOLcat picture you've stumbled upon on the Web.
Dec 10, 2013, 1:55 PMIn context

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