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Mike Isaac / New York Times:
CNN acquires social-video startup Beme, co-founded by YouTube star Casey Neistat; app to be shut down, team to form a new media startup as an extension of CNN   —  With millions of people regularly tuning in to his YouTube video blogs every morning, Casey Neistat has a millennial fan base coveted by both marketers and media companies.
Nov 28, 2016, 9:10 AMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Sources: Facebook has quietly built a tool to enable monitoring and suppression of posts based on location, to get back into China; Zuckerberg defended effort   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's chief executive, has cultivated relationships with China's leaders, including President Xi Jinping.
Nov 22, 2016, 6:00 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Sources: several Facebook execs voiced concerns about company's role in influencing elections; in all-hands meeting, Zuckerberg maintained the impact was small   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Late on Tuesday night, as it became clear that Donald J. Trump would defeat Hillary Clinton to win the presidential election …
Nov 12, 2016, 2:40 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Twitter COO Adam Bain is leaving the company; CFO Anthony Noto to become COO as company searches for new CFO   —  SAN FRANCISCO — For many months, Twitter has been trying to reshape itself as a growing social media service.  That attempt now includes reshaping the company's top ranks.
Nov 9, 2016, 5:05 PMIn context
New York Times:
WhatsApp to share phone numbers and analytics data of users with Facebook, two years after it said it had no plans to collect data   —  SAN FRANCISCO — When Facebook bought the start-up WhatsApp in 2014, Jan Koum, one of WhatsApp's founders, declared that the deal would not affect …
Aug 25, 2016, 8:35 AMIn context
New York Times:
Sources: Lyft held talks or made approaches to sell to Apple, Google, Amazon, Uber, and Didi Chuxing in addition to GM   —  Ride-hailing companies increasingly face a brutal set of competitive conditions.  Lyft, the second-biggest ride-hailing company in the United States behind Uber …
Aug 19, 2016, 4:32 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Sources: Twitter in talks with Apple to bring its app to Apple TV, hoping to fully capitalize on its live-streaming deals with NFL, MLB, NBA, Wimbledon, others   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Last March, Twitter and Facebook, along with other tech companies, faced off over which of them would get the rights …
Aug 14, 2016, 9:50 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Facebook aims to bypass ad blockers on desktop by changing signifiers used to detect ads, will roll out improved ad preferences tool to opt out of targeted ads   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Digital ads pop up online so frequently and ubiquitously that many people are using software to block them.
Aug 9, 2016, 10:35 AMIn context
New York Times:
Facebook changes News Feed to automatically detect “clickbait” headlines, rank stories lower if they “withhold or distort information”   —  Facebook says it plans to marginalize what it considers to be “clickbait” news stories from publishers in its news feed …
Aug 4, 2016, 1:15 PMIn context
New York Times:
Sources: Airbnb seeking a new investment round at a valuation of around $30B, about a year after raising at a reported $24B valuation   —  Airbnb, which lets users list their homes and apartments for short-term rentals, is in talks for a new round of investment that would value the company …
Jun 28, 2016, 2:53 PMIn context

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