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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Microsoft launches 'Who's In,' a social event planning app for iMessage   —  Microsoft's name isn't exactly synonymous with social networking, though that hasn't stopped the company from finding angles into this space - generally, with more of a focus on the business side of socializing, as with its LinkedIn and Yammer acquisitions.
Apr 5, 2017, 5:30 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon debuts a dashboard for Alexa Skills, letting developers track unique customers, and an API for requesting specific location data   —  Amazon this morning rolled out new tools for developers of Alexa apps, aka “Skills,” which aim to give them more insight into their app's users …
Apr 5, 2017, 2:55 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Microsoft launches Sprinkles, an iOS photo editing app that uses AI to suggest photo captions based on subject's emotion and age   —  Microsoft is getting into the “fun camera app” game with a new iOS application called Sprinkles, which has now earned a featured spot in the “New apps we love” section of the App Store.
Apr 4, 2017, 2:15 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Yelp acquires Wi-Fi marketing company Turnstyle Analytics for $20 million   —  Yelp this morning announced it has paid $20 million in cash to acquire the Wi-Fi marketing company, Turnstyle Analytics, which offers a service that allows businesses to connect with their customers over a freely provided Wi-fi network.
Apr 4, 2017, 1:15 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook tests a second News Feed, marked with a rocket ship icon, filled with posts from sources you haven't yet liked   —  Facebook's launch of Stories may be the social network's big news of the week, but some Facebook users have spotted another addition, and are thoroughly confused.
Apr 3, 2017, 3:20 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Twitter adds location sharing for businesses offering customer support over Direct Messages   —  The Twitterverse is still reeling from Twitter's revamp of @ replies, and scratching its head over how changing a default avatar has anything to do with addressing abuse, but the network is plodding on …
Apr 3, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon debuts Amazon Cash, which makes it easier to shop on Amazon without a bank card by letting users add cash to Amazon balance at participating retailers   —  Amazon this morning announced the launch of Amazon Cash, a new service that allows consumers to add cash to their Amazon.com balance …
Apr 3, 2017, 11:50 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
New invite-only Amazon Influencer Program lets influencers with “large followings” earn affiliate revenue through their own curated selections on Amazon's site   —  Social media influencers - like Instagram stars or YouTube celebs - often promote products they like …
Apr 2, 2017, 7:50 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook debuts personal fundraising, limited to six categories at launch including medical and education, and adds donate buttons in Facebook Live for Pages   —  Facebook today announced it's expanding its set of online fundraising tools to include its own GoFundMe competitor …
Mar 30, 2017, 2:20 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Twitter stops counting @-reply usernames toward 140 character limit on web and mobile, now showing them above tweet's text, nearly a year after sharing the idea   —  Nearly a year ago, Twitter announced it would begin distancing itself from the requirement that all tweets could only contain 140 characters …
Mar 30, 2017, 12:05 PMIn context

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