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Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Facebook testing return of status messages, up to 101 characters, that can be set to expire   —  Facebook is testing a new “temporary profile status” feature that will allow its users to post ephemeral, text-only updates of up to 101 characters, a company spokesperson confirmed to BuzzFeed News Tuesday.
Oct 17, 2017, 3:00 PMIn context
Katie Notopoulos / BuzzFeed:
Google Maps to remove test feature for iPhone users that showed how many calories or “mini cupcakes” you would burn if you walked after strong user feedback   —  Google Maps has a new feature for walking directions.  Now, it shows you how many calories you would burn if you walked:
Oct 17, 2017, 6:35 AMIn context
Leticia Miranda / BuzzFeed:
How some companies make millions by brokering deals selling third party e-commerce shops on Amazon to others   —  Amazon is no longer a website you use to get rid of a few old college textbooks.  Many of the mom-and-pop businesses that rely on the retailing behemoth as their main virtual storefront …
Oct 13, 2017, 2:30 PMIn context
BuzzFeed:
Sources: Rose McGowan's Twitter account was restricted because Twitter's Trust and Safety Team doesn't have the ability to remove or block individual tweets   —  BuzzFeed News has learned that Twitter's Trust and Safety Team doesn't have the ability to remove or block individual tweets; it can only take action on accounts.
Oct 12, 2017, 11:30 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Twitter adds “Happening Now” feature to timelines on Android and iOS to group tweets by events, starts with sports and will expand to TV and breaking news   —  Twitter is adding a “Happening Now” feature that will group tweets by event, the company announced today.
Oct 10, 2017, 2:35 PMIn context
Caroline O'Donovan / BuzzFeed:
Sources shed light on Uber's Project Ark, an internal effort to consolidate company's splintered engineering division   —  After a year marked by scandals and chaos, there's an operation underway inside Uber aimed at restoring a sense of order.  Project Ark, which was announced internally in September …
Oct 9, 2017, 11:45 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Twitter says it's working on a bookmarking tool allowing users to save tweets to a dedicated section of the product   —  A “save for later” option is coming to Twitter.  —  The company is working on a bookmarking tool that will allow you to save Tweets and return to them in a dedicated section the product …
Oct 9, 2017, 9:15 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Members of House and Senate intelligence committees shed light on what they will look for in Facebook's Russian ad buy data   —  Facebook is facing an unprecedented crisis in Washington.  And it's only just beginning.  —  Reporting From Washington, DC  —  The same week Mark Zuckerberg delivered …
Oct 8, 2017, 5:45 PMIn context
Mat Honan / BuzzFeed:
Google debuts Clips, a $249 camera with 12MP, 130° FOV that uses AI to automatically take photos, 8GB storage, 3hr battery life with constant use, no ship date   —  This is Google's new camera.  It's called Google Clips.  —  Wait, but what do you mean it automatically takes candid photos?
Oct 4, 2017, 2:00 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
How the big tech platforms including Facebook, Google, and Twitter, who've pledged to provide accurate information during major crises, are failing miserably   —  In aftermath of Sunday evening's mass shooting in Las Vegas, visitors to Facebook's Crisis Response page for the tragedy …
Oct 3, 2017, 7:20 AMIn context

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