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Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Study: Twitter cuts into Facebook's lead on traffic sent to publishers; this month FB sent 2.5 visitors for each one Twitter sent; in Oct '17, ratio was 4.7:1   —  Publishers are freaking out about Facebook's plan to show 20% less news in the News Feed.  But over the past four months …
Jan 30, 2018, 3:45 PMIn context
Ben Smith / BuzzFeed:
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says leaks were painful for Uber but “started a real cultural change” that was ultimately “incredibly positive”   —  Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has been converted to a pretty radical theory of management and transparency …
Jan 25, 2018, 3:10 PMIn context
Steven Perlberg / BuzzFeed:
CNN is closing Beme, will continue to develop some of its products; Casey Neistat is leaving following 2016 buyout, which sources say valued Beme at $20M+   —  CNN acquired Beme in late 2016 with hopes that it would become a major piece of its digital business.  Now Neistat's leaving the company.
Jan 25, 2018, 10:25 AMIn context
BuzzFeed:
BuzzFeed identified 1,700+ accounts Twitter censored in specific countries at the request of governments and “trusted flaggers” like NGOs   —  BuzzFeed News has identified more than 1,700 Twitter accounts that have been blocked in at least one country.
Jan 25, 2018, 6:10 AMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Facebook's survey to rank trust of publications asks two questions: “Do you recognize the following websites” and “How much do you trust each of these domains?”   —  Last week, Facebook said its News Feed would prioritize links from publications its users deemed “trustworthy” in an upcoming survey.
Jan 23, 2018, 5:50 PMIn context
Ilya Zhegulev / BuzzFeed:
Investigation into the internal power struggle at Kaspersky Lab, which former staff say was won by managers with ties to Russian intelligence   —  Kaspersky Lab is under fire in the US over concerns that it could provide its clients' private — and at times secret — information to the Russian government.
Jan 23, 2018, 10:45 AMIn context
BuzzFeed:
How scammers are getting rich using social media, phony news sites, and private pump and dump group chats to spread false information about cryptocurrencies   —  In the largely unregulated world of bitcoin and cryptocurrency, fraudsters are getting rich by deliberately spreading false information …
Jan 22, 2018, 9:25 AMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Sources: YouTube plans to create Intelligence Desk to seek out inappropriate content using Google data, user reports, social media trends, outside consultants   —  YouTube is planning to proactively seek out and police inappropriate or offensive content following public backlash …
Jan 19, 2018, 2:40 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Twitter again disputes claims from a Project Veritas undercover video aimed at the company, saying “We do not proactively review DMs. Period.”   —  “We do not proactively review DMs.  Period.”  —  On Monday, conservative activist and filmmaker James O'Keefe published undercover footage …
Jan 15, 2018, 9:45 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Some Facebook ex-staffers think Twitter-inspired 2013 shift to display more news was a failed experiment, as time spent on FB has declined the past two years   —  Getty Images / John Paczkowski, BuzzFeed News  —  When news broke on Thursday evening of Facebook's dramatic overhaul of its News Feed …
Jan 13, 2018, 4:40 PMIn context

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