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Alex Rosenblat / Fast Company:
How Uber, Lyft, and other ride hail drivers use online forums to compare notes, share info, push back at employers, and help each other navigate the gig economy   —  Ride-hail drivers work alone, but they're banding together online to compare notes, uncover new policies, and help each other navigate the rough roads of the gig economy.
Jan 11, 2018, 3:00 PMIn context
Cale Guthrie Weissman / Fast Company:
Twitter has quietly started verifying users again, after pausing verifications in November alongside a promise of a new authentication and verification program   —  Twitter, the magical social media platform where rules are implemented and changed as quickly as hyenas appear in the night …
Jan 8, 2018, 2:25 PMIn context
Ainsley Harris / Fast Company:
Real estate tech company Compass raises $450M from SoftBank's Vision Fund at a $2.2B valuation, plans to double its domestic reach in the US   —  Compass, a New York-based real estate startup, said Thursday that it had raised $450 million in funding from SoftBank Group's Vision Fund.
Dec 7, 2017, 9:01 AMIn context
Ainsley Harris / Fast Company:
How Facebook is planning to bring businesses and ads to Messenger with the help of AI-enabled chatbots and its own virtual assistant M   —  The ad tech powering messaging services offers advertisers—and bad actors—new ways to target and personalize content.  —  [Illustration: Selman Design]
Nov 26, 2017, 11:05 PMIn context
Harry McCracken / Fast Company:
How The Washington Post built Arc, its suite of digital publishing tools, and started offering the software to other newsrooms as a paid service   —  The newspaper created a platform to tackle its own challenges.  Then, with Amazon-like spirit, it realized there was a business in helping other publishers do the same.
Nov 19, 2017, 6:20 PMIn context
Harry McCracken / Fast Company:
Compuserve's forums, once the premier destination for all online conversations, are finally shutting down on December 15   —  Before there was a world wide web, a sizable chunk of all meaningful conversation between computer users happened in the forums at CompuServe, which was the dominant online service until AOL came along.
Nov 14, 2017, 2:15 AMIn context
Jared Newman / Fast Company:
Salesforce's collaboration service Quip launches a developer platform, adding third-party “Live Apps”   —  Originally a minimalist document editor, Salesforce's collaboration tool adds third-party apps in hopes of building the ultimate digital whiteboard.
Nov 6, 2017, 8:50 AMIn context
Harry McCracken / Fast Company:
Flipboard launches self-service program for publishers, will now highlight mobile friendly sites with a lightning bolt icon   —  New self-serve tools let smaller publishers find readers on Flipboard-and give content creators an incentive to present their work in the best available light.
Oct 10, 2017, 8:50 AMIn context
Nicole LaPorte / Fast Company:
Profile of Giphy, which has 300M DAUs sharing 2B+ GIFs per day, major media partnerships in place, and hopes to shake up internet advertising   —  With 300 million daily users and every major media company as a partner, Giphy's got a feeling it can shake up the internet advertising business.
Oct 4, 2017, 7:20 AMIn context
Cale Guthrie Weissman / Fast Company:
Facebook's Safety Check page for Las Vegas shooting promoted sites giving misinformation like Alt-Right News and End Times Headlines; Google highlighted 4Chan   —  In the wake of the deadly shooting in Las Vegas last night that left more than 50 dead and hundreds injured …
Oct 2, 2017, 1:30 PMIn context

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