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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Cambridge Analytica denies Facebook's claim that it accessed data on 87M Facebook users, claims it “licensed data for no more than 30M people”   —  Cambridge Analytica is refuting a report by Facebook today that said Cambridge Analytica improperly attained data on up to 87 million users.
Apr 4, 2018, 9:40 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Apr 4, 2018, 6:10 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Mark Zuckerberg refutes earlier reports, says Facebook will make GDPR controls available globally, notes different markets, laws may require different formats   —  Mark Zuckerberg refuted a Reuters story yesterday that said Facebook would not bring Europe's General Data Protection Regulation privacy safeguards around the world.
Apr 4, 2018, 5:05 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Instagram shuts down part of its API platform that was scheduled for deprecation on July 31, killing APIs for follower lists, commenting on public content, more   —  Facebook is entering a tough transition period where it won't take chances around data privacy in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica fiasco …
Apr 4, 2018, 2:58 PMIn context
Ron Miller / TechCrunch:
SalesLoft, which helps firms manage the contact phase of the sales process, raises $50M Series C led by Insight Venture Partners, bringing total raised to $75M   —  SalesLoft, an Atlanta-based startup that helps companies manage the contact phase of the sales process, announced a $50 million Series C today.
Apr 4, 2018, 2:20 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
GoFundMe acquires YouCaring as charitable crowdfunding continues to consolidate   —  GoFundMe, the startup that focuses on crowdfunding for charitable causes, has made another acquisition to scale up its platform: It has acquired YouCaring, a smaller rival, creating a combined community …
Apr 4, 2018, 12:50 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Tinder says it has begun testing Loops, two second looping videos that users can add to their profiles, on iOS in Canada and Sweden   —  Tinder is getting into video.  On Wednesday, the popular dating app will begin testing its first video-based feature, Tinder Loops, with iOS users in Canada and Sweden.
Apr 4, 2018, 10:35 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Alexa's Routines can now play music, podcasts, or radio shows from a specific artist, playlist, album, or station or from supported streaming services   —  Alexa's routines are getting a musical upgrade.  First launched last year, routines allow Alexa device owners to string together a series …
Apr 4, 2018, 7:30 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook debuts new feature in settings that makes it easy for users to bulk remove third-party apps and an option to delete posts from those apps   —  Following the Cambridge Analytica scandal, users have flocked to their Facebook privacy settings to sever their connection to third-party apps …
Apr 4, 2018, 1:35 AMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Spotify closes at $149.60 on its first day, down ~10% from opening but still far above private market price of ~$132, giving the company a market cap of ~$26.5B   —  Spotify is done with its long-awaited “direct listing” experiment.  The music streaming company went public without the IPO.
Apr 3, 2018, 4:45 PMIn context

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