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Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Bird CEO says the company makes $1.27/ride on its new Bird Zero scooters, which make up 75% of the fleet, says $100M loss was a one-time accounting write-off   —  Bird has positive unit economics, CEO Travis VanderZanden said Friday in fiery response to a report from The Information …
Jul 12, 2019, 6:00 PMIn context
Cecilia Kang / New York Times:
Sources: FTC settlement includes more comprehensive oversight of how Facebook handles user data, but no restrictions on how it collects and shares that data   —  The Federal Trade Commission voted this week to fine Facebook about $5 billion for mishandling users' personal information …
Jul 12, 2019, 5:37 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
How the Mastodon community is dealing with the influx of hateful content after Gab migrated to Mastodon's decentralized open source protocol   —  Over the past few years, Mastodon has become the model for a friendlier kind of social network, promising to keep out the hateful or ugly content …
Jul 12, 2019, 3:30 PMIn context
Amber Neely / AppleInsider:
Hulu, which removed support for 4K content in early 2018, brings back the feature for Hulu Originals, starting with Apple TV 4K and Chromecast Ultra   —  After quietly removing the feature in 2018, Hulu has brought back 4K to their streaming service —this time, exclusively to the Apple TV 4K and the Chromecast Ultra.
Jul 12, 2019, 2:15 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Experts argue the ruling that said Trump can't block Twitter critics will be difficult and confusing to apply to other cases like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez   —  Telling the president to unblock critics was easy, but interpreting the rule for other government accounts could be hard
Jul 12, 2019, 1:10 PMIn context
Richard Lawler / Engadget:
Trump says cryptocurrencies including Facebook's Libra are “not money”, need to be regulated, citing their high volatility and facilitation of unlawful behavior   —  Just hours after a “social media summit,” the president's Twitter account posted a thread aimed at, of all things, cryptocurrency.
Jul 11, 2019, 9:30 PMIn context
Richard Nieva / CNET:
Interview with Neal Mohan, YouTube's chief product officer, on whether YouTube is a media company, content moderation, demonetization, and more   —  Neal Mohan, second in command at the video site, handles an evolving role.  —  Neal Mohan, YouTube's chief product officer, is staring at a picture I've pulled up on my phone.
Jul 11, 2019, 8:40 PMIn context
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Twitter says it will test a feature to let users hide replies to their tweets starting next week in Canada   —  Twitter users are getting more control over which comments are visible in the conversations they start.  —  The company has been testing and talking about this feature since earlier this year …
Jul 11, 2019, 6:55 PMIn context
Reuters:
Trump says he plans to call execs from social media platforms to a meeting later this month; sources say they haven't received invites from the White House   —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he plans to call a meeting of executives from major social media platforms later this month.
Jul 11, 2019, 6:15 PMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Google announces it is rolling out redesigned News results for Search on desktop, making publishers' names more prominent, adding a carousel, and more   —  Google Search on the desktop web has seen a slew of visual refreshes in recent weeks.  The latest is a substantial redesign of the News tab …
Jul 11, 2019, 5:50 PMIn context

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