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Casey Newton / The Verge:
Snap announces App Stories, letting developers insert Stories into their own apps, and Snap Audience Network, which will extend its ad platform to other apps   —  Snap wants more users and more ad revenue  —  In a bid to attract more users and advertisers, Snap today said that its pioneering Stories product …
Apr 4, 2019, 2:20 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
The EU's Copyright Directive, with its controversial Article 11 and 13 provisions, has the potential to further fracture the open web based on location   —  How the Copyright Directive reshapes the open web  —  It's strange to think about now, but until the 1920s, you didn't generally need a passport to travel.
Mar 27, 2019, 11:30 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Houseparty promotes co-founder and COO Sima Sistani to CEO; co-founder and CEO Ben Rubin will move to the company's board and continue to advise product teams   —  Sima Sistani becomes one of very few women to run a venture-backed social networking company  —  Houseparty, the video chat app …
Mar 21, 2019, 5:35 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Interface:
If Facebook pivots to privacy, News Feed becomes a legacy product, its new business model will likely be commerce, and misinformation will be harder to track   —  By 2015, Mark Zuckerberg had grown uncomfortable with his messaging history.  His old instant messages had gotten him into trouble in the past …
Mar 6, 2019, 8:00 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook is working on rebuilding its messaging services to be more interoperable, ephemeral, privacy-focused, with end-to-end encryption   —  A major new blog post about Facebook's future  —  Facebook will increasingly shift its focus away from public posts to encrypted …
Mar 6, 2019, 2:04 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Interviews with Facebook content moderation contractors in US show they make ~$28K/year, some develop PTSD, and a few are even radicalized by what they see   —  The secret lives of Facebook moderators in America  —  She spent the past three and a half weeks in training …
Feb 25, 2019, 8:45 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Facebook bans 22 more Alex Jones-linked Pages as it implements a new policy update, after finding admins repurposing old Pages with content from banned Pages   —  The company says it's cracking down on people gaming the system  —  Facebook today removed 22 pages associated …
Feb 5, 2019, 3:22 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Interface:
Apple shutting down Facebook's internal iOS apps should serve as a reminder of the power Apple holds over the rest of us   —  At around 2:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday, Facebook sent me an update about the controversial market research program revealed on Tuesday by TechCrunch.
Jan 31, 2019, 12:40 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Facebook says it will shut down its controversial market research app on iOS, but it will apparently continue to be available for Android users   —  Facebook Research paid users $20 gift cards for near total access to data on their phones  —  Facebook will end a controversial market research program …
Jan 30, 2019, 2:33 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Jack Dorsey's recent media tour is largely performative, substituting talking for doing, masking Twitter's slow response to many of its issues   —  Jack Dorsey has a lot to say — but he has more to do  —  Jack Dorsey is talking.  —  He is talking to the Huffington Post's Ashley Feinberg.
Jan 24, 2019, 12:25 PMIn context

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