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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Starting June 19, Twitter will require any app that has 100K+ calls/day for certain APIs to submit their app for review and will force B2B devs to pay   —  To prevent its own Cambridge Analytica and make sure it's getting paid for its data, Twitter will audit developers using its APIs.
Mar 19, 2019, 1:11 PMIn context
A roundup of the 85+ companies that launched at Y Combinator's Winter 2019 Demo Day 1, including medical, AI, on-demand, e-commerce, and robotics startups   —  Y Combinator's incubator classes have gotten huge.  —  With over 200 companies, the Winter 2019 class is by far YC's largest yet.
Mar 19, 2019, 2:00 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Zeus, a platform that lets people rent out their homes as long-term corporate housing, says it has raised a total of $24M via seed, Series A, and debt financing   —  Stealing Airbnb's corporate housing market  —  Cookie-cutter corporate housing turns people into worker drones.
Mar 16, 2019, 10:40 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook says Will Cathcart will become VP of WhatsApp, Fidji Simo will lead the Facebook app, and Javier Olivan will explore integrating Facebook's products   —  13-year Facebook veteran, Chief Product Officer, and the spirit animal of the social network Chris Cox is departing the company after two years of seeking to do something new.
Mar 14, 2019, 5:30 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Twitter's mobile app is rolling out a Snapchat-style camera designed to promote sharing photos, videos, and live footage when users swipe left on their timeline   —  Twitter is rolling out the redesign to its camera feature TechCrunch reported on a month ago that's designed to let you capture photos …
Mar 13, 2019, 9:40 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
In letter to Sen. Warner, Facebook says teens were ~18% of users of its Research app over its lifetime; Facebook had said publicly that teens were less than 5%   —  Facebook has changed its story after initially trying to downplay how it targeted teens with its Research program …
Feb 28, 2019, 7:05 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook policy doc shows it wants up to a 30% cut of Fan Subscriptions, vs Patreon's 5%, and to reserve right to offer free trials with no creator compensation   —  Facebook will drive a hard bargain with influencers and artists judging by the terms of service for the social network's Patreon …
Feb 26, 2019, 3:02 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook has removed its Onavo VPN app from Google Play Store, will stop pulling user data from it for market research, and will eventually shut it down   —  Facebook will end its unpaid market research programs and proactively take its Onavo VPN app off the Google Play store in the wake …
Feb 21, 2019, 10:30 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Loom, which equips enterprises with instant video messaging tools, raises $11M Series A led by Kleiner Perkins, says it's signed up 1.1M users from 18,000 firms   —  If a picture is worth a thousand words, how many emails can you replace with a video?  As offices fragment into remote teams …
Feb 19, 2019, 11:30 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Code and imagery found in Instagram's Android app reveal Fundraiser stickers for Instagram Stories; Facebook says they are coming later this year   —  Mark Zuckerberg recently revealed that commerce is a huge part of the 2019 roadmap for Facebook's family of apps.
Feb 18, 2019, 6:55 PMIn context

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