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Kurt Wagner / Recode:
After saying last week no data collected through Portal would be used to target users with ads, Facebook now says the data can be used to target ads   —  Who you call and what apps you use could determine what ads you see.  —  Facebook announced Portal last week, its take on the in-home …
Oct 16, 2018, 3:20 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
IAC files to dismiss Sean Rad's $2B suit that claims it deflated Tinder's valuation, says Rad earned $400M from stock sales, was involved in valuation process   —  Rad sued Tinder parent company IAC.  Now IAC wants the lawsuit dismissed.  —  As far as corporate fights go …
Oct 9, 2018, 8:55 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
A look at Facebook's plans to avert interference in the midterms, including putting people from various teams in a physical war room, a first for a US election   —  Is it enough?  —  Two weeks ago, on a hastily scheduled conference call with journalists, Facebook executives announced …
Aug 18, 2018, 3:40 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Match Group says Tinder will make $800M+ in revenue this year, more than double what it made last year and almost half of Match's total projected annual revenue   —  Young people are apparently happy to pay for online dating.  —  It turns out young people don't mind paying for online dating.
Aug 8, 2018, 11:45 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Spotify has removed some episodes of “The Alex Jones Show” for violating policies around hate speech, but the podcast is still available on the service   —  The music streaming service has been the target of public outrage for carrying Jones's show.
Aug 1, 2018, 7:15 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Twitter needs to learn to multitask and start concentrating on adding new features to help it grow while simultaneously cleaning up its service   —  The social communications company's stock tanked on negative user growth, but CEO Jack Dorsey think efforts to clean up the service will pay off down the line.
Jul 30, 2018, 1:30 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook acquires Redkix, the email startup that combines email, messaging, and calendar features into one app, plans to integrate it with Workplace   —  The email startup is joining Workplace, the social network's enterprise offering.  —  Facebook has acquired Redkix, an email startup that combines email …
Jul 26, 2018, 8:45 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
The CEO of Nextdoor, Nirav Tolia, plans to step down from his role after almost eight years, emailing employees that he will take an “active” chairman role   —  Tolia is looking for his own replacement, but the move raises a number of questions for Nextdoor.
Jul 25, 2018, 3:30 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
WhatsApp to test limiting the forwarding of messages to 20 chats globally and 5 chats in India in a bid to stop the spread of fake news   —  The social messaging service has been blamed for its role in spreading dangerous and inaccurate information.  —  Facebook-owned WhatsApp is making changes …
Jul 20, 2018, 12:18 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook now allows some preapproved advertisers to promote crypto businesses and services, like exchanges, but ads for ICOs and binary options are still banned   —  Advertisers will need to apply, but ICO ads are still banned.  —  Facebook is reversing its ban on cryptocurrency advertisements …
Jun 26, 2018, 2:22 PMIn context

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