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Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook now has 1.37B DAUs, vs. 1.18B a year ago; average revenue per user climbs to $7.54, up from $5.95 a year ago   —  Facebook reported $10.3 billion in revenue last quarter, more than analysts expected.  —  Facebook's Russia problem isn't affecting the company's business.  At least not yet.
Nov 1, 2017, 4:35 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Senators including Blunt and Burr downplay Russian meddling impact on 2016 election; Twitter says it banned 106 accounts for creating 700+ vote-by-text tweets   —  Tech companies will take questions from the Senate and House Intel Committees on Wednesday.  —  Take two.
Nov 1, 2017, 1:25 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Tuesday Senate hearing: Google explains delay in cutting RT from ad program; Twitter says ~5% accounts are spam; Facebook says it revealed all known Russian ads   —  A live look at the Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on Russian election interference.  —  Facebook, Google and Twitter …
Oct 31, 2017, 3:58 PMIn context
Recode:
Sources: Facebook, Google, Twitter to tell Congress that Russian election meddling wider than reported; source says 126M Facebook users may have seen content   —  Read early testimony from Facebook, Google and Twitter before they appear at hearings on Capitol Hill this week.
Oct 30, 2017, 6:48 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Regina Dugan, head of Facebook's Building 8 hardware lab, announces she's leaving the firm within next “several months” after joining 18 months ago   —  Dugan is departing after just 18 months to “lead a new endeavor.”  —  Regina Dugan, the head of Facebook's secretive hardware …
Oct 17, 2017, 1:43 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
LinkedIn says it will start testing video ads that will autoplay without sound   —  Better late than never.  —  LinkedIn came up with a new way to make money — it's going to sell video advertising.  —  The professional network, which is now owned by Microsoft, is finally pushing into video ads.
Oct 13, 2017, 11:20 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Twitter says it has reversed its decision to block Rep. Blackburn's Senate campaign video ad, which included “inflammatory” content, will refine its policies   —  Twitter blocked the ad on Monday.  On Tuesday, it changed its mind.  —  On Monday, Twitter blocked a campaign video ad …
Oct 10, 2017, 7:50 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Profile of Alex Stamos, Facebook's chief security officer who, sources say, is leading the internal investigation into Russian meddling   —  How much did Russia use Facebook during the campaign?  Stamos is trying to find out.  —  Less than 24 hours after Donald Trump was elected president …
Oct 3, 2017, 1:30 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Twitter adds a second former Google executive to its board, Patrick Pichette, who served as Google's CFO from 2008 until summer of 2015   —  Hugh Johnston, Pepsi's CFO, is leaving Twitter's board.  —  Twitter has added another longtime Google executive to its board of directors: Patrick Pichette …
Sep 19, 2017, 5:35 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Former Facebook and Snap ad exec Sriram Krishnan announces he is joining Twitter as senior director of product   —  Krishnan, who previously worked on ad tech, is trying something new.  —  Twitter has hired Sriram Krishnan, a former ad tech executive from Facebook and Snap, but he won't be working on ads.
Sep 18, 2017, 9:25 PMIn context

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