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Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook updates a March blog post to say it stored passwords of millions of Instagram users in plain text, not tens of thousands as first announced   —  This number is much, much bigger than Facebook originally shared.  —  On the same morning Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report …
Apr 18, 2019, 2:57 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
As Twitter experiments with some metrics to improve the health of conversations, privacy issues have delayed partnerships with the outside researchers   —  Twitter wants to limit snark and get “healthy.”  So far, it's gone nowhere.  —  There are few things the internet loves more than a vicious Twitter dunk.
Mar 8, 2019, 3:00 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Jack Dorsey and Kara Swisher's live Twitter interview could have been a great conversation, but Twitter's live chat limitations made it hard to follow   —  Kara Swisher's live-tweeted interview with Jack Dorsey highlighted some of Twitter's product issues.  —  Twitter wants to be the place …
Feb 12, 2019, 8:10 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook says it has restructured its “youth team” of 100+, will increase its investment in Messenger Kids, and that the meme app LOL will be shuttered   —  Facebook is restructuring its “youth team,” shutting down its new teen meme app LOL, and doubling down on Messenger Kids.
Feb 7, 2019, 5:25 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Apple says it's banning Facebook's research app that collects users' personal information   —  Facebook will stop its “market research” program that was paying users in exchange for their mobile data.  —  Facebook is at the center of another privacy scandal — and this time it hasn't just angered users.
Jan 30, 2019, 9:25 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Zuckerberg's WSJ op-ed and rumored push to unify messaging infrastructure across Facebook's apps may be signs of company's increased concern about regulation   —  It sure feels like regulation is coming for Facebook.  —  The threat of government regulation has been looming over Facebook …
Jan 26, 2019, 3:25 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Starting in February, Twitter will stream the second half of some NBA games, with the camera's focus on an individual player picked by users   —  Twitter cut a streaming deal with the NBA to show you individual players, not full games.  —  Twitter doesn't stream NBA games …
Jan 9, 2019, 1:10 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook says it has taken down 425 Pages and 150 more Facebook and Instagram accounts linked to the Myanmar military for posting anti-Rohingya messages   —  The accounts were sharing “anti-Rohingya messages” — the same kind of messages that have played into a broader genocide in Myanmar.
Dec 18, 2018, 8:40 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Snap's hardware unit, SnapLab, gets its third new boss in six months as Sahil Sharma, VP of hardware development who joined in July, departs   —  Snap's hardware team has seen a lot of changes this year.  —  Snap's secretive hardware unit, SnapLab — the team responsible for its Spectacles photo …
Dec 18, 2018, 3:00 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook says its Clear History feature, which was announced at F8 2018, is taking longer than expected and should be ready for testing by spring 2019   —  “It's taking longer than we initially had thought.”  —  Back in May, at the height of Facebook's Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal …
Dec 17, 2018, 12:25 PMIn context

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