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Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Source: Facebook General Counsel Colin Stretch, who said he was leaving in July, will now stay until mid-2019 or longer to help with multiple ongoing crises   —  General Counsel Colin Stretch said in July that he was leaving.  Now he's staying into 2019.  —  Facebook's top lawyer …
Nov 15, 2018, 2:22 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Sources: Imran Khan, formerly second-in-command at Snap, is working on a new e-commerce startup due to launch next year   —  Khan plans to launch a new shopping platform in 2019.  —  Imran Khan, who spent the past four years as the top business executive at Snapchat's parent company, Snap …
Nov 12, 2018, 9:20 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
A look at HQ Trivia as it deals with its app's fading popularity, races to publish its next game, and has its new CEO facing an HR complaint from an HQ employee   —  A boardroom battle and more alleged management issues have raised new questions about HQ's future.  —  HQ could use another win.
Nov 4, 2018, 7:50 PMIn context
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

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