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Nick Statt / The Verge:
WhatsApp group calling for voice and video, announced at F8, now live globally on iOS and Android, with end-to-end encryption and support for up to four users   —  Up to four people can chat simultaneously  —  Back at Facebook's F8 developer conference in May, WhatsApp announced …
Jul 30, 2018, 7:45 PMIn context
The Verge:
Twitter begins locking accounts that impersonate celebs like Elon Musk or Bill Gates to help combat cryptocurrency giveaway scams using their names   —  To combat cryptocurrency scammers dropping deceptive links in Musk's replies  —  Twitter has implemented a new method for combating cryptocurrency scammers …
Jul 25, 2018, 6:15 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Steam is rolling out Steam Chat, with new text and voice features to compete with gaming chat app Discord, to all users   —  In a bid to keep Discord from dominating the social space around PC gaming  —  Steam has begun rolling out its new text and voice features, as well as its updated friends list, to all users beginning today.
Jul 24, 2018, 6:20 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Washington AG says Facebook signed legal agreement to change ad platform so third parties can't discriminate based on ethnicity, religion, or sexual orientation   —  The agreement with Washington state forces Facebook to make nationwide changes  —  Facebook has signed a new …
Jul 24, 2018, 4:40 PMIn context
The Verge:
Uber and Lyft driver in St. Louis has live-streamed hundreds of rides on Twitch without passenger consent; Uber and Lyft say the practice is legal in Missouri   —  It's legal  —  An Uber and Lyft driver in St. Louis, Missouri has given around 700 rides since March 2018 …
Jul 21, 2018, 2:35 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
A reporter posing as a Dublin Facebook moderator found that pages from far-right groups face looser content standards; Facebook vows to improve its training   —  A new documentary details how third-party Facebook moderators ignore the company's rules  —  An investigative journalist …
Jul 17, 2018, 7:00 PMIn context
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Jul 9, 2018, 10:35 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Niantic Labs, which helped develop Pokémon Go, says it will open the underlying AR platform, called Real World Engine, to third-party developers   —  Niantic Labs, the San Francisco-based game developer responsible for creating the massively successful augmented reality game Pokémon Go …
Jun 28, 2018, 1:15 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
T-Mobile unveils FamilyMode, a $10/month subscription plan and HomeBase, a $100 base station, to let parents monitor and manage their kids' internet usage   —  Even on a home Wi-Fi network  —  T-Mobile is launching a new subscription plan today as an add-on for subscribers to its T-Mobile …
Jun 25, 2018, 4:35 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Epic Games says Fortnite now has 125M registered players under a year after launch; last week, Epic investor Tencent said 40M play the game once a month or more   —  That's a lot  —  Developer Epic Games announced today that Fortnite has grown to 125 million registered players in less than a year.
Jun 13, 2018, 12:55 PMIn context

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