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Michal Lev-Ram / Fortune:
Facebook says employee bonuses will be based on Zuckerberg's 2019 goals, such as progress on social issues facing the company, rather than growth and engagement   —  Facebook's nearly 36,000 employees are about to be judged on a whole new metric: The company's ability to tackle problems …
Feb 5, 2019, 9:35 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Jan 30, 2019, 6:00 PMIn context
Jonathan Albright:
Right Wing News, one of hundreds of “inauthentic” Facebook Pages removed in October, consistently outperformed Pages like Breitbart and Fox News from 2013-2016   —  The third part of my midterm election-time study looks at granular enforcement and focuses on Facebook's challenges …
Nov 6, 2018, 3:30 PMIn context
Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
A close look at the suit against Facebook on video metrics and a look back at many statements from publishers pivoting to video as Facebook touted the medium   —  “It will probably be all video.”  —  In June 2016, Nicola Mendelsohn, Facebook's VP for Europe, the Middle East and Africa …
Oct 17, 2018, 11:20 PMIn context
Suzanne Vranica / Wall Street Journal:
Advertisers allege in suit that Facebook didn't disclose key video metric error for over a year and that scale of miscalculation was far worse than understood   —  Facebook knew of problems with how it measured viewership of video ads for more than a year before it revealed them in 2016, according to a complaint filed by advertisers.
Oct 17, 2018, 1:45 AMIn context
Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat:
Oculus announces updates to its platform, including a revamped Home with improved avatars and more, and developer-focused Hybrid Apps for porting 2D games   —  This year's Oculus developer conference — Oculus Connect 5 — was chock full of hardware, software, and games announcements …
Sep 26, 2018, 2:15 PMIn context
Jack Nicas / New York Times:
Infowars is now the number one “trending” app on the Google Play store, but its overall audience is likely reduced by Apple, Facebook, and YouTube's actions   —  Just days after Google, Facebook and Apple purged videos and podcasts from the right-wing conspiracy site Infowars from their sites …
Aug 8, 2018, 10:15 PMIn context
CNBC:
Facebook closes down 19% after the disappointing user numbers and revenue growth projections, losing almost $120B in market value in a day   —  - The company missed projections on key metrics after struggling with data leaks and fake news scandals.  — The stock is flirting with bear market territory …
Jul 26, 2018, 5:05 PMIn context
Manish Singh:
Star India's streaming service Hotstar claims it set new global record for a live event by drawing 10M+ concurrent viewers during IPL cricket tournament finals   —  An Indian on-demand streaming service, with fewer than 400 employees, has pulled off a milestone that Silicon Valley companies Facebook …
May 29, 2018, 4:35 AMIn context
Ben Smith / BuzzFeed:
Zuckerberg says Facebook is already ranking news organizations based on trust, will invest billions to fight fake news, remains committed to WhatsApp encryption   —  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Tuesday that the company has already begun to implement a system that ranks news organizations based …
May 1, 2018, 8:25 PMIn context

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