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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
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook Analytics app launches for iOS and Android to help businesses track key metrics across their apps, websites, bots, and event source groups   —  Facebook wants to prove it can earn businesses money, not just build their social media audience.  This morning, just before its big F8 conference …
May 1, 2018, 11:35 AMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Facebook gets accreditation from Media Rating Council for first of three audits it committed to, validating ad impressions on Facebook News Feed and Instagram   —  The Media Ratings Council (MRC,) which has for decades acted as the de facto watchdog for the media and advertising industries …
Apr 5, 2018, 2:10 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook hasn't figured out how to measure “meaningful social interactions” after big News Feed update, wants to build section inside Watch tab for news video   —  “The metric is definitely evolving.”  —  When Facebook made its big News Feed update last month to prioritize posts …
Feb 12, 2018, 11:00 PMIn context
David Meyer / Fortune:
Facebook says ad reach estimates from Adverts Manager are based on how many could see the ad, not an area's population, explaining discrepancy with census data   —  Facebook's advertising metrics have again been called into question, after Pivotal Research Group senior analyst Brian Wieser pointed …
Sep 6, 2017, 7:40 AMIn context
John Lanchester / London Review of Books:
An in-depth critique of Facebook and how its quest for growth and monetization shapes and distorts company's stated mission of simply connecting people   —  At the end of June, Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook had hit a new level: two billion monthly active users.
Sep 5, 2017, 9:35 AMIn context

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