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Jay Peters / The Verge:
Jeff Bezos says he is launching the Bezos Earth Fund to fight climate change and committing $10B “to start”, with first grants slated to be issued this summer   —  The Bezos Earth Fund will begin issuing grants this summer  —  Today, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced …
Feb 17, 2020, 1:47 PMIn context
Katie Notopoulos / BuzzFeed News:
Facebook allowing sponsored content for political campaigns on Instagram with little oversight muddies the waters, as #sponsored labels are often hard to spot   —  This week, Instagram meme accounts like @fuckjerry and @tank.sinatra posted sponsored ads for former New York mayor Michael …
Feb 17, 2020, 10:25 AMIn context
Matt Drange / Protocol:
Gun sales continue on Facebook and Instagram after 2016 ban as sellers keep finding workarounds that evade Facebook's algorithm   —  Basic workarounds remain popular, underscoring larger challenges for the company.  —  In early 2016, Facebook took a political stand unlike any it had before …
Feb 14, 2020, 8:10 PMIn context
Sahil Patel / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Instagram is considering increased funding of up to seven figures for multiple shows on IGTV, as it tests an ad product and a revenue-sharing program   —  The Facebook-owned company looks to pay more for videos on its IGTV app, though no formal funding program is in place
Feb 13, 2020, 5:45 PMIn context
Taylor Lorenz / New York Times:
The Bloomberg campaign is working with Meme 2020, whose lead strategist is the CEO of Jerry Media, to create sponsored posts on influential Instagram accounts   —  A campaign of sponsored content for the candidate flourished suddenly on Instagram.  A new outfit, called Meme 2020, is behind it.
Feb 13, 2020, 11:30 AMIn context
Mia Sato / Input:
How teens are using Instagram to create eBay-like thrift shops, with the Story highlight area as a FAQ page, and comments for bidding   —  Carly Shipman, who hails from the suburbs of Chicago, lives the typical life of a high schooler.  She goes to class every day, then to track practice in the afternoon.
Feb 13, 2020, 6:10 AMIn context
Jay Peters / The Verge:
A group calling itself OurMine briefly compromised Facebook's Twitter and Instagram accounts, seemingly via a third-party service called Khoros   —  OurMine is taking credit for the hacks  —  Several of Facebook's Twitter and Instagram accounts were hijacked this evening …
Feb 7, 2020, 7:23 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Instagram has internally prototyped an Instagram Partner Program that will let IGTV creators earn money by inserting ads in their videos   —  Instagram may finally let IGTV video makers earn money 18 months after launching the longer-form content hub.  Instagram confirms to TechCrunch …
Feb 7, 2020, 7:15 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Instagram generated ~$20B in advertising revenue in 2019, making up more than a quarter of Facebook's revenue   —  - Unit brought in about $20 billion in 2019, people familiar say  — Photo-sharing app has gained in importance since 2012 purchase
Feb 4, 2020, 3:15 PMIn context
Jesselyn Cook / HuffPost:
Instagram's search remains a haven of vaccine misinformation, a year after Facebook said it wouldn't show such content on Instagram Explore or hashtag pages   —  By promoting anti-vax misinformation, the platform legitimizes distrust in vaccines.  —  It's been almost a year since Instagram pledged …
Feb 3, 2020, 3:10 PMIn context

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