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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
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Mike Volpi talks about Index Ventures' investment strategy that led to six $1B+ exits for its startups this year, investments in Europe, fintech, and more   —  Index Ventures is quietly encroaching on the top tier of American investors.  Here are five questions with them.
Aug 6, 2018, 1:05 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
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
The CEO of Nextdoor, Nirav Tolia, plans to step down from his role after almost eight years, emailing employees that he will take an “active” chairman role   —  Tolia is looking for his own replacement, but the move raises a number of questions for Nextdoor.
Jul 25, 2018, 3:30 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Sources: freelancing startup Upwork has confidentially filed to go public   —  Everyday people can now share in the stock market gains (and the losses, too!) of Silicon Valley companies.  —  Startups that have long grown as private companies are sprinting to the booming, safe stock market of 2018 — and now it's Upwork's turn.
Jul 24, 2018, 5:40 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
WhatsApp to test limiting the forwarding of messages to 20 chats globally and 5 chats in India in a bid to stop the spread of fake news   —  The social messaging service has been blamed for its role in spreading dangerous and inaccurate information.  —  Facebook-owned WhatsApp is making changes …
Jul 20, 2018, 12:18 AMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Mark Zuckerberg clarifies his comments about Holocaust deniers on Facebook: “I absolutely didn't intend to defend the intent of people who deny that”   —  The Facebook founder has attracted controversy for how the social network deals with content that is offensive to many, such as Holocaust denying.
Jul 18, 2018, 5:20 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Q&A with Mark Zuckerberg about Russia, fake news, InfoWars, Myanmar, and why he thinks Facebook shouldn't take down posts that deny the Holocaust   —  Everything was on the table — and after Facebook's wildest year yet, that's a really big table.  —  I had not done a formal interview …
Jul 18, 2018, 12:08 PMIn context

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