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2d | Jan 26, 2021, 5:20:35 PM
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2d | Jan 26, 2021, 2:20:22 PM
Facebook’s secret settlement on Cambridge Analytica gags UK data watchdog
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Remember the app audit Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg promised to carry out a little under three years ago at the height of the Cambridge Analytica scandal? Actually the tech giant is very keen that you don’t. The UK’s information commissioner just told a parliamentary subcommittee on online harms and disinformation that a secret arrangement between […]
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Facebook’s secret settlement on Cambridge Analytica gags UK data watchdog – TechCrunch
Remember the app audit Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg promised to carry out a little under three years ago at the height of the Cambridge Analytica scandal? Actually the tech giant is very keen that you don’t. The UK’s information commissioner just told a parliamentary subcommittee on…
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2d | Jan 26, 2021, 1:20:19 PM
Twitter acquires newsletter platform Revue
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Twitter is getting into the newsletter business. The social media company is announcing that it has acquired Revue, a Dutch startup that allows users to publish and monetize email newsletters. While Revue hasn’t driven the same wave of “is this the future of media?” think pieces as Substack, it counts major publishers like Vox Media […]
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Twitter acquires newsletter platform Revue – TechCrunch
Twitter is getting into the newsletter business. The social media company is announcing that it has acquired Revue, a Dutch startup that allows users to publish and monetize email newsletters. While Revue hasn’t driven the same wave of “is this the future of media?” think pieces a…
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techie
2d | Jan 25, 2021, 11:20:18 PM
Daily Crunch: Twitter unveils Birdwatch
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Twitter pilots a new tool to fight disinformation, Apple brings celebrity-guided walks to the Apple Watch and Clubhouses raises funding. This is your Daily Crunch for January 25, 2021. The big story: Twitter unveils Birdwatch Twitter launched a new product today that it says will offer “a community-based approach to misinformation.” With Birdwatch, users will […]
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Twitter unveils Birdwatch – TechCrunch
Twitter pilots a new tool to fight disinformation, Apple brings celebrity-guided walks to the Apple Watch and Clubhouses raises funding. This is your Daily Crunch for January 25, 2021. The big story: Twitter unveils Birdwatch Twitter launched a new product today that it says will offer “a com…
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techie
2d | Jan 25, 2021, 7:21:27 PM
Twitter’s Birdwatch fights misinformation with community notes
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Twitter is launching what it calls “a community-based approach to misinformation.” The Birdwatch project first came to light last fall thanks to product sleuth Jane Manchun Wong. Now Twitter has launched a pilot version via the Birdwatch website. The goal, as explained in a blog post by Twitter’s Vice President of Product Keith Coleman, is […]
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Twitter’s Birdwatch fights misinformation with community notes – TechCrunch
Twitter is launching what it calls “a community-based approach to misinformation.” The Birdwatch project first came to light last fall thanks to product sleuth Jane Manchun Wong. Now Twitter has launched a pilot version via the Birdwatch website. The goal, as explained in a blog post by…
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3d | Jan 25, 2021, 11:20:14 AM
Virtual social network IMVU raises $35M from China’s NetEase and others
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The line between social networking and gaming is increasingly blurring, and internet incumbents are taking notice. NetEase, the second-largest gaming company in China behind Tencent, is among a group of investors who just backed IMVU, an avatar-focused social network operating out of California. Menlo Park-based Structural Capital among other institutions also joined in the strategic […]
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Virtual social network IMVU raises $35M from China’s NetEase and others – TechCrunch
The line between social networking and gaming is increasingly blurring, and internet incumbents are taking notice. NetEase, the second-largest gaming company in China behind Tencent, is among a group of investors who just backed IMVU, an avatar-focused social network operating out of California. Me…
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techie
6d | Jan 22, 2021, 6:20:33 PM
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6d | Jan 21, 2021, 10:20:17 PM
YouTube launches hashtag landing pages to all users
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YouTube is embracing the hashtag. The company has been quietly working on a new feature that allows users to better discover content using hashtags — either by clicking on a hashtag on YouTube or by typing in a hashtag link directly. Before, these actions would return a mix of content related to the hashtag, but […]
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YouTube launches hashtag landing pages to all users – TechCrunch
YouTube is embracing the hashtag. The company has been quietly working on a new feature that allows users to better discover content using hashtags — either by clicking on a hashtag on YouTube or by typing in a hashtag link directly. Before, these actions would return a mix of content related…
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techie
7d | Jan 21, 2021, 6:20:19 PM
Facebook’s Oversight Board will review the decision to suspend Trump
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Facebook announced Thursday that its newly-established external policy review group will take on one of the company’s most consequential acts: the decision to suspend former President Trump. On January 7, Facebook suspended Trump’s account indefinitely. That decision followed the president’s actions the day prior, when he incited a violent mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol, […]
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Facebook’s Oversight Board will review the decision to suspend Trump – TechCrunch
Facebook announced Thursday that its newly established external policy review group will take on one of the company’s most consequential acts: The decision to suspend former President Trump. On January 7, Facebook suspended Trump’s account indefinitely. That decision followed the presid…
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