An Instagram bug has been preventing users from disabling their accounts for months

An Instagram bug has been preventing users from disabling their accounts for months

A number of Instagram users have found they’re no longer able to temporarily disable their accounts – a feature, similar to Facebook’s, that allows you to take a break from the social… more

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April 23, 2017

The NYT brings its news – and a mini crossword – to Snapchat Discover

The NYT brings its news – and a mini crossword – to Snapchat Discover

The New York Times announced today it’s joining Snapchat Discover – the feature in Snapchat which includes updates and news from a variety of media publications. The paper’s “daily… more

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April 23, 2017

Every feed app should steal Pinterest’s “More Like This” button

Every feed app should steal Pinterest’s “More Like This” button

‬This is the best new social app feature in a long time. Twitter should copy it. Instagram should copy it. Facebook probably already is copying it.

I’m talking about Pinterest’s “Instant… more

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April 23, 2017

How to make Twitter profitable

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April 21, 2017

Q&A app Quora valued around $1.8 billion in $85 million fundraise

Q&A app Quora valued around $1.8 billion in $85 million fundraise

Quora just became the unicorn of subjective human knowledge. After eight years carefully cultivating an intelligent question and answer community, it’s just raised an $85 million Series D round… more

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April 20, 2017

Machine intelligence is the future of monetization for Facebook

Machine intelligence is the future of monetization for Facebook

Money.

That was effectively the only conversation missing from Facebook’s F8 conference — an event that even made time for a progress update on a moonshot project that… more

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April 20, 2017

The augmented reality gold rush is afoot

The augmented reality gold rush is afoot

Who will be the Pixar of AR? Someone oughta be rounding up Hollywood special effects engineers and animated character designers to build an augmented reality content… more

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April 20, 2017

Crunch Report | Google Home Gets More Personal

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You are about to activate our Facebook Messenger news bot. Once subscribed, the bot will send you a digest of trending stories once a day. You can also customize the types of stories it… more

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April 20, 2017

Pinterest’s Tim Kendall will talk the future of advertising at Disrupt NY 2017

Pinterest’s Tim Kendall will talk the future of advertising at Disrupt NY 2017

Snap has finally gone public and it’s worth more than $20 billion. Facebook continues to be an advertising behemoth. Google still owns the search ad universe. So is there room for another —… more

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April 19, 2017

FTC tells ‘influencers’ to quit trying to hide the fact that they’re shilling for brands

FTC tells ‘influencers’ to quit trying to hide the fact that they’re shilling for brands

The Federal Trade Commission has put dozens of so-called influencers on notice for failing to adequately document the fact that their Instagram and such like posts are in fact thinly veiled ads… more

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April 19, 2017