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Samuel Gibbs / The Guardian:
Thai man broadcasts killing his 11-month-old child with Facebook Live; the two clips were taken down after 24 hours, garnering 112K and 258K views respectively   —  Distressing footage of murder of 11-month old in Thailand was accessible to Facebook users for approximately 24 hours before being taken down
Apr 25, 2017, 2:43 PMIn context
Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
Inside Zuckerberg's and Facebook's evolving approach to misinformation and filter bubbles, now that the issues have been more openly acknowledged   —  Mark Zuckerberg now acknowledges the dangerous side of the social revolution he helped to start.  But is the most powerful tool for connection …
Apr 25, 2017, 1:20 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
AV provider Webroot mistakenly flagged Windows system files as malware, bricking millions of managed PCs worldwide; company is working on a fix   —  Windows' system files were flagged as malicious, and Facebook was marked as a phishing site.  —  Tough day for anyone running Webroot antivirus.
Apr 25, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook tests displaying links to fact-checks beside stories inside Related Articles widget   —  Facebook wants you to think about whether a headline is true and see other perspectives on the topic before you even read the article.  In its next step against fake news, Facebook today begins testing …
Apr 25, 2017, 10:05 AMIn context
Madhumita Murgia / Financial Times:
British digital health firm Babylon raises $60M to improve its AI that diagnoses illnesses, sources say at a valuation of over $200M   —  UK tech group says new funding will help its software predict future health problems  —  Read next … British digital healthcare company Babylon …
Apr 25, 2017, 5:25 AMIn context
Pan Yue / China Money Network:
Fortune Capital leads $14M series A in Shanghai-based VR headset maker Shadow Creator to expand internationally   —  Fortune Capital has led a reported RMB100 million (US$14 million) series A round in Shadow Creator, a Shanghai-based visual reality headset device developer.
Apr 24, 2017, 10:30 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Dish's Sling Media debuts SlingStudio, a $999 portable TriCaster competitor that can connect with 10 cameras, optimized for Facebook Live, YouTube live streams   —  Sling Media, the Dish Network subsidiary that brought us the Slingbox, is back — with a product no one expected …
Apr 24, 2017, 3:30 PMIn context
Ainsley Harris / Fast Company:
Inside the demise of Tilt, which raised a total of $67M+, was valued at $375M in 2015, but was recently bought by Airbnb, reportedly for $12M   —  In 2015, social payments company Tilt was worth $375 million.  Less than two years later, it had lost over 95% of its value and was sold for a pittance.
Apr 24, 2017, 5:30 AMIn context
Pan Yue / China Money Network:
Beijing-based SenseTime, which develops facial recognition tech, announces $60M round led by Sailing Capital; company had revealed a $120M round in December   —  Sailing Capital International (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., a RMB-denominated investment and loan fund created under the support …
Apr 22, 2017, 7:05 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Sources: Facebook is offering publishers a monthly sum in exchange for a minimum amount of produced video, to host mid-roll ads   —  The new deals include a mix of both live and produced video commitments.  —  Facebook wants to pay publishers to create more produced video as part of a plan …
Apr 21, 2017, 7:55 PMIn context

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