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Robert McMillan / Wired:
Ello becomes a Public Benefit Corp., prohibited by charter from using ads or selling user data   —  ‘Facebook Killer’ Ello Hatches Plan to Stay Ad-Free Forever  —  Upstart social network Ello took the internet by storm this past month, and a big part of its appeal lies with a promise that …
Oct 23, 2014, 8:10 PMIn context
Robert McMillan / Wired:
Facebook and Yahoo develop RRVS, a new standard for securing recycled email addresses   —  Facebook and Yahoo Find a New Way to Save the Web's Lost Email Addresses  —  When Yahoo proposed a plan to reuse mothballed email addresses, a lot of people didn't like it.
Oct 23, 2014, 7:15 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Q&A With Facebook's Josh Miller On Why His Rooms App Isn't Anonymous, It's The Early Web Reborn   —  Is Rooms the anonymous Facebook app people were expecting?  “No. Unequivocally No...because you cannot be anonymous in our app,” Josh Miller tells me.  The Branch founder turned Facebook product manager's …
Oct 23, 2014, 3:45 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook Launches Pseudonymous App “Rooms” That Lets You Create Forums About Any Topic   —  It's not quite anonymous, but forums standalone app Rooms is Facebook's first product that allows you to ditch your real name.  Rooms lets you set up a mobile-only in-app discussion space about any topic …
Oct 23, 2014, 1:11 PMIn context
Marcus Wohlsen / Wired:
Mark Zuckerberg gives 30-minute public interview in Chinese at Tsinghua University   —  Mark Zuckerberg Speaks Mandarin, Blows Everyone's Mind  —  Think you're too busy to learn another language?  Well, you're not the CEO of a $205 billion company, and apparently, even this rather demanding …
Oct 22, 2014, 8:15 PMIn context
Businessweek:
Mark Zuckerberg appointed to China's Tsinghua University board   —  As Facebook Eyes China, Zuckerberg Makes Ties With Chinese Business School  —  In its quest to dominate the social media industry worldwide, Facebook (FB) has long hankered after China, where the company been been banned since 2009.
Oct 22, 2014, 8:10 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Facebook Sues Lawyers of Discredited “Co-Founder” Paul Ceglia   —  Facebook and CEO Mark Zuckerberg sued a handful of lawyers who represented Paul Ceglia in a 2010 case in which Ceglia claimed he was entitled to 84 percent ownership of the social network.  —  Ceglia's claim was dismissed earlier …
Oct 20, 2014, 2:35 PMIn context
Kevin Roose / New York Magazine:
Marc Andreessen on the evolution of Silicon Valley and technology's impact on the economy   —  Marc Andreessen on Why Optimism Is Always the Safest Bet  —  The Netscape creator turned Silicon Valley sage on why optimism is always the safest bet.  —  It's not hard to coax an opinion out of Marc Andreessen.
Oct 20, 2014, 12:05 AMIn context
Chris Hamby / BuzzFeed:
Facebook Rebukes DEA For Impersonating Woman Online   —  After BuzzFeed News revealed that the Drug Enforcement Administration had created a phony Facebook page using a real woman's name — without her knowledge — the company has told the agency it committed a “serious breach” of Facebook's terms of service.
Oct 18, 2014, 7:20 PMIn context
Jeff Bercovici / Forbes:
Inside Pinterest: The Coming Ad Colossus That Could Dwarf Twitter And Facebook   —  The Cannes Lions advertising festival has become as big among the Madison Avenue crowd as the Riviera town's iconic film event is for Hollywood.  So as Steve Stoute nursed a drink with a friend …
Oct 18, 2014, 8:45 AMIn context

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