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Casey Newton / The Verge:
Facebook adds critics' reviews to select restaurant pages in a pilot with seven publications including Bon Appetit, Conde Nast Traveler, and Eater   —  Facebook begins adding critics' reviews to restaurant pages  —  Two weeks after starting to host news articles on its servers …
May 26, 2015, 1:10 PMIn context
Bloomberg Business:
Snapchat claims 60% of smartphone owners age 13-34 in the US are active users, says they watch 2B videos a day on the service   —  Evan Spiegel Reveals Plan to Turn Snapchat Into a Real Business … Evan Spiegel begins a conversation in the offices of his startup, Snapchat …
May 26, 2015, 9:15 AMIn context
Dan Levine / Reuters:
Oculus founder Palmer Lucky sued by former employer Total Recall Technologies for allegedly using confidential info from 2011-2012 job to build Oculus Rift   —  Founder of Facebook's Oculus hit with lawsuit  —  The founder of virtual reality glasses maker Oculus VR Inc …
May 22, 2015, 11:30 PMIn context
Sarah Frier / Bloomberg Business:
Twitter lacks size and ad tracking technology necessary to reverse sales slowdown, which was in part due to a lack of demand for its results-focused pricing   —  Twitter Hand-Holding for Clients No Defense for Growth Slowdown  —  Twitter Inc.'s ad team will do just about anything to win …
May 21, 2015, 3:00 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook Messenger for iOS and Android will display biographical info of non-friends sending messages, like job title and location, in US, UK, France, and India   —  Facebook Messenger Eyes Non-Friend Conversations With Chat ID  —  Is that a message from some rando, a spammer, or the nice guy you met yesterday?
May 21, 2015, 2:25 PMIn context
Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
Facebook acqu-hires and shuts down payment startup Tugboat Yards   —  Facebook has acqu-hired Tugboat Yards, a startup with a tool that publishers and other groups could use to let fans make contributions in exchange for subscriptions and other services.  —  The Tugboat Yards service …
May 20, 2015, 10:55 AMIn context
Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
Facebook expands free Messenger video calling to almost every country   —  Facebook has rolled out video calling on its Messenger app to more countries around the world, following the introduction of the feature in 18 countries last month.  —  “We're happy to share we've now rolled …
May 19, 2015, 11:30 PMIn context
Bloomberg Business:
Sources: Google to unveil new photo service, independent of Google+, at I/O later this month   —  Google Is Close to Unveiling New Web Photo Service  —  Google Inc. is set to reveal an online picture sharing and storage service that will no longer be part of the Google+ social network, people familiar with the plans said.
May 19, 2015, 7:45 PMIn context
AccessNow:
Advocacy organizations from 31 countries say Facebook's Internet.org violates net neutrality, security, privacy, and threatens freedom of expression   —  Open Letter to Mark Zuckerberg Regarding Internet.org, Net Neutrality, Privacy, and Security  —  We, the undersigned …
May 19, 2015, 5:00 AMIn context
Tom Dotan / The Information:
Facebook is in active talks with game developers about games for Messenger app platform   —  With Messenger Apps Sluggish, Facebook Eyeing Games  —  The first suite of apps that Facebook announced for Messenger were all for lightweight communication: sending people emojis, sound clips, gifs and the like.
May 18, 2015, 11:40 AMIn context

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