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Rob Bluey / The Daily Signal:
Facebook to Provide ‘Political Bias’ Training for Employees   —  Facebook is adding a training program for its employees to address concerns that the company has a bias against conservatives.  —  Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's chief operating officer, announced the addition of a “political bias” …
Jun 24, 2016, 10:35 PMIn context
Recode:
Facebook hires Kevin Lo, former general manager of Google Fiber, to join its connectivity team   —  Kevin Lo will help Facebook wheel and deal in its efforts to bring more people online.  —  Facebook has brought in Kevin Lo, the former general manager for Google Fiber …
Jun 24, 2016, 7:30 PMIn context
Fitz Tepper / TechCrunch:
Facebook announces future updates to Live at VidCon: ability to go live with face filters from MSQRD, add a friend's stream to a broadcast, and schedule streams   —  Today at VidCon Facebook pre-announced three new big product updates for Facebook Live, their live-streaming platform built into Facebook.
Jun 23, 2016, 5:05 PMIn context
Alyson Shontell / Tech Insider:
Cadre raised $68M over the past year and a half from Peter Thiel, Jack Ma, Yuri Milner, others for its real estate trading platform for high-wealth individuals   —  A few miles east of Manhattan, in Astoria Queens, a suite of residential buildings that house millennials and retail stores was recently purchased for $60 million.
Jun 23, 2016, 3:40 PMIn context
Hadas Gold / Politico:
C-SPAN broadcasts Periscope and Facebook streams after its feed gets cut during US House protest over gun legislation   —  That was definitely not your father's C-SPAN.  —  Wednesday's dramatic protest on the House floor over gun control was a powerful reminder of how dramatically …
Jun 22, 2016, 11:30 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Document lists deals with media firms and celebrities for Facebook Live, totaling $50M+ on nearly 140 contracts; BuzzFeed is highest paid at $3.05M for one year   —  Nearly 140 contracts with video creators total more than $50 million  —  Facebook Inc. is paying an array of media companies …
Jun 21, 2016, 3:10 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Twitter and Vine to support 140 second videos, will share revenue with influential Vine creators   —  Vine is expanding its video limit to 140-seconds.  —  There are a lot of places you can go on your phone to watch videos — Facebook, YouTube and Snapchat are a few popular options.
Jun 21, 2016, 9:30 AMIn context
Tim Peterson / Marketing Land:
Facebook will let Page owners use the interactive Canvas ad format for Page posts   —  Facebook will let Page owners use the interactive Canvas ad format for organic Page posts in a bid to get people to spend more time in the social network.  —  Facebook has a new weapon in its arsenal in the war for people's digital attentions.
Jun 20, 2016, 5:00 PMIn context
Ken Yeung / VentureBeat:
All of Facebook's board of directors, including Peter Thiel, are re-elected, and shareholders vote to issue non-voting Class C shares   —  Facebook today held its annual shareholder meeting, and the group approved the formation of a new class of voting shares that will keep CEO Mark Zuckerberg …
Jun 20, 2016, 3:00 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Tumblr to launch live video on Tuesday with an expanded strategy for real-time content   —  Twitter has Periscope.  Amazon has Twitch.  Google has YouTube's live streaming.  And Facebook has Facebook Live.  Now, Tumblr is getting into live video, too.  The company is preparing to launch …
Jun 20, 2016, 1:30 PMIn context

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