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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Codenamed “Moments”, Facebook Has Built An App For Super-Private Sharing   —  Facebook has failed repeatedly to get us to use complicated lists and privacy settings to share intimate moments with just our closest friends and family.  It's clumsy and confusing doing that with the same composer for blasting News Feed updates to everyone.
Sep 16, 2014, 6:30 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Mail.ru Takes Over 'Russia's Facebook' Vkontake In $1.47B Deal, Settles Durov Suit   —  Some big shareholder shifts at Vkontake, the social network with 92 million monthly active users that's often described as Russia's Facebook and has been embroiled in political controversies that resulted in the ousting of its founder, Pavel Durov.
Sep 16, 2014, 7:05 AMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
500px Co-Founder And Former CEO Ousted From The Startup   —  Toronto's 500px photo portfolio site and marketplace is undergoing some major changes, as co-founder Oleg Gutsol is out from the company he started.  The executive shared the information on Facebook on Monday, saying that he was …
Sep 15, 2014, 9:50 PMIn context
Derrick Harris / Gigaom:
Facebook launches an open source organization and releases new routing tech   —  Facebook is upping the ante in the open source world, announcing on Monday a new open source technology for routing data across server caches, and also a new open organization (along with other big-name companies) to help foster open source efforts.
Sep 15, 2014, 8:55 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Recruitment Trainwreck BranchOut In Talks To Be Acquired, May Sell Mobile Team To Hearst   —  BranchOut's story is a brutal lesson about the risk of derailment when you build on someone else's platform.  After raising $49 million and growing to 33 million users, Facebook changed its viral channels leading BranchOut to starve.
Sep 15, 2014, 6:35 PMIn context
Mathew Ingram / Gigaom:
Facebook is under fire from gay and transgender users who are being forced to use real names   —  There have been multiple reports that Facebook is forcing gay and transgender users to use their legal names instead of their online personas or chosen names, as part of a crackdown on pseudonyms, despite the danger this poses to some users
Sep 14, 2014, 11:55 AMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Mashable:
Russian social network VKontakte starts shutting down accounts that promote ISIS   —  Russia's ‘Facebook’ Cracking Down on ISIS Accounts  —  The Islamic State may soon be running out of social networks  —  When Twitter ramped up its crackdown on several accounts in the wake of the brutal beheading …
Sep 14, 2014, 9:15 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Facebook is trying to lure YouTube's biggest content creators, discussing advertising   —  Facebook Tries to Muscle In on YouTube  —  Social Network Makes a Pitch to Lure Content Creators, Discusses How Ads Might Be Used  —  In what may be another signal that Facebook Inc. wants to take on YouTube …
Sep 12, 2014, 1:25 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / BuzzFeed:
About 1000 New York Uber drivers plan to strike on Monday over fares and working conditions   —  Uber Drivers “Strike” — And Switch To Lyft — Over Fares And Conditions  —  Testing the labor market.  “Uber is not doing anything — it's only an application on our phones.”  —  Facebook: uberdriversnetwork
Sep 12, 2014, 9:00 AMIn context
Max Eulenstein / Facebook:
Facebook will now show better News Feed ads using data users report on why they hid ads   —  News Feed FYI: Listening to People's Feedback to Show Better Ads  —  Every day, there are millions of ads that are eligible to be shown in News Feed from more than 1.5 million active advertisers on Facebook …
Sep 11, 2014, 3:35 PMIn context

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