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Is Facebook dead to Gen Z?

December 13, 2019 0

The writing is on the wall for Facebook — the platform is losing market share, fast, among young users. Edison Research’s Infinite Dial study from

Cryptocurrency’s bad day continues as the SEC blocks Telegram’s $1.7 billion planned token sale

October 13, 2019 0

Cryptocurrency’s bad news day continues to get worse as the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has said it has filed an emergency action and received

Spirable refuels with $7.4M to serve more personalized video ads in the US

September 5, 2019 0

London based adtech startup Spirable has closed a £6M Series A. The round was led by Smedvig Capital, with existing backers Frontline Ventures, Downing Ventures

Facebook rolls out new business tools for Messenger, kills the ‘Discover’ tab

August 29, 2019 0

Facebook today is formally rolling out a new suite of tools for its 40 million active businesses on Messenger, including appointment booking, lead generation, and

Facebook’s human-AI blend for audio transcription is now facing privacy scrutiny in Europe

August 14, 2019 0

Facebook’s lead privacy regulator in Europe is now asking the company for detailed information about the operation of a voice-to-text feature in Facebook’s Messenger app

Facebook to admit ownership of Instagram, WhatsApp in barely visible small-print

August 3, 2019 0

For the first time in more than half a decade, Facebook wants to inform you that it owns Instagram, the hyper-popular rival social networking app

Week in Review: Regulation boogaloo

July 28, 2019 0

Hello, weekenders. This is Week-in-Review, where I give a heavy amount of analysis and/or rambling thoughts on one story while scouring the rest of the

WeChat wants to own tourism

July 3, 2019 0

MyHelsinki is a first stab at intermediating Chinese tourism dollars Rita Liao 9 hours When people travel, they usually have a list of apps installed

SEC expands its war on cryptocurrency companies with a lawsuit against Kik

June 5, 2019 0

The Securities and Exchange Commission has sued Kik Interactive for the $100 million token sale the company announced two years ago. It’s an expansion of

Startups net more than capital with NBA players as investors

June 2, 2019 0

Mary Ann Azevedo Contributor Mary Ann Azevedo covers startups and tech at Crunchbase News. More posts by this contributor As Amex scoops up Resy, a

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