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TikTok’s rivals in India struggle to cash in on its ban

August 29, 2020 0

Scores of startups have launched short video apps in recent months Manish Singh 1 day For years, India has served as the largest open battleground

LA gets a big SAAS exit as Fastly nabs the Culver City-based Signal Sciences for $775M

August 27, 2020 0

Los Angeles was always more than a one industry town, even when it comes to technology startups, but media and entertainment (and social networking) were

Facebook trails expanding portability tools ahead of FTC hearing

August 21, 2020 0

Facebook is considering expanding the types of data its users are able to port directly to alternative platforms. In comments on portability sent to US

Further delay to GDPR enforcement of 2018 Twitter breach

August 20, 2020 0

Twitter users have to wait to longer to find out what penalties, if any, the platform faces under the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation

As it adds Jeremy Milken to the partnership, Watertower Ventures nears $50 million close for its new fund

August 17, 2020 0

Derek Norton and Jeremy Milken have known each other for twenty years. Over their longtime personal and professional relationship, the two Los Angeles-based serial entrepreneurs

Indian lawmakers accuse Facebook of political bias

August 17, 2020 0

Facebook is facing heat in India, its biggest market by users, over a report that claimed the company compromised its hate speech policy to favor

Facebook tests TikTok-style video format on its main app in India

August 16, 2020 0

Facebook is going all-in on short-form videos. After flirting with the idea in Lasso, a TikTok-clone it tested in select markets, and adding a similar

Warner Music acquires IMGN, a social media publishing platform, for under $100M

August 16, 2020 0

It’s a whole new playing field these days for music labels and publishers, and today one of the biggies made an acquisition to help it sharpen

Facebook launches support for paid online events

August 15, 2020 0

Businesses will now be able to monetize online events on Facebook, thanks to a new feature that the social network is launching in the United

Facebook pushes back against Apple’s App Store fees

August 15, 2020 0

Facebook joined the growing ranks of companies publicly complaining about the 30% fee that Apple collects on payments made through its App Store. Those complaints