Tag "Facebook"

Twitter to add a way to ‘memorialize’ accounts for deceased users before removing inactive ones

November 28, 2019 0

Twitter has changed its tune regarding inactive accounts after receiving a lot of user feedback: It will now be developing a way to “memorialize” user

Facebook buys VR studio behind Beat Saber

November 27, 2019 0

Virtual reality doesn’t have many hit games yet, but Facebook is buying the studio behind one of the platform’s biggest titles. Facebook announced today that

The herd sours on unprofitable unicorns again

November 26, 2019 0

David Friend Contributor David Friend is the CEO of cloud storage company Wasabi, and co-founder of cyber security company Carbonite, recently bought for $1.4 billion.

Inside the Instagram AI that fills Explore with fresh, juicy content

November 26, 2019 0

Instagram has posted an article describing the behind-the-scenes machinery that fills the Explore tab in Instagram with new, interesting stuff every time you open it.

India’s financial services firm Paytm raises $1B

November 25, 2019 0

Paytm said on Monday it has raised $1 billion in a new financing round as the Noida-headquartered firm, which once dominated the local mobile payments

Facebook prototypes Favorites for close friends microsharing

November 23, 2019 0

Facebook is building its own version of Instagram Close Friends, the company confirms to TechCrunch. There are a lot people that don’t share on Facebook

Facebook’s latest experiment is a meme creation app, Whale

November 20, 2019 0

Facebook’s NPE Team, a division inside the social networking giant that will build experimental consumer-facing social apps, has now added a third app to its

Facebook’s Libra code chugs along ignoring regulatory deadlock

November 16, 2019 0

“5 months and growing strong” the Libra Association announced today in a post about its technical infrastructure that completely omits the fierce regulatory backlash to

Facebook quietly built “Popular Photos”, an in-app Instagram

November 15, 2019 0

Facebook is copying Instagram while simultaneously invading its acquisition with branding and links back to the mothership. TechCrunch has spotted Facebook testing a feature called

This ride-hailing PR pitch shows platforms and digital campaign ‘dark arts’ want democracy to be pay to play

November 15, 2019 0

A UK PR firm pitching to run an account for Ola has proposed running a campaign to politicize ride-hailing as a tactic to shift regulations