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Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Digg CEO Gary Liu leaves to take up CEO role at Alibaba-owned South China Morning Post; Digg's editorial director Anna Dubenko also leaving for a job at the NYT   —  Digg, the former internet sensation, is losing the CEO that has nursed it back to good health.
Nov 24, 2016, 9:00 AM - In context

Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
How Facebook's fake news problem emerged as it emphasized real-time content, with debut of mobile Share button in 2012 and hashtags and Trending in mid-2013   —  As Facebook attempted to capture the fast-moving energy of the news cycle from Twitter, and shied away from policing political content …
Nov 21, 2016, 3:50 PM - In context

Kara Swisher / Recode:
AOL to lay off 500 employees, or 5% of its staff, today in its corporate units; CEO says resources will be shifted to mobile, video, and data offerings   —  There will be more changes next year if the deal to buy Yahoo is completed.  —  AOL will announce layoffs of 5 percent of its staff today …
Nov 17, 2016, 8:20 AM - In context

Michael Nunez / Gizmodo:
Source: Facebook shelved an update that would have identified fake news stories because it would disproportionately affect right-wing news sites   —  It's no secret that Facebook has a fake news problem.  Critics have accused the social network of allowing false and hoax news stories to run rampant …
Nov 14, 2016, 11:47 AM - In context

Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Facebook says “there's so much more we need to do” to stop spread of fake or misleading posts and vows to “keep improving our ability to detect misinformation”   —  Facebook has responded to widespread criticism of how its Newsfeed algorithm disseminates …
Nov 10, 2016, 1:40 PM - In context

Lucia Moses / Digiday:
Condé Nast's Wired Media Group is launching the Emerging Tech Council, a $4K/year membership program for executives who want to stay ahead of tech trends   —  In the quest for new sources of revenue, publishers have been launching subscription programs and events series.
Nov 3, 2016, 10:30 AM - In context

Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed:
Researchers doubt Facebook's algorithm-driven approach to Trending topics can stop fake news, viral lies, and hoaxes amid international expansion   —  The Trending product has repeatedly promoted false news, and experts say it may get worse as the company scales Trending internationally.
Oct 27, 2016, 11:05 AM - In context

Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
Twitter reports Q3 2016 revenue of $616M, beating expectations of $606M, as MAUs increase to 317M from 313M last quarter   —  With Twitter's acquisition hopes essentially dead, the company now seems it's on its own to fend for itself and needs to figure out a way to build a reasonable and profitable business.
Oct 27, 2016, 7:25 AM - In context

Twitter tests not showing usernames in replies and not counting them against character limit   —  #Beyond140 is coming to fruition with the removal of one of the most annoying laws of Twitter.  Some iOS users are now part of a test group that no longer sees a recipients' usernames appear …
Oct 27, 2016, 5:05 AM - In context

Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook plans to show more images and stories with graphic content, including violence and nudity, if they're “newsworthy, significant or of public interest”   —  Facebook will soon display more graphic content including violence and nudity that would normally violate its policies …
Oct 21, 2016, 2:55 PM - In context

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