Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Netflix is creating a movie starring Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o, thanks mostly to Twitter

Netflix is about to make all of our dreams come true. It’s turning into a reality what started as a...

Twitter brings on a new lead for its live video business

Another new hire for Twitter was announced today, but this one is tied more closely to its big push into...

Facebook’s content moderation rules dubbed “alarming” by child safety charity

The Guardian has published details of Facebook’s content moderation guidelines covering controversial issues such as violence, hate speech and self-harm culled...

TechCrunch to host a startup competition with Facebook in Nairobi

TechCrunch is hosting its first startup competition in Sub-Saharan Africa. We’ve wanted to bring TechCrunch to Africa for a...

Facebook takes on Twitch with new live-streaming deal for esports

In addition to Facebook’s announcement of a new partnership with the MLB to live stream a number of regular...

Twitter is down for some users

Twitter seems to be having some technical difficulties this morning, with the network going down for some folks. Down Detector’s...

Twitter says Vine users’ emails and phone numbers were exposed for a day, but...

Twitter is alerting Vine users of a bug that exposed their email addresses and, in some cases, phone numbers to...

Facebook Messenger debuts a new look focused on improving navigation

Facebook Messenger is getting a new look. No, it’s not getting rid of its Stories feature, Messenger Day, but...

Facebook fined $122M in Europe over misleading WhatsApp filing

Facebook’s 2014 acquisition of messaging app WhatsApp cost $19 billion when it was announced. Now the price tag has been bumped...

Facebook, Messenger and Instagram unite with cross-app notifications

Facebook’s family of apps are moving in together. Facebook, Messenger and Instagram are each testing a feature that shows...

Samsung

Daydream VR support is coming to Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and S8...

Onstage at Google I/O, VR Head Clay Bavor announced that Daydream support for the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus...

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