Street Fight Daily: Facebook Tweaks Algorithm, Airbnb Shuffles Amid IPO Speculation

by Steven Jacobs
A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology Facebook Updates Its Algorithm (Yet) Again (GigaOm) The company wants to make the posts that appear in your feed more relevant based on the context of “when.” That way, you’re not seeing your friends statuses about the Emmys days after they’re over, or coming across news articles t ...Read the full article

  • Airbnb Finance Chief Swain Departs Amid IPO Speculation - 7 readers, 6 Tweets - Airbnb Inc., the Web startup that operates a short-term home rental service for travelers, said Chief Financial Officer Andrew Swain has left the company and no replacement has been named.

  • Uber banks on world domination - 8 readers, 113 Tweets - The car-hire company's growth strategy involves financing drivers with someone else's money.

  • Why Apple Pay Could Be Huge -- And It's Not What You Think - 12 readers, 151 Tweets - Forget the Apple Watch and iPhone 6. Apple Pay is Apple's next biggest innovation, and Touch ID has the potential to push mobile ad spending over the hump.

  • PayPal Here Arrives On Android Tablets | - 6 readers, 343 Tweets - PayPal Here, the company's dongle-based mobile payments solution, is now available for Android tablets, the company announced this afternoon -- a move that..