Re/Code

  • Snapchat Ads API Goes Live (Report)

    … The ads application-programming interface Snapchat announced in June became a reality last weekend. Kurt Wagner of Re/code reported that the Snapchat ads API rolled out over this past weekend, enabling Snapchat Ads Partners to sell ad inventory via automated bidding platforms and algorithms. Snapchat had not yet responded to a request…

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  • Facebook Acquires Nascent Objects

    … the acquisition to Kurt Wagner of Re/code, saying that Elmieh and “other key members” of Nascent Objects were joining the company. Facebook’s Building 8 group was formed in April to drive advancements in connectivity hardware, and it is led by Regina Dugan, former head of Google’s advanced technology and projects group. Dugan shared the video below…

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  • Kristin Binns Is In as Senior Director of Communications at Twitter

    … Anthem vice president of communications Kristin Binns became the latest to try her hand at leading communications at Twitter, joining the social network as senior director of communications. Kurt Wagner of Re/code reported on the hire, and Binns confirmed the news in responding to a tweet from chief marketing officer Leslie Berland, to whom…

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  • Twitter Allowing Video Creators to Share Revenue from Pre-Roll Ads

    … the opportunity to run pre-roll ads prior to their content and collect a portion of the ad revenue. We're expanding our revenue programs to empower creators to earn money in multiple ways! 🙌 https://t.co/ebnJxNaZqA pic.twitter.com/OGlI9tbeMa — Twitter Video (@video) August 30, 2016 Snir did not specify terms, but a source told Kurt Wagner of Re/code…

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  • North American Media VP Kirstine Stewart Leaves Twitter

    … media team has also seen vp of global media Katie Stanton, Stanton successor Nathan Hubbard, head of North American partnerships Danny Keens and head of TV cable partnerships Joanne Park exit the company thus far in 2016. Readers: Why do you think Twitter is losing so much top talent? Photo via Kirstine Stewart LinkedIn profile. …

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  • Former Google Fiber GM Kevin Lo Joins Facebook

    … Former Google Fiber general manager Kevin Lo joined Facebook as director of infrastructure connectivity and investments. Kurt Wagner and Mark Bergen of Re/code reported that Lo ran Google Fiber for five years, leading its operations in its initial three cities, adding that he will not work on Internet.org Free Basics. Lo announced the move…

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  • T-Mobile USA in Talks for Data-Free Facebook Video Streaming

    … T-Mobile USA customers who are part of its Binge On program may soon be able to stream Facebook video without running up their data bills. Ina Fried of Re/code reported that Facebook and T-Mobile have been in discussion to add videos from the social network to the wireless carrier’s Binge On offerings. According to Fried, there is a trade…

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  • Twitter Invests in SoundCloud

    … Twitter must have really liked the audio cards from SoundCloud it began supporting in April, as the social network reportedly invested some $70 million in the music-streaming service. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey confirmed to Peter Kafka and Kara Swisher of Re/code that Twitter now owns part of SoundCloud, but he did not go into specifics. Dorsey…

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  • Twitter Promotes Ross Hoffman to VP, Global Media

    … leaders to take on key roles in the other priority areas. Hoffman succeeds Nathan Hubbard, who left the company in late May, and he will report to vp of revenue partnerships Ali Jafari, who saw his responsibilities expand with the departures of Hubbard and vp of global business development and platform Jana Messerschmidt. According to Wagner…

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  • CollegeHumor Co-Founder Ricky Van Veen Joins Facebook

    … and organizations and focus on video. According to Re/code, Van Veen and three other co-founders launched CollegeHumor in 2000 and sold it and other assets, including video site Vimeo, to IAC in 2006. After the acquisition, Van Veen worked on projects for IAC including its Electus studio, which was behind television shows including Chopped on Food Network…

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  • Twitter Looking for Head of Consumer Product … Again

    … is adding an influencer branch to its product team, which will be led by engineering vice president Jeremy Rishel. Readers: Why do you think no one has been able to seize control of the post of head of consumer product at Twitter? Image of revolving door courtesy of Shutterstock. Image of Jeff Seibert courtesy of his Twitter account. …

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  • Two Top Execs Leaving Twitter

    … Twitter vice president of revenue partnerships Ali Jafari (right) is about to take on a much more prominent role following the departures of two key executives. Twitter confirmed a report by Re/code that vp of global business development and platform Jana Messerschmidt and vp of commerce Nathan Hubbard (pictured below, respectively…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Twitter- 21 readers -
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