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TechCrunch is a news website focused on information technology companies, ranging in size from startups to established NASDAQ-100 firms. It was founded by Michael Arrington in 2005. On September 28, 2010, at its TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco, AOL announced that it would acquire TechCrunch. The transaction was rumored to be between $25m and $40m.In 2011, the site came under fire for possible ethics violations, leading to Arrington's departure. Other writers, including Paul Carr and Sarah Lacy, followed suit.
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  • Facebook Testing Slideshow Feature in Android App

    … with music and a customized title Phil Oakley of Android Police shared the screenshots below, saying that users in the test group are seeing Slideshow among their “Post to Facebook” options, above “Tag Friends,” and tapping on it brings them to a gallery of photos and videos. And the social network confirmed to Sarah Perez of TechCrunch that it is testing Slideshow with “a small percentage” of Android users. Readers: Would you like to see Facebook launch Slideshow for Android? …

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 30 readers -
  • It’s Facebook’s Turn to Test a Stories Feature

    … photos and videos than ever before. We want to make it fast and fun for people to share creative and expressive photos and videos with whoever they want, whenever they want. Readers: Would you like to see Facebook Stories launch? Image at top of post courtesy of Alex Heath, Business Insider. Images in body of post courtesy of Josh Constine, TechCrunch. Video courtesy of Napier Lopez, The Next Web. …

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 35 readers -
  • Twitter Phasing Out Buy Button?

    … support team at support@shopify.com if you have any questions. Lunden reported that Twitter’s donate button will not be affected by the change. The Twitter buy button debuted in September 2014 with Fancy, Gumroad, Musictoday and Stripe as launch partners. The social network announced in September 2015 that Shopify, Bigcommerce and Demandware were integrating the feature. Readers: Did you ever use Twitter’s buy button, either as a seller or a customer? …

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter- 27 readers -
  • Facebook Sets Up Shop in Paris’ Station F Startup Campus

    … program were Mapstr, a great tool to bookmark your favorite places, and Chekk, a tool that helps you manage your digital identity and already has offices in France, Hong Kong and Australia. For anyone interested in learning more about Facebook’s Startup Garage at Station F and applying, you can find more information on our Campus page (where you can…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 26 readers -
  • Twitter Wants Users to Share Their #NewProfilePic

    … Twitter is encouraging users who updated their profile pictures to share those updates in an effort to boost visual content and engagement. The social network confirmed to Sarah Perez of TechCrunch that users who update their profile pictures are being prompted to tweet about it with the hashtag #NewProfilePic, adding that those tweets…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Twitter- 12 readers -
  • Snapchat Simplifies Search

    … for all Android and iOS users. The new search bar offers easier access to friends, groups, Discover and Our Stories, and Snapchat told Constine speed and ease of use were the motivations behind its introduction. Constine added that users can access their own profiles by tapping their bitmojis on the left-hand side of the app, and tapping friends…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebook- 35 readers -
  • Vine Out, Vine Camera In Jan. 17

    … Twitter announced in October that it was scrapping stand-alone video application Vine, and it said last month that it would be replaced by pared-down app Vine Camera. Now we know when. The social network announced via a tweet on the Vine account that Vine would transition into Vine Camera Jan. 17. Update – the Vine app will become the Vine…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Twitter- 24 readers -
  • Facebook Extends Auto-Captioning to Videos From Pages

    … By David Cohen on Jan. 4, 2017 - 11:40 AM Facebook introduced auto-captioning for video ads last February, and the social network quietly began extending the feature to videos from pages in October. Josh Constine of TechCrunch shared the screenshots below, and Facebook confirmed to Constine that the feature’s rollout began to U.S. English…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 30 readers -
  • Snap Inc. Acquires Israeli Augmented-Reality Startup Cimagine Media (Report)

    … Snapchat parent Snap Inc. made another acquisition last week: Israeli augmented reality startup Cimagine Media. Cimagine’s augmented reality technology allows potential customers to visualize products “in their own environments” in 3-D, and according to its website, clients include Coca-Cola, Shop Direct and furniture retailer John Lewis…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebook- 32 readers -
  • Facebook Removes Maps From Nearby Friends Feature

    … Facebook’s Nearby Friends feature is providing less specific information these days. The social network introduced Nearby Friends for iPhone and Android users in April 2014, and the optional feature notified users when friends who had also opted in were nearby, complete with maps and specific location. However, Facebook confirmed to Josh…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 24 readers -
  • Twitter Testing Mobile App Design With No Retweet Button

    … tested: retweet, quote tweet, send by direct message and share tweet. That Twitter user is based in Germany, hence the German-language choices. So am I the only one with the new buttons on twitter, or…? pic.twitter.com/hqSIgUxupX — mina (@lasersushi) December 16, 2016 Readers: What are your thoughts on this test by Twitter? Screenshot courtesy of Ingrid Lunden and Jon Russell, TechCrunch. …

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Twitter- 20 readers -
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