The Information

  • Facebook Prepping Instant Games Platform for Messenger?

    … Facebook is reportedly set to launch an Instant Games platform for its Facebook Messenger application, allowing users to play “lightweight” games against their friends. Tom Dotan of The Information reported that the social network is already privately testing Instant Games, which would allow Messenger users to play “asynchronous” games…

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  • Why The Information foregrounds community to attract subscribers

    … The comments section of a website usually becomes either a desert or a toxic cesspool inhabitable only by trolls. Publishers big and small fret over them, and more than a few have simply closed theirs altogether. But at The Information, the subscription-based tech news publisher, comments and community aren’t just intact — they’re a selling point…

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