Showing posts from:social

July 21, 2021
img

YouTube acquires Indian social commerce startup Simsim

Posted by:

On: Recipe

Comments: 0

YouTube has acquired social commerce startup Simsim, the Google-owned firm said on Tuesday. Neither of the firms disclosed the terms of the deal, but two people with knowledge of t....

June 5, 2021
img

TikTok just gave itself permission to collect biometric data on US users, including ‘faceprints and voiceprints’

Posted by:

On: Recipe

Comments: 0

A change to TikTok’s U.S. privacy policy on Wednesday introduced a new section that says the social video app “may collect biometric identifiers and biometric information” fr....

June 2, 2021
img

Twitter to begin pilot testing Fleet ads starting today

Posted by:

On: Recipe

Comments: 0

Ads are coming to Twitter’s version of Stories, known as Fleets. The company announced today it will began pilot testing Fleet ads in the U.S., which will bring full-screen, vert....

April 30, 2021
img

Instagram Live takes on Clubhouse with options to mute and turn off the video

Posted by:

On: Recipe

Comments: 0

In addition to Facebook’s Clubhouse competitor built within Messenger Rooms and its experiments with a Clubhouse-like Q&A platform on the web, the company is now leveraging y....

April 18, 2021
img

TikTok funds first episodic public health series ‘VIRAL’ from NowThis

Posted by:

On: Recipe

Comments: 0

TikTok is taking another step toward directly funding publishers’ content with today’s announcement that it’s financially backing the production of media publisher NowThis’....

April 3, 2021
img

Facebook says Trump can’t skirt its ban through daughter-in-law’s account

Posted by:

On: Recipe

Comments: 0

Trump’s daughter-in-law Lara Trump promoted a new interview with the former president on Facebook and Instagram Tuesday, but a workaround to Trump’s ban on two of the world’s....

April 1, 2021
img

Daily Crunch: Facebook makes it easier to view a non-algorithmic News Feed

Posted by:

On: Recipe

Comments: 0

Facebook has some thoughts and updates about its News Feed, Siri gets some new voices and Tonal becomes a unicorn. This is your Daily Crunch for March 31, 2021. The big story: Face....

March 30, 2021
img

Jake Paul looks to knock out the venture capital world with Anti Fund

Posted by:

On: Recipe

Comments: 0

During every economic boom, there are startup investors who appear on the scene from new corners. Some churn out; others earn the respect of the old guard over time. Jake Paul woul....

March 15, 2021
img

Pakistan bans TikTok again over ‘immoral and objectionable’ videos

Posted by:

On: Recipe

Comments: 0

Pakistan has banned TikTok again in the country after reviewing a complaint that said the popular video app hosted immoral and objectionable content. A high court in the city of Pe....

March 6, 2021
img

WhatsApp adds voice and video calling to desktop app

Posted by:

On: Recipe

Comments: 0

WhatsApp is rolling out support for voice and video calling to its desktop app, the Facebook-owned messaging service said Thursday, providing relief to countless people sitting in ....