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Instagram Thinks Outside The Square, Now Allows Landscape And Portrait Photos And Videos

technewsi.altervista.org — One in five photos or videos on Instagram show up with annoying whitespace around them because people use other apps to letterbox their landscape or portrait imagery to fit in Instagram's square cropping. So today, Instagram for iOS and And...

Instagram Thinks Outside The Square, Now Allows Landscape And Portrait Photos And Videos

techcrunch.com — One in five photos or videos on Instagram show up with annoying whitespace around them because people use other apps to letterbox their landscape or portrait imagery to fit in Instagram's square cropping. So today, Instagram for iOS and Android is dropping the requirement that all photos and videos be squares.
Aug 27, 2015

Instagram courts fashion photogs (don't crop out the shoes!) and filmmakers by dropping square crop requirement techcrunch.com/2015/08/27/don…

Aug 27, 2015

Why does allowing portrait & landscape matter for Instagram? It makes posts more shareable to other social nets techcrunch.com/2015/08/27/don…

Aug 27, 2015

RT @TechCrunch: Instagram Now Allows Landscape And Portrait Photos And Videos tcrn.ch/1KnrUyc by @joshconstine pic.twitter.com/PioUlWuiZ7

Aug 27, 2015

#Instagram Thinks Outside The Square, Now Allows Landscape And Portrait Photos And Videos on.tcrn.ch/l/rdcU via #sociamedia #tech

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SONYは、このばかばかしいテレビリモコンにフルサイズのスピーカーを詰め込んだ | TechCrunch Japan

jp.techcrunch.com — coolest coolerを覚えているだろうか? それはスピーカー、ブレンダー、大きなタイヤ、USB電源、照明などがついたクーラーボックスだった。Sonyも、coolest coolerばりの製品を出す! これは、奇妙な形をしたテレビリモコンで、スピーカーを内蔵している世界で最も実用性に欠けるたリモコンだ。

React Demolishes Engineering Silos So Facebook Can Reuse Code For Web, iOS, And Android

techcrunch.com — It was supposed to take 18 months. But with React Native, Facebook built its iOS Ads Manager app in 5 months, and then ported it to Android in just 3 more months. That's because React Native let Facebook's engineers work faster and reuse the JavaScript backend.
Aug 26, 2015

RT @TechCrunch: React Demolishes Engineering Silos So Facebook Can Reuse Code For Web, iOS, And Android tcrn.ch/1PUx0m6 by @joshconstine

Aug 26, 2015

React Demolishes Engineering Silos So Facebook Can Reuse Code For Web, iOS, And Android tcrn.ch/1PUx0m6 How Fb keeps moving fast

Aug 26, 2015

RT @JoshConstine: React Demolishes Engineering Silos So Facebook Can Reuse Code For Web, iOS, And Android tcrn.ch/1PUx0m6 How Fb keeps moving fast

Facebook Goes Nuclear On The Messaging War With Its M Assistant

technewsi.altervista.org — Posted on 26 agosto 2015 All messaging apps are the same no more. A few years ago, there were few differences between SMS and a slew of chat apps like WhatsApp, WeChat, Kik, Line, KakaoTalk and Facebook Messenger. But each have slowly defined themselves differently, whether through simplicity, connections to businesses, media, stickers, games, location, and other features.

Facebook Goes Nuclear On The Messaging War With Its M Assistant

techcrunch.com — All messaging apps are the same no more. A few years ago, there were few differences between SMS and a slew of chat apps like WhatsApp, WeChat, Kik, Line, Kakaotalk, and Facebook Messenger. But each have slowly defined themselves differently, whether through simplicity, connections to businesses, media, stickers, games, location, and other features.
Aug 26, 2015

My thoughts on M: Facebook Goes Nuclear On The Messaging War With Its M Assistant tcrn.ch/1MV8m6n Others can't copy Fb's AI+Scale+$$$

Aug 26, 2015

How could Fb monetize M? Ads that trigger M requests tcrn.ch/1MV8m6n that's the beauty. M just drives usage of Fb, which earns the $

Aug 26, 2015

Facebook’s M Assistant for Messenger is interesting, but not the recipe to crack mobile messaging in the US techcrunch.com/2015/08/26/dia…

Dodge Kickstarter Fees And Take Crowdfunding On Your Site With Celery Launch

technewsi.altervista.org — Why pay Kickstarter or Indiegogo 5% when most crowdfunding traffic comes from project creators and their own promotion? And why publicize a crowdfunding page that will only live for a month instead of a business' own website that can take o...

Facebook Is Adding A Personal Assistant Called “M” To Your Messenger App

technewsi.altervista.org — We've been hearing rumblings that Facebook was working on an "assistant" within Messenger, but today we've gotten the details that pull it all together. This puts the company squarely in competition with Apple, Google and ...

Facebook Is Adding A Personal Assistant Called “M” To Your Messenger App

techcrunch.com — We've been hearing rumblings that Facebook was working on an "assistant" within Messenger, but today we've gotten the details that pull it all together. This puts the company squarely in competition with Apple, Google and Microsoft in the digital personal assistant space.
Aug 26, 2015

While Google & Apple dicked around with the pure science of AI, Facebook brute forced a personal assistant via humans tcrn.ch/1Uds7oL

Aug 26, 2015

RT @TechCrunch: Facebook Is Adding A Personal Assistant Called “M” To Your Messenger App tcrn.ch/1Uds7oL by @drew

Aug 26, 2015

RT @TechCrunch: Facebook Is Adding A Personal Assistant Called “M” To Your Messenger App tcrn.ch/1Uds7oL by @drew

Aug 26, 2015

Siri/Google Now can't complete tasks for you. Magic/Operator lack scale. Chat apps lack AI. But Facebook M has it all tcrn.ch/1Uds7oL

Aug 26, 2015

No interest in Facebook M unless/until there's a way to auto-wish happy birthday to 2nd- and 3rd-tier FB friends. techcrunch.com/2015/08/26/fac…

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Dodge Kickstarter Fees And Take Crowdfunding On Your Site With Celery Launch

techcrunch.com — Why pay Kickstarter 5% or Indiegogo 4% to 9% when most crowdfunding traffic comes from project creators and their own promotion? And why publicize a crowdfunding page that will only live for a month instead a business' own website that can take orders forever?
Aug 26, 2015

Your Kickstarter will be dead in a month. Promote your own site where you can crowdfund & take pre-orders with Celery tcrn.ch/1LAZ1jI

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Aug 29, 2015

@semil could you elaborate on A16z and first round as platforms?

Aug 29, 2015

RT @davecraige: "In the future you might see a FB ad with an M button that you can push to begin chatting with that store immediately" - @JoshConstine

Aug 29, 2015

Kanye speaks out against rampant homophobia in hip-hop...in 2005 facebook.com/djboothnet/vid… he may be flawed, but hating him makes no sense

Aug 28, 2015

RT @Kantar: Currently reading ➔ Instagram Thinks Outside The Square tcrn.ch/1KnrUyc by @joshconstine via @techcrunch

Aug 27, 2015

Apparently Facebook's mission involves increasing the world population by 14X twitter.com/joulee/status/…

Aug 27, 2015

I love trying to be everywhere and see everything in SF. Instead I ended up stuck at 8th & Harrison pic.twitter.com/PVWfExCnJg

Aug 27, 2015

Why does allowing portrait & landscape matter for Instagram? It makes posts more shareable to other social nets techcrunch.com/2015/08/27/don…


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