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“Think Of Foursquare More Like comScore Than Instagram” -Fred Wilson

technewsi.altervista.org — Foursquare is not a consumer social app business, it's a data company. And only when it admitted that to itself and revalued as such was it able to pull in more capital and keep chugging. Today at LA's Upfront Summit, Foursquare&#8217...

“Think Of Foursquare More Like comScore Than Instagram” -Fred Wilson

techcrunch.com — Foursquare is not a consumer social app business, it's a data company. And only when it admitted that to itself and revalued as such was it able to pull in more capital and keep chugging. Today at LA's Upfront Summit, Foursquare's lead investor from Union Square Ventures Fred Wilson stuck up for the startup while trying to make people understand how it's changed.
Feb 04, 2016

"Think of Foursquare more like comScore than Instagram" -@FredWilson tcrn.ch/1SvI65x Doesn't need 500M users to be a strong business

Feb 04, 2016

Lesson for unicorns from @FredWilson: They haven’t been able to raise money bc they didn’t value themselves properly tcrn.ch/1SvI65x

Western Union Brings Money Transfer And Its Tricky Fees To Chat Apps

technewsi.altervista.org — Remittance has always been a shady business. Migrant workers need to send money they earn home to their families, but get hit with fine print fees so less cash comes out the other side than they might assume. Remittance companies earn extra by ke...

Western Union Brings Money Transfer And Its Tricky Fees To Chat Apps

techcrunch.com — Remittance has always been a shady business. Migrant workers need to send money they earn home to their families, but get hit with fine print fees so less cash comes out the other side than they might assume. Remittance companies earn extra by keeping the margin between their own made up exchange rate and the real one.
Feb 04, 2016

Western Union Brings Money Transfer And Its Tricky Fees To Chat Apps tcrn.ch/1P8F2s0 how crooked exchange rates hurt migrant workers

Facebook Celebrates Turning 12 With “Friends Day” Videos

technewsi.altervista.org — Now Facebook has its own holiday it calls "Friends Day". On February 4th, the social network turns 12 years old. But in typical self-less Zuckerberg fashion, Mark said "rather than having this birthday that focuses on us, we sho...

Facebook Celebrates Turning 12 With Cute “Friends Day” Features

techcrunch.com — Now Facebook has its own holiday it calls "Friends Day". On February 4th, the social network turns 12 years old. But in typical self-less Zuckerberg fashion, Mark said "rather than having this birthday that focuses on us, we should make sure that the world focuses on what's important". Namely, its users.
Feb 04, 2016

Facebook Celebrates Turning 12 With Cute "Friends Day" Features tcrn.ch/20HLoUt But the real thing to celebrate? DAU/MAU stickiness

Feb 04, 2016

After 12 years, people use Facebook more & more. US monthly users who visit daily went up from 73% to 77% since 2013 tcrn.ch/20HLoUt

Instagram Extends Video Ads From 30 To 60 Seconds To Attract TV Dollars

technewsi.altervista.org — Instagram today announced that it began running its first 60-second video ads, starting with T-Mobile and Warner Brothers. Until now, the maximum length for video ads was 30 seconds, already longer than the 15-second videos users are allowed to p...

Instagram Extends Video Ads From 30 To 60 Seconds To Attract TV Dollars

techcrunch.com — Instagram today announced that it began running its first 60 second video ads, starting with T-Mobile and Warner Brothers. Until now, the maximum length of for video ads was 30 seconds, already longer than the 15-second videos users are allowed to post.
Feb 03, 2016

RT @TechCrunch: Instagram Extends Video Ads From 30 To 60 Seconds To Attract TV Dollars tcrn.ch/209JaLg by @joshconstine

Feb 03, 2016

Instagram extends video ad length from 30 to 60-seconds to court TV dollars by letting brands reuse TV commericals tcrn.ch/209JaLg

Feb 03, 2016

Instagram is trying to boil cash out of us frogs by slowing upping the heat tcrn.ch/209JaLg Photo Ads->15s Videos->Clickable Ads...

Feb 03, 2016

Instagram Extends Video Ads To 60 Seconds To Score TV Dollars tcrn.ch/209JaLg via @techcrunch

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Image Recognition Invades Shopping As Curalate Raises $27.5M

technewsi.altervista.org — Pinterest. Instagram. Tumblr. The future of the web is visual, but how does anyone make money on that? By understanding what's in the images people post and connecting them to where you can buy what you see. That's Curalate's jo...

Image Recognition Invades Shopping As Curalate Raises $27.5M

techcrunch.com — Pinterest. Instagram, Tumblr. The future of the web is visual, but how does anyone make money on that? By understanding what's in the images people post and connecting them right to where you can buy what you see. That's Curalate's job.
Feb 02, 2016

Image Recognition Invades Shopping As Curalate Raises $27.5M tcrn.ch/1mblUzd Making pretty pictures profitable

Feb 04, 2016

Image Recognition Invades Shopping As Curalate Raises $27.5M - cr8.link/1o5vPI4 pic.twitter.com/xc2y7YTaPw

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Feb 05, 2016

RT @DallasSF: Third Eye Blind secret show tonight in SF. Doors 8PM. Tix $20 at the door. @ The Chapel. @LIVE105 twitter.com/jonathanlally/…

Feb 05, 2016

Wondering when Zenefits will put a hit out on @williamalden for all the dirt he's dug up on them buzzfeed.com/williamalden/8…

Feb 05, 2016

RT @nalin: #NBA players shoot 59.5% on shots from 3ft or closer. Curry is shooting 60.4% on shots 28ft or farther. es.pn/23OnetG

Feb 05, 2016

Such an important little reminder that everyone secretly deals with depression vine.co/v/iZJVqul2vOr

Feb 05, 2016

Wait, no one noticed Uber designed an entire screen of fictional app icons in its rebranding video? "Internet" pic.twitter.com/0gfk1teHAf

Feb 04, 2016

How low does Twitter's share price go? When does Google buys it to have a social foothold, not to make money?

Feb 04, 2016

I love the Twitter product, it makes me smarter, but I have a built in audience from TechCrunch. For new users today it doesn't seem to work

Feb 04, 2016

Sooo...Twitter's ads get skimmed past, Moments don't feel accessible, & it doesn't seem to have growth momentum. Next earnings a bloodbath?

Feb 04, 2016

Considering shaving my beard. When I grew it 3 years ago it took a while, so was afraid to shave. Now grows so fast I'd be a baby for a week


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