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Senior Writer — TechCrunch
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Meme Whisperer, Senior Writer @TechCrunch, Stanford MA in Cybersociology, #Omnibang. Articles: http://techcrunch.com/author/josh-constine/ Snapchat:JoshConstine

Facebook Fuels Ad Tracking By Nagging App Users To Instantly Log In On Safari

technewsi.altervista.org — 35 million people run into a Facebook email and password login roadblock on iOS each day, and over half of them bounce. That's why Facebook confirms to me that its testing a new tool that lets users login to Facebook on Safari with one tap,...

Facebook Fuels Ad Tracking By Nagging App Users To Instantly Log In On Safari

techcrunch.com — 35 million people run into a Facebook email and password login roadblock on iOS each day, and over half of them bounce. That's why Facebook confirms to me that its testing a new tool that lets users login to Facebook on Safari with one tap, rather than having to type in their credentials - which most don't.
Jul 30, 2015

@mgsiegler Here's what that FB Safari login thing is about: tcrn.ch/1DdnIzI helps track you for ads bc 17M+ refuse to log in each day

Jul 30, 2015

Facebook's latest ad tracking trick: nagging you to use its new instant Safari login tool so it knows where you surf tcrn.ch/1DdnIzI

“UAVbnb” DroneBase Is DJI And Accel’s First SkyFund Investment

technewsi.altervista.org — Drone manufacturing king DJI has a plot to expand its unmanned aerial empire. It's teamed up with prestigious VC Accel to launch the $10 million SkyFund, which invests in companies expanding the drone market - and DJI's sizable ...

Facebook Won’t Be An ISP, But Has Built An Internet-Shooting Drone For Carriers

technewsi.altervista.org — Facebook today detailed its plans for its solar-powered, laser-connected, Internet-beaming Aquila drones, but confirmed it's not going to compete with Internet Service Providers. "Our intention is not to be an operator" Facebook...

“UAVbnb” DroneBase Is DJI And Accel’s First SkyFund Investment

techcrunch.com — Drone manufacturing king DJI has a plot to expand its unmanned aerial empire. It's teamed up with prestigious VC Accel to launch the $10 million SkyFund, which invests in companies expanding the drone market - and DJI's sizable slice of it.
Jul 30, 2015

DJI is expanding its drone empire by investing in startups that use its hardware. First up, a "UAVbnb" - DroneBase tcrn.ch/1ORgpiq

Facebook Won’t Be An ISP, But Is Building Internet-Shooting Drones For Carriers

techcrunch.com — Facebook today detailed its plans for its solar-powered, laser-connected, Internet-beaming drones, but confirmed its not going to compete with Internet Service Providers. "Our intention is not to be an operator" Facebook's VP of engineering Jay Parikh told an assembly of reporters.
Jul 30, 2015

Facebook Won't Be An ISP, But Has Built An Internet-Shooting Drone For Carriers tcrn.ch/1SPlUyv + its laser sends data at 10X faster

Jul 30, 2015

Facebook confirms to me that selling or licensing its solar-powered Internet-beaming drones to carriers is an option tcrn.ch/1SPlUyv

A Look Inside The Mario Maker Level Hackathon At Facebook HQ

techcrunch.com — The latest perk of working at Facebook: getting to play the new Nintendo game Super Mario Maker a month before it comes out. Yesterday, Facebook hosted a Mario Maker hackathon where 100 employees built their own levels, and competed for whose was best.
Jul 30, 2015

So this was fun. A Look Inside The Mario Maker Level Hackathon At Facebook HQ tcrn.ch/1DSvklW pic.twitter.com/pgA4DHkwyB

Jul 30, 2015

A Silly Look Inside The Mario Maker Level Hackathon At Facebook HQ on.tcrn.ch/l/5eYt

Jul 30, 2015

Fb says it's open to finally monetizing Internet dot org by selling carriers... tcrn.ch/1DSvklW its new drone techmeme.com/150730/p28#a15…

Facebook’s Playbook For Monetizing Messenger And WhatsApp

technewsi.altervista.org — With 700 million users, investors are eager to see Facebook earn money on Messenger. But Zuckerberg put the brakes on those expectations today during the Q2 earnings call, explaining " The playbook that we're going to run with messeng...

Facebook’s Playbook For Monetizing Messenger And WhatsApp: Organic Biz Interactions First

techcrunch.com — With 700 million users, investors are eager to see Facebook earn money on Messenger. But Zuckerberg put the brakes on those expectations today during the Q2 earnings call, explaining that Messenger and WhatsApp will run the same monetization playbook as Facebook and the News Feed: Get people organically interacting with businesses before you let companies pay to reach customers.
Jul 29, 2015

Facebook's Playbook For Monetizing Messenger And WhatsApp: Organic Biz Interactions First tcrn.ch/1ShRjif as with FB, ease people in

Jul 29, 2015

Zuck says delaying Messenger/WhatsApp $ puts "a massive multiplier on the value of the monetization down the road" techcrunch.com/2015/07/29/eas…

Facebook Events Hits 450 Million Users

technewsi.altervista.org — Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook Events has hit global scale with 450 million active users. Facebook hasn't shared a user count for Events in a long time, if ever. That "global scale" he mentioned on today's earnings call cou...
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Jul 31, 2015

What's Apple Music's strategy? Premieres like The Weeknd's new video, not exclusives twitter.com/BenHLevine/sta…

Jul 31, 2015

@semil @kevingibbon @fredwilson I think of it as convenience tech - lets you trade cash for time

Jul 30, 2015

@RodBegbie conductor, pace bands on risers, and the headphones all worked well to keep people in sync

Jul 30, 2015

@mgsiegler Here's what that FB Safari login thing is about: tcrn.ch/1DdnIzI helps track you for ads bc 17M+ refuse to log in each day

Jul 30, 2015

Facebook's latest ad tracking trick: nagging you to use its new instant Safari login tool so it knows where you surf tcrn.ch/1DdnIzI

Jul 30, 2015

Fb says it's open to finally monetizing Internet dot org by selling carriers... tcrn.ch/1DSvklW its new drone techmeme.com/150730/p28#a15…

Jul 30, 2015

@mattmedved BULLSHIT! if streaming services don't facilitate artists selling tickets/merch, they make musicians trade dollars for pennies!

Jul 30, 2015

Yo, @PlanGrid you know you're trying to lease an office from a guy who evicted 70+ artists, then lied about it? brokeassstuart.com/blog/2015/07/3…

Jul 30, 2015

"Connecting communities using lasers might seem like science fiction. But science fiction is often just science before its time." -Zuck

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