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Tech’s top 20 investors turned into emoji

techcrunch.com — What do Marc Andreessen, Ron Conway, and Naval Ravikant look like as emojis? For the launch of MovieLaLa's emoji marketplace MojiLala, the startup made a set inspired by tech's best known venture capitalists. The list could have included more of the great female and minority VCs like Mary Meeker, Charles Hudson, and Aileen Lee.

Facebook reinforces its iron grip on birthdays with new recap videos

techcrunch.com — Twitter shows some balloons and Snapchat wraps your messages like presents, but Facebook is where people celebrate birthdays online. Now to reinforce itself as a home for your personal content and connections, Facebook is launching birthday recap videos that assemble the best wall posts you got for your birthday into a cute little clip.

Facebook sees 2 billion searches per day, but it’s attacking Twitter not Google

technewsi.altervista.org — Facebook wants to be known as a place to search for mentions of current news in hopes of drawing more public chatter that normally ends up on Twitter. While Facebook stumbled with its natural language Graph Search, it refocused on keywords, and ...

Facebook crushes Q2 earnings, hits 1.71B users and record share price

technewsi.altervista.org — Coming off an all-time high stock price of $123.34, Facebook in Q2 2016 smashed earnings again. The social network continued steady growth just slightly slower at 3.63% compared to last quarter's 3.77%, adding 60 million monthly users this ...

Facebook sees 2 billion searches per day as it chases Twitter chatter

techcrunch.com — Facebook wants to be known as a place to search for mentions of current news in hopes of drawing more public chatter that normally ends up on Twitter. While Facebook stumbled with its natural language Graph Search, it refocused on keywords, and now seeing 2 billion searches per day, compared to 1 billion in September 2012.

Facebook crushes Q2 earnings, hits 1.71B users and record high share price

techcrunch.com — Coming off an all-time high stock price of $123.34, Facebook in Q2 2016 beat earnings again. The social network continued steady growth just slightly slower at 3.63%, adding 60 million this quarter to reach 1.71 billion monthly users. It scored $6.44 billion in revenue and $0.97 EPS, surpassing estimates of $6.02 billion and $0.82 EPS.

Shipt raises $20 million to challenge Instacart and plants a flag for Alabama’s startup ecosystem

techcrunch.com — Nestled in a valley between the two tailing ends of the Appalachian foothills, the southern city of Birmingham, Ala. seems an unlikely base of operations for a rival to San Francisco's multi-billion dollar food delivery behemoth Instacart.

Everything you need to know about Apple’s huge third quarter

techcrunch.com — Apple's third quarter results came out today. They're pretty good! Or, at least, not bad - and good enough to keep investors happy. Very happy, actually: the stock jumped more than 7%, recovering pretty much all of the value it lost when it reported a complete whiff of a second quarter.

The new number crushing Twitter: revenue growth down from 60% to 20%

technewsi.altervista.org — Twitter has a new number that's killing its share price, down 9.5% in after-hours following grim earnings. First there was the user growth problem that still plagues it. Twitter's monthly user count grew less than 1% this quarter and ...

The new number crushing Twitter: revenue growth down 60% to 20%

techcrunch.com — Twitter has a new number that's killing its share price, down 9.5% in after-hours following grim earnings. First there was the user growth problem that still plagues it. Twitter's monthly user count grew less than 1% this quarter and just 3% this year to 313 million MAU.
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Jul 28, 2016

@BenedictEvans who there doesn't at least make angel investments?

Jul 28, 2016

@jillianiles is this now a way to describe other companies' positive earnings?

Jul 28, 2016

Alright tech geniuses, stop sharing articles about Trump and figure out how we register millions of people to vote against him.

Jul 28, 2016

Twitter sends balloons, Snapchat wraps messages, but Fb dominates birthdays online, doubles down with recap videos  http://tcrn.ch/2adKz1H 

Jul 28, 2016

@sapna this is a best man speech template, but it's still useful for outlining structure and topics  https://imgur.com/gallery/QCTiC 

Jul 28, 2016

@MikeIsaac you feeling alright? But thx. Obviously FB won't "kill" Twitter with search, but aligns with Fb's value prop to Tw users: reach


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