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Facebook ditches helpful Trending Topic descriptions for global scale

technewsi.altervista.org — Twitter's "Trends" are often confusing. Why is #MPBMS or #TechMunch trending? You had to click through and figure it out for yourself. When Facebook copied Twitter's trends in 2014, it vastly improved them by adding human-...

Facebook ditches helpful Trending Topic descriptions for global scale

techcrunch.com — Twitter's "Trends" are often confusing. Why is #MPBMS or #TechMunch trending? You had to click through and figure it out for yourself. When Facebook copied Twitter's trends in 2014, it vastly improved them by adding human-written descriptions right below so you knew if you cared or not.

How to opt out of sharing your WhatsApp info with Facebook

techcrunch.com — Yesterday WhatsApp announced a huge change to its privacy policy that will see it begin sharing information on its users - such as their mobile phone number and last seen status on the app - with its owner company Facebook, and any other companies Facebook owns.

Facebook’s video editor is embarrassingly old, and Apple is creeping

techcrunch.com — You know you screwed up if Apple is about to one up you on social. Facebook hasn't upgraded its video editor in well over three years. Lagging far behind Snapchat, YouTube, and even Instagram, it's a stretch to even call the featureless artifact a video editor.

Y Combinator S16 Demo Day 2’s top 8 startups

technewsi.altervista.org — Gunshot detectors and anti-drone defense topped our list of favorites from the 48 startups that presented at Y Combinator Summer 2016 Demo Day 2. We asked investors what wowed them and huddled with the TechCrunch team to come up with our picks o...

Y Combinator S16 Demo Day 2’s top 8 startups

techcrunch.com — Gunshot detectors and anti-drone defense topped our list of favorites from the 48 startups that presented at Y Combinator Summer 2016 Demo Day 2. We asked investors what wowed them and huddled with the TechCrunch team to come up with our picks of the 8 most promising companies.

The 48 startups that launched at Y Combinator S16 Demo Day 2

technewsi.altervista.org — The world's most prestigious startup school launched 48 companies today at part 2 of its Summer 2016 Demo Day. Nanoparticle analytics and delivery robots were amongst the products revealed in the B2B, biotech, enterprise, edtech, fintech, a...

The 48 startups that launched at Y Combinator S16 Demo Day 2

techcrunch.com — The world's most prestigious startup school launched 48 companies today at part 2 of its Summer 2016 Demo Day. Nanoparticle analytics and delivery robots were amongst the products revealed in the B2B, biotech, enterprise, edtech, fintech, and hardware verticals.

Live video minus Facebook equals Alively

technewsi.altervista.org — SMS is terrible, yet it's still the way more than half of video gets shared on mobile. Meanwhile, Facebook is trying to turn everyone into famous broadcasters when most people just to show close friends what they're up to. That'...

Live video minus Facebook equals Alively

techcrunch.com — SMS is terrible, yet it's still the way more than half of video gets shared on mobile. Meanwhile, Facebook is trying to turn everyone into famous broadcasters when most people just to show close friends what they're up to.
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Aug 27, 2016

@Haje Ubers have zero allegiance to driving norms. All they care about is good ratings, avoiding tickets, and getting on to the next ride

Aug 27, 2016

Her: This guy I know found me a Burning Man ticket, ride, and a spot in his camp! Me: So he likes you. Her: Why do you say that? Me: 🙄

Aug 27, 2016

@atf13atf cool, so is olive oil on this aisle or not?

Aug 26, 2016

A kiosk that says "Q-tips are on the middle top of aisle 6" would reduce staffing needs, recommend high-margin items, stem shift to Amazon

Aug 26, 2016

@coreyherscu @juliaonken that's why I said it should suggest related items, stuff on sale, stuff in the same aisle.

Aug 26, 2016

Some startup should build a kiosk for grocery/drug stores that shows where to find items, offsets less wandering by suggesting related items

Aug 26, 2016

I think Fb will have a rude awakening in terms of drop of engagement with Trends now that descriptions are gone. They look bland & generic

Aug 26, 2016

@jank0 meanwhile I guess .00239766% of Facebook's 1.71 billion users follow me. #blessed

Aug 26, 2016

@jank0 if the whole media industry isn't following you already...they're ignorant or twitter truly is doomed


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