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Twitter’s Birdwatch fights misinformation with community notes 2021-01-25 13:35:22Twitter is launching what it calls “a community-based approach to misinformation.” The Birdwatch project first came to light last fall tha

Virtual social network IMVU raises $35M from China’s 2021-01-25 05:00:55The line between social networking and gaming is increasingly blurring, and internet incumbents are taking notice. NetEase, the second-largest gaming

‘Slow dating’ app Once is acquired by Dating 2021-01-22 09:13:46Five-year-old “slow dating” app Once has been acquired by the Dating Group, one of the largest companies in the dating world, for $18 mill

Facebook’s Oversight Board will review the decision to 2021-01-21 12:57:34Facebook announced Thursday that its newly established external policy review group will take on one of the company’s most consequential acts: T

YouTube launches hashtag landing pages to all users 2021-01-21 10:47:38YouTube is embracing the hashtag. The company has been quietly working on a new feature that allows users to better discover content using hashtags &m

TikTok’s new Q&A feature lets creators respond to 2021-01-20 14:31:47TikTok is testing a new video Q&A feature that allows creators to more directly respond to their audience’s questions with either text or vi

Facebook and Instagram’s AI-generated image captions now offer 2021-01-19 17:29:44Every picture posted to Facebook and Instagram gets evaluated by an image analysis AI in order to create a caption, and that AI just got a lot smarter

India asks WhatsApp to withdraw new privacy policy 2021-01-19 06:28:09India has asked WhatsApp to withdraw the planned change to its privacy policy, posing a new headache to the Facebook-owned service that identifies the

Cryptocat author gets insanely fast backing to build 2021-01-18 15:06:11The idea for Capsule started with a tweet about reinventing social media. A day later cryptography researcher, Nadim Kobeissi — best known for a

Bustle CEO Bryan Goldberg explains his plans for 2021-01-18 10:31:55"Now, you know, we did six acquisitions in 2019. I don't know if we'll do six acquisitions in 2021. But I want to do a lot more than one acquisitio

Tencent-backed Hike, once India’s answer to WhatsApp, has 2021-01-18 06:35:41India’s answer to WhatsApp has completely moved on from messaging. Hike Messenger, backed by Tencent, Tiger Global and SoftBank and valued at $1

Twitter is bringing Moments to Indian social app 2021-01-18 02:29:04Five years after its launch, Twitter Moments is growing beyond the American social networking platform. On Monday, Twitter said it had partnered with

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These are the tech terms to know in New! 2021-01-26 09:00:00It's a new year and that means it's time to learn a bunch of new tech buzzwords. 2020 may have ended up being a disaster that most of the world woul

'The Crown' cast dancing to Lizzo's 'Good As New! 2021-01-26 08:10:19 Bet you never thought you'd see Queen Elizabeth II and Margaret Thatcher dancing to Lizzo. Well, sort of.  Behold this footage of Gillian And

Seth Meyers lambasts Republicans trying to squirm out New! 2021-01-26 06:49:22 Despite former president Donald Trump appearing to encourage his supporters prior to a mob of them violently storming the U.S. Capitol, many Republ

Dr. Fauci's journey to bobblehead fame New! 2021-01-26 05:30:00Hold onto your head, Dwight K. Schrute. There's a new bobblehead boss in town, and his name is Dr. Anthony Fauci. Since the director of the National

Jimmy Fallon surprises Steve Kornacki by cleaning up New! 2021-01-26 05:15:33 If you were thinking Steve Korancki's very messy office was a result of his incredibly busy schedule during November's presidential election, you

7 acts of self-care you can practice during New! 2021-01-26 05:01:29Things are still really tough right now.  In the northern hemisphere, the days are short, daylight comes in limited supply, and outside, the weat

Commit to better posture with a desk converter New! 2021-01-26 05:00:00TL;DR: Stop slumping over your desk all day and get this standing desk converter. As of Jan. 26, use it to upgrade your WFH space for $149.99 —

See who's at the door with a Ring New! 2021-01-26 05:00:00TL;DR: Make contactless deliveries a breeze with the Ring Video Doorbell Pro, on sale for 10% off as of Jan. 26. Grab it for $224.99. The more time yo

Make your home smarter with a Nest learning New! 2021-01-26 05:00:00TL;DR: Track your preferred home temperature with a third-generation Google Nest Learning Thermostat. As of Jan. 26, save 6% and get it for $234.99. Y

Keep your AirPods secure with a pair of New! 2021-01-26 05:00:00TL;DR: Keep track of your AirPods and keep them charged with this Earhoox attachment and charger set. As of Jan. 26, get it for 35% off at just $31.99

Check out Amazon's new iOS app icon New! 2021-01-26 04:40:59You may have stopped noticing it, but the logo of Amazon's mobile app hasn't changed in ages — it simply said "Amazon" over a blue shopping

Save £5 on an extra Xbox wireless controller 2021-01-26 00:20:00SAVE £5: The Microsoft Xbox wireless controller is available for £49.99 on Currys PC World, using the code GAMINGFND1 (without next day de

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It’s the Era of ‘The Great Reinvention.’ How New! 2021-01-26 17:35:36Change, as the saying goes, is inevitable, and can be difficult to navigate--especially while trying to execute a business plan. Author and adviser Ri

Mountain Dew Continues Its Super Bowl Tradition of New! 2021-01-26 17:16:16Watermelon sugar high takes on a new meaning in Mountain Dew's new Super Bowl teaser. The brand's trippy 15-second spot, which dropped today, depict

Brands Tap This Startup for Greater Representation at New! 2021-01-26 15:44:20As Black Lives Matter protests reached a fever pitch last year following the death of George Floyd, it wasn't long before the conversation turned to

Instagram Adds Content Publishing API, Enabling Business Accounts New! 2021-01-26 15:25:30Instagram added a Content Publishing API (application-programming interface) to its Graph API Platform, making it easier for businesses to publish con

Twitter Acquires Newsletter Publishing Platform Revue and Will New! 2021-01-26 15:00:06Twitter acquired newsletter publishing platform Revue, which will continue to operate as a stand-alone service, saying that the move continues its eff

YouTube’s Susan Wojcicki Discusses the Pandemic’s Impact in New! 2021-01-26 14:25:35YouTube removed over 500,000 videos for Covid-19 misinformation since last February, CEO Susan Wojcicki said in her letter outlining her 2021 prioriti

It’s Academic Researchers’ Turn to Tap Twitter API New! 2021-01-26 14:00:00When Twitter introduced Twitter API v2 last July--the first complete rebuild of its application-programming interface since a major update in 2012--th

E*Trade Is Back in the Super Bowl After New! 2021-01-26 13:08:43E*Trade is back in the game. The electronic financial trading platform is returning to the Super Bowl for the first time since 2018 with a 30-second s

IMDb TV Heads to Roku Devices in Major New! 2021-01-26 13:00:54Roku and Amazon usually face off as connected TV platform rivals, but the companies are partnering up for a major distribution deal involving IMDb TV.

Modern Family Heads to Hulu and Peacock in New! 2021-01-26 13:00:00The beloved family sitcom Modern Family will be available to steam in its entirety for the first time next month. And it won't be on just one service

LinkedIn Sets LinkedIn Spark Virtual Sales Education Event 2021-01-25 17:40:55LinkedIn will host LinkedIn Spark, a virtual event aimed at helping actual professionals boost their virtual sales, Feb. 11 from noon to 1:30 p.m. ET.

Coca-Cola’s Canned Coffee Drink Makes Its American Debut 2021-01-25 17:40:45Coca-Cola is adding an extra kick to its classic sodas with a line of coffee-infused drinks that are hitting American shelves for the first time this

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How Success Happened for Evan Goldberg of Oracle New! 2021-01-26 17:00:00How Evan Goldberg built the first cloud software company. 

They find a speakeasy whose entrance was a New! 2021-01-26 16:55:00Ignoring the health traffic light, people went to a secret bar to party until the early hours, but were discovered in an operation in the city of Pach

7 Leadership Lessons From Netflix's Hit Show 'Cobra New! 2021-01-26 16:10:00The success of Netflix's 'Cobra Kai' has little to do with Karate and everything to do with leadership, teamwork, and friendship.

How To Reduce Stress New! 2021-01-26 16:00:00Learn to lighten the weight of a long year with these simple tips.

Waymo CEO tells Tesla that 'this is not New! 2021-01-26 15:05:00John Krafcik, assured that for his company, Tesla is not a competitor in this market.

Alpha Global: Google's International Workers Union New! 2021-01-26 14:35:49Google employees from around the world formed a union called Alpha Global, which was joined by groups from ten countries and is made up of 13 trade as

5 Ways to Avoid Burnout While Building Your New! 2021-01-26 14:20:00Avoid inner-office stress by clearly communicating your values and why they matter.

For GameStop Investors, It's Game On New! 2021-01-26 14:01:00The stock has gone up 300 percent, causing a battle between short- and long-sellers.

McDonald's Stock Looks Appetizing in 2021 New! 2021-01-26 13:56:24The fast-food giant had a decent 2020, setting all-time highs in October.

Will Levi Strauss Stock Continue Its Impressive Rally? New! 2021-01-26 13:52:49The company was able to recover from its all-time low last year with a focus on digitalization.

How to Get Funding for Your Ecommerce Business New! 2021-01-26 13:39:00With the increased demand for online shopping, ecommerce businesses are struggling to get cash to keep up with demand.

Rappi-Banorte and Visa Launch Credit Card for Contactless New! 2021-01-26 13:32:00The Rappi-Banorte alliance makes its debut in the market with the RappiCard Visa credit card, which registered more than 125,000 interested parties on