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Amazon Unveils First of Its Own Smart TVs, Will Bring TikTok...

Variety reports: "Amazon is officially in the TV set business. After years of selling Fire TV devices that plug into third-party HDTVs and teaming...

Broadcasters Score Big Legal Win Against Locast, a Popular App Streaming...

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC have gained a huge court decision that could imperil the ongoing viability of Locast, a...

Apollo completes its $5B acquisition of Verizon Media, now known as...

TechCrunch reports: "Private equity firm Apollo Global Management this morning announced that it has completed its acquisition of Yahoo (formerly known as Verizon Media...

Google’s vague privacy cure-all is showing up in new proposals, but...

Digiday reports: "In its scramble to advance ad targeting and measurement methods that work without third-party cookies, Google has been accused of throwing lots...

Flip bags $28M to turn beauty, wellness social commerce on its...

TechCrunch reports: "Social commerce startup Flip is mixing live commerce mobile apps with real customer reviews to improve the buying experience and opportunity for...

Twitter Opens Up Ticketed Spaces to Selected Users, Another Step in...

SocialMediaToday reports: "After testing the option out with selected users over the past couple of months, Twitter has today announced that it’s opening up...

Facebook Adds New Tools to Mark the 10th Birthday of Messenger

SocialMediaToday reports: "This week marks the 10th birthday of Facebook Messenger, which was launched as a separate app back in 2011 as part of...

TikTok Creators Turn to YouTube Shorts Amid “Insane” Subscriber Growth

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Influencers say the platform, which mimics TikTok features, has given them more opportunity to rapidly build a following and monetize." Read...

YouTube says its Partner Program now has 2 million members

The Verge reports: "YouTube’s Partner Program, which allows users to make money off their videos, has passed the 2 million creator mark, the company...

This fall, TV networks, streamers and ad buyers will tune into...

Digiday reports: "The streaming wars are giving way to the screen grab. The final four months of 2021 will offer a test to see...