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Twitter says it now proactively surfaces 38% of abusive content

VentureBeat reports: "In a candid blog post today, Twitter gave an update on its ongoing effort to tamp down on hateful speech, threats, and other abusive...

PBS POV Spark Announces Immersive Films, Instagram Stories

Variety reports: "PBS’s documentary series arm POV is diving into new forms of story-telling with POV Spark, a new unit that’s all about interactive...

Niantic Launches ‘Pokemon Go’ Photo Contest

Variety reports: "A “Pokémon Go” photo contest kicks off next week giving contestants a chance to show off their favorite Pocket Monster buddies for...

ESPN’s Got a New Game. And It Starts Before Players Take...

Variety reports: "ESPN’s newest game starts hours, even days, before any team steps onto the field of play. The Disney-owned sports-media giant heads this weekend...

Is Instagram’s Upcoming Donation Sticker Just A Way To Lure Credit...

Forbes reports: "Last February, Facebook announced that, later this year, it will release a donation sticker feature on Instagram, giving its users the possibility to support...

Apple reportedly plans macOS Music and Podcasts apps to replace iTunes

VentureBeat reports: "Apple may finally be preparing to put its famous iTunes app out to pasture, as a new report today suggests that its...

TikTok Launches ‘Spotlight’ to Support Indie Musicians

Hypebot reports: "Hugely popular short video app TikTok is launching "TikTok Spotlight," a program to discover and support independent and unsigned artists. TikTok Spotlight...

Twitter’s latest test focuses on making conversations easier to follow by...

TechCrunch reports: "Twitter continues to experiment with ways to make conversations on its platform easier to follow. In addition to its prototype app twttr, which is...

Google is shutting down its Artist Hub as it transitions to...

The Verge reports: "Google is shutting down the Google Play Artist Hub at the end of the month, reports 9to5Google. First launched in 2012, the hub allowed smaller...

Viacom And T-Mobile Strike Mobile Video Content Deal

Deadline reports: "Viacom and T-Mobile have struck a content distribution deal that will see programming from MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount and other...