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Amazon’s Twitter Ambassadors are Blurring the Line Between Fact and Fiction

The Verge reports: "One of the big lessons of Amazon’s HQ2 debacle, at least from my perspective, was that the company can be weirdly...

Instagram Says Growth Hackers Are Behind Spate of Fake Stories Views

TechCrunch reports: "If you use Instagram and have noticed a bunch of strangers watching your Stories in recent months — accounts that don’t follow...

Remember Tumblr? WordPress Just Bought It

Hypebot reports: "Along with building a following on MySpace, music marketers used to advise artists to have a blog on Tumblr. While some including...

Twitter Data Shows Major Increase in Gaming Engagement on Platform

Hollywood Reporter reports: "Last week, following multiple mass shootings over the prior weekend, President Donald Trump held a press conference in which he condemned...

Twitter ‘Fesses Up To More Adtech Leaks

TechCrunch reports: "Twitter has disclosed more bugs related to how it uses personal data for ad targeting that means it may have shared users...

Snapchat Parent Company to Raise $1 Billion in Debt Financing, Citing...

Variety reports: "Snap, the money-losing parent company of Snapchat, plans to issue $1 billion in debt securities for the purposes of working...

YouTube’s ‘Creator-On-Creator’ Harassment Policy Could Affect Commentary Videos

The Verge reports: "YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki indicated that certain types of commentary videos and online punditry could be in trouble as the company...

TikTok’s A Year Old, When Will Its Creators Make Money?

The Verge reports: "TikTok stars wanted to be taken seriously in 2018. Now, one year after Musical.ly became TikTok and skyrocketed its creators into...

New Bill Would Ban Autoplay Videos and Endless Scrolling

The Verge reports: "Snapstreaks, YouTube autoplay, and endless scrolling are all coming under fire from a new bill, which is sponsored by Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO),...

Europe’s Top Court Sharpens Guidance for Sites Using Leaky Social Plug-Ins

TechCrunch reports: "Europe’s top court has made a ruling that could affect scores of websites that embed the Facebook ‘Like’ button and receive visitors...