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Google and Facebook: Digital ad market is avoiding coronavirus disaster

VentureBeat reports: "Reports of the demise of the digital advertising market due to the coronavirus outbreak appear exaggerated as the tech giants dominating the...

Google is shutting down Shoelace, the social app you’ve probably never...

TechCrunch reports: "You know that old saying, “you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone?” Sometimes that’s quite literally true. Take Shoelace, a...

BBC Studios Sells Shows To Chinese Streamer Owned By TikTok’s Parent...

Deadline reports: "BBC Studios has signed a content deal with Xigua Video, the Chinese streaming service owned by TikTok’s parent company ByteDance." Read more  

Snapchat Grows Daily Active Users to 229 Million

Billboard reports: "Snapchat’s parent company on Tuesday reported user growth rising 20 percent to 229 million daily active users during the first quarter of...

Grain, a startup built expressly atop of Zoom, has raised $4...

TechCrunch reports: "Whenever a platform breaks out, companies emerge to seize on its reach by building their services or products atop it. It happened...

Facebook will start alerting users who have interacted with ‘harmful misinformation’...

TechCrunch reports: "Facebook this morning announced its latest step in effort to combat the spread of misinformation around the on-going COVID-19 pandemic. Chief among...

TikTok now lets parents set restrictions on their kids’ accounts

The Verge reports: "TikTok is amping up its parental controls today with a feature that lets parents remotely set restrictions on their kids’ accounts....

Bunch social app surges as people play games remotely together

VentureBeat reports: "Bunch created a way for gamers to party up with friends in mobile games, and it’s taking off during our time of...

Facebook Gaming launches Tournaments

The Verge reports: "Facebook Gaming is launching a feature today meant to bring people together virtually while they can’t be in the same place...

Facebook invests $100M in journalism as COVID-19 makes it more vital...

The Verge reports: "Facebook has pledged to invest $100 million in the news industry at a time when the ongoing coronavirus pandemic means that...