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Facebook-backed Libra Association rebrands as Diem

Facebook-backed Libra Association rebrands as Diem The Libra Association, a consortium created by Facebook to support its Libra cryptocurrency efforts, announced this morning that it has a new name — the Diem Association — and made some key hires ahead of its launch. This is just the latest course correction since the […]

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Daily Crunch: Facebook acquires Kustomer for $1B

Daily Crunch: Facebook acquires Kustomer for B Facebook makes a billion-dollar acquisition, we learn more about Twitter’s Clubhouse-style feature and Moderna applies for emergency authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine. This is your Daily Crunch for November 30, 2020. The big story: Facebook acquires Kustomer for $1B Kustomer says it can give customer […]

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Twitter’s Audio Spaces test includes transcriptions, speaker controls, and reporting features

Twitter’s Audio Spaces test includes transcriptions, speaker controls, and reporting features Earlier this month, Twitter announced it would soon begin testing its own Clubhouse rival, called Audio Spaces. The new product will allow Twitter users to gather in dedicated spaces for live conversations with another person or with groups of people. While […]

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Pinterest tests online events with dedicated ‘class communities’

Pinterest tests online events with dedicated ‘class communities’ Pinterest is getting into online events. The company has been spotted testing a new feature that allows users to sign up for Zoom classes through Pinterest, while creators use Pinterest’s class boards to organize class materials, notes and other resources, or even connect with […]

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Instagram businesses and creators may be getting a Messenger-like ‘FAQ’ feature

Instagram businesses and creators may be getting a Messenger-like ‘FAQ’ feature Instagram is developing a new product, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), that will allow people to start conversations with businesses or creators’ accounts by tapping on a commonly asked question within a chat. Those who already have the feature available report they’re […]

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F3, a Stories-style Q&A app for Gen Z teens, raises $3.9M

F3, a Stories-style Q&A app for Gen Z teens, raises .9M F3, an anonymous Q&A app targeting Gen Z teens which blends a Tinder-style swipe-to-friend gamification mechanic, Stories-esque rich media responses and eye-wateringly expensive subscriptions to unlock a ‘Plus’ version that actually lets you see who wants to friend you — has […]

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Google, Facebook and Twitter threaten to leave Pakistan over censorship law

Google, Facebook and Twitter threaten to leave Pakistan over censorship law Global internet companies Facebook, Google and Twitter and others have banded together and threatened to leave Pakistan after the South Asian nation granted blanket powers to local regulators to censor digital content. Earlier this week, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan granted […]

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Facebook sues operator of Instagram clone sites

Facebook sues operator of Instagram clone sites Facebook has today filed another lawsuit against a company acting in violations of its terms of service. In this case, the company has sued Ensar Sahinturk, a Turkish national who operated of a network of Instagram clone sites, according to court filings. Facebook says Sahinturk […]

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Trump will lose protected Twitter status after his presidency

Trump will lose protected Twitter status after his presidency Twitter has at various times acknowledged that Donald Trump isn’t bound by the same rules that govern the rest of us. This executive privilege has allowed him to continue posting comments that could have long ago gotten any normal person banned from the […]

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The crowd goes wild for Yiming

The crowd goes wild for Yiming There’s no shortage of TikTok coverage in the news today as the app’s fate in the U.S. hangs in the air. What the press doesn’t always address is how TikTok gets here — how did a Chinese startup seize the lucrative short-video market in the West […]

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