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Techmeme Top: Brazil judge overturns 72-hour suspension of WhatsApp

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Techmeme Top: Ex-contractors for Facebook's “trending” area describe layoffs, “Twitter” censorship, more

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Mashable Startups (and Downs): Instagram is launching new video slideshow ads.

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Techmeme Top: Sources: YouTube working on Unplugged paid subscription streaming cable TV bundle service

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According to its cofounder and CEO Snapchat is mainly “a camera company”

Despite all of its new bells and whistles… and the billions of videos, ads, and effects that have been added to the service, Snapchat chief executive Evan Spiegel still thinks of the new media juggernaut he’s created as “a camera company”.<p>Speaking at Columbia University’s #StartupColumbia event on …

Snapchat

Warren Buffett Bashes Hedge Funds at Annual Meeting

Says hedge funds are good for Wall Street, bad for investors.<p>Warren Buffett nibbled on sweets during his presentation to shareholders on Saturday but he took a bite out of hedge fund managers.<p>The storied stockpicker—speaking at a table festooned with Berkshire Hathaway BRK.A -owned See’s Candies at …

Investing

Introducing the User-Centered Design Canvas

April 29, 2016I’d like to tell you a little story, a story about how a problem I faced inspired me to create a simple UX design tool. For the last …

User-centered Design

Facebook, Messenger and Instagram are getting full-featured Windows 10 apps at last

Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 had a rough time getting big name companies to build proper apps for it, but Windows 10’s Universal App Platform might finally be starting to counter this trend. As announced during Build 2016, Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram now have native Windows 10 apps that …

Software

The Future Is Near: 13 Design Predictions for 2017

2015 was the year that UX disciples the world over proved themselves to be the singular champions of free thought in design. Slack’s outstanding UX …

Web Design

Facebook Camera — Prototyping: From UX to Front End

iOS App Concept and Prototype<p>Imagination can take you anywhere. However, once it meets reality it’s exposed to limitations. You need better …

Facebook

Twitter lets you flag multiple abusive tweets in one report

The company says added details help it resolve issues faster.<p>Twitter has been continually improving the process for reporting abuse on the social channel, including simplifying the process a while back. The company is rolling out an update to the web, iOS and Android apps that will allow you to …

Social Media

Facebook Developing Camera-First Format

Facebook Inc. is developing a stand-alone camera app to encourage its 1.6 billion users to create, and share, more photos and videos, people familiar with the matter said.<p>A prototype of the app developed by Facebook’s “friend-sharing” team opens to a camera, similar to disappearing photo app …

Facebook

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Techmeme Top: WeChat PM: chat apps succeed by removing friction, not by relying on conversational UI

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WeChat

Facebook’s News Feed is changing again to prioritize sites you actually read

Just when you were starting to get used to the way Facebook shows your News Feed, it’s time for another shake-up. This time, the social media mogul is updating the feed to highlight links to sites it thinks you’ll spend more time looking at.<p>The update is part of Facebook’s “Feed Quality Program,” a …

Facebook

Sean Parker relaunches Airtime, a video chat room for watching – together

Social networks make us lonely, and messaging feels transactional. There’s still no vibrant, real-time place to hang out with friends online. That’s why four years after Sean Parker’s chat roulette website Airtime fell flat, he’s reviving it as a mobile chat room where friends can share photos, …

Sean Parker

Swarm now lets users check in without sharing their location

Swarm, the gamified check-in app from Foursquare, has today launched a new feature that will let users check in to locations without sharing that location with their group of friends.<p>The company is calling these private check-ins ‘off-the-grid check-ins’ and users will be able to activate them …

Foursquare

Techmeme Top: Viber adds end-to-end encryption and hidden chats as messaging app privacy wave grows

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Privacy

YouTube introduces live 360 video, the gateway drug to virtual reality

Like any Bay Area resident with a pulse, Neal Mohan is a big fan of the Golden State Warriors, but as a busy Google executive, he can’t make every home game in person. "That courtside seat is limited by the laws of physics," says Mohan ruefully. Luckily, he won’t be bound by those rules for very …

YouTube

Techmeme Top: Facebook: servers may be to blame for bot latency, new ecosystem will take time to get right

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Facebook

Techmeme Top: LinkedIn launches LinkedIn Students app for Android, iOS in the US to help college grads find a job

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Mobile

Techmeme Top: Facebook's initial Messenger chatbots are slow, frustrating, and useless

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Facebook

Understand frequency

Thoughts on managing complexity<p><i>After the overwhelmingly positive interest in my</i> <i>Designing Data-Driven Interfaces</i> <i>article, I decided to write about this</i> …

UI Design

Nearly 3 years later, Hangouts finally lets you send video attachments on Android

Ever wanted to share video via Hangouts on Android, only to find out there’s no way to actually send it directly through the chat app? Fret no more.<p>Google is rolling out an update to Hangouts for Android that finally lets you record and share video attachments, albeit limited to one minute. It only …

Google

Techmeme Top: Microsoft rolls out preview of plugin-free Skype for Web support in Edge

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Skype

Facebook is testing a massive change to your news feed

In a move that could be the biggest thing to happen to the Facebook news feed since it was introduced, it appears the social network is quietly testing a massive revamp that will add a lot more news to the feed.<p>As seen in screenshots that surfaced on Twitter on Friday morning, Facebook is …

Facebook

Techmeme Top: Instagram launches personalized video feed and themed channels in Explore

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Techmeme Top: Report: Twitter generates 1.5% of typical news org traffic, 8 tweets/post, 3 clicks/tweet

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Traffic

Facebook’s new chatbots still need work

Facebook debuted chatbots for Messenger this week to much fanfare, promising consumers a new way to interact with their favorite businesses over the company’s popular messaging service. The idea is that Messenger users could simply “chat” with these automated software programs to do things like …

Facebook

Threaded messaging is coming to Slack

In an interview with Walt Mossberg, Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield said threaded messaging — perhaps one of the service’s most important missing components — is finally coming.<p>Butterfield told Mossberg that Slack had been using threading internally for months while testing what the best version of …

Slack