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The online marketplace for vintage and handmade goods has banned the use of the Washington Redskins’ logo and nickname from its store. That’s bad news if you’re a Washington, D.C., NFL fan in the market for some homemade mittens supporting your favorite team.
“In no uncertain terms, Native American groups have consistently advocated and litigated that the term ‘redskin(s)’ is disparaging and damaging to Native Americans,”…
Facebook is quickly transforming into FaceTube
Facebook revealed on Sunday that its users have viewed an average of 1 billion videos each day on the social network since June. Roughly two-thirds of those views are happening on mobile
“The goal of News Feed is to deliver the right stories to the right people at the right time, from the people and things you care about,” Fidji Simo, Facebook’s project management director…
After being “blown away” at the response from Snapchatters at Electric Daisy Carnival, Lollapalooza and other music festivals to the “Our Story” feature, which pools photos and videos from live events into one feed, the photo messaging application announced Friday that it has expanded the product
Now all Snapchatters, not just attendees at pre-determined events, can use Our Story.
“You’ll notice today that there’s a new ‘Live’ section beneath…
Facebook wants to bring emerging market mobile advertising up to speed — by making speed less of a factor.
Facebook has launched a new option that allows marketers to target certain types of smartphone network connections, a move aimed at improving its advertising offerings in emerging markets.
“Optimizing the creative — for instance, targeting a video campaign to people with high-speed connections, and swapping in an image or…
Facebook is tweaking how stories appear on its News Feed in an attempt to minimize “clickbait,” or headlines that attract users to click on a story that may not offer much substance.
The social network revealed the change in a blog post on Monday, citing continued pressure from users to present better content in the News Feed
To do that, Facebook is employing a metric becoming increasingly popular across the Internet: time spent…
Tesla did away with the need for gas, and now, according to a new leak, it’s planning to throw away the keys.
The newest Tesla Model S OS update will reportedly allow owners to start and unlock their electric cars with an iPhone.
Based on screenshots obtained by Electrek on Wednesday, the new Tesla mobile app has “new notifications functionality and the ability to start your car.” Electrek, an electric car…
While news of Facebook’s emotion-manipulation study sparked public outrage and investigations from regulators, dating site OkCupid is letting its users know that human experiments are a reality of using the Internet.
In a post called “We Experiment on Human Beings,” founder Christian Rudder took to OkCupid’s blog Monday to defend human experimentation and remind users that such tests are extremely common and even beneficial to users.
Developer Marco Arment is best known for his read-it-later app Instapaper, and for his former role as Tumblr’s lead developer
Arment’s latest project, however, tackles an entirely different medium: podcasts. The developer just rolled out the first version of Overcast, a deceptively simple, yet powerful, podcast player.
The app was inspired by the simplicity of iOS 7, according to Arment.
“iOS 7 shook up the market, and by…