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Is Snapchat about to become a publishing powerhouse?

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For Snapchat, it isn’t enough to have 100 million users sharing ephemeral photos every month. With Snapchat Discover, a long-awaited feature unveiled on Tuesday, the Los Angeles-based startup wants to be a hub for media content, too.

Snapchat Discover allows media companies to publish content to a new section of Snapchat. Staying true to the app’s ephemeral nature, that media content disappears after 24 hours

What remains to be seen is whether reader interest will vanish that fast, too.

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Facebook Continues To Dominate Social Logins, Expands Lead To 61% Market Share

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Facebook quietly rolled out a bare-bones app in emerging markets

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While 1.6 billion people around the world take the latest and greatest smartphones for granted, many in emerging markets remain tethered to older devices.

That’s likely why Facebook quietly rolled out Facebook Lite, a lightweight Android version of the full app, to eight countries last week. It isn’t nearly as sleek, but it’s not intended to be; on

Cablevision launches Wi-Fi-based phone service

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Cablevision entered the wireless service fray on Monday with Freewheel, a Wi-Fi-based phone service that will cost as low as $9.95 a month.

That price is for current Cablevision subscribers; those who sign up for Freewheel as a standalone service will pay $29.95 a month (those prices don’t include the $99 for a Moto G, which is required access the service). The phone won’t work out of Wi-Fi range, but Cablevision will give Freewheel customers automatic access to the Optimimum Wi-Fi network…

More Than 200,000 Photographers Have Participated In EyeEm’s “Missions” For Brands

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Sony postpones earnings call due to Sony Pictures hack

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Sony has postponed its quarterly earnings report by a month and a half due to the cyberattack on Sony Pictures in November 2014, the company announced Friday

In an application filed with the Financial Services Agency of Japan (FSA), Sony asked that the earnings report deadline for the third quarter of the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015 be moved from Feb. 16, 2015, to Mar. 31, 2015

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Mobile network Three set to buy O2 for £10bn

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LONDON — Mobile network Three is set to acquire Britain’s second-largest mobile provider O2 from Spain’s Telef

Mobile network Three set to buy O2 for £10bn

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LONDON — Mobile network Three is set to acquire Britain’s second-largest mobile provider O2 from Spain’s Telef

Ello Pretends It’s Not Over With Video And Music Launch

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Tumblr looks to make money off of its creative class

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Tumblr has a new plan to attract advertisers, and its most creative users are at the core of that scheme

Creatrs Network is a new program that recruits artists on the blog network, and aims to leverage their talent with advertisers. Marketers will now have the option to tap a variety of artists curated by Tumblr for advertising content

Artists are paid an agreed-upon rate by Tumblr, with no revenue split on any ad buys. All work used for ads is…