YouTube’s mobile app will soon better display all video formats, add messaging

 On the heels of a major redesign of its desktop site which delivered an overall cleaner look-and-feel and a “dark mode” for nighttime watching, YouTube this week announced it will soon roll out an update to its mobile app, as well. The new app will better support video shot in other formats and orientations, by dynamically adapting its player to whatever video you’re… Read More

from Social – TechCrunch https://techcrunch.com/2017/06/23/youtubes-mobile-app-will-soon-better-display-all-video-formats-add-messaging/?ncid=rss
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Facebook expands its hate-fighting counterspeech initiative in Europe

 Facebook has launched a third counterspeech initiative in Europe, partnering with the not-for-profit Institute for Strategic Dialogue for the launch of the Online Civil Courage Initiative (OCCI), which is aimed at tackling online extremism and hate speech. Read More

from Social – TechCrunch https://techcrunch.com/2017/06/23/facebook-expands-its-hate-fighting-counterspeech-initiative-in-europe/?ncid=rss
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Crunch Report | Apple Rolls Out Early Version Of Its Safe Driving Feature

Crunch Report June 22 Today’s Stories  Do Not Disturb While Driving feature rolls out in Apple’s newest iOS 11 beta Sean Parker has left Spotify’s board; Padmasree Warrior, Thomas Staggs join in lead up to IPO Trump might kill next month’s new startup visa before it takes effect Facebook is testing a feature to prevent profile pictures being abused by other users Tantan, China’s… Read More

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