Gilded as charged

reddit-paid1 The threat of advertising skulks outside the periphery of every free site or service, but the more terrifying thought is that, to paraphrase “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark,” the ads are coming from inside the house. That’s what Reddit may be facing with a new form of advertising announced by the social news site earlier this week. Read More

from Social – TechCrunch https://techcrunch.com/2016/07/29/gilded-as-charged/?ncid=rss
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Dating apps attach themselves to the Pokémon craze

slide_img03 Pokémon may be the perfect dating app: you’re out in the real world, have an immediate way to start a conversation with an attractive stranger and, clearly, the two of you already share a common interest. These facts have not been lost on the makers of actual dating applications, however. A good handful of matchmaking services have now tied themselves to the Pokémon craze in an effort… Read More

from Social – TechCrunch https://techcrunch.com/2016/07/29/dating-apps-attach-themselves-to-the-pokemon-craze/?ncid=rss
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Twitter will stream its first eSports competition, starting today

_0008_26193_040_3318 It’s no Twitch, but Twitter this weekend will live stream its first eSports competition on its service, thanks to a partnership with Eleague. Twitter will provide live coverage of the organization’s semifinals and championship held today and tomorrow in Atlanta, where teams will be playing Valve’s “Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Game.” The first… Read More

from Social – TechCrunch https://techcrunch.com/2016/07/29/twitter-will-stream-its-first-esports-competition-starting-today/?ncid=rss
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