LittleThings blames its shutdown on Facebook algorithm change

littlethings office A recent Facebook algorithm change seems to have claimed a high-profile casualty: LittleThings, a digital publisher focused on inspirational and how-to content for women, which shut down yesterday. I wrote about the company at the beginning of 2016, when it raised debt funding from City National Bank. At the time, it seemed to be flying high, becoming one of the largest lifestyle publishers… Read More

from Social – TechCrunch https://techcrunch.com/2018/02/28/littlethings-shutdown/?ncid=rss
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Twitter launches Bookmarks, a private way to save tweets

 Twitter today is publicly launching its “Bookmarks” feature, which has been in testing since late last year, following the company’s HackWeek project dubbed #SaveForLater. A desire to save content for later reading is something people have asked for because of how much news circulates across Twitter, often including links to longer articles you don’t have time to read… Read More

from Social – TechCrunch https://techcrunch.com/2018/02/28/twitter-launches-bookmarks-a-private-way-to-save-tweets/?ncid=rss
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Facebook rolls out job posts to become the blue-collar LinkedIn

 LinkedIn wasn’t built for low-skilled job seekers, so Facebook is barging in. Today Facebook is rolling out job posts to 40 more countries to make itself more meaningful to people’s lives while laying the foundation for a lucrative business. Businesses will be able to post job openings to a Jobs tab on their Page, Jobs dashboard, Facebook Marketplace, and the News Feed that they… Read More

from Social – TechCrunch https://techcrunch.com/2018/02/28/facebook-job-posts/?ncid=rss
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