Periscope vows fix for broadcasters mad that they forfeit tips by deleting replays

 Periscope’s new Super Hearts tipping feature that launched yesterday quickly sparked a backlash from the creators it was designed to help earn money. Broadcasters discovered that if they deleted the replay of one of their live videos before cashing out their tips at the end of the month, they’d lose any tips received during the stream. That meant if a video was overly personal… Read More

from Social – TechCrunch https://techcrunch.com/2017/06/22/periscope-tips/?ncid=rss
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Facebook equips admins to protect and analyze their Groups

 Facebook sees Groups as the core of its push to “build community”, as Mark Zuckerberg detailed in his 6,000-word humanitarian manifesto. So today at its Communities Summit in Chicago where it assembled 300 admins of top Groups, Facebook is making good on Zuckerberg’s promise to give admins more tools to manage their flocks. These include Group analytics, membership request… Read More

from Social – TechCrunch https://techcrunch.com/2017/06/22/facebook-group-admin-tools/?ncid=rss
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Facebook changes mission statement to “bring the world closer together”

 “Making the world more open and connected” had one fundamental flaw: it didn’t push for any specific positive outcome from more connection. Technically, it could encompass digital voyeurism via the News Feed, trading in-person friendship for online acquaintanceship, or the filter bubbles and echospheres that have further polarized the United States.
So today, as Facebook… Read More

from Social – TechCrunch https://techcrunch.com/2017/06/22/bring-the-world-closer-together/?ncid=rss
via Superb Summers