Facebook’s latest News Feed update will prioritize trustworthy publishers

 Facebook is gearing up to prioritize news content by publishers a group of Facebook users have deemed trustworthy. Facebook Head of News Feed Adam Mosseri said the company surveyed “a diverse and representative sample” of U.S.-based people about their familiarity and trust in various sources of news, he wrote in a blog post. That data, Mosseri said, will serve to inform News… Read More

from Social – TechCrunch https://techcrunch.com/2018/01/19/facebooks-news-feed-update-trusted-sources/?ncid=rss
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Yahoo Finance launches social savings app Tanda, an alternative to credit cards

 Yahoo Finance today launched a new app called Tanda that allows small groups of either five or nine people to save money together for short-term goals. The app uses the concept of a “money pool” – that is, everyone participating in one Tanda’s collaborative savings circles will pay a fixed amount to the group’s savings pot every month. And every month, one member… Read More

from Social – TechCrunch https://techcrunch.com/2018/01/19/yahoo-finance-launches-social-savings-app-tanda-an-alternative-to-credit-cards/?ncid=rss
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Foursquare is finally proving its (dollar) value

 In 2009, Facebook was just getting popular with moms and grandmas. People were playing Farmville. Twitter was just becoming mainstream. And Foursquare launched on to the scene. Back then, Foursquare was just another social network, letting users check in to locations they visit and potentially receive badges for those check-ins. A lot has changed since 2009, but Foursquare still remains,… Read More

from Social – TechCrunch https://techcrunch.com/2018/01/19/foursquare-is-finally-proving-its-dollar-value/?ncid=rss
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