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Fyre Festival meets Mr. Bone Saw – TechCrunch

Fyre Festival meets Mr. Bone Saw – TechCrunch

Social media influencers have been known to promote events around the world for the right price — decisions that sometimes prove to…
TikTok’s national security scrutiny tightens as U.S. Navy reportedly bans popular social app – TechCrunch

TikTok’s national security scrutiny tightens as U.S. Navy reportedly bans popular social app – TechCrunch

TikTok may be the fastest-growing social network in the history of the internet, but it is also quickly becoming the fastest-growing security…
Daily Crunch: Facebook acquires a cloud gaming startup – TechCrunch

Daily Crunch: Facebook acquires a cloud gaming startup – TechCrunch

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your…
Subscription-based social network MeWe launches premium features and a business product – TechCrunch

Subscription-based social network MeWe launches premium features and a business product – TechCrunch

MeWe, the subscription-based social network that emphasizes privacy and bills itself as the anti-Facebook, is launching a premium tier of its service…
Facebook is building an operating system so it can ditch Android – TechCrunch

Facebook is building an operating system so it can ditch Android – TechCrunch

Facebook doesn’t want its hardware like Oculus and Portal to be at the mercy of Google because they rely on its Android…
Snackpass snags $21M to let you earn friends free takeout – TechCrunch

Snackpass snags $21M to let you earn friends free takeout – TechCrunch

“We were in the back washing blenders so they could keep taking Snackpass orders” recalls co-founder and CEO Kevin Tan. The team…
Spotify prototypes Tastebuds to revive social music discovery – TechCrunch

Spotify prototypes Tastebuds to revive social music discovery – TechCrunch

Spotify is prototyping a new way to see what friends have been listening to, called “Tastebuds”. Despite how discovering music is inherently…
UK’s competition regulator asks for views on breaking up Google – TechCrunch

UK’s competition regulator asks for views on breaking up Google – TechCrunch

The UK’s competition regulator has raised concerns about the market power of digital ad platform giants Google and Facebook in an interim…
Instagram hides false content behind warnings, except for politicians – TechCrunch

Instagram hides false content behind warnings, except for politicians – TechCrunch

Instagram is giving politicians the same free rein to spread misinformation as its parent company Facebook. Instagram is expanding its limited fact-checking…
Instagram to now flag potentially offensive captions, in addition to comments – TechCrunch

Instagram to now flag potentially offensive captions, in addition to comments – TechCrunch

Earlier this year, Instagram launched a feature that would flag potentially offensive comments before they’re posted. Now, the social media platform is…