Instagram launches Threads, a Close Friends chat app with auto-status

What if Instagram could automatically tell your Close Friends you’re 🏠 (home), 🤓 (working), 🚗 (on the move), or 🛋️ (chilling and might want to hang out)? That’s the idea…

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Free Play Days: NHL 20

To celebrate the start of the NHL season, NHL 20 is available now through Free Play Days for Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members this weekend! With…

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LinkedIn retargeting strategies: B2B advertising for the win

We all know the importance of retargeting users who have visited your website but haven’t converted. If yours is a lead generation business that has a longer sales cycle, you…

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Will Smith just dropped $10K on a startup that pitched him on stage at Disrupt

Will Smith just dropped $10K on a startup that pitched him on stage at Disrupt

Actor and Hollywood media mogul Will Smith surprised the TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2019 audience this afternoon by announcing he would invest $10K in a startup that pitched to him onstage…

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YouTube’s Neal Mohan describes the company’s efforts on safety and trust

YouTube Chief Product Officer Neal Mohan gave an update on all things YouTube at TechCrunch Disrupt SF. He touched on many different subjects, from YouTube Music updates to advertiser-friendly guidelines…

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Daily Crunch: Zuckerberg is wrong about TikTok

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you…

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Bad news: Facebook leads in news consumption among social feeds, but most don’t trust it, says Pew

As Facebook prepares to launch a “news tab” this month featuring news stories curated by humans to complement the headlines that appear in your social feed generated by your friends’ shares,…

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Rune raises $2M to help you find new friends in mobile games, starting with Brawl Stars

Multiplayer games are more fun when you get to play with the same crew regularly. Playing with the same people means better cooperation, deeper strategies and, if all goes well,…

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Zuckerberg misunderstands the huge threat of TikTok

“It’s almost like the Explore Tab that we have on Instagram,” said Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in leaked audio of him describing TikTok during an all-hands meeting. But it’s not….

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New Tricks and Treats in the Killing Floor 2: Grim Treatments Halloween Update

Halloween returns this year for Killing Floor 2 and the spectral terrors of the night abound with new Grim Treatments content update. This time we’re packing five new weapons, a…

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