Extra Crunch roundup: Guest posts wanted, ‘mango’ seed rounds, Expensify’s tech stack

Prospective contributors regularly ask us about which topics Extra Crunch subscribers would like to hear more about, and the answer is always the same: Actionable advice that is backed up…

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Facebook will reconsider Trump’s ban in two years

The clock is ticking on former President Donald Trump’s ban from Facebook, formerly indefinite and now for a period of two years, the maximum penalty under a newly revealed set…

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Nigeria suspends Twitter operations, says platform ‘undermines its corporate existence’

Through its Ministry of Information and Culture today, the Nigerian government announced its decision to suspend the operations of social media platform Twitter in the country. The statement, made by…

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Facebook’s use of ad data triggers antitrust probes in UK and EU

Facebook is facing a fresh pair of antitrust probes in Europe. The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) and the EU’s Competition Commission both announced formal investigations into the social…

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How to Use YouTube Ads to Grow Your Business

Being a marketer is an interesting job. On the one hand, you’re expected to keep up with trends. When a new social media platform starts to take off, you’d better…

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TikTok just gave itself permission to collect biometric data on US users, including ‘faceprints and voiceprints’

A change to TikTok’s U.S. privacy policy on Wednesday introduced a new section that says the social video app “may collect biometric identifiers and biometric information” from its users’ content….

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Twitter redesigns its mobile app to make Spaces the center tab

Twitter is updating its app to make its audio chat room feature, Twitter Spaces, a central part of the user experience. Today, the company will begin to roll out to…

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Not on Nextdoor? You can still grab your neighbors’ stuff on Free Finds

Nextdoor, the app that helps neighbors connect, launched a new feature called Free Finds today, which will help people browse the free items available in their neighborhoods. Since the start…

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Report Claims Decline in News Media Earnings Not Google’s Fault via @sejournal, @martinibuster

New research produced by Accenture and commissioned by Google claims that decline in Western European news industry revenue was largely due to a catastrophic loss of classifieds revenue. Loss of…

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Google’s John Mueller Answers if MUM Makes SEO Obsolete

Google’s John Mueller Answers if MUM Makes SEO Obsolete

Google’s John Mueller responded to a Reddit discussion about whether MUM will make SEO obsolete. Given that the purpose of MUM is to provide answers from multiple languages, answers not…

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