Mobile Minutes: Facebook Notes; Kim Kardashian on Instagram; Twitter in Asia; UberEats
Facebook takes on Medium and LinkedIn with new Notes look
Eagle-eyed programmer and blogging pioneer Dave Winer spotted something a little different on Facebook this week: An updated version of the social network’s Notes feature, which allows users to post longer pieces of writing than they might in a regular status update.
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Commentary: Why federal regulators care about Kim Kardashian’s Instagram feed
It seemed like the perfect combination: A pregnant A-list celebrity who had been publicly open about how she’d been suffering from morning sickness in early pregnancy, a newly approved medication for the treatment of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy, the instantaneous and vast advertising platform of social media via Instagram and Twitter.
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Twitter says to accelerate push for content partnerships in Asia
Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it plans to accelerate its push for content partnerships in Asia Pacific and the Middle East. It has appointed a Singapore-based executive, Rishi Jaitly, to boost teams in major markets such as Australia, India, and Japan as well as to expand into Greater China and Southeast Asia, the company said in a statement.
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UberEats food delivery comes to San Francisco
The next stop in Uber’s ambitious foray into food delivery is its home town of San Francisco. Drivers for the ride-hailing app will begin delivering hot lunches in downtown areas of San Francisco this week, Uber said Monday.
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