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Nextdoor, a social network for neighbors, debuts a new tool to stem racial profiling on its platform, claims 75% success rate in tests (Caroline O'Donovan/BuzzFeed)

TechMeme - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 10:55am

Caroline O'Donovan / BuzzFeed:
Nextdoor, a social network for neighbors, debuts a new tool to stem racial profiling on its platform, claims 75% success rate in tests  —  Nextdoor, a location-based social network for neighbors that has more than 10 million registered users, is rolling out a new tool today that the company …

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WhatsApp to share phone numbers and analytics data of users with Facebook, two years after it said it had no plans to collect data (New York Times)

TechMeme - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 8:35am

New York Times:
WhatsApp to share phone numbers and analytics data of users with Facebook, two years after it said it had no plans to collect data  —  SAN FRANCISCO — When Facebook bought the start-up WhatsApp in 2014, Jan Koum, one of WhatsApp's founders, declared that the deal would not affect …

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Sources: Apple developing a Snapchat-like video sharing and editing app and multiple social features for iOS (Bloomberg)

TechMeme - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 7:05am

Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple developing a Snapchat-like video sharing and editing app and multiple social features for iOS  —  Company looks to catch up as video sharing gains popularity  —  Engineers test deeper social ties across iPhone, iPad software  —  Apple Inc., seeking to capitalize on the popularity …

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