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Google CEO admits company must better address the spread of conspiracy theories on YouTube – TechCrunch

Google CEO admits company must better address the spread of conspiracy theories on YouTube – TechCrunch Google CEO Sundar Pichai admitted today that YouTube needs to do better in dealing with conspiracy content on its site that can lead to real world violence. During his testimony on Tuesday before the House …

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Coffee Meets Bagel goes anti-Tinder with a redesign focused on profiles, conversations – TechCrunch

Coffee Meets Bagel goes anti-Tinder with a redesign focused on profiles, conversations – TechCrunch How do other dating apps compete with Tinder? By further distancing themselves from Tinder’s “hot-or-not” user interface design to focus on differentiating features – like conversation starters, commenting, and richer profiles. Today, another anti-Tinder app is …

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Watch Google CEO Sundar Pichai testify in Congress — on bias, China and more – TechCrunch

Watch Google CEO Sundar Pichai testify in Congress — on bias, China and more – TechCrunch Google CEO Sundar Pichai has managed to avoid the public political grillings that have come for tech leaders at Facebook and Twitter this year. But not today. Today he will be in front of …

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FB QVC? Facebook tries Live video shopping – TechCrunch

FB QVC? Facebook tries Live video shopping – TechCrunch Want to run your own home shopping network? Facebook is now testing a Live video feature for merchants that lets them demo and describe their items for viewers. Customers can screenshot something they want to buy and use Messenger to send …

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Seized cache of Facebook docs raise competition and consent questions – TechCrunch

Seized cache of Facebook docs raise competition and consent questions – TechCrunch A UK parliamentary committee has published the cache of Facebook documents it dramatically seized last week. The documents were obtained by a legal discovery process by a startup that’s suing the social network in a California court in a …

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Facebook ends platform policy banning apps that copy its features – TechCrunch

Facebook ends platform policy banning apps that copy its features – TechCrunch Facebook will now freely allow developers to build competitors to its features upon its own platform. Today Facebook announced it will drop Platform Policy section 4.1 which stipulates “Add something unique to the community. Don’t replicate core functionality that …

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