Talent trickles out of Snapchat as Timehop founder leaves

Less than a year after joining Snapchat, social media nostalgia app Timehop’s founder Jonathan Wegener is departing the company. He tells TechCrunch he wants to...

Dating app Hinge rolls out a new feature to reduce ‘ghosting’

Most dating apps match users then leave it up to them to initiate their chat. When Bumble launched, however, it broke new ground by having...

Snap and Twitter now have roughly the same market cap

While we won’t call this a huge watershed moment per se, something nominally interesting in the world of Weird Social Media Things happened this morning:...

Apple revises its guidelines on template-based apps, now requires business to have their own...

Apple today announced it’s amending the App Store guideline that banned apps created using templates and other app generation services. When the company revised its...

Photosynth returns as a feature in Microsoft’s Pix camera app

Earlier this year, Microsoft shut down Photosynth, its service for stitching multiple images into panoramas and semi-3D models. When it launched in 2008, the service...

ZTE’s dual-screen phone is a fascinating mess

In a perfect, world, we’d all be rewarded for our bold choices. Trying...

Used car marketplace Shift appoints a co-CEO alongside George Arison

Toby Russell was one of the first people to get Shift founder George Arison into used cars — and now he’s going to be running...

Musical.ly launches $50 million ‘creator fund’ to build out its community

In November, the popular lip-syncing app Musical.ly announced its acquisition by Chinese social media giant Toutiao, owned by Bytedance, in a deal sources said was...

Former Nike CFO Don Blair joins Dropbox’s board of directors

As Dropbox continues its inevitable march toward an IPO, it’s going to look to bring in people with a lot of experience handling the operations...

Instagram launches an alpha testing program on iOS and Android

Are you an early adopter? Okay, but are you a really early adopter who likes to test new, experimental things even if it means you’ll...

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