March 19, 2021

Fri. 03/19 – A Rebel Alliance, Led By Facebook, And Born In A Clubhouse Room?

It’s app platform product news day! Instagram is working on a version of the service suitable for kids. Twitter wants you to watch YouTube in-stream. Telegram is basically adding all the Clubhouse features I’ve been dreaming of. Was an anti-Apple rebel alliance born last night in a Clubhouse room? Why China is banning Tesla in some cases. And of course, the weekend longreads suggestions.

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Links:Facebook Is Building An Instagram For Kids Under The Age Of 13 (BuzzFeed News)Twitter begins testing a way to watch YouTube videos from the home timeline on iOS (TechCrunch)Telegram takes on Clubhouse with Voice Chat 2.0 (XDA Developers)Zuckerberg: Facebook may actually be in a ‘stronger position’ after Apple’s iOS 14 privacy changes (CNBC)China to Restrict Tesla Use by Military and State Employees (WSJ)


Weekend Longreads Suggestions:The End of Silicon Valley as We Know It? (O'Reilly)Moore's Law for Everything (SamAltman.com)Empathetic Robots Are Killing Off the World’s Call-Center Industry (Bloomberg Businessweek)Loans that hijack your phone are coming to India (Rest of World)How a social app you’ve never heard of became a haven for Gen Z (Protocol)


It’s app platform product news day! Instagram is working on a version of the service suitable for kids. Twitter wants you to watch YouTube in-stream. Telegram is basically adding all the Clubhouse features I’ve been dreaming of. Was an anti-Apple rebel alliance born last night in a Clubhouse room? Why China is banning Tesla in some cases. And of course, the weekend longreads suggestions.

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