All the news from the Facebook F8 conference, Cheddar gets acquired, Alphabet shows weakness, and why does Ring, the smart doorbell, need a news editor?
Facebook details Messenger updates: New desktop app, social video, and Project LightSpeed (VentureBeat)
Instagram will test hiding public like counts in Canada (The Verge)
Altice USA Buys Streaming-Video Network Cheddar for $200 Million (WSJ)
Google Shows First Cracks in Years (WSJ)
Alphabet drops after reporting a slowdown in ad revenue (CNBC)
WeWork Files for Initial Public Offering (WSJ)
Amazon wants to deliver crime news and fear to Ring doorbell owners (TheNextWeb)
A doorbell company owned by Amazon wants to start producing “crime news” and it’ll definitely end well (Nieman Lab)
How Chinese apps like TikTok are quietly racking up American users (CNBC)
Support Brian's work on the Techmeme Ride Home directly!
For just $5/month, you can subscribe to the ad-free Premium feed.
Full details at tech.supercast.tech
Thank you for your support of Brian and the Techmeme Ride Home!