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Ashley Rodriguez / Quartz:
Netflix has released about 345 original series, movies, and other productions in 2018, which comes to an estimated 90K minutes or 1,500 hours of content   —  Netflix released a ridiculous amount of original programming in 2018.  How ridiculous?  By Quartz's measure, the streaming-video giant put …
Jan 6, 2019, 1:50 AM - In context

Aisha Hassan / Quartz:
How MindGeek, a company that dominates online porn with sites like Pornhub Network and Brazzers, uses big data to track what users watch and produce its videos   —  The biggest and perhaps best source of data about what people like to watch on the internet and what they would pay for doesn't come …
Dec 19, 2018, 2:20 AM - In context

Aisha Hassan / Quartz:
Spotify confirms test where it sent emails to some of its Premium for Family users asking them to prove their home address via GPS or lose access to the plan   —  Spotify recently sent an email to some of its “Premium for Family” account users in the US that asked them to confirm their home address through GPS data.
Sep 28, 2018, 12:00 PM - In context

Aisha Hassan / Quartz:
Spotify and Ancestry.com team up to offer users playlists based on DNA test results; generator to select tracks from ancestral cultures and listening habits   —  “What is the sound of you?”  —  This was a question Ancestry, the world's largest for-profit genealogy company, recently asked its users.
Sep 24, 2018, 8:30 PM - In context

Hanna Kozlowska / Quartz:
Chartbeat: when Facebook experienced a 45-minute outage on August 3 in many parts of the world, direct traffic to news websites spiked by 11%, search was up 8%   —  What happens when internet users can't go on Facebook?  Some turn to other social media platforms to joke about it.
Sep 24, 2018, 5:55 AM - In context

Abdi Latif Dahir / Quartz:
As more African governments restrict internet access, activists push back by calling them out, educating users on workarounds, and even hacking government sites   —  First, it was “gossip” that supposedly pushed Uganda's government to introduce a tax on social media use.
Jul 20, 2018, 4:15 PM - In context

Ashley Rodriguez / Quartz:
Report: Reed Hastings is writing a book about Netflix, his leadership strategy, and the company's culture, which will be published by Penguin Press in 2019   —  Netflix CEO Reed Hastings prides himself on making as few decisions as possible at the streaming-video service he founded.
Jul 20, 2018, 9:25 AM - In context

Thu-Huong Ha / Quartz:
Amazon's control of the self-published ebook industry means authors lose negotiating power and publishers can't compete on pricing or receive data on what sells   —  It is a heartwarming story: In spite of the endless onslaught of digital content, American readers have collectively put …
May 15, 2018, 5:30 AM - In context

Tripti Lahiri / Quartz:
Malaysia passes “fake news” law that imposes a $100K+ fine and up to six years in jail on publishers thereof but government could judge what counts as fake news   —  A month ahead of a general election, Malaysia's new fake-news law has gone into effect—and journalists and rights groups …
Apr 13, 2018, 2:45 PM - In context

Zachary M. Seward / Quartz:
Snap blocked public snaps from area around its New Years Eve party in LA, reported to have cost $4M, but some posted to Instagram, including performer Drake   —  Snap marked the end of its first year as a public company with a huge New Year's Eve party for its employees and other guests.
Jan 1, 2018, 2:55 PM - In context




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