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The Tech

Instagram adds status markers to your DM list

The Guardian

Facebook to publish data on Irish abortion referendum ads

US elections Privacy Advertising
TechCrunch

Farfetch acquires CuriosityChina to expand its social media efforts on the mainland

Asia Retail Apps & Services
TechCrunch , The Verge

British Airways shows everyone how not to GDPR

Privacy
CNET

Making a feature film with iMacs is brutal, says Searching director

Film
TechJuice

Panic erupts as people circulate high threat alert messages in Lahore

Messaging
Finextra

Bloomberg curates Twitter feed for algo traders; State Street reads the news

Business Insider

India threatens WhatsApp with legal action after hoaxes on the app led to lynchings

Communities
Android Police

YouTube now showing hashtags above video titles on both mobile and web

VentureBeat

VentureBeat is looking for a social media contractor

Advertising People
Adweek

How Walmart and ShopRunner Capitalized on Prime Day's Downtime Fail

Retail
TechCrunch , Adweek

BuzzFeed launches a new website for its real journalism

Publishing
The Tech

Twitter reportedly suspended 58 million accounts in Q4 2017

Adweek

5 Social Media Marketing Lessons From Netflix

Video streaming
Quartz

How social media bots became an influential force in Africa's elections

US elections
GeekWire

Snap partners with news discovery organizations to help reporters find Snapchat content

Publishing
VentureBeat

Congress questions YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter on what it takes to ban an account

Communities
TechCrunch , The Verge

Dems and GOP unite, slamming Facebook for allowing violent Pages

Communities
TNW

Child suicides prompt game bans in Saudi Arabia

Foreign affairs Gaming Communities
TechCrunch

House rep suggests converting Google, Facebook, Twitter into public utilities

Legal