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1 hour ago   |   TechCrunch

Last April, Spotify surprised Wall Street bankers by choosing to go public through a direct listing process rather than through a traditional IPO. Instead of issuing new...
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Dolby made a secret app for recording studio quality audio on your phone

Dolby made a secret app for recording studio quality audio on your phone

5 hours ago   |   The Verge

Dolby has been quietly testing a new mobile app for recording and cleaning up audio under the codename “234,” as first spotted by TechCrunch. The app, which was available...
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Facebook is testing a new meme machine to bring back the kids

Facebook is testing a new meme machine to bring back the kids

9 hours ago   |   TechRadar

Facebook's attempts to win back the eyeballs of teenagers aren't slowing down, if new reports are to be believed: the social network is apparently testing a meme-filled feature...
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Facebook is trying to allure teens with a meme app called LOL

Facebook is trying to allure teens with a meme app called LOL

16 hours ago   |   Phone Arena

Facebook doesn't have a good track of projects developed under its umbrella but has enough money to keep trying. The latest project the company is working on is dubbed LOL, an...
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Facebook's secretly working on LOL - a meme hub meant to lure teens from Snapchat, Instagram, and Tik Tok

Facebook's secretly working on LOL - a meme hub meant to lure teens from Snapchat, Instagram, and Tik Tok

19 hours ago   |   The Next Web   |   2 articles

Facebook hasn't given up on attracting teens. After numerous failed products aimed at teens - including LOL, Facebook Watch, and IGTV - the company is now hard at work on LOL...
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Facebook is testing a new LOL app with teens, but will they even want it?

Facebook is testing a new LOL app with teens, but will they even want it?

20 hours ago   |   Pocket-lint   |   4 articles

It's been a hot minute since Facebook made a new app. And its latest effort, called LOL, is solely targeting teens, if you couldn't tell by the name. According to TechCrunch...
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Facebook's latest attempt to court teens is a 'cringey' meme library

22 hours ago   |   Engadget   |   4 articles

Facebook is once again trying to court the kids, this time with a meme-filled app called LOL. Facebook confirmed the existence of the LOL to TechCrunch. The app, which offers...
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Facebook LOL in testing as a teen-focused feed of memes

Facebook LOL in testing as a teen-focused feed of memes

23 hours ago   |   PhoneDog   |   4 articles

Facebook is testing a new feature to get teens using its service more. Facebook's new effort is called LOL, and it's a special feed of funny videos, memes, and more. It's got...
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Facebook developing ‘LOL' meme app to draw in teenagers

Facebook developing ‘LOL' meme app to draw in teenagers

1 day ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   3 articles

Facebook is working on an app called ‘LOL' that aims to bring in a younger demographic of users through a hub of funny and trending GIFs and videos. TechCrunch first reported...
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Amazon made a vest to keep robots from pummeling humans

1 day ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

Amazon is using an electric vest to help improve worker safety when dealing with automated systems and robots inside its warehouses, according to a report from TechCrunch. The...
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