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What VidCon means for the future of social media platforms

TikTok and a new wave of “authentic” creators Short-form video app TikTok, which hosts 15-second clips, was undoubtedly the star of VidCon — almost every TikTok panel was standing room only. Since launching in 2016, the app has grown to 500M monthly active users globally, far surpassing its predecessor, Musical.ly (which …

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Original Content podcast: Netflix thriller ‘Point Blank’ underwhelms

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Roblox EC-1, immigration requirements doubling, grief in the workplace, and cannabis startups

n”,”protected”:false},”excerpt”:”rendered”:” It was late afternoon on May 12, 2017. Two exhausted security researchers could barely unpack the events of what had just happened. Marcus Hutchins and Jamie Hankins, who were working from their homes in the U.K. for Los Angeles-based cybersecurity company Kryptos Logic, had just stopped a global cyberattack …

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David Fincher will direct ‘Mank’ biopic for Netflix

David Fincher will direct ‘Mank’ biopic for Netflix – TechCrunch Anthony Ha @anthonyha / 7 hours David Fincher will be directing his first feature film since 2014, and he’s making it for Netflix . The director of “Seven” and “The Social Network” already helped kick off Netflix’s original content boom …

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Space moss, stem cells and more are on their way to the ISS

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