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YouTube launches a dedicated Fashion vertical – TechCrunch

YouTube launches a dedicated Fashion vertical – TechCrunch

YouTube today is launching a new vertical called YouTube Fashion that aims to capitalize on the popular style and beauty content that attracts millions of viewers to its platform. According to Statista, beauty videos last year alone generated more than 169 billion views on YouTube, and more recently, some of fashion’s biggest names have set […]

Facebook might remove Like counts – TechCrunch

Facebook might remove Like counts – TechCrunch

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Now Facebook says it may remove Like counts Instagram is already testing something similar in seven countries, including Canada and Brazil. […]

Pandora now lets you share music and podcasts to your Instagram Stories – TechCrunch

Pandora now lets you share music and podcasts to your Instagram Stories – TechCrunch

Pandora today announced a new integration with Instagram that will allow users to share to their Instagram Story their favorite music and podcasts. The feature comes well over a year after Spotify launched a similar integration with Instagram Stories, and only days after Spotify introduced sharing to Facebook Stories, as well. In Pandora’s case, accessing […]

How Zhihu’s become one of China’s biggest hubs for experts – TechCrunch

How Zhihu’s become one of China’s biggest hubs for experts – TechCrunch

Zhihu may not be as well known outside of China as WeChat or ByteDance’s Douyin, but over the past eight years, it has cultivated a reputation for being one of the country’s most trustworthy social media platforms. Originally launched as a question-and-answer site similar to Quora, Zhihu has grown to be a central hub for […]

The NFL joins TikTok in multi-year partnership – TechCrunch

The NFL joins TikTok in multi-year partnership – TechCrunch

The NFL and social video app TikTok today announced a multi-year partnership to bring NFL content to worldwide fans, just ahead of the NFL’s 100th season kick off on September 5. The partnership includes the launch of an official NFL account on the video platform, as well as a series of NFL-themed hashtag challenges, and […]

You can now share music from Spotify to Facebook Stories – TechCrunch

You can now share music from Spotify to Facebook Stories – TechCrunch

Spotify this morning announced a new way for you to share music with friends (or fans, if you’re an artist) — by way of a new Facebook Stories integration that includes 15-second song previews. Viewers can also optionally tap on the “Play on Spotify” button in the Story to be redirected to the Spotify app […]

Instagram may allow creators to syndicate IGTV videos to Facebook – TechCrunch

Instagram may allow creators to syndicate IGTV videos to Facebook – TechCrunch

Following the departure of Instagram’s founders, Facebook is working to more closely integrate the photo-sharing app with its flagship social network. It’s already added its brand name next to Instagram’s, and is working to make both platforms’ messaging products interoperable. Now, Facebook is prototyping a means of syndicating Instagram’s IGTV video to Facebook’s video site, […]