To stop copycats, Snapchat shares itself – TechCrunch

Evan Spiegel has finally found a way to fight back against Mark Zuckerberg’s army of clones. For 2.5 years, Snapchat foolishly tried to...

Consolidation in Africa as classifieds player Jiji acquires their main competitor...

As we saw from our recent TechCrunch Battlefield in Africa last year, the continent is producing bigger and bigger tech players, and one...

Mark Zuckerberg actually calls for regulation of content, elections, privacy –...

It’s been a busy day for Facebook exec op-eds. Earlier this morning, Sheryl Sandberg broke the site’s silence around the Christchurch massacre,...

Covert data-scraping on watch as EU DPA lays down “radical” GDPR...

An interesting decision came out of Poland’s data protection agency this week after the watchdog issued its first fine under Europe’s General Data...

Facebook launches searchable transparency library of all active ads – TechCrunch

Now you can search Facebook for how much Trump has spent on ads in the past year, which Pages’ ads reference immigration...

Before breaking up with Shopify, Mailchimp quietly acqui-hired LemonStand, a Shopify...

Here’s an interesting twist on the story from last week about the break-up between Shopify and Mailchimp, after the two said they were...

Asia’s AnyMind pulls in another $8M and expands into outdoor advertising...

Asia-focused marketing startup AnyMind Group has landed a further $8 million in funding to close out its Series B round and expand...

Media fragmentation is annoying consumers – TechCrunch

Deloitte’s Technology, Media and Telecommunications division published its 13th-annual Digital Media Trends survey, focused on identifying changes in the ways US consumers engage...

UK asks competition watchdog to put adtech market review top of...

The UK government has written to the country’s competition authority to ask the watchdog to respond to concerns about the lack of transparency...

Google removed 2.3B bad ads, banned ads on 1.5M apps +...

Google is a tech powerhouse in many categories, including advertising. Today, as part of its efforts to improve how that ad business...

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