13 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

 This week, Apple battled with the FBI amid an order to unlock an iPhone belonging to one of the terrorists involved in the San Bernardino shooting, Kanye West made waves in the ...

Facebook Now Lets You Use Multiple Accounts On Messenger For Android

Lets say you’ve got kids. They like Messenger for talking with other kids about Minecraft or bubble gum or whatever kids talk about these days. You’re happy to let them ...

Facebook Lures Video Creators With Minutes Watched And 10-Second View Metrics

 The better the videos are on Facebook, the more people will watch and the more lucrative video ads Facebook can show. So today it’s giving video makers more metrics that ...

Twitter’s Founder, Facebook Pledge Support For Apple As It Fights Court Order To Unlock iPhone

 Twitter’s founder and Facebook have joined a growing chorus of voices from the tech community supporting Apple as it opposes a court order to help the FBI break into an ...

Facebook Plans To Put Ads In Messenger

 A leaked document Facebook sent to some of its biggest advertisers reveals that Facebook will launch ads within Messenger in Q2 2016. The document, obtained by TechCrunch but ...

Facebook Launches Site To Help Non-Profits Raise Money

 Facebook just launched a new site full of resources for non-profit organizations and non-governmental organizations looking to raise awareness about their causes and money for ...

Facebook Instant Articles Will Give All Publishers Faster Loading, Fewer Monetization Options

 Facebook is taking another bite of the outside Internet by turning its Instant Articles format into an open platform any publisher can use starting April 12th. Yet the question ...

11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

 This week, Twitter rolled out its new algorithmic timeline, Tesla confirmed the price of its next car, Zenefits CEO Parker Conrad exited the company and on the science front, ...

On Chatbots

 Chatbots, historically maligned as “weak AI,” are finally transforming from ugly duckling to beautiful swan. According to recent predictions, chatbots (#ConvComm!) ...

Seeing Beyond The Hubris Of Facebook’s Free Basics Fiasco

 What Zuckerberg and his U.S. team didn’t understand was that in India you can buy computer tablets and smartphones for as little as $ 50, and that 100MB of data—which ...

Facebook Tests SMS Integration In Messenger, Launches Support For Multiple Accounts

 Facebook says it’s testing a way for users to receive, read and respond to their SMS-based conversations in its Messenger application for mobile devices. The feature, which ...

Facebook Distances Itself From Marc Andreessen’s Statements On Free Basics

 Marc Andreessen, noted Venture Capitalist and General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz is having quite a contrite Wednesday. Andreessen, who currently sits on Facebook, Inc.’s ...