Facebook responds to China in Hong Kong, while Stripe avoids the complication. Then, Instagram Reels shows why Instagram Stories succeeded.
India is banning Chinese apps, in a reminder that nations still matter; China knows the more than anyone. Then, why centralized App Stores make this easier, and why Reddit is a reminder that infrastructure matters.
Apple and Facebook seem like they are in conflict, but have often been each other’s best partners.
Snap is building its own operating system in its own world, while Facebook is honest about the relative value of Australian publishers.
The Internet changed how media competes to focus and quality, but quality is defined by your niche.
Why Mark Zuckerberg has made the right choice about Trump’s posts, why his power is a problem, and why his conviction is impressive.
The Internet ends gatekeepers and increases transparency, which has world-altering effects — both good and bad.
Twitter fact-checks Trump, YouTube censors Chinese words, and Facebook reportedly declines to police polarization.
Facebook Shops are good for Shopify merchants, but bad for Shopify; the answer is to push more into the real world.
The GIPHY acquisition makes sense for Facebook, but for more pragmatic reasons than malicious ones.