An interview with Eugene Wei about Elon Musk’s critical mistake with Twitter, the questionable prospects for Threads, and what Taylor Swift and other communal experiences say about the commoditization wrought by technology.
Meta is blocking news in Canada after another law requiring Aggregators to pay for links; it’s still an upsetting idea. Then, a brief primer on LK-99, the potential superconducting material.
Meta is already reaping the benefits from AI, even as its metaverse investments seem harder than ever to justify
Understanding Threads and its threat to Twitter means understanding the current landscape of social media.
An interview with Eric Seufert about Mobile Dev Memo’s new business model, the prospects for streamers building advertising business model, the potential for generative AI in advertising, along with the dangers of relying too much on marketing automation, and whether or not Meta figured out ATT. We also discuss Facebook Shops and Shopify, and the E.U.’s recent fines on Meta.
Meta makes a surprisingly small amount of money in the E.U., particularly on an ARPU basis; then, the Supreme Court signals strong support for Section 230
Recent announcements from Amazon and Pinterest and Meta with regards to shops show how owning conversion is essential in a post-ATT world.
Meta’s earnings showed that all of Meta’s Myths were, in fact, myths. Plus, how LLMs can benefit Meta ad products, and why Meta might open source more AI models.
Spotify announced a new home page, which makes sense both in isolation and in the context of Spotify’s competition with YouTube.
An interview with Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger about Artifact, their new app that is widely available today. Plus, what they learned from Instagram, revisiting the Facebook acquisition, and the future of social media.