Data Factories

Facebook and Google and other advertising businesses are data factories, and regulation will be most effective if it lets users look inside

Instagram’s CEO

The surprising resignation of Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger should not, in fact, be surprising: this became inevitable the moment they sold Instagram to Facebook.

Facebook’s Story Problem — and Opportunity

Snapchat is losing users, and it seems clear the biggest reason is Instagram Stories: that is a win for Facebook, but the pain in advertising may be substantial.