Episode 364

This week’s headlines: It’s Time to Get Ready for Facebook’s Clear History Tool and Google Expands Ad Inventory and Makes Updates to Retail.

The week’s news quick hits: SCOTUS Allows Antitrust Lawsuit Against Apple to Proceed, Google Launches Bumper Machine for Making Six-Second Ads, WhatsApp Closes Massive Surveillance Vulnerability, Twitter Discloses Location Sharing Bug, Twitter Announces New Developer Labs Program, Disney Takes Operational Control Over Hulu, Facebook Live Gets One Strike Policy and Instagram Phases Out Instagram Direct App.

Episode 363

This week’s headlines: Google I/O Makes Search More Utilitarian

The week’s news quick hits: Facebook Lets Users Book Appointments In-App, Twitter Enables Reaction GIFs to Retweets, Instagram Tests Implementing Third-Party Fact Checking, Facebook Updates Video Distribution Factors, Google Music Surpasses 15 Million Subscribers and Spotify Makes Podcasts Prominent within App Test.

Episode 362

This week’s headlines: Twitter Plans More Emphasis on Video Advertising and Facebook Looks to Restart with Redesign and More from F8.

The week’s news quick hits: Snapchat Launches Premium Video Ad Reserve, Alphabet Misses Analyst Estimates, Hulu Nets 28 Million U.S. Subscribers, Google Launches Auto-Delete Function for Location History, Spotify Tests Voice-Enabled Ad Unit and Facebook and FTC Settlement May Include Privacy Board.

Episode 361

This week’s headlines: Twitter Impresses Wall Street, Snap Shows Signs of Life in Earnings Report and Facebook has Good Quarter but Trouble Brews.

The week’s news quick hits: Facebook Makes Key Hires to Deal with Crises, Senator Urges FTC to Hold Zuckerberg Liable for Privacy Lapses, Instagram Adds Quiz Sticker to Stories Twitter Adds Tool to Report Voter Misinformation, Brave Aims to Split Ad Revenue with Browser Users, Comcast Negotiating Sale of Hulu Stake and Amazon Ad Growth Declines.

Episode 360

This week’s headlines: Twitter Adopts Proactive Approach to Abusive Content, Facebook Working on Voice Assistant Technology and Amazon Launches Free Ad-Supported Streaming Music Service.

The week’s news quick hits: Hulu Buys Out AT&T’s Stake, Facebook Watch Completing Transition From Exclusivity, Messenger Gets Dark Mode Toggle, Facebook Error Uploaded Email Contacts Without Permission, Instagram Tested Removing Like Counts, Amazon and Google End Boycott of Each Other, Pinterest has Good First Day of Trading and Millions of Instagram Passwords Stored in Plain Text.

Episode 359

This week’s headlines: eMarketer Predicts Decline in US Snapchat Users

The week’s news quick hits: U.K. Joining Other Countries in Plans for Tech Regulation, Amazon Signs Agreement to Let Users Access Health Info by Voice, Amazon Working on Alexa-Powered Earbuds, Pinterest Lowers IPO Share Price, Apple Music Surpasses Spotify in Subscribers, Twitter Limits Users to 400 Follows Per Day, YouTube Develops Unit for Interactive Programming, Facebook Using AI to Determine if Users Have Died, Facebook Updates News Feed Algorithm to Filter Out Bad Content, Facebook Launches New Inventory Filter, iTunes to be Broken Up into Separate Apps, Uber Files to Go Public and Disney Releases Details on Disney+.

Episode 358

This week’s headlines: Zuckerberg States His Regulation Focus Areas, Zuckerberg Floats Idea of High-Quality News Section for Facebook and Snap Makes Big Announcements at Partner Summit.

The week’s news quick hits: Hulu Limits Ad Breaks to 90 Seconds, Facebook Adds “Why am I seeing this post?” Tool to News Feeds, Twitter Supports .SRT Uploads with Videos, Instagram Tests Playback Feature for Videos, Instagram Lays Groundwork for IGTV Sponsorships, Google+ Shuts Down, Twitter Makes Appealing Flagged Tweets Easier, Snapchat May Add Location Update Feature to Snap Maps, Facebook Backtracks on Email Password Requests for Verification, Facebook User Information Discovered on Publicly Available Servers and Dorsey Supports Tech Regulation.

Episode 357

This week’s headlines: YouTube Steps Away from High-End Productions and Apple Continues Push into Services.

The week’s news quick hits: Pinterest is Going Public, Google Launches Local Experiments Project, Facebook Bans White Nationalism Content and Google Launches AMP for Email.

Episode 356

This week’s headlines: Facebook’s Journalism Project Shares Research to Tackle News Deserts, Google Announces Chrome-Powered Gaming Platform Stadia and Instagram Testing In-App Shopping and Buying.

The week’s news quick hits: Snapchat Announcing New Gaming Platform, Advertisers Seek Refunds Following Facebook Outage, Facebook Works to Limit Discrimination in Ad Targeting, LinkedIn Updates Targeting Tools, Snapchat Pays Some Creators, Some Facebook Passwords Stored in Readable Format and Comcast Launching Streaming Service for Internet Subscribers.

Episode 355

This week’s headlines: Facebook’s Relevance Score is Replaced with New Metrics, Twitter Focuses on Images and Video and Facebook Is Under Criminal Investigation.

The week’s news quick hits: YouTube Stories Get AR Selfie Filters, Twitter Launches New Testing App Called Twttr, Hulu and Spotify Partner on $9.99 Bundle, COPPA Update Introduced in the Senate, Facebook Updates Potential Reach Metric, Apple Sets Dates to Reveal Streaming Plans, Facebook Suffers from DDOS Attack, Facebook Extends Watch Party to TV, Spotify Challenges Apple’s 30% Fee on In-App Purchases and High-Profile Execs Leave Facebook.