Tag Archives: users

Facebook has restored the cross-posted tweets that were removed from users’ profiles – TechCrunch

Facebook says it has corrected the issue of users’ deleted posts, which had affected those who had previously cross-posted their Tweets to their Facebook profile – a feature that’s no longer supported. Earlier this month, Facebook locked down its API to prevent third-party apps from being able to post to profiles as the logged-in user, and Twitter was one of ...

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Google Play Store Android App Search Broken For Some Users

The Android app search function of the Google Play Store is presently broken for some users who are seeing an endless list of duplicate results after inputting a wide variety of queries, particularly more generic searches such as “movies,” “downloads,” and “water tracker.” 9to5Google reports the bug is present on both the web version of the Play Store and its ...

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Spotify misses on revenue in first earnings report with 170M users – TechCrunch

In Spotify’s first ever earnings report, the streaming music came up a little short, pulling in $1.36 billion revenue in Q1 2018. That’s compared to Wall Street’s estimates of $1.4 billion in revenue and an adjusted EPS loss of $0.34. Spotify hit 170 million monthly active users, up 6.9 percent from 159 million in Q4 2017 and 99 million ad-supported ...

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Bluedot Innovation gets $5.5 million in funding to track smartphone users more precisely – TechCrunch

When it comes to the promises of persistent location hyper-awareness, the promises of mobile have largely fallen flat. While this has been a bummer for consumers looking for more contextual services from the apps they have installed, this also has been a pain for marketers keen to get their hands on more quality user data. Bluedot Innovation wants to tackle ...

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iHeartRadio opens up its playlists to all users with launch of Playlist Radio – TechCrunch

iHeartRadio is best known for its free service offering thousands of live, streaming AM and FM radio stations and its ability to create your own custom station, similar to Pandora. Today, the company is adding a new feature for all users – both free and paid – that blurs the lines between streaming radio and the typically premium-only option of ...

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U.S. iPhone users spent 23% more in apps in 2017 than the year before – TechCrunch

Games, dating apps and streaming services contributed to a rise in consumer spending in iPhone apps last year, according to new data from app store intelligence firm, Sensor Tower. The firm found that U.S. iPhone users spent 23 percent more on in-app purchases in 2017 than they did the year prior – or, an average of $58 per active user ...

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Vimeo Launches macOS App Aimed at Final Cut Pro Users

Vimeo today announced a new “Vimeo for macOS” app that brings some of the service’s core functionalities to Mac computers, particularly aimed at creators using Apple’s Final Cut Pro video editing software. While users could already upload to Vimeo from Final Cut Pro, the company noted that its new Mac app gives Final Cut Pro users “more control over file ...

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Arbtr wants to create an anti-feed where users can only share one thing at a time – TechCrunch

At a time when the models of traditional social networks are being questioned, it’s more important than ever to experiment with alternatives. Arbtr is a proposed social network that limits users to sharing a single thing at any given time, encouraging “ruthless self-editing” and avoiding “nasty things” like endless feeds filled with trivial garbage. It’s seeking funds on Kickstarter and ...

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Apple will let users download all iCloud and Apple ID data to comply with new European rules

  By Roger Fingas Thursday, March 29, 2018, 10:40 am PT (01:40 pm ET) Apple is switching up its privacy policies to satisfy the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, which takes effect May 25 —most notably by offering a way to download all personal data stored on Apple servers. The data trove will be accessible through the company’s Apple ...

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TV Time, the TV tracking app with over a million daily users, can now find your next binge

With TV programming now spread out across a variety of services beyond traditional network TV, it can be hard to know what to watch next and what’s popular, given how much great content there is to choose from. An app called TV Time is helping with that, by allowing TV fans to track shows they’re watching, discover new programs, and socialize ...

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