Twitter invests in ShareChat, an Indian social network for regional language users

Twitter announced today it has invested an undisclosed amount into ShareChat, an Indian social media app for local languages. The company led the investment round of $100 million along with TrustBridge Partners, Shunwei Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, SAIF Capital, India Quotient, and Morningside Venture Capital. ShareChat is a popular local language content app which has over […]

Apple will soon treat online web tracking the same as a security vulnerability

Apple is taking a hard stance on online privacy with a new anti-tracking policy in Safari. The iPhone maker has published a “WebKit Tracking Prevention Policy” that goes into specifics about the types of anti-tracking methods it has developed, the practices it believes are harmful to users, and the unintended consequences of those preventive countermeasures. […]

Project Veritas and ‘whistle-blower’ published bullshit ‘data-leak’ to dox Google employees

Project Veritas, a non-profit conspiracy theory outlet, today dropped the ‘bombshell’ that it’d obtained hundreds of leaked internal documents from a whistle-blower showing Google‘s bias against Conservatives. Unfortunately, as is almost always the case with Project Veritas, the claims are crap. As TNW’s Ravie Lakshmanan pointed out, the documents are probably authentic. I’ve pored over […]

Lobbying group takes out full-page ads to prove Beyond Meat’s veggie burger is unhealthy — but it’s not

Beyond Meat has taken the world by storm. Its signature “bleeding” burger manages to resemble that of real meat and has become a menu item at a number of restaurants, from TGI Friday to Carl’s Jr. — its competitor, Impossible Burger, just rolled out nationwide at Burger King. Perhaps feeling the pressure, a group called […]

4 expert e-commerce hacks for more efficient multi-channel management

I can remember a time when the most important distinction between sales channels boiled down to brick-and-mortar stores vs. the internet. But with the exponential growth of e-commerce in recent years, customers are increasingly utilizing multiple online platforms — with an emphasis on “multiple.” As their shopping experience gets easier, our jobs as e-commerce entrepreneurs […]