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This French startup is betting on native social video and is now eyeing expansion to the U.S. » Nieman Journalism Lab

Brut — think a French version of NowThis — has had success reaching a younger demographic and is now partnering with France’s public broadcaster to expand its reach.

Source: This French startup is betting on native social video and is now eyeing expansion to the U.S. » Nieman Journalism Lab

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Instagram Direct unites ephemeral and permanent messaging for 375M users | TechCrunch

After successfully cloning Snapchat Stories, Instagram is looking to one-up its competitor in chat with a reimagining of its sleeping giant of a private messaging feature, Instagram Direct. Rolling…

Source: Instagram Direct unites ephemeral and permanent messaging for 375M users | TechCrunch