The U.K.’s competition watchdog has given Facebook five days to address concerns that the company’s acquisition of Giphy threatens competition in digital advertising and the “supply of GIFs” on the internet. The Competition and Markets Authority has been investigating Facebook’s $400 million acquisition of the GIF website since the beginning of the year. On Thursday, the agency aired its...
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Pinterest’s Tardy CEO Shakeup
What timing! No one could say they were surprised that Ben Silbermann is stepping down as CEO of Pinterest—that’s something we’ve expected for a while. After all, while he and his co-founder, Evan Sharp, built the business into a public company worth $13 billion—even after the stock plunge of recent months—Silbermann lately has been grappling with falling user numbers in the U.S. No, what is...
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