Netflix has laid off at least eight members of the editorial staff for its fan site, Tudum, just five months after it launched, according to TechCrunch. The layoffs come just days after the streaming giant reported its first decline in subscribers in over a decade, sending the stock down more than 40% over the past week. While Tudum is not a core business for Netflix, the layoffs raise the...
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Brian Brushwood’s online career illustrates how regularly social apps go up in smoke. The magician, who spent 15 years touring college campuses, started to post video clips of his life on the road online in 2006. He amassed more than one million followers on six-second video app Vine and one million followers on Google+. Then, both shut down. “I am king of the failed platforms,” Brushwood,...
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