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  • @Twitter Q2 beats: $312M in rev ($283.07M expected), $0.02 EPS (-$0.01 expected); up 124% from $139.3M YOY; 271M monthly active users, up 24% YOY; 211M mobile monthly active users, up 29% YOY; 173B timeline views, up 15% YOY; Twitter is up 27.49% in after-hours trading - Link
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  • @instagram launches video/photo messaging app Bolt in Singapore, South Africa, & New Zealand; the 1-to-1 pic/vid sharing app is similar to @Snapchat in that it offers fast photo sharing w/ the touch of a button, & photos self destruct after x amount of time; the co is testing the app in the 3 countries before rolling it out worldwide b/c they're 'good analogues' to its home market - Link
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  • @EA announces a @Netflix-like subscription service for the @Xbox One; EA Access will give users access to several of the studio's games for $5 a mo, incl 'FIFA 14,' 'Peggle 2,' 'Madden NFL 25,' & 'Battlefield 4'; subscribers will also receive discounts on future EA games purchases - Link
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  • @Medium launches its 1st sponsored 'collection' w/ BMW; the collection offers a curated selection of posts about design; Medium says it's an 'experiment'; BMW's sponsorship will last 6 mo's; Medium staff will produce 4-5 articles about BMW; Medium has no sales staff & worked w/ 'additive advertising' startup @nativly - Link
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  • @LinkedIn rolls out a visual overhaul for its mobile apps (Android, iOS); changes incl an updated 'in common' section that displays info about connections, info about how other users found you, as well as skills, experience & education info moved to the top of profiles; Mashable reports that the updates will eventually come to the Web - Link
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