#MidweekMinute 3/21/18: Brought to you by Big Data!

Facebook gets broiled over Cambridge Analytics data abuses, announces new subscription-model monetization tools for content creators, opens Instant Games to developers, and introduces Express Wi-Fi app for remote locations; Twitter tests putting breaking news at the tops of users' feeds, tests a Snapchat-esque "camera-first" feature for Moments, introduces business advertising subscriptions, and joins Facebook & Google in banning cryptocurrency ads (as does, newly, Snapchat); Instagram adds story sharing, expands shoppable posts internationally, and denies chronological feed rumors; LinkedIn adds video filters and "Request Referral" button; Pinterest expands shopping ads availability; YouTube expands livestreaming to desktop and adds picture-in-picture functionality.

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