Daily Crunch: Telegram soars after Facebook outage

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Telegram gets 3M new signups during Facebook apps’ outage In a message sent to his Telegram channel, founder Pavel Durov wrote,…

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David Beckham se fait piéger lors de l’inauguration de sa statue… avec un modèle digne de celle de Ronaldo

Footballeurs et statues ne font généralement pas bon ménage… On se souvient par exemple du mythique buste totalement raté du joueur star Cristiano Ronaldo qui avait fait tant parler sur le web. Récemment, c’est l’ancien joueur britannique David Beckham qui a fait les frais d’un sculpteur peu regardant niveau ressemblance. On vous raconte cette histoire…

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Slack removes 28 accounts linked to hate groups

Today in a short blog post, Slack announced that it had removed 28 accounts with a “clear affiliation with known hate groups.” Few details were provided about the accounts or how Slack identified them, but we have reached out to the company for more information. The announcement, brief as it is, comes as a surprise.…

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Facebook loses CPO Chris Cox and WhatsApp VP Chris Daniels

13-year Facebook veteran, Chief Product Officer, and the spirit animal of the social network Chris Cox is departing the company after two years of seeking to do something new. Cox’s exit is part of a big executive reshuffle as Facebook embarks on prioritizing privacy through messaging, groups, Stories, and backend unification of its chat features.…

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