Liz Gannes

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Frankly Raises $6M for Ephemeral Messaging

Frankly, a San Francisco-based startup whose new Android and iOS texting apps delete messages once they have been read, has raised $6 million from SK Planet and angel investors. In this age of disappearing privacy, there are also many other Snapchat-for-texting startups cropping up, including Wickr and Ansa.


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald