Soldsie Digest – Rihanna “Works” IG Live, Wuu “who?”, and Apple Goes w/ the “Flow”

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From the Networks

Facebook enlivens your desktop. The social media giant now allows users to stream live via a desktop interface in addition to mobile. Fortune

Wuu who? The newest temporary messaging app aims to give Snapchat a run for its money via a (too?) stripped down UI. WIRED

Instagram saves the date. The photo-post driven social media giant is expected to add appointment booking capability to its roster of features poising it to compete with Yelp and Open Table. The Verge

From Everyone Else

Drake swims upstream. The Grammy Award winning recording artist releases new “playlist” in bid to own the the advent of streamed releases across multiple platforms. LA Times

Google’s back to school. The internet omnibrand lays plans to partner with Howard University in effort to create professional inroads for Black recent tech grads. Recode

Apple goes with the flow. The industry leading tech brand acquires productivity app Workflow, making it available for free in the App Store. CNET

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