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What More Regulation Could Mean for Snapchat, TikTok & Grindr
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"What's Snapchat at that point, without any chatting?"

The president's executive order could have dire consequences for social media sites like Twitter and Facebook, but it could eliminate relatively smaller sites such as Grindr, TikTok and Snapchat altogether. Senior reporter Tami Abdollah talked to the experts.

Scooter companies like Bird could benefit from a post COVID-19 dip in public transportation, especially in urban areas in Europe and Asia where car ownership is more expensive, senior finance reporter Ben Bergman finds.

Our next "Virtual Pitch Showcase" focuses on Southern California real estate startups and be facilitated by veteran investors Brad Inman and Spencer Rascoff. Nominate your company here or sign up to watch the free event.

What Trump's Order Could Mean for L.A. Social Sites

Santa Monica-based Snap has relied on Section 230 in many court cases, so has Grindr and TikTok. If the order sticks, would this mean the end of moderation? Or of these companies altogether? Read more >>

How Bird Could Benefit in a Post-COVID World

Fewer people may use public transportation after the pandemic. Here's why that could mean a big boost for Bird and other scooter companies. Read more >>

Enormous Rockets Made By A Printer 

Spencer Rascoff and CEO Tim Ellis dig into Relativity Space's engineering feats, its vision for the future of humans in space and its plans to send a 3D printer to Mars to print rockets there in the most episode of the Office Hours podcast. Listen here or subscribe onStitcher, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify >>

Watch: How Women Can Build Confidence in a Virtual World

Panelists in today's dot.LA Convenes speaker series shared their experiences and strategies for gaining confidence in an industry that can be difficult for women. Did you miss it? Watch the full event here >>

Nominate Your Company For Our Next Startup Pitch Showcase

Our next startup pitch showcase takes place at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 4th. Inman founder Brad Inman and Zillow co-founder Spencer Rascoff. We're looking for local startups in real estate technology. Nominate your company here and register to watch the show >>

What Will Offices Be Like In 2021?

Join us at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 2nd for a strategy session presented by HelloOffice, featuring Brendan Wallace, co-founder & managing partner at Fifth Wall, and Justin Bedecarre, co-founder and CEO of HelloOffice. Register to watch here >>

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