Instagram confirms test of new anti-harassment tool, Limits, designed for moments of crisis – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 7 minutes Instagram head Adam Mosseri confirmed the company is testing a new feature called “Limits,” which would give users the ability to temporary lock down their accounts when they’re being targeted by a flood of harassment. The announcement of the new feature was made today during a video where Mosseri condemned the recent racism that took … Read more

Sweetch raises $20M for a personalized engagement system designed to boost health outcomes – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 10 minutes You’ve just sat down to dinner, and your wearable device reminds you to get up and get in your steps for the day. Maybe the app has a point, but odds are, you’ll push the notification to the side. The founders of Sweetch, an Israeli company creating its own AI-driven behavior change app, are betting … Read more

Daylight raises millions to build a digital banking platform ‘designed for and by’ the LGBTQ+ community – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 10 minutes Over the past year, there has been a surge of newly formed digital banks aimed at specific demographics. The banks in nearly all cases are trying to meet the needs of certain populations that they believe are feeling left out or underserved by traditional financial institutions. The latest such neobank to emerge is New York-based … Read more