Last Week in Betabeat: Great Boyfriends

lastweekcat Last Week in Betabeat: Great BoyfriendsToo busy to check your daily Betabeat? Here are the highlights from last week, as selected by the editors.

REQUIRED READING: Elle Advice Column E. Jean Carroll Has a New Startup For All You Special Ladies
Love in the time of algorithms.

REQUIRED READING: Layoffs at Gilt Groupe Complete: 90 Emloyees Let Go, Gilt City Closes Offices in Six Markets

Layoffs included division’s president, chief revenue officer and senior director of sales.

-Facebook Preps to File Next Week, Entire IPO Ecosystem Jockeys for Position
-Is It Possible to Predict Pagviews 15 Minutes Into the Future? $1.7 M. for Visual Revenue Says Yes
-School’s In for Summer! General Assembly Opening Second Campus in June
-Timehop, Your Own Personal Way Back Machine, Lands $1.1 M.
-Nate Wesheimer Going Full Startup With Stealthy Picturelife

-Wander, the ‘Utterly Pointless Leaderboard’ and the Most Ridiculous Marketing Strategy Ever
-Wife of New York Senate Hopeful Marc Cenedella Is No Stranger to Blogging Controversy Herself
-Silk Road, Secret Website Where You Can Buy Drugs, Is Hiring
-We Live in the Future! Popsicle-Colored Phone Charging Stations Appearing in New York Bars
-Huh, Airbnb CEO Says Airbnb Hosts New York City Make ‘An Average’ of $21K

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