Weekly Subscription News: ProRata, Pearl Jam and Political Ads
Featuring Amazon, Disney, Verizon, Facebook, Google and Chargify
We may be just days into the new year, but the subscription economy is going strong with headlines around the globe. Here are a few we thought were interesting: Instagram releases a test update en masse, causing serious frustration among users, and Chargify acquires revenue recognition software ProRata. Also this week, Pearl Jam is canceling its subscription service, Facebook may be developing cryptocurrency for WhatsApp transfers, and Google and Facebook settle complaints over its political ads.
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