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TechCrunch / Sarah Perez / Mar 8
“The app in some ways is very much like others that exist today, which have been founded in other countries, including ByteDance’s Toutiao in China, Japan’s SmartNews and News Break, another personalized news reader with Chinese roots. Like its rivals, Artifact learns from user behavior, engagement and other factors in order to personalize which headlines are presented and in which order. Despite this competitive landscape, [the founders] believe U.S. news consumers want an option that’s actually based in their home market.”