Drake is the king of memes

At this level, it is mainly a assure that each time Drake places out a brand new track or album, there are going to be memes born from them. It occurred with Hotline Bling in 2016, when his dance strikes in a video for the track prompted a barrage of edited variations, together with one […]

Is building a Facebook alternative worth the effort? MeWe thinks so

Is constructing a Facebook different definitely worth the effort? MeWe thinks so

Facebook’s dominance within the social networking sphere is unparalleled. It claims 2.2 billion month-to-month lively customers for its flagship app, whereas Facebook-owned WhatsApp, Messenger, and Instagram declare no less than 1.5 billion, 1.3 billion, and 1 billion customers, respectively. This diploma of essential mass protected Facebook in opposition to any actual and speedy fallout from the […]

Tinder’s looping profile videos launch globally

Tinder’s looping profile movies launch globally

Tinder is immediately rolling out a brand new characteristic that allows customers so as to add a two-second looping video to their profiles. The courting app first announced the feature again in April, although it was initially restricted to Canada and Sweden for testing, and it quietly launched in Japan final month. From immediately, looping […]

WhatsApp says collective action required to combat the spread of misinformation in India

WhatsApp says collective motion required to fight the unfold of misinformation in India

(Reuters) — Facebook’s WhatsApp messenger service has responded to a name from India’s expertise ministry to curb the unfold of false info on its platform, saying such a activity required a partnership between the pair in addition to with society generally. India is WhatsApp’s greatest market with over 200 million customers. But false info on […]

Earlybird closes $204 million fund for ‘deep tech’ startups in Europe

Earlybird closes $204 million fund for ‘deep tech’ startups in Europe

European enterprise capital (VC) agency Earlybird has closed a recent €175 million ($204 million) fund targeted on early-stage “deep tech” startups throughout Europe. The fund, dubbed “Digital West,” was introduced again in 2016 with a goal of €150 million ($175 million), however greater than two years later it has lastly closed at round 17 % above its […]

Zuckerberg doesn’t rule out that Facebook’s app audit could take ‘years’

U.S. businesses widen investigation into what Facebook knew about Cambridge Analytica

Nearly 4 months after the revelation that Facebook did not cease information analytics agency Cambridge Analytica from using improperly obtained information of up to 87 million Facebook users, U.S. businesses have remained quiet as to what punishment the corporate will face, if any. Now, a new report from the Washington Post provides extra element into what […]

How Facebook and Twitter’s new ad transparency tools fall short

How Facebook and Twitter’s new advert transparency instruments fall brief

Users can now see extra info than ever earlier than about how advertisers are utilizing a number of the largest social media platforms, due to advert transparency instruments launched earlier this week by Facebook and Twitter. But simply because customers have extra info doesn’t imply it’s simple for them to parse. As a refresher, the […]