The Race to Develop AR and VR Wearables is Heating Up with New Advances from Facebook and Google

While social media platforms have seen big increases in usage amid the COVID-19 lockdowns, so too have virtual reality devices, with Facebook reporting that it’s been unable to keep up…

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Facebook Removes Over 400 Groups Linked to Violent ‘Boogaloo’ Movement in the US

In yet another reminder of the power of social networks to fuel extremist movements, Facebook has today announced that it’s removing a cluster of accounts and groups linked to the…

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Facebook says it will prioritize original reporting and ‘transparent authorship’ in the News Feed

Facebook announced this morning that stories with original reporting will get a boost in the News Feed, while publications that don’t clearly credit their editorial staff will be demoted. The…

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Pinterest Commissions Review of Workplace Culture After Recent Revelations of Discriminatory Practices

Earlier in the month, Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann committed to addressing issues of racial inequality within the company, after two former employees publicly criticized the platform’s #BlackLivesMatter stance, and detailed…

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Google Expands eCommerce Connection with Free Product Listings in Search

After recently making product listings in its Shopping tab available for free for retailers, Google is now expanding the same to search listings for products, further expanding the eCommerce potential of…

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Mobile developer Tru Luv enlists investors to help build a more inclusive alternative to gaming

Developer and programmer Brie Code has worked at the peak of the video game industry – she was responsible for many of the AI systems that powered non-player character (NPC)…

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12 Reasons to Integrate Visual Content into Your Marketing Campaigns [Infographic]

Published June 29, 2020 Are you looking for ways to improve your marketing campaigns? Want to know why visual content should form a bigger part of your online strategy? The…

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Newzoo forecasts 2020 global games industry will reach $159 billion

Games and esports analytics firm Newzoo released its highly cited annual report on the size and state of the video gaming industry yesterday. The firm is predicting 2020 global game…

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YouTube’s Working on a New Analytics Overview Summary to Help Creators Maximize Performance

YouTube’s working on a new video analytics display which is designed to help creators better understand where their views are coming from, and how they can maximize each video’s performance….

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TikTok Says it Will Stop Grabbing Data From User Clipboards After New iOS Update Exposed the Process

TikTok has said that it will remove a feature which reads data from the clipboard on user devices as they use TikTok, after a recent iOS update exposed the practice….

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