Monday, December 16, 2019

Booking.com Data Reveals a Tech-Led Focus Gives Holiday-Makers the Ultimate First 24 Hours

New global research from Booking.com, the global leader in connecting people with the most incredible places to stay, reveals nearly half of travellers believe the first 24 hours of a holiday...

Introducing Messenger Kids, a New App For Families to Connect

Today, in the US, we’re rolling out a preview of Messenger Kids, a new app that makes it easier for kids to safely video chat and message with family and friends...

Apple previews new emoji coming later this year

In celebration of World Emoji Day, Apple is sharing some of the new emoji coming to iOS, macOS and watchOS later this year. With thousands of emoji available on iPhone, iPad, Apple...

MediaSmarts and Facebook Canada release new video to help Canadians tell fact from fiction

MediaSmarts and Facebook launched a new video designed to help Canadians stop the spread of false news and misinformation. This resource is the first to be produced by MediaSmarts as part...
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Momensity10 introduces the selfie-concert as the next media format

Entertainers for years have used Social media platforms to aggregate their local and international fan bases in one convenient location but there was no direct way to monetize the fans other...

Facebook Launches Third-Party Fact-Checking Program in Canada

Facebook Canada, in collaboration with Agence France-Presse (AFP), announced the launch of its third-party fact-checking program aimed at helping combat false news from spreading on Facebook. The program is part of...

Facebook Acquires Artificial Intelligence Startup Ozlo

Facebook has acquired Ozlo, a Palo Alto-based artificial intelligence startup, to help Messenger build out a more elaborate virtual assistant for users. Ozlo specializes in understanding text-based conversations, and claims it can...
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Vendors Boost Their PRM’s Stickiness For Partners With A Private Social Network Add-On

With so many public social networks on the market, why would having a private social network for your channel partner community matter? Sure, much can be done on public platforms, but...

Despacito becomes the most watched YouTube video of all time – the rest of...

Despacito has overtaken Wiz Khalifa's "See you again" as the most watched YouTube video of all time. Luis Fonsi's 2017 hit also soared past long term record holder "Gangnam Style". "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi...

Social.mom is looking to break into the U.S. and French markets

Social.mom, a social network for mothers that aims to relieve the isolation of motherhood, will be able to pursue its growth with the help of a total of $350,000 in contributions...