Thursday, May 5, 2016
  • Windows 10 Proliferates On Devices, Games

    After less than a year since its launch, more than 300 million devices are now running Windows 10. People are playing games on Windows 10 more than ever before, with over 9 billion hours of game play on Windows 10 since launch. ...Read the whole story

  • Digital Engagement Index

    Victoria's Secret earned a place on the leaderboard for the first time this month. The brand topped Instagram with 780,000 engagements, supporting a 83% increase in overall engagement. ...Read the whole story

  • Instagram Ups Ad Targeting Capabilities, Tests Brand Pages

    Solidifying its position as a go-to between businesses and their customers, Instagram is testing brand pages and contact buttons. As with any Facebook Page, the contact buttons let users email businesses directly, and retrieve directions to a nearby store. ...Read the whole story

  • NEW! Protect Yourself With The Trump Clause

    If that thing no one expected to happen takes place in November, protect yourself with The Trump Clause. This might come in handy for those looking to move to Canada. The Trump Clause is a website and Twitter account made up of 10 different legal clauses, each created based on data analytics of the most popular conversations currently being discussed in social media. More legal clauses will be released, based on public feedback. The 10 clauses are: "I'm taking a new job in the US. I want my moving expenses covered both ways if I quit;" "My job with my ... ...Read the whole story

Around The Net

  • Google Using Romance Novels To Loosen Up AI BuzzFeed

    Google is apparently using romance novels to teach its AI how to be more conversational. “And it’s working, too,” Buzzfeed reports. “Google’s research team recently got the AI to write sentences that resemble those in the books … With that achievement unlocked, they’re now planning to move on to bigger challenges [like] using the conversational styles the AI has learned to inform and humanize the company’s products.” ...Read the whole story

  • Periscope Adds #Save Button TechCrunch

    Periscope users can now permanently save replays of broadcasts by including #Save in their title. Prior to the update, broadcasts disappeared after 24 hours. Also, “Periscope is actively developing controls for people who want to keep their broadcasts up for shorter periods of time but not forever,” TechCrunch reports, citing comments from Periscope’s CEO Kayvon Beykpour. ...Read the whole story

The Tweets Heard Round The World

"Everyone has made mistakes. I just make them in public." ...More