Palmer Luckey, one of the fathers of virtual reality who sold his company Oculus to Facebook for $2 billion, recently weighed in on the new Magic Leap headset. Luckey said the new device is a "tragic heap" in his review.
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Since Facebook CMO Gary Briggs announced his plans to retire all the way back in January, the company has finally found a new marketing veteran to replace him. Antonio Lucio — the former CMO for Hewlett-Packard — will take over the role starting September 4, according to a Facebook post from the company’s chief product officer, Chris Cox.
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Instagram is testing a new feature that helps to connect students who are studying at the same college. The feature is reminiscent of how Facebook — Instagram’s parent company — started life as an online service for doing the very same thing.
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For almost as long as there’s been internet, there’s been a rule about video: Make it short.
Yet as consumers continue to cut cords and spend most of their online time on their phones, social media networks are increasingly cultivating platforms for longer video content.
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Social media companies may feel some pressure due to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The EU’s GDPR went into effect in May, and it requires that companies obtain explicit permission from individuals to utilize their data.
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VideoInk recently published a story taking a thorough look at Twitch’s recent venture into 24/7 “Always On” linear channels.
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