Media

Amazon debuts Elemental-based AWS Media Services for video app creation
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 Video is what consumers are paying attention to these days, and Amazon’s AWS is hoping to capitalise on that with one of its latest launches. Doubling down on its video services for media companies, app publisher [...]
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Photographer Stephen Shore brings Instagram to the MoMA
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 Stephen Shore made a name for himself shooting classic Americana mundanity in the 70s, evolving his work from automatic cameras to large-format cameras, using both color and black and white, and continuing to adapt in t [...]
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How one of America’s most powerful policemen learned to love social media after Hurricane Harvey
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 It hasn’t been a great few weeks for social media companies like Facebook and Twitter. But in spite of all the undeniable problems associated with fake news, it’s worth reminding ourselves of the equally un [...]
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‘When you spend $100 million on social media,’ it comes with help, says Trump strategist
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 Earlier today, at the Web Summit conference in Lisbon, Brad Parscale, the digital director of Donald Trump’s presidential election campaign, revealed much more about Trump’s election campaign and the role t [...]
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Facebook will teach the unemployed digital/social media skills in 30 cities
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 Whether it’s to “bring the world closer together” or improve its public image, Facebook today announced Community Boost. Facebook tells me it’s investing tens of millions of dollars into the prog [...]
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Antisocial media?
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 As Facebook finds itself publicly on the hook for enabling Russian agents to spread divisive propaganda via its platform, be it in the form of fake news, ‘dark ads’, issue pushing Facebook pages, and even p [...]
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UK spies using social media data for mass surveillance
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 Privacy rights group Privacy International says it has obtained evidence for the first time that UK spy agencies are collecting social media information on potentially millions of people.  <a href="https://tech [...]
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Twitter users join 24hr boycott to protest online harassment
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 A number of Twitter users are joining in a 24 hour boycott of the platform today, organized around the hashtag #WomenBoycottTwitter, to draw attention to online harassment on social media, including how women’s vo [...]
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Kudos wants to be a gentle introduction to social media sharing for kids
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 Just as pre-teens in the 1990s were warned away from dialing 1-900 numbers, kids now need to learn how to navigate social media responsibly. Kudos, an app for kids aged eight to 13 with around-the-clock moderation, posi [...]
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