Google is combating the rise in misinformation by educating children on how to identify fake news and introducing new algorithms to stop the spread of it, while Facebook is helping people detox from social media with the testing of ‘red dot’ notification removal.
- Instagram is opening further ad opportunities by offering paid placements within the Explore tab.
- Google has updated its learning curriculum with new activities designed to educate children to identify and avoid fake news.
- Apple is the latest brand to enter the self-driving car category as it purchases startup Drive.ai.
- LinkedIn has added more ad-targeting options to attract more ad revenue.
- Good news for the high street, as research suggests that Gen Z doesn’t want an online-only shopping experience.
- 89% of people prefer having an ad-funded internet over paying for online services, an IAB study shows.
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- An Amazon employee has made an AI-powered cat flap to stop his cat from bringing home dead animals.
- Has ‘speedrunning’ gaming become the modern version of the charity telethon?
- What if AI on social media could tell you when you’re mean?
- Facebook is testing the removal of ‘red dot’ notifications, which could aid our digital sanity and our ability to detox from social networks.
- As the OOH market continues to digitise, calls are being made for agreeable digital standards to be applied.
- Google has tweaked its algorithm to reduce misinformation due to the rise in school shootings.