Category Archives: Marketing

FaceApp denies storing users’ photographs without permission

App was launched by Russian developer in 2017 and uses AI to change people’s features.

Worried?

See more (The Guardian)

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/jul/17/faceapp-denies-storing-users-photographs-without-permission

The Toxic Potential of YouTube’s Feedback Loop | WIRED

Opinion: I worked on AI for YouTube’s “recommended for you” feature. We underestimated how the algorithms could go terribly wrong.
— Read on www.wired.com/story/the-toxic-potential-of-youtubes-feedback-loop/

#AIGoneWrong

France approves digital tax plan despite warnings by the Trump administration | One America News Network

Breaking News, Latest News and Current News from OANN.com. Breaking news and video. Latest Current News: U.S., World, Entertainment, Health, Business, Technology, Politics, Sports.
— Read on www.oann.com/france-approves-digital-tax-plan-despite-warnings-by-the-trump-administration/

Recovering From Google’s Core Algorithm Updates

We’re continuing to see the algorithms be less forgiving of simple mistakes.
— Read on www.forbes.com/sites/forbesagencycouncil/2019/07/12/recovering-from-googles-core-algorithm-updates/amp/

Amazon’s Incredible Web Of Businesses Shows Just How Large Its Ambitions Are

This is everything (we know of) owned by “The Everything Store.”
— Read on www.buzzfeednews.com/article/leticiamiranda/these-are-all-the-businesses-you-never-knew-were-owned-by

Video News Taking Over Social Media

At the Palm Beach Civic Association, where I’m the Communications Director, I started writing and producing a weekly news broadcast about the Town of Palm Beach. Because of social media, it has become wildly successful.  We’re getting over 12,000 views a week.  That’s right, an island town with only 7,300 physical addresses and 5,800 registered…
— Read on marketingworkstoday.wordpress.com/2018/06/27/video-news-taking-over-social-media/

Ebooks Purchased From Microsoft Will Be Deleted This Month Because You Don’t Really Own Anything Anymore

Anyone who bought ebooks through the Microsoft Store is in for a rude shock in the coming days. The good news? You can get a refund. The bad news? All of your books are going to be deleted this month.

— Read on gizmodo.com/ebooks-purchased-from-microsoft-will-be-deleted-this-mo-1836005672