Hola y bienvenidos a su FWD semanal!
This week the Spanish hit ‘Despacito’ became the most viewed YouTube video ever proving just how global YouTube’s reach is. However, it’s not just music fans that are flocking to the site, as top global advertisers are returning to YouTube after a brand-safety boycott.
Meanwhile, Instagram is maintaining its first-choice status for both food lovers and under 25-year-olds, as Instagram food photographers are to be celebrated at a London exhibition and the younger audience is now reported to spend an average of over 32 minutes a day on the app.
In the AI world, there have been more new and interesting developments, as it is revealed that intelligent drones are helping to stop poaching in Africa and this TED talk shows how AI is improving image recognition and detection…
Although Brits could soon go undetected on social media under a new data protection bill.
- UK rolls out new data protection to ensure Brits have the right to be forgotten on social channels
- Google is reportedly creating content delivery functionality that mimics Snapchat Discover
- Study finds that top global advertisers are returning to YouTube
- 8 in 10 UK adults use online catch-up technology or subscription services according to the new OFCOM Communications Report
- Facebook Messenger chatbots have been linked to sales in these case studies
- Celebrity Likes are the new autographs
- Under 25s are using Instagram for an average of 32 minutes a day
- How social sharing is changing the way we eat, #FoodPorn is to be celebrated at a London exhibition
- What is honesty app Sarahah, why is it topping the app charts and will it last?
- Intelligent drones using AI are helping stop poaching in Africa
- Training data, RDAs and the business implications of machine learning
- McKinsey’s State of AI Report reveals a mixed picture by industry and charts a race for patents and intellectual property (IP) among the world’s leading tech companies
- Interested in image recognition and detection? Find out how it works in this TED video demo
- Why are VR and AR taking so long to gain ground? It’s being held back by a lack of consistency according to this article
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