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Future of AI in Social Media

This column is authored by Shekhar Mhaskar, Vice President Isobar There’s been nothing more rampantly spreading itself, than AI in the digital space. Be it computing to machine learning; marketing via chatbots to building industrial robots; gaming to NLP, and so on so forth. Before talking about the future of AI in Social Media, let’s step […]

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Google and Facebook envision Stories for news, not social – techeblogs

Stories taught us the joy of dictating the pace of content consumption. We fast-forward in 10-second increments, with a quick trigger finger let loose the moment we get bored. That’s why soon, endless paragraphs of text and time-consuming videos might not be the only ways to get our news. This week, signs were revealed suggesting both […]

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‘Paranormal Activity’ director Oren Peli launches a new social app – techeblogs

Oren Peli, who wrote and directed the enormously successful film Paranormal Activity, is launching a new iOS and Android app designed to help users create, find and join local events. Spot‘s launch might be doubly surprising — not only is Peli launching an app, but it seems like an odd idea to come from someone […]

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Social media analytics company Synthesio acquires Social Karma – techeblogs

Synthesio is announcing its second acquisition of the year — it’s buying Social Karma, a company that uses social data to help marketers understand consumers. Back in January, Synthesio announced that it had acquired presentation software-maker Bunkr. Co-founder and CEO Loic Moisand told me that this is all part of a two-year strategy to buy […]

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WordPress.com gives you more options to share your posts on social networks – techeblogs

WordPress.com is slowly but surely replacing all those clunky social sharing plugins that you use. With today’s update, you can now schedule tweets, Facebook posts or LinkedIn updates in WordPress.com’s admin interface. WordPress.com has had social sharing features for years, but it used to be very basic. You could connect your Facebook or Twitter accounts […]

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Uber acqui-hires social app studio Swipe Labs – techeblogs

Why would Uber buy a team that builds Snapchat competitors? To make its driver app feel more human. Uber has acqui-hired Swipe Labs, the social product studio run by Marwan Roushdy. He and a selection of engineers from the dozen-person startup will join Uber to work on the driver experience within the driver earnings team. […]

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ZeroFox secures $40m Series C to help manage social media risk – techeblogs

ZeroFox, a startup that helps companies manage social media risk including scams, malicious links and account hijacking, announced a $40 million Series C investment today. The round was led by Redline Capital Management and Silver Lake Waterman (which is Silver Lake’s late stage growth capital fund). Existing investors NEA, Highland Capital Partners and Core Capital […]

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