Imagine there was an AI that could help you to create a new viral dance like the “Renegade” or the “Woah”. Well, that’s exactly what Facebook has just created. The social media giant, recently announced that their team has developed a new AI that can choreograph unique dance moves for any song.
More time at home has led many people to try home workouts, bake sourdough, or pick up a new hobby. But for many others (*takes a look in the mirror*) it’s led to a significant increase in screen time. As a result of this additional time spent on devices, social platforms have all seen an uptick in usage.
“Her record of accomplishment — fighting tooth and nail for what’s right — is why I’m choosing her. There is no door Kamala won’t knock on, no stone she’ll leave unturned, if it means making life better — for the people.” - Joe Biden
On the horizon of the 2020 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, the retailer is taking a step back from its usual strategy. Instead of hiring influencers to help sell their favorite sale items, the brand is using them to sell a message of safety and reassurance.
The beginning of quarantine for many of us was filled with experimentation, especially when it came to food. Let’s not forget that as a nation we all tried to make a perfectly whipped dalgona coffee or the fan-favorite banana bread. But, four months after the fact, it appears that people are starting to prioritize something that can easily be overlooked, mental health.
Scheduled for a mid-September release, the new iOS 14 features will include an emoji search, more user-friendly app library, and removal of the full-screen takeover when using Siri and calling someone among others. However, what’s been making waves in the advertising industry is its latest mobile privacy update: upon launch, iOS 14 will ask users to either continue allowing apps to track their personal data & mobile usage, or simply opt out.
As of late, Fortnite has been opening up its gaming universe for more than just gaming. Fortnite’s Party Royale battle mode has featured a variety of events including concerts, co-viewing movie experience, and this past weekend they used their platform to host a discussion about systematic racism.
Last week, six organizations banded together urging brands to pause Facebook advertising in July. The ADL, the NAACP, Sleeping Giants, Color Of Change, Free Press, and Common Sense all cited a history of the platform “amplifying the messages of white supremacists, permitting incitement to violence, and failing to disrupt bad actors using the platform to do harm.”
Like most people, I can recognize a handful of dog breeds on sight but I’m a little behind on the latest trendy mixed breeds. All I can tell you is that literally every dog I see is a good dog, from the absolute units to the smol puppers.
Last Tuesday, black squares flooded social media for #BlackoutTuesday. The campaign was an off-shoot of the music industry #TheShowMustBePaused meant to interrupt “business as usual” and instead discuss ways to support the Black community. Brands and users co-opted the initiative and in doing so lost the core intent.