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This week in Digital & Tech - 24th Jan 2020



Welcome to This Week in Digital: a week that has seen a landmark surpassed, as Alphabet, Google’s parent company, tops a US$1 trillion dollar valuation.


Headlines

Instagram is dropping the IGTV button from within the Instagram app.

Google’s Sundar Pichai calls for AI regulation.

Pinterest looks to cultivate a positive user experience as it expands its ‘wellness’ programme.

LinkedIn rolls out a host of new features including invite to follow, LinkedIn Live and page administrator updates from either their pages or their profiles.


Insights

Cristiano Ronaldo earns more from Instagram than football.

Staying with football, Liverpool FC is employing data science to win.

Could anonymously walking down the street be a thing of the past?

TikTok had 700 million downloads in 2019, beating Facebook and Facebook Messenger.

Spotify is now the largest single podcast platform.


Cool

TikTok and Fortnite team up to find the next victory dance in #EmoteRoyaleContest.

Did AI successfully solve a riddle of Alcatraz escapees?

Sainbury’s trolls Beyoncé over similarities between new sports collection and their uniform.

Creme egg and spaghetti, anyone? Watch Cadbury’s surreal live stream.

Deep Reads

Meet the bots that make Wikipedia work.

Meet the guy who is taking away the Likes – a profile of Adam Mosseri, head of Instagram.

Is art made for Instagram bad for art?

[AUDIO] Is TikTok killing the radio star?

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