This Week in Digital & Technology - 13th March 2020
The week’s stories include Facebook’s ban on ads for face masks, social networks working with governments to counter Covid-19 misinformation while audiences seem to be indulging disaster viewing with record downloads of the film Contagion.
Snapchat has added Ground Transformation, lenses for floors.
Twitter flagged a Trump RT as manipulated media.
Spotify is looking to bring voice recognition to the app.
Grindr has been sold to private equity after the US raised security concerns.
Instagram influencers are creating their own ‘ad breaks’.
Here’s how Gen Z brand Adika uses TikTok influencers
11 ways to effectively use Snapchat geo-filters.
Wash Your Lyrics helps you find an alternative to singing Happy Birthday to accompany handwashing.
Drone docking stations could be the phone boxes of the future.
Spitting Image returns to screens, will it be enough to make BritBox a compelling SVOD proposition?
Learn how to fake a deepfake detector.
Three measurement approaches for marketers to use in 2020.
Is the environmental impact of streaming the next big sustainability focus?
How did Buzzfeed transition from an advertising-funded to affiliate revenue model?
Here’s a Hollywood view on the streaming wars.
Stay tuned for more.....