15 06, 2019

Amazon Spark, the retailer’s two-year-old Instagram competitor, has shut down – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-06-15T15:36:36+00:00 June 15th, 2019|Amazon, amazon spark, e-commerce, eCommerce, Instagram, Mobile, online shopping, product discovery, Social, Uncategorized|

Amazon’s two-year-old Instagram competitor, Amazon Spark, is no more. Hoping to capitalize on the social shopping trend and tap into the power of [...]

31 05, 2019

UK Internet attitudes study finds public support for social media regulation – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-31T15:21:58+00:00 May 31st, 2019|Advertising Tech, Amazon, BBC, Brits, digital media, Europe, european commission, european union, Facebook, Google, ICO, Instagram, Internet, new media, ofcom, online content, online harms, online regulation, Privacy, search engine, search engines, search results, smartphone, smartphones, SNAPCHAT, Social, social media, social media platforms, UK government, Uncategorized, United Kingdom|

UK telecoms regulator Ofcom has published a new joint report and stat-fest on Internet attitudes and usage with the national data protection watchdog, [...]

22 05, 2019

Indonesia restricts WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram usage following deadly riots – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-22T15:15:39+00:00 May 22nd, 2019|Asia, Facebook, Government, Indonesia, Instagram, Jakarta, operating systems, president, presidential election, Social, social media, Software, spokesperson, sri lanka, Uncategorized, WHATSAPP, world wide web|

Indonesia is the latest nation to hit the hammer on social media after the government restricted the use of WhatsApp and Instagram following [...]

16 05, 2019

Instagram is killing Direct, its standalone Snapchat clone app, in the next several weeks – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-16T15:11:20+00:00 May 16th, 2019|Apps, Facebook, Instagram, Instagram Direct, messaging, Social, Uncategorized|

As Facebook pushes ahead with its strategy to consolidate more of the backend of its various apps on to a single platform, it’s [...]

1 05, 2019

India’s Times Internet isn’t ceding ground to US rivals Facebook and Google – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-01T15:01:22+00:00 May 1st, 2019|Airbnb, Amazon, Android, Asia, BigBasket, BYJU, Coursera, Delhivery, edtech startup, Facebook, Flipkart, Huffington-Post, india, Instagram, Media, mx player, online advertising, Satyan Gajwani, social media, streaming services, Swiggy, Tencent, Times Group, Times Internet, Uber, Uncategorized, Verizon Media, verizon media group, Walmart, WHATSAPP|

The aggressive push by Silicon Valley companies and Chinese firms to win India, one of the last great growth markets, has decimated many [...]

19 04, 2019

Instagram hides Like counts in leaked design prototype – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-04-19T14:52:48+00:00 April 19th, 2019|Apps, Instagram, Instagram feed, Instagram redesign, Jane Manchun Wong, likes, Mobile, Social, Uncategorized|

“We want your followers to focus on what you share, not how many likes your posts get. During this test, only the person [...]

14 03, 2019

Telegram gets 3M new signups during Facebook apps’ outage – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-03-14T14:20:14+00:00 March 14th, 2019|Apps, China, encryption, Europe, Facebook, Instagram, internet censorship, iran, messaging apps, messaging services, Moscow, Pavel Durov, Privacy, russia, Social, social media, Telegram, Uncategorized, vk|

Messaging platform Telegram claims to have had a surge in signups during a period of downtime for Facebook’s rival messaging services. In a [...]

5 03, 2019

JetBlue contest asks users to delete their Instagram pics to fly free for a year – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-03-05T14:13:41+00:00 March 5th, 2019|Instagram, JetBlue, Social, TC, Uncategorized|

In a move that’s both bold and bizarre, JetBlue is introducing a new contest that will give three winners a year of free [...]