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 [...]

12 06, 2019

Facebook’s Blood Donations feature arrives in US, will alert donors in times of need – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-06-12T15:31:30+00:00 June 12th, 2019|american red cross, Facebook, healthcare, red cross, Social, social good, TC, Uncategorized|

Facebook today is expanding its set of features focused on blood donations. The company since 2017 has been working with blood donation centers [...]

3 06, 2019

Twitter bags deep learning talent behind London startup, Fabula AI – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-06-03T15:24:23+00:00 June 3rd, 2019|Artificial Intelligence, cybernetics, deception, disinformation, Emerging-Technologies, Europe, Exit, fabula ai, fake news, Fundings & Exits, London, machine learning, ML, natural language processing, online disinformation, Social, social media, social network, social networks, Startups, Twitter, Uncategorized, United Kingdom|

Twitter has just announced it has picked up London-based Fabula AI. The deep learning startup has been developing technology to try to identify [...]

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, [...]

25 05, 2019

Why Luckin’s ultimate target may not be Starbucks – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-25T15:16:58+00:00 May 25th, 2019|7-eleven, Apps, Asia, China, Coffee, courier services, drinks, finance, Food, food and drink, luckin, Luckin Coffee, Seattle, shenzhen, Social, starbucks, Startups, TC, Uncategorized|

Starbucks plans to double its store count in China to 5,000 in 2021 and Luckin, a one-year-old coffee startup, is matching up by [...]

24 05, 2019

Indian PM Narendra Modi’s reelection spells more frustration for US tech giants – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-24T03:16:19+00:00 May 24th, 2019|Amazon, apple music, Apps, Asia, bytedance, China, digital rights, eCommerce, encryption, Facebook, Flipkart, Getty-Images, Google, Government, iamai, india, Information technology, Internet.org, Mark Zuckerberg, Media, messaging apps, narendra modi, nasscom, New Delhi, Policy, reliance jio, Social, spotify, Startup company, Startups, Tracxn, Uncategorized, Walmart, WHATSAPP|

The re-election of Modi will in many ways chart the path of India’s burgeoning startup ecosystem, the local play of Silicon Valley companies, [...]

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 [...]

7 05, 2019

Facebook is being sued by a Polish drug prevention group over free speech violation – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-07T15:05:24+00:00 May 7th, 2019|community, Europe, Lawsuit, Social, Uncategorized|

Facebook’s efforts to shut down harmful and malicious content on its platform have landed it in a European courtroom, after an anti-drug abuse [...]