Social Pulse, Week of 4-8

A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll found that that 82% of Americans say social media is a waste of time, and more than half believe Facebook and Twitter divide our country and spread falsehoods. But it’s not all terrible. The study also showed that 60% of Americans say they feel more hopeful rather than more worried […]

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Social Pulse, Week of 4-1

Amy Webb’s emerging tech trends report keynote from SXSW is now posted live for streaming. It’s worth spending an hour this weekend or on your commute to watch. Webb is a quantitative futurist whose team at NYU uses data-driven analysis to track tech trends year over year. You can download the full report here. And […]

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Social Pulse, Week of 2-18

National Geographic has become the first brand to top 100 million followers on Instagram. To celebrate, they launched a user-generated content contest that is raising some scrutiny about the legal terms (long-term copyright and ownership based on hashtag use). My favorite picks from February are The Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, China’s Paradise […]

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4A’s CreateTech 2019 Recap

Cory McLeod and I had the honor of presenting the story of Perkons VR in New York this week at 4A’s CreateTech, the annual conference focused on exploring the challenges facing creative technologists and the opportunity of combining creativity with technology. Here’s the recap of our session from the team at 4A’s… Rock & Roll: […]

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Good insights from Think with Google on the evolution of Micro Moments thanks to mobile and machine learning

As new smart devices continue to emerge and as consumers embrace new, more natural ways to interact with those devices (like voice commands), the micro-moment behaviors mobile kick-started will only multiply. And as data and machine learning become more sophisticated in enhancing everyday consumer experiences, the expectations for relevant, personalized, and assistive experiences will continue […]

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