Social Pulse, Week of 8-19

The Cut and Paste Chain Letter Hoax is Back: This week a number of celebrities and social media users once again cut and pasted a legal-esque disclaimer to their feeds to supposedly protect their information from imminent changes to social network policies. Wired Magazine dug into Why People Keep Falling for Viral Hoaxes: “These sorts […]

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Social Pulse, Week of 6-3

Animals appear in real life with new Google Lens feature in Safari: Try this right now! If you have a newer iPhone, open Safari, Google “horse” and click on “Meet a life-sized horse up close” then “AR.” Read my full blog post about this technology and the implications for marketers here. AirDrop Culture: Has anyone […]

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Eric Schmidt on Smarter Music…

In the next generation of software, machine learning won’t just be an add-on that improves performance a few percentage points; it will really replace traditional approaches. To give just one example: a decade ago, to launch a digital music service, you probably would have enlisted a handful of elite tastemakers to pick the hottest new […]

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