Threads Delays in Europe: Unraveling the Situation
Threads has hit a roadblock in its European launch with concerns related to EU's Digital Markets Act. This could prevent Meta from seamlessly connecting Instagram accounts to Threads, leading to significant delays. We are eagerly awaits further updates as industry experts assess the potential impact.
Australian Firm Demands $665K from Twitter
Twitter is in another legal battle as an Australian project management firm, Facilitate Corp, sues the social media giant for allegedly failing to pay invoices totaling around $665,000 USD. This lawsuit adds to a growing list of non-payment claims against Twitter since Elon Musk's acquisition. The bills are piling up and Twitter's financial woes continue to attract attention.
The Unraveling of Byju's
Byju's, once hailed as an unstoppable edtech giant, is facing a brutal reality check. Its valuation has plummeted from a towering $22 billion to a mere $5.1 billion, leaving investors wondering if they fell for a textbook case of hype. Disgruntled parents are calling foul, accusing Byju's of selling empty promises and using predatory tactics. Looks like this edtech fairy tale is starting to show its cracks.
US Cities Embrace Eco-Friendly "Fireworks"
Some US cities are considering environmental impact and changing their 4th of July celebrations. Instead of traditional fireworks, they will use environmentally friendly drones for a mesmerizing light show in the night sky. We love this reimagining of the fireworks tradition while promoting sustainability.
Twitter / Bluesky
Twitter Users Flock to Bluesky
The excitement surrounding Bluesky (and Twitter's new limitations) has caused a surge in sign-ups from Twitter users. The influx of new members prompted Bluesky to pause sign-ups to ensure a smooth onboarding process. The growing interest in this innovative platform and its potential impact on the future of social media has everyone buzzing.
Twitter / Spill
Twitter's Read Limit Sparks Competition
With the introduction of Twitter's read limit feature, users are exploring alternative platforms that offer more freedom. This move has ignited a wave of competition among social media platforms like Bluesky and Spill, leading users to new and innovative apps. This social landscape is evolving, and we're watching how Twitter's competition thrives.
Meta Set to Unleash Threads
Rumor has it that Meta, the parent company of Instagram, is gearing up to launch Threads, a new platform that aims to rival Twitter. As the battle for social media dominance continues, Meta's upcoming release promises users a fresh alternative to express themselves digitally.
Russia's Surveillance Supply Chain Sparks Concerns
Russia's increasing crackdown on dissent has raised alarms as it creates a surveillance supply chain that enables the monitoring of its citizens. This development comes amidst rising tensions with Ukraine and raises concerns about privacy and freedom of expression. Discover the expanding surveillance tech landscape in Russia and its implications for both domestic and international affairs.
Apple Hits $3 Trillion Valuation, Makes History!
Apple has achieved a remarkable milestone by becoming the world's first company to reach a market capitalization of $3 trillion. The tech giant's stock surge reflects its continued dominance and innovation in the global markets. Dive into the details of this historic achievement and explore what it means for Apple's future and the overall tech industry.
OpenAI Sets Up in the UK!
OpenAI, the genius minds behind ChatGPT, are expanding their empire by opening their first foreign office in the UK. The AI revolution is crossing borders, folks. We're going to witness British charm meeting artificial intelligence as OpenAI sets foot on new grounds.
Meta Shows AI's Influence on Facebook and Instagram
Curious about how your Facebook and Instagram feeds magically tailor to your interests? Meta finally sheds some light on the secret sauce: AI algorithms. Discover how artificial intelligence works behind the scenes, influencing what you see on your favorite social media platforms. Brace yourself for a peek into the AI-driven world of personalized content.
The Applefication of AI: OpenAI's Chatbot App Store
OpenAI's new Apple-like crowdsourced AI marketplace is the kind of genius marketing that proves ChatGPT isn't a fluke. Discover why Sam and the OpenAI team are about to use one of the most effective yet underutilized digital marketing strategies - crowdsourcing UGC - & why you should Appleify too.