Tag: Alexa

2019.04.19 Last Week in Digital Media

It’s time for another last week in digital media, here’s what you may have missed: GENERAL Confirming the rumor from last week, Amazon will be making available a selection of Amazon Music stations to Alexa owners for free (with ads) even if the user doesn’t have a Prime or Amazon music subscription. The ad-supported free Amazon music offering is currently… Read more →

2019.04.12 Last Week in Digital Media

Welcome to last week in digital media. GENERAL It has been over 3 years since Facebook introduced reactions, and now Linked In is following suit. Linked In is rolling out reactions (Like, Celebrate, Love, Insightful, Curious). Reactions are rolling out now and will be available globally. details are starting to firm on Pinterest’s IPO, with an expected share price of… Read more →

2018.09.21 Last Week in Digital Media

Welcome to another Last Week in Digital Media. Here’s all the news you may have missed: GENERAL The biggest news of the week broke on Saturday, with Bloomberg reporting that there is draft White House Executive Order that would investigate whether the major tech companies and social platforms have breached antitrust laws. By Sunday, the Whitehouse has distanced itself from… Read more →

2018.01.06 Last Week in Digital Media

It’s a milestone week. This week marks the 100th edition of this blog post! Thank you for continuing to read this, for your feedback and comments, and support. It’s appreciated. Now onto the news. General a rumor doing the rounds is that Snapchat will be offering a developer platform called “Snapkit“. This would include the ability to login with Snapchat on 3rd… Read more →

2018.04.20 Last Week in Digital Media

Here’s the news you may have missed: GENERAL in the interesting (but odd) category, Amazon released an Android Browser only available in India call “Internet“. It bills itself as smaller,  more secure and private than other browsers. No word on whether it might make it to the US. Snapchat has released new developer capabilities for Lens Studio. New templates include… Read more →

2018.03.09 Last Week in Digital Media

A somewhat slower new cycle this week (Ha ha ha…) with the countdown to the upfront cycle as well as the developer conferences for Facebook and Google, a lot of companies are holding back on announcements. General twitter, who have been struggling with the best way to balance account verification against implied endorsement of a user and their opinions may have… Read more →

2018.01.05 Last Week in Digital Media

Here’s all the news that you might have missed over the holiday break and the first week back. Industry News Rumors are swirling that Amazon is about to introduce advertising on Alexa/Echo devices. Amazon has denied this saying such rumors are false and ill-informed. But the definition of “advertising” on Alexa/Echo is very broad and could be anything from sponsored… Read more →