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2019.08.09 Last Week in Digital Media

Welcome to another Last Week in Digital Media here’s all the news you may have missed: GENERAL Facebook is embracing Instagram and WhatsApp in a very direct way, with the company putting its name on Instagram and WhatsApp apps. This is a significant change because currently the apps are branded as being from Instagram Inc and WhatsApp Inc respectively. The move… Read more →

2018.05.18 Last Week in Digital Media

Onto the news: General Facebook has released the “Youth Portal“. It’s a “your guide to all things Facebook…  from people your age, in their own voices”. The site is intended to help younger people make more informed decisions about data, privacy, and social media. The content isn’t necessarily bad, but calling it “Youth Portal” is hardly the best way to… Read more →

2018.05.11 Last Week in Digital Media

Here’s all the news you may have missed: Google I/O Google’s annual developer conference occurred during the week and the IPG Media Lab has a good write up or you can watch the keynote edited down to 14mins. Highlights include: the most amazing (and terrifying) demo was Google Duplex, which is “coming soon” and would let Google Assistant make real calls… Read more →

2016.06.03 Last Week in Digital Media

The big news of the week was the release of Mary Meeker’s 2016 Internet Trends Report. The 216 slide deck available here is an important document in the digital VC community. Covering macro and global trends, some of the highlights include: global internet adoption is around 42%; the fact that Google and Facebook control 76% of the US digital advertising market;… Read more →