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Sundar Pichai

 

A lot of the criticism of ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ actually came from Russian trolls and bots, new study finds by Carrie Wittmer

“Overall, 50.9% of those tweeting negatively was likely politically motivated or not even human,” Bay wrote, adding that a number of those users appeared to be Russian trolls.

 

Study sounds warning for social media retail campaigns by David Pidgeon

“Similarly, websites need to be mobile-ready but ‘smartphone first’ may not always be the right way to approach digital marketing – particularly for fashion and grocery brands. Laptops and PCs are still the main device people use for research and inspiration, probably while at home or at work rather than on the go.”

 

Google+ to shut down after coverup of data-exposing bug by Josh Constine

The consumer version of Google+ currently has low usage and engagement: 90 percent of Google+ user sessions are less than five seconds.

 

The wellness revolution has reached its shamans-for-hire stage by Lavanya Ramanathan

Her spin just happens to be one part Old World, and one part Instagram.

 

A Penthouse Made for Instagram by Sapna Maheshwari

“Listen, does Instagram create false reality? Yes, 1,000 percent,” said Ms. Bronfman, who has roughly 474,000 Instagram followers. “But having a place like this, for me, is not about pretending your life looks like something else. It’s about having a space you need to get your work done.”

Written by: Nikola Tosic
Publishing date: 10 Oct 2018