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Friday, February 24th, 2017

Want Your Product Photos to Stand Out? You Now Can Use Augmented Reality to Make Them Move

Users of Lumyer, an augmented reality app that adds real video and sound effects to photos and videos, have downloaded more than 250 million effects in the last 10 months. The way you could use this to show off your product shots on your website are endless and fabulous. Available on iOS and Android, Lumyer [...]

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Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Social Media and Politics: Indian PM Modi is the Most Followed World Leader on Facebook

Facebook has considerable power and influence, something that world leaders know all too well. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the most followed world leader on Facebook with 40 million followers on his personal page. U.S. President Donald J. Trump is in second place with 20 million followers on his personal page, according to the [...]

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Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Twitter Researchers Offer Clues as to Why Trump Won

Jiebo Luo and Yu Wang did not set out to predict who would win the 2016 U.S. presidential election. However, their exhaustive, 14-month study of each candidate’s Twitter followers-enabled by machine learning and other data science tools-offers tantalising clues as to why the race turned out the way it did. “We wanted to understand how [...]

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Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

YouTube Influencers Now Earn More Than Rock Stars. And They Go on Tour, Too.

British Youtube gamer Dan TDM is the most famous person you have never heard of. Kids across America will have a night to call their own when Dan TDM, one of the world’s biggest YouTube creators, embarks on his first North American tour this Spring. Promoted by Live Nation, Dan TDM On Tour was created [...]

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Monday, February 20th, 2017

Take a Break from Technology on the “International Day of Unplugging”

It starts at sunset on March 3rd, 2017. With participation worldwide in 125 countries (including far-flung places such as the Bhutan, the Isle of Man, the Aaland Islands, Mongolia, Andorra, and Kazakhstan), nearly 70,000 people have been engaged in direct unplugging events just in the past three years. This year’s International Day of Unplugging comes [...]

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Friday, February 17th, 2017

Leading publishers give their reaction to the February 2017 ABC Ireland Report

The ABC Ireland figures were released on the 16 February 2017.

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Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Netflix Cheating is on the Rise Globally

New data reveals 48 percent of streaming couples are watching ahead of their partners and most only plan to cheat more. No relationship is safe. According to a new study* released today by Netflix, nearly half (48%) of streaming couples surveyed have “cheated” on their significant other, but it’s not what you think. Netflix watchers [...]

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Monday, February 13th, 2017

“Vanilla” Hook-Up Apps are Now Passé. Welcome to the Lucrative World of Fetish Apps

By Nicole Buckler With 50 Shades of Grey normalising bondage, something else is also getting normalised… fetish apps. In fact, such “kink” apps are roaring to the top of the most-downloaded lists. Currently, the world’s most popular kink app, called Whiplr, has hit one million downloads and counting. While it is free to download the [...]

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Friday, February 10th, 2017


Our February Toolkit Seminar, which is free to you and your colleagues as AAI members takes place on 28th where our guest speakers Shane Doyle, Core Media and Alan Kelly, Rothco will present and then answer your questions about:

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Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Printed Publications are Read From Cover to Cover, Unlike New Media

People who buy printed editions of newspapers and magazines read the hell out of them. And those who read digital editions barely even skim them. This is the conclusion of a study of British papers by Neil Thurman of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich. Nowadays, one often hears that the age of journalism is over, that [...]

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