How AI is Changing Influencer Marketing

Tal Melenboim discusses how AI will take influencer marketing to the next level. Influencer marketing has always been here and is constantly evolving. The next evolution that is taking over influencer marketing and changing it is AI. Here’s how AI is affecting influencer marketing and how you can embrace this change to get the most out of it.

The Feudal-age of Social Networks Is Over – Here’s What’s Next

There are over 3.484 billion active social media users on scores of social networks. The major share of these users are active on Facebook as it has 2.3 billion users. It is the most popular social network, but there always seems to be some controversy around it. When it was launched the controversy surrounding it …

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A Tsunami of Fake News is On Its Way and Here is How

The Elon Musk funded OpenAI non-profit has created a breakthrough system for writing high-quality text. It can write text, performs basic reading comprehension, machine translation, question answering, and summarization and all without task-specific training. The system is able to take a few sentences of sample writing and then produce a multi-paragraph article in the style …

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Blockchain based Social Networks: State of the field and how to profit from them

One of the main promises of blockchain technology is a vastly improved social media experience. The benefits many entrepreneurs envision include, among other things, greater data sovereignty, the ability of users to profit from ads, censorship resistance, robust online identity and verification of claims, etc. This article is an attempt to analyze the best attempts …

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Russian operatives increased Star Wars Last Jedi fan divide

Morten Bay of University of Southern California Center for the Digital Future has written a non-satire academic paper claiming that Russian internet trolls increased the Star Wars fan divide over the Last Jedi. This was not written for the Onion. It is titled Weaponizing The Haters: The Last Jedi and the strategic politicization of pop …

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Facebook and WhatsApp activated mobs resulting in murders and ethnic violence

Increased social media anti-refugee activity was correlated to increased anti-refugee crime. A research paper “Fanning the Flames of Hate: Social Media and Hate Crime” identifies the link between social media and hate crime in Germany. There is linkage between social media and hate crime. In Germany, the recently emerged right-wing party Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) …

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With Smartphones and social media everyone is distracted all the time

Many younger technologists (some who were involved in creating likes at Facebook) are weaning themselves off their own products, sending their children to elite Silicon Valley schools where iPhones, iPads and even laptops are banned. They appear to be abiding by a Biggie Smalls lyric from their own youth about the perils of dealing crack …

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China to get first 4 Su-35 Fighter Jets from Russia in 2016 and they will reverse engineer the AL-117S engine

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army-Air Force (PLAAF) is slated to receive the first four out of 24 Russian-made Sukhoi Su-35 multirole fighter jets, the governor of Khabarovsk Krai, a federal subject located in the Russian Far East, said in a speech during the opening of a new aircraft production plan on September 15, according to …

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Gene-regulating RNA molecules could help treat early-stage breast cancer tumors before they spread

The spread of malignant cells around the body, known as metastasis, is the leading cause of mortality in women with breast cancer. Now, a new gene therapy technique being developed by researchers at MIT is showing promise as a way to prevent breast cancer tumors from metastasizing. The treatment, described in a paper published today …

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NASA and DARPA working towards quiet supersonic planes with XPlanes

The return of supersonic passenger travel is one step closer to reality with NASA’s award of a contract for the preliminary design of a low boom flight demonstrator aircraft. This is the first in a series of X-planes in NASA’s New Aviation Horizons initiative, introduced in the agency’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget. NASA said if …

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