Month Archives: February 2019

Apple

Apple is Cracking Down on Clone Apps on the App Store

Following my report from yesterday, Apple has removed many of the apps I pointed out. When you try to find them on the App Store, they are no longer available. App Store Review Guidelines are very clear when it comes to app duplicates....

Facebook

Facebook expands ad buying options for premium video

Facebook is rolling out a premium ad program called Showcase, which lets advertisers target the highest-quality videos. Ads bought through Showcase show up in Facebook Watch, which houses the platform’s top tier of original and publisher content. Showcase ads can also appear...

Apps

Fight Between Instagram and Pinterest

Instagram  is threatening to attack Pinterest just as it files to go public the same way the Facebook-owned app did to Snapchat. Code buried in Instagram for Android shows the company has prototyped an option to create public “Collections” to which...

Social networking

YouTube demonetizes antivaccination videos latest update

YouTube  will demonetize channels that promote anti-vaccination views, after a report by BuzzFeed News found ads, including from health companies, running before anti-vax videos. The platform will also place a new information panel that links to the Wikipedia entry on “vaccine hesitancy” before anti-vax videos. Information...

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