Weekend Digital Media Round-Up: Google, Apple, Meta, Amazon & Microsoft Join to Improve Voice Recognition, Instagram Tests Out New Ad Options, Google Creates Impressive AI-Powered Tool & More….

By LS Digital News Desk

  • October 7, 2022,

1.Google, Apple, Meta, Amazon & Microsoft Join to Improve Voice Recognition

The new Speech Accessibility Project brings together five technology companies to bring voice recognition to those with non-standard speech patterns. [Source: Search Engine Journal]

2. Instagram Tests Out New Ad Options, Including Explore Placement and Interactive AR Displays

Instagram has announced that it’s testing out some new ad options, in the hopes of maximizing its revenue intake, while also providing new opportunities for brands. [Source: Social Media Today]

3. Google Creates Impressive AI-Powered Tool That Generates Video from Text Inputs

Following in the footsteps of Meta and DALL-E, Google has decided to get on board with a new and impressive AI-powered tool which generates great videos after text inputs are provided. [Source: Digital Information World]

4. Meta Announces New Ad Options for Facebook Reels Which Could Facilitate Creator Revenue Share

Meta sees Reels as ‘the future of video’ on its platforms, with engagement and growth in short-form content. [Source: Social Media Today]

5. Why the media industry embraces martech transformation to win over consumers

Main firms are embracing martech transformations to cut back complexity, streamline operations and encourage innovation. [Source: Search Engine Journal]

6. Meta Announces New Privacy-Focused Ad Targeting Solutions, Improvements in Automated Targeting

Meta has evolved its processes, and it’s now looking to ensure that it’s providing more data-protective solutions that will help advertisers maximize their campaigns. [Source: Social Media Today]

7. This New Phishing Technique Uses Chrome’s Application Mode to Steal Credentials

New phishing method could make it possible for hackers to steal important data by cloning a trustworthy website. [Source: Digital Information World]

8. Hot Topic launches metaverse Halloween collection on Roblox

The Halloween Forever Collection includes virtual items Roblox users can access in-game and on the Roblox Avatar Shop. [Source: MarTech]

9. Facebook offers new ways to customize your feed

Facebook is trying to give users a better experience by letting them have more control over the content shown in their feeds. [Source: Search Engine Land]

10. Instagram Expands Test of Multiple Links in User Bios

Instagram has expanded access to a new option which enables some creators to add multiple links to their IG bio, to help expand their business-building potential in the app. [Source: Social Media Today]

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