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Augmented Reality In Messenger: How To Use Facebook's New World Effects Feature

International Business Times

Facebook has announced a new Snapchat-like feature for its Messenger app called World Effects. The new feature allows users to drop 3D objects using a phone's camera and augmented reality technology.


Facebook and Twitter push back against links to 'Plandemic' sequel

Engadget

Months after the coronavirus pandemic spread worldwide, social media platforms are still dealing with misinformation. In May a video titled Plandemic spread across Facebook, YouTube and Twitter, despite containing false information loosely attached to wider conspiracy theories targeting people like Bill Gates and Dr. Anthony Fauci. Now, after a short build-up, a group of people have put together a "sequel," Plandemic: Indoctornation that continues the misleading and false themes of the original. As The Verge notes, Twitter and Facebook have been more proactive this time around. On Facebook, sharing a link to the video's website is blocked straight away, as opposed to their initial steps with the first video that just limited its reach.


Applications of Machine Learning Real world examples of Machine Learning

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Applications of Machine Learning Real world examples of Machine Learning This Learnaholic India video will cover: Applications of Machine Learning Examples of applications of machine learning Application of ML in Augmentation, Applications of ML in Automation, Applications of ML in Finance industry, Applications of ML in Government organisation, Applications of ML in Marketing, Applications of ML in Healthcare industry, Machine Learning is a system that can learn from example through self-improvement and without being explicitly coded by programmer.


This App Wants to Bring Channel Surfing to the Streaming Video World

TIME - Tech

Streaming services like Netflix and Hulu offer tens of thousands of hours of television shows and movies on demand. That presents a challenge: How to find something to watch? Sure, most such platforms try to recommend content based on your past viewing habits. But sometimes you just want to mindlessly flip around, as you might while watching regular television. A new app called Rheo offers an intriguing solution, using the latest Apple TV set-top box to bring channel surfing to the world of online video.


Get ready to see longer videos on Facebook

USATODAY - Tech Top Stories

Facebook is testing a Snapchat-like Stories feature in Ireland. Facebook is making adjustments to videos presented on users' News Feeds that could benefit creators of longer videos. On Thursday, the social network announced it will adjust the value of videos based on how much was watched. Facebook says most Pages won't see a significant impact, but longer videos might gain more visibility on users' feeds. "If you watch most or all of a video, that tells us that you found the video to be compelling -- and we know that completing a longer video is a bigger commitment than completing a shorter one," read a statement from Facebook product manager Abhishek Bapna and research scientist Seyoung Park.