Tag Archives: New media

16Aug/17

Obama breaks twitter record with Charlottesville tweet

INTERNET (RECENT-AUGUST 12, 2017) (SOCIAL MEDIA) – A tweet by former President Barack Obama soon after the outbreak of violence at nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday (August 12) garnered 2.8 million “likes” to become the most liked Twitter message ever by Tuesday (August 15), the social media network said. Continue reading

26Apr/17

Little Facebook could do amid rise in live murders – expert

With a second brutal murder broadcast live on Facebook in as many weeks, the social media giant faces scrutiny. But with over 1.9 billion users, there is little the company can do to better police the content users upload, according to social media experts.
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17May/16
Virtual reality films come to Cannes film festival

Virtual reality films come to Cannes film festival but Steven Spielberg sounds warning

Director Steven Spielberg says virtual reality films are here to stay but calls them “dangerous” as VR film makers show off their films in Cannes.

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07Feb/16
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2016 Super Bowl Sunday Sees Emerging Of Immersive Advertising And Virtual Reality Technology With Increased Live-Stream Viewers

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The face of brand promotion is changing for the Super Bowl and Immersive advertising with Virtual Reality technology that positions people as active users within the digital experience rather than positioning them as passive viewers – is leading the way. Continue reading

23Jan/16

State of play of Virtual Reality

2016 will be a breakthrough year for virtual reality, as the technology starts evolving past a gaming platform towards a new tool to experience live content, according to experts. Ben Gruber reports.
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08Jan/16
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Virtual reality technology captures imagination at CES 2016

China Central Television (CCTV)- Virtual reality (VR) technology captured the imagination of visitors at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) which opened in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Wednesday.
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09Jul/15

Eye-tracking headset opens new worlds for disabled gamers

An eye-tracking virtual reality headset lets users interact with the environment just by looking at it. FOVE says its technology could not only revolutionise the gaming industry but have applications to help people with various disabilities interact with their surroundings.

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