Post Tagged with: "Facebook"

Snapchat Pauses Being Cool To Give Advertisers The Hard Sell
/ June 22, 2015 2:34 pm
Snapchat Pauses Being Cool To Give Advertisers The Hard Sell

TechCrunch reports "Evan Spiegel released a zero-fun informercial about Snapchat‘s ads today, extolling the virtues of “3V: vertical video views” in a way that would bore most of his users to tears. From a bland office couch, Spiegel explains how Snapchat’s full-screen ads slot between its content while Facebook and YouTube’s are either annoying pre-rolls or only fill part of the screen.". Read More

Facebook is nipping at YouTube’s heels in the race for video viewers and advertisers
/ June 22, 2015 2:32 pm
Facebook is nipping at YouTube’s heels in the race for video viewers and advertisers

VentureBeat reports "According to a recent survey and market research by Ampere Analysis, Facebook is on track to deliver two thirds as many video views in 2015 as YouTube does — two trillion versus YouTube’s three trillion. Both services have a comparable number of monthly users overall.". Read More

Getty Images dives into virtual reality with Oculus Rift
/ June 22, 2015 2:24 pm
Getty Images dives into virtual reality with Oculus Rift

Mashable reports ""The 360 Degree View by Getty Images collection enables a deeply engaging experience in virtual reality, a technology poised to transform the way individuals interact with the visual world," Hugh Pinney, vice-president of editorial content for Getty Images, said in a statement.". Read More

Oculus Rift Inventor Palmer Luckey: Virtual Reality Will Make Distance Irrelevant
/ June 19, 2015 12:47 pm
Oculus Rift Inventor Palmer Luckey: Virtual Reality Will Make Distance Irrelevant

Re/Code reports "In these early days, probably for at least two years, VR is going to be primarily for gamers and enthusiasts that are willing to invest in high-end machines. VR is going to become something mainstream, but it’s not going to happen right away.". Read More

The new Oculus Rift is our first glimpse of real, mainstream VR
/ June 17, 2015 4:23 pm
The new Oculus Rift is our first glimpse of real, mainstream VR

The Verge reports "Seeing the Oculus Rift at E3 feels like the end of a journey. It’s experienced a more dramatic trajectory than perhaps anything else at the show, from a simple prototype in 2012 to the flagship product of a company that Facebook paid $2 billion for.". Read More

Official Oculus store will have comfort ratings, require pre-approval
/ June 16, 2015 12:45 pm
Official Oculus store will have comfort ratings, require pre-approval

Gamesindustry.biz reports "Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe has spoken about some of the details of the official Rift software store, talking about elements related to curation, costs and suitability.". Read More

Amazon’s ‘Catastrophe’ Pilot Previewing On Facebook Ahead Of Series Launch
/ June 15, 2015 12:54 pm
Amazon’s ‘Catastrophe’ Pilot Previewing On Facebook Ahead Of Series Launch

Deadline Hollywood reports "Amazon’s upcoming comedy series Catastrophe, from creators-stars Sharon Horganand Rob Delaney, has friended Facebook. The pilot is set to preview starting Monday on the social network, ahead of the six-episode first season hitting Amazon Prime on June 19. The episode will be up for 48 hours starting at 4 PM PT.". Read More

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