Publishers see the rise of fake news as a chance for quality journalism to stand out, even as they worry about the increasing power of big tech platforms, finds Reuters Journalism, Media, and Technology Trends and Predictions Report 2017.
– A fact checking explosion: The prevalence of fake news will lead to a rise in fact-checking technology, fuelled by funding from philanthropists, foundations, and platforms.
– Redefining [...]
ExchangeWire Research’s weekly roundup brings you up-to-date research findings from around the world, with additional insight provided by Rebecca Muir, head of research and analysis, ExchangeWire. In this week’s edition: Global development of VR; Longer content migrating rapidly to mobile; Ad fraud in mobile apps; and Tech less important to TMT companies.Global development of VR
The scope for technology making everyday lives easier is huge. However, asks Martin McNulty (pictured below), CEO, Forward3D, are we missing the point? Writing exclusively for ExchangeWire, McNulty explains how changes technology, like VR and IoT, should be driving a revolution, not an evolution.
No one was talking about unicorns in 1851, when work began on the Panama Canal. By 1914, sixty-four years in the making and with the loss of almost 20,000 lives in its [...]
ExchangeWire Research’s weekly roundup brings you up-to-date research findings from around the world, with additional insight provided by Rebecca Muir, head of research and analysis, ExchangeWire. In this week’s edition: UK not ready for smart tech lifestyle; Mobile and the customer purchasing journey; VR and AR increasing popularity in gaming.
UK not ready for smart tech lifestyle
The UK is not yet ready to fully adopt a smart technology lifestyle, reveals Harris [...]
Still believed to be slightly gimmicky, and something that will not have a place in the ‘real world’, Virtual Reality is becoming more mainstream than many people even realise. Paul Coggins (pictured below), CEO, Adludio explains to ExchangeWire that, while Virtual Reality may still have a way to go, it is already in a position to be a disruptor in the marketing world.
This year is predicted to be the Virtual Reality (VR) industry’s first billion-dollar year, and Mark [...]
Pokémon Go has swept the world into a frenzy and has really provided a vision of what the future, steeped in augmented reality, could look like. For digital advertisers, it’s opened up a whole new realm of connecting with their audiences. So, what’s next? Maximilian Seeburg (pictured below), director, Videobeat Networks tells ExchangeWire that the possibilities for augmented reality are endless and, with Pokémon Go bringing the medium to the forefront, it is important to continue to embrace technology, but not [...]
Virtual Reality technology may help businesses to engage with users on a deeper level through creating immersive experiences with powerful content that will create a lasting impact – but is its application just technology for technology’s sake? In this piece, Al Hutchison, motion content director at digital agency Manifesto (pictured below) addresses the hype – and the potential – of Virtual Reality.
The power of video content has been seized upon by advertisers; but brands across a multitude of industries are [...]