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ESPN’s new social media policy won’t change how Adam Schefter and Woj break news

After coming under scrutiny for inconsistent enforcement of its social media policy, ESPN announced in September that it would revise the company’s guidelines. That policy was released on Thursday. In the wake of Jemele Hill’s suspension, ESPN communicated a more specific stance on political and social issues when it comes to social media. But, at first, it also appeared to change ... Read More »

How Eye Tracking Opened Up the World for a Girl With Severe Cerebral Palsy

HIGHLIGHTS Ganga is a teenager who lives in Kolkata She suffers from severe cerebral palsy The eye tracking device has helped her communicate Ganga is a teenager who suffers from severe cerebral palsy. She can’t move her arms or legs much and she lacks fine motor control that most people take for granted. Even if she wants to speak, or move ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 Bezel-Less Phone to Launch in India Today: How to Watch Live

Bezel-less smartphones are arguably the biggest trend in the smartphone market right now, and Xiaomi Mi MIX 2, the successor to the smartphone that started it all, will launch in India today. The launch event is expected to kick off at 12pm IST, and as always, Gadgets 360 will have live updates from the event, and full details about Mi MIX 2 ... Read More »

How opening schools to real competition can improve education

In the quality of overall education, SA ranks in the bottom six in the world, while in maths and science SA is second-last, says the writer. Picture: JACKIE CLAUSEN The investigation of Vodacom by the Competition Commission for alleged abuse of dominance raises an obvious question about the quality of education in SA: if a telecoms monopoly is bad for ... Read More »

How to Become a Social Media and Blogging Fashion Influencer

Have you noticed all of the excitement and activity in the world of online fashion, social media and blogging lately? It’s quite amazing. Individuals and fashionistas from around the world are now becoming successful and recognized brands of their own without the need to connect with big-name brands, getting sponsorships or even long-term contracts. Now it’s all about creating a ... Read More »

Promo video shows how cool iPhone’s Portrait Mode would have looked for videos

Apple posted a video dubbed “Portraits of Her”, which promotes the new and improved Portrait mode of the iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X, specifically the cool Portrait Lighting feature. But the video shows the effect done on video – something the actual iPhones can’t pull off. It does look quite cool though, maybe we’ll see something similar in future iPhones. At any ... Read More »

Samsung Bixby Voice: How to set up and use the Galaxy S8 assistant

Samsung will finally let users turn off the side button so it doesn’t open Bixby Home when accidentally pressed. See our Bixby tipssection for how to do it. It’s been a long time coming, but Bixby has finally found its voice. Samsung has begun pushing out the final piece of its AI package, Bixby Voice, to all Galaxy S8 phones in ... Read More »

How Apple can fix its awful pre-ordering system

If you were like me last night, you set your alarm for the dead of night. Then when the alarm went off, you wiped the crust from your eyes, opened your MacBook, hit refresh a bunch of times, looked at the clock, cursed Apple, switched to your iPad, spend a bunch of money, and went back to bed. This is ... Read More »

How to turn social media engagement into real sales

(Illustration by Sam Island) Pictures of organic onesies and teeny-tiny Chuck Taylors draw plenty of “likes” on Instagram, Alyssa Kerbel has found. But the CEO of Toronto-based clothing retailer Mini Mioche (2017 PROFIT 500: No. 92) notes the social media platform is useful for more than collecting adoration. When customers post their own pics featuring their cute kids wearing her brand, sales surge. ... Read More »

Just how partisan is Facebook’s fake news? We tested it

It was only a few minutes after my imaginary Trump supporter “Todd White” began exploring Facebook that he learned filmmaker Michael Moore was staging a coup d’etat against president-elect Donald Trump. Todd also learned that Trump won the popular vote. And that there were people paid to protest at Trump rallies. None of that is true, of course. That’s the sort of ... Read More »