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Rune raises $2 million to use AI to find friends for mobile gamers – Marketing Article

Rune has raised $2 million in funding in its effort to use artificial intelligence to help find friends for mobile gamers. Rune is a Y Combinator accelerator grad, and it was built by two doctoral students who dropped out of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Sanjay Guruprasad and Bjarke Felbo. They started their company by asking a simple question: Can AI find you friends? Users have spent more than 50,000 hours talking on voice chat and gaming with friends they…

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Facebook promises new Portal devices this fall – Marketing Article

Facebook’s Portal division will introduce multiple new devices this fall, Facebook VP of AR/VR Andrew Bosworth said at the Code conference in Phoenix, Arizona. CNBC first reported the news and a company spokesperson that VentureBeat followed up with declined to provide more details. Portal and Portal+ devices for Facebook Messenger video calls and conversations with Amazon AI assistant Alexa made their debut in October 2018 with 15- and 10-inch screens. Alongside the devices, Facebook created the Portal unit as part…

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What’s New in SEO and Social Media – May 2019 [Presentations] – Marketing Article

Digital marketers will all agree that we work in a fast-faced environment. With new techniques, new channels and regular updates from the search engines, it can seem like a huge challenge to keep up with the latest tools that will increase our visibility in the busy online world. As Europe’s Best Large SEO Agency, we regularly host events which share tips and advanced with marketers at all levels. This morning, we welcomed marketers to a breakfast event hosted in partnership…

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Hago — Inside the new gaming app that is re-imagining social, voice & communities. – Mobile Marketing Article

When was the last time you were so addicted to a particular app? For teens in the US (2013/2014) it was Snapchat, with snaps going back & forth to maintain that streak. For Indians in the past 18 months, it’s been Tik-tok without a doubt. Everyone from college kids to aunties to old men to wannabe celebs to actual celebs was trying to get a piece of internet fame & following. Boredom time was synonymous with Tik-Tok. However in Nov…

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Google pulls TikTok from Play Store in India following government order – Marketing Article

Google has pulled popular video app TikTok from the Play Store in India following a local court’s direction, stoking fear among some activists that this could set a dangerous precedent. Apple, which has also been ordered by the government to pull the app from its app store (App Store), plans to comply with the order later this week, a person familiar with the matter said. Google and Apple declined to comment. TikTok, which has amassed over 120 million monthly active…

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10 Quick Tips To Drive More Insurance Leads From Facebook – Mobile Marketing Article

Speaking with a real human-being has always been a critical element to buying insurance. Whether it’s life, home, automotive, or health insurance, a conversation is likely to happen at some point along the customer journey. Why is that? There’s often a lot to consider when buying insurance. Put your insurance shopper hat on. You’re unique. Your life and needs are not the same as your friends, co-workers, or even your favorite barista. A spoken conversation with an agent is the…

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