How Adform discovered HyphBot – one of the largest botnets to ever hit digital advertising (PDF)
Apple wins one of their First Augmented Reality Patents related to Compositing an AR Scene – reminded of the locative art from William Gibson’s Spook Country
Facebook launches collaborative Stories for Groups and Events | TechCrunch – Storify / Moments for Facebook?
When fake news will be made by pros – Monday Note – opportunity for PR industry? ;-)
Google – The colour purple. | Radio Free Mobile – interesting support for Swift in the Fuchsia build
Have we reached peak smartphone? – Kantar – ‘Younger mobile users aren’t simply listening to less music or reading fewer books; instead, the way in which they are engaging with entertainment and the devices they are choosing is evolving. For example, we have seen a decline in younger mobile users listening to music on their mobiles, but the purchasing of vinyl and streaming music through home virtual assistants is on the rise. Social networking has held steady, with 87.8% of 16-24-year-olds using their phones for this purpose (87% in 2016), so as new (or retro) technologies come onto the market the role of the mobile device for younger users will continue to change.’ – a certain amount of this is BS
Interviews Come Back — With Cringely’s Answers – Slashdot – Slashdot’s proto-AMA with Robert X Cringely from 2000