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What Zuckerberg Got Wrong With the Metaverse

 Dan Newman, Principal Analyst & Founding Partner, of Futurum Research gives his hot take on what Mark Zuckerberg got wrong with the launch of the Metaverse. Dan's Read more


Gossip about Gossip: How Platforms Provide Content Creators with Cryptocurrency Payment
March 28, 2023

In the rapidly growing world of cryptocurrency, getting paid for certain types of content via the digital medium is a lot more layered than meets the eye. According to Cointelegraph, the COVID-19 pandemic has heightened crypto payments as there was an increase of these payments. As content creators use various web platforms to promote and […]

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Gossip About Gossip: How Aberdeen Plans to Tokenize Investment Funds on Hedera
March 28, 2023

Private equity investments are often regarded as higher risk profiles than any other asset classes. Because of liquidity concerns and higher barriers of entry, everyday individual investors are steered away from alternative asset classes like private equity. That’s where fractionalization of large-scale investments through blockchain and DLT technology provides accessibility and privacy among individual investors. […]

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Using HIP to Improve Hedera Hashgraph
March 28, 2023

The Hedera Improvement Proposal (HIP) is a process established to help developers formulate new ideas and improvements within Hedera Hashgraph. According to InfoQ, workplace feedback helps boost efficiency. The method allows the development team’s members to submit their suggestions and receive constructive criticism and opinions from fellow developers. HIP allows Hedera to have an orderly […]

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What Zuckerberg Got Wrong With the Metaverse
November 11, 2022

Dan Newman, Principal Analyst & Founding Partner, of Futurum Research gives his hot take on what Mark Zuckerberg got wrong with the launch of the Metaverse. Dan’s Thoughts: Mark Zuckerberg didn’t get much right this past year. The whole meta debacle was a big failure, but not because companies don’t need to make big bets. […]

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Is The World Ready to Step Into the Metaverse?
October 29, 2021

On Spatial Perspectives, host Dan Cui will have a one-on-one dialog with innovators and thought leaders in the growing Spatial Reality, or Spatial Computing, market. Cui will invite guests who can discuss the real world use cases of the technology and how it could benefit mankind while exploring any drawbacks and how they might be mitigated.   The internet […]

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Did Facebook’s Outage Validate the Need for a Decentralized Web 3.0?
October 15, 2021

Do we need a decentralized Web 3.0? We were witness this month to the longest outage in Facebook’s history since 2008, lasting a full six hours. That may not sound like much time, but when the impact is billions of users losing access to Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Oculus, along with businesses losing out […]

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Is Social Media Disinformation an InfoSec Community Issue?
October 14, 2021

Key Points: Facebook is under fresh pressure around its business model, algorithms, and role in spreading misinformation. Recent NYU studies show “fake news” gets six times as much engagement than “credible” news sources on Facebook. Is the “fake news” fight only a structural one, or can users impact how social platforms spread disinformation by […]

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Evaluating the Real Cost of Social Media Outages
October 11, 2021

Key Points: You can’t fall in love with any platform that you don’t own. Be willing to be flexible on the channels that you use, find trending apps and see how you can apply the app to your business Still utilize email address, and newsletters because email won’t have outages and policy changes like […]

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Google’s US Employees May Receive a Pay Cut for Choosing to Work From Home
August 13, 2021

The BBC reports that Google employees in the United States who opt to permanently work from home may have their pay cut. Google currently has no plans to implement the policy in the U.K. According to the BBC, some Silicon Valley firms are experimenting with employee pay structures. Big tech companies including Microsoft, Facebook and […]

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Is Facebook’s Reputation Holding Back Its VR Efforts?
August 4, 2021

Whether you’re an integrator, a designer or simply a label-defying creative, the EXPERIENCE is everything. Host Bryan Meszaros explores the story behind the exhibit to understand how a carefully crafted experience traps into the human experience to connect people to place.   Facebook’s reputation has had a significant impact on consumers’ confidence in the platform’s […]

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Facebook Exec Predicts How We’ll Work 15 Years from Now
April 1, 2021

Andrew Bosworth, vice president at Facebook Reality Labs, predicts that in about 15 to 20 years, mobile phones could be replaced by more advanced VR technology. Bosworth speaks to Emily Chang on “Bloomberg Technology.” —   Host: So take me ahead than 10 years, do we all have? Do we all still have phones and […]

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Can We Solve the Social Media Truth Wars?
March 5, 2021

Social media is already largely an unexplored frontier, with new platforms and ways of interacting popping up almost daily. However, in the wake of one of the most contentious and polarizing political eras in recent American history, if not ever, these social platforms have increasingly been plagued by heightened tensions and misinformation. The discussion surrounding […]

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