Social networks have been woven into the fabric of everyday life. From Facebook and Twitter, Instagram to Snapchat, these social networks keep us connected (and distracted) to people all over the globe.
Social networks rely on advertising as their primary revenue source. Advertising revenue comes from targeting your advertising dollars to reach your target customers. Your find your target customers from information provided by users on these networks. Virtual reality (VR) might be the next big thing in targeted advertising; the combination of social networks with VR could provide the ultimate platform for consumers and business alike.Continue reading →
This week, Facebook’s CEO wants to be the next Tony Stark, GM invests in Lyft, Twitter wants you to tweet longer, Oculus Rift gets a price & date, the latest from CES …All this and more on The Drill Down.
Virtual reality, long consigned to the category of things that sound cool but are impractical, is actually coming into its own now. Recent developments have made it a viable technology for use in gaming and the entertainment industry. As the devices on the market improve and become cheaper and easier to program for, we’ll start to see VR being used in a diverse range of industries and not purely for entertainment purposes. Continue reading →
This week, Oculus Rift and Windows 10 get launch date & prices, free Amazon shipping for everyone, highlights from Google’s developer conference, MIT’s robot cheetah takes a big leap into the future, and much, much more…