After the shenanigans of the UK General Election last week some have been analysing the political nudges the appeared in their Facebook feed and how they got there.
Opinions vary, but a sharp increase in the number of younger voters who principally turn to tech, rather than newspapers, for information played a significant role. Labour tweets generated about 62% of party-specific traffic compared to 17% with Conservative party hashtags and whilst Twitter shares statistics should Facebook be more open about its effect on democracy?
If you are already worried about how much the tech firms know about you, then skip this long form but interesting report on Corporate Surveillance from Cracked Labs.
Last week we mentioned Microsoft trying to boost development for its’ high end (£3,000) mixed reality headset the HoloLens. This week, someone has found a way to provide that experience for less.
At Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference, the major announcement was its foray into the AR field.
Herald the return of Taylor Swift to music streaming as she opens her back catalogue.
Finally in case you haven’t already got on-top of Opera, IE, Safari, Edge, Chrome, Lynx, and all the interoperability issues that go with them, another new browser called Brave is on its way, funded in record time by a block chain cryptocurrency.