Dating Apps, PTSD From Facebook and The New iPhone Cameras – October 2nd, 2018 – Jumpwire Social Media Briefing

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PODCAST: Our podcast is up with Duncan’s dating escapades and which dating apps he has tested perform best, a discussion about Facebook PTSD, and more. Link

DATING APPS: Unable to reach settlement terms, Bumble will seek $400 million in damages from Tinder’s parent company Match, ahead of a possible IPO. Link

CHINA: A government-backed study says the country’s internet users are worried about missing out on online knowledge and are willing to pay for educational podcasts. Link

FACEBOOK: A former content moderator is suing Facebook because the job reportedly gave her PTSD. Link

PEW RESEARCH: Internet, social media use and device ownership in the U.S. have plateaued after years of growth. Link

iPhone XS and XS Max: New iPhone cameras have built-in smart features that are generating auto-filters on selfies. And you can’t turn off the feature. This is scary. AI is becoming the standard. Link

  • Faces are noticeably smoother with the new cameras
  • New Smart HDR feature can auto-detect light settings
  • Apple declines to comment on default camera settings

SECURITY BREACH: Everything we know about Facebook’s massive security breach. Link

RYDER CUP: WhatsApp, a postman & a tattoo – reaction to Europe’s victory. Link

TWITTER: Honour of Kings uses facial ID to check players’ ages. Link

VIRAL TWITTER THREAD: Steak-Umm’s viral Twitter thread is a mic drop on anyone criticizing millennials. Link

VIDEO OF THE WEEK: Just. Wow. Take a minute to watch this extremely powerful video on the side effects social media, news, and technology have on our society today. Link

  • There are side-effects of having too much information
  • Social Media is designed to be as addictive as possible
  • Don’t let your phone run your life

*STAFF PICK: Will Smith’s bungee jump stunt generates 17.5M YouTube views. Link

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