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Around is the new floating head video chat multitasking app

TechCrunch reports: "You have to actually get work done, not just video call all day, but apps like Zoom want to take over your...

Snapchat launches Lens Web Builder to simplify AR ad creation

VentureBeat reports: "While augmented reality hardware hasn’t yet taken off with average consumers, Snapchat is among several smartphone apps that have succeeded in introducing...

Oxford VR uses virtual reality to treat social anxiety

VentureBeat reports: "Oxford VR (OVR), a U.K.-based virtual reality (VR) startup that emerged from Oxford University’s Department of Psychiatry back in 2017, has officially...

Jack Dorsey Remains Twitter CEO After Company Makes Peace With Activist...

Variety reports: "Jack Dorsey will continue at helm of Twitter after the company reached an agreement with an activist investor that had been potentially...

Bookshlf launches an app to curate and share your favorite digital...

TechCrunch reports: "Bookshlf has created a new way for people to recommend media — whether it’s music, videos, articles, podcasts or even tweets —...

Quibi Closes Upsized $750 Million Second Round of Funding for Mobile-Video...

Variety reports: "One month ahead of commercial launch, Quibi said it closed $750 million in second-round funding, which the premium mobile-subscription player believes will...

Social-Investing App Startup Public Raises $15 Million From Will Smith, JJ...

Variety reports: "Public.com, an early-stage company whose founders say they want to democratize stock investing, has brought some notable Hollywood, media and sports figures...

YouTube rarely reinstates removed videos — even when creators appeal

The Verge reports: "In three months, YouTube received nearly 110,000 appeals from creators who were frustrated that their videos were taken down — but...

If socializing within games is so popular, why hasn’t the Multiverse...

TechCrunch reports: "Thus far in this series we’ve outlined “multiverse” virtual worlds — a concept different from the metaverse — as the next stage...

Don’t Miss Out: 37.5M Will Stream Video On Twitch In 2020

Hypebot reports: "An estimated 37.5 million people in the US will watch streaming video on Amazon-owned Twitch at least monthly in 2020, according to...