“Find Your Strength and Sparkle Your Way to the Top”

  Michelle, an American-Italian Diva, is not your average Diva, advices readers to “ Keep Your Shit Together”, “ Give Good Face” and “Be Thankful You’re a Misfit” Michelle Diva’s book give powerful positive and polished tips from her vogueing days in downtown Manhattan clunes in the 90s to her successful career in radio and…

Snapchat gets gaming platform

Snapchat is following the mobile gaming lead of WeChat and Facebook Messenger by adding games to Snapchat  as it tries to puts failures of 2018 behind it. Snap is hoping to tap the  £54bn ($70bn) mobile gaming market, when Apple, Google, Tencent and Microsoft are all making new bids for developers’ and players attentions. The…

Kylie Jenner becomes world’s youngest billionaire

21-year-old Kylie Jenner has become the world’s youngest self-made billionaire according to Forbe’s billionaires’ list. The youngest Kardashian family member made her fortune from her best-selling cosmetics business promoted by Instagram postings with over 128m followers. She made her announcement ” I wanted to remind you guys that my powders launch on Thursday” and proceeded…

There was time when you searched Google, but now Google searches you

In Zuboff ‘s view Google’s original aim of making all the world’s information accessible mutated into a ruthless domineering to make money by exploiting and modifying human behaviour, by serving up ads to users just when they are most susceptible to persuasion and generating wants they did not know they had. Google is following a…

Snapchat launches new lenses that responds to voice

Snapchat is today launching new lenses that respond to voice commands. Snapchat is rolling out a series of lenses that will animate when users speak simple English world like “hi’’ , “love’, “yes”, “no” and “wow”, as opposed to taking some other action like opening their mouth or raising their eyebrows. By saying “HI” in…

Snapchat guilty of trivalising domestic violence victims: Rihanna

Rihanna was the subject of an advert on the Snapchat which asked users if they would “rather slap Rihanna or punch Chris Brown”, which appeared for a game to reference  Chris Brown’s conviction for assaulting Rihanna in 2009 while they were dating. Snap Inc says the ad “ never should have appeared on our service.…

Always Connected generation

  Sociologist, Donna Freitas after interviewing 200 students from 13 US colleges about their social media addictions, writes in her latest book, “Students express near universal adoration of Snapchat. They can say dumb things, and take goofy, ugly photographs and parade them to other people, and can be sad, mean and negative.” Social media has…

Facebook Challenger Snap is public now

Facebook  Snapchat $ $ Market Capitalisation 395bn 31bn Funds Raised at IPO 166bn 3.4bn Daily Active users 1.3bn 160m Revenue 2016 27.6bn 404m Profit 2016 10.2bn -515m   Snapchat investor who have given a market value of more than $30bn  hope  it can effectively compete with Facebook on online advertising. Evan Spiegel CEO of Snapchat…