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Pinterest gets a redesigned feed that looks a lot like Instagram – 09.11.2018

Pinterest gets a redesigned feed that looks a lot like Instagram

Pinterest’s friend feed is getting a redesign, removing the tiled images in favour of a simpler single column of posts, Instagram-style. There are even horizontal rows of Pinterest-recommended accounts that you can follow.

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* It would be easy to look at this and see it as evidence that Pinterest is losing its distinctly Pinterest-y style, but giving each individual post more real estate seems like a sensible move, especially when you’re browsing an image-based service on a smartphone screen.*

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Ad hails curious kids as Generation Voice

A campaign by Spark offers a humorous look into how voice technology will affect children growing up. The video features children aged 4-7, and portrays life in a world where voice technology is a normal part of young peoples’ lives.

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* When the media questions whether kids should play with Alexa, consumers are often sceptical. However, Spark is taking a more light-hearted approach, offering an optimistic perspective on how children will benefit from technology.*

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Spotify debuts an analytics service for music publishers

Spotify is debuting its first analytics tool aimed at music publishers. The new tool will allow publishers to track daily streaming stats, including playlist performance, and view data across all the songwriters on their roster.

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* Spotify wants to be seen as supportive of artists and the wider music creator community, and has been steadily rolling out tools for this side of the music business, instead of just those aimed at consumers listening to tunes.*

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