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Vimeo adds a channel exclusively for holograms – 07.11.2018

Vimeo adds a channel exclusively for holograms

Vimeo has a reputation for pushing the boundaries of video technology in a bid to stand out, but it’s taking things a step further. The service recently launched a channel dedicated solely to holographic video.

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* The challenge, to no one’s surprise, is acquiring a holographic display in the first place. That might be fine if you’re a 3D creator, but it’s a lot to spend if you’re an everyday user who wants to see some holographic effects. This is more of a peek at what streaming video could be in the future, rather than something that draws you away from services like YouTube.*

 

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Facebook rolls out ‘Diwali Stories’ for Indian users

Using this option, users can choose to share their favourite moments of the Diwali with their friends and family. Facebook Diwali Stories will be available throughout November 7, which is today, and will only be available in English.

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* This feature is an extension of a recently launched edition of Stories called Holiday Stories. Facebook tried out the same for Halloween. While this is the first trial of the feature in India, it is expected to continue, and might be seen again for Christmas and other festivals.*

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The potential for Facebook’s beauty market

According to a study by Accenture for Facebook, beauty consumers are using Facebook for beauty-related content over Instagram – a surprising discovery given the much-publicised decline of Facebook and the rising popularity of the photo-sharing app.

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* Although the Instagram Beauty Market is expected to grow, Facebook still offers potential for beauty brands, especially among older consumers. Sephora has been experimenting with new technology on the social media platform – the brand recently rolled out a Messenger chatbot that offers augmented reality product testing.

 

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