Facebook launches Collab, a mix-and-match app for making collaborative music videos

Facebook’s internal R&D group, NPE Team, is rolling out yet another new app today called Collab after having just launched a new group audio calling app, CatchUp, on Tuesday. With Collab, the focus has now returned to video, and specifically, the concept of watching, mixing and matching original videos together, beginning with music. In Collab, […]

HTC cofounder Peter Chou launches XRspace to bring social VR to the masses

Virtual reality (VR) has been given a renewed sense of purpose due to a global pandemic that has led billions of people to adapt to a new “remote” world order. And Peter Chou wants to be at the forefront of this resurgence. Chou, the HTC cofounder who stepped down from his CEO role at the […]

Facebook launches Avatars, its Bitmoji competitor, in the US

Facebook’s Avatars feature, which lets you customize a virtual lookalike of yourself for use as stickers in comments and Messenger chats, is today launching in the U.S. Essentially Facebook’s version of Snap’s Bitmoji, Avatars were first introduced last year and have been since made available in Australia, New Zealand, Europe and Canada. Based on early feedback, […]

Creatively, a new job platform, launches to help designers and other creatives find work

For designers, illustrators, and photographers, LinkedIn just doesn’t cut it. That’s why Creatively was built.  Co-founded by Stacey Bendet, the CEO and founder of fashion brand alice + olivia, the start-up, which launched Tuesday, bills itself as a job platform for creatives. There are other sites that promise the same thing, including Dribbble and Behance. […]

Shopify launches post-COVID POS, Yelp rolls out omnichannel tools for SMBs

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Poynter Institute launches WhatsApp chatbot to debunk coronavirus-related hoaxes

You can now debunk thousands of coronavirus-related hoaxes with a few texts on WhatsApp . Poynter Institute, a non-profit organization that supports journalism, today launched a bot on the Facebook -owned service that will allow people across the globe to debunk over 4,000 hoaxes surrounding the pandemic such as whether the infectious disease originated in […]

IRL, the calendar app for virtual events, launches a web product

IRL, the recently pivoted calendar app that aggregates live virtual events, has today launched a web version of the platform. The company, which has $ 11 million in funding from Goodwater Capital, Founders Fund and Floodgate, started as a social planning app that helped folks find each other in the real world, based on interest […]

Shopify launches post-COVID POS, Yelp rolls out omnichannel tools for SMBs

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HTC launches Vive Sync app to let remote teams collaborate in VR

HTC has launched a VR collaboration and meeting app for enterprises as the Taiwanese tech company looks to capitalize on the rapid shift to remote working.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Twitter launches a COVID-19 data set of tweets for approved developers and researchers

Twitter is making it possible for developers and researchers to study the public conversation around COVID-19 in real time with an update to its API platform. The company is introducing a new COVID-19 stream endpoint to those participating in Twitter Developer Labs — a program that offers access to new API endpoints and other features […]