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Demojo’s Tabloid Tuesday – Issue #15

Every week, we will be sharing news related to the advertising industry, changes coming to our favourite social media platforms, and other relevant news which might be of interest to you! Here’s this week’s top headlines:


Bard demo leaks – see what it can do with photos

It looks like Android users will be getting a new native Bard app that will replace the Google Assistant app. The demo, which showed up in the Pixel Tips app that’s available to most Google Pixel phones, gives us the most complete look of what Assistant with Bard can do.


Meta announces new program to share data with academic researchers

Meta has announced a new research partnership that with the Center for Open Science (COS), which will provide COS analysts with selected, privacy-protected Facebook and Instagram engagement data, in order to facilitate research into behavioural and engagement trends.

COS notes that the main focus of the research will be on user well-being, and the impacts of social media connection on broader interactive and behavioural trends.


X app user offers to sell own HIV mods

Netizens are abuzz on X over a user’s intention to sell medication for treating HIV. The seller posted on X saying the intention was to sell unopened medications due to complaints about interrupted drug supplies.


That’s enough social news for now, so let’s move on over to other marketing news.


TikTok shares tips on how brands can incorporate humour into their marketing

TikTok wants brands to incorporate humour into their marketing as a means to create more resonant messaging in the app. Humourous content on TikTok is considered the most enjoyable aspect of watching TikTok ads. So, TikTok encourages brands to consider more comedic approaches to their campaigns by working with established creators or researching in the app for tips.


In Other News


Five years filled with challenges, memories: Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong, Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah have been kept entertained throughout their final days at Istana Negara. Their five-year reign ends today.


These 9 new jobs are going to be big careers in the future. In first place, we have AI Ethics Consultant. With the rise of AI and the increased implementation of AI in apps and systems, professionals who can ensure ethical AI development and use will be important as they can help to address complex ethical considerations.