SRAX Recap: Lyft hits 1 billion Ride Mark, Amazon Becomes 3rd-biggest Digital Ad Seller, Facebook Increases Security
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SRAX Recap: Lyft hits 1 billion Ride Mark, Amazon Becomes 3rd-biggest Digital Ad Seller, Facebook Increases Security

In this week’s digital news, Lyft officially passes the 1 billion ride mark, Amazon becomes the 3rd-biggest digital ad seller in the U.S., Facebook increases security settings for political campaigns, and more. Lyft hits 1 billion ride mark The popular ridesharing service announced this week that they have officially served 1 billion customers. This total...

SRAX Recap: Pinterest Surpasses 250 Mill Users, Amazon Increases Sponsored Ads, Apple Unveils New iPhone Models
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SRAX Recap: Pinterest Surpasses 250 Mill Users, Amazon Increases Sponsored Ads, Apple Unveils New iPhone Models

In this week’s digital news, Pinterest reaches 250 million users, Apple releases new iPhone models, a Domino’s stunt backfires, and more. Pinterest reaches 250 million monthly active users The steadily-growing social network hit a major milestone this month when its user base officially reached 250 million. Pinterest, which allows users to browse thematic collections of...

SRAX Recap: Snap Spectacles 2.0, Instagram Shopping App, Vimeo Stock Library
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SRAX Recap: Snap Spectacles 2.0, Instagram Shopping App, Vimeo Stock Library

In this week’s digital news, Snap Inc. releases Spectacles 2.0, Instagram developing shopping app, Vimeo Stock launches, and more. Snap Inc. unveils Spectacles 2.0 Two new styles of Snap Spectacles, the Nico and the Veronica, were introduced this week. The sleek glasses are polarized and come in black, causing them to look more like ordinary...

SRAX Recap: Pandora Dynamic Ads, Siri Emotions, Facebook AI Translation
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SRAX Recap: Pandora Dynamic Ads, Siri Emotions, Facebook AI Translation

In this week’s digital news Pandora rolls out dynamic ads, new tech helps Siri read emotions, and Facebook develops translation AI application.  Pandora pioneers dynamic audio ads Audio streaming service, Pandora, is pioneering several new forms of advertisement in reaction to the recent audio renaissance. Dynamic ads will essentially enable marketers to create personalized ads...

SRAX Recap: Twitter Bot Purge, Snapchat Marketplace, AI Patient Monitoring
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SRAX Recap: Twitter Bot Purge, Snapchat Marketplace, AI Patient Monitoring

In this week’s digital news Twitter bot purge, Snapchat private marketplace, Snap40 AI patient monitoring, and more. Twitter bot purge and removal of 143,000 apps in 3 months After talk of suspending over 128 million accounts this year, Twitter decides to finally acknowledge and take action against its growing bot problem. The most crucial aspect...

SRAX Recap: Netflix Increases Marketing Budget, Amazon Prime Day, Microsoft Wants Regulation
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SRAX Recap: Netflix Increases Marketing Budget, Amazon Prime Day, Microsoft Wants Regulation

In this week’s digital news Netflix increases its marketing budget, Amazon Prime Day breaks records, Microsoft calls for regulation of facial recognition, and more. Netflix increases its already massive marketing budget At the beginning of the year, Netflix said it planned to increase its marketing spend over 50% to about $2 billion. However, some investors...