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08/03/20: Cynopsis Media Tech Update

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  Monday August 3, 2020 President Trump said on Friday he plans to ban TikTok, due to concerns the Chinese government could get access to Americans users’ information. On Sunday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo affirmed Trump “will take action in the coming days” on Chinese apps, including ByteDance-owned Tik Tok. Said TikTok, “Our $1 […]

07/27/20: Cynopsis Media Tech Update

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  Monday July 27, 2020 Google is rolling out support for Netflix for the Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max smart screens. Users can connect the devices to their account and watch via touch or voice command. Hulu was added to Nest last year. Slack filed a complaint against Microsoft with the European Commission, claiming […]

07/20/20: Cynopsis Media Tech Update


  Monday July 20, 2020 After an outage due to issues at Cloudfare’s DNS service disrupted many websites on Friday, Cloudfare issued a statement saying the problem was not the result of an attack “It appears a router on our global backbone announced bad routes and caused some portions of the network to not […]

07/13/20: Cynopsis Media Tech Update

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  Monday July 13, 2020 Facebook said it removed more than 100 accounts and pages linked to Roger Stone and his associates across the social network and sister Instagram because they violated its policy against coordinated inauthentic behavior. Stone’s 40-month prison sentence, slated to start this week, was commuted by President Trump on Friday. The […]

07/06/20: Cynopsis Media Tech Update

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  Monday July 6, 2020 Facebook is expanding its fan subscriptions to any creator in the US, Canada, Australia, Brazil, Mexico, Thailand and the UK that meets the availability criteria. The subscription enables creators to charge their fans $4.99/month for exclusive content and a fan badge for their profiles. Also becoming more widely available is […]

06/29/20: Cynopsis Media Tech Update

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06/22/20: Cynopsis Media Tech Update


  Monday June 22, 2020 ADVERTISING Project OAR is starting live market trials. Through a phased approached, members of the consortium of media companies created to establish a common technology for addressable advertising management for TV will conduct trials to evaluate how the open standard interoperates with existing sales, insertion and measurement workflows. In the […]

06/15/20: Cynopsis Media Tech Update

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  Monday June 15, 2020 Twitter is testing a feature that would ask users who have not clicked on an article they are about to retweet to open the article and read it first. “Sharing an article can spark conversation, so you may want to read it before you Tweet it,” tweeted the company. The […]

06/08/20: Cynopsis Media Tech Update

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  Monday June 8, 2020 RealNetworks has two new tools that use AI to help video viewers identify who they’re seeing. Browser extension StarSearch by Real enables viewers to identify famous people in any video streamed from YouTube, Netflix and other popular sites, while media player RealPlayer 20/20 offers one-click video downloads and instantly spots […]

06/01/20: Cynopsis Media Tech Update


  Monday June 1, 2020 Twitter added a “public interest notice” to a tweet from President Trump as protests raged over the death of George Floyd in a confrontation with police. “We’ve taken action in the interest of preventing others from being inspired to commit violent acts, but have kept the Tweet on Twitter because […]