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Twitter Says ‘Technical Error’ in Android App Affected Video Ad Campaigns

Twitter has said that it recently discovered a technical error due to a product update to Android clients that impacted some video ad campaigns from November 7 to December 12. “The issue has been fixed but we wanted to share more details on what the impact was to our advertising partners,” a blog post from Twitter read. The company said that once they discovered the issue, they resolved it and communicated the impact to affected partners. “Given this was a technical error, not a policy or definition issue, we are…

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​Playing video games, tennis may enhance memory

Activities like playing video games or tennis may help enhance your memory, a study has found. Attention-grabbing experiences release memory-enhancing chemicals in brain, helping to store memories that occur just before or soon after the experience, the study mentioned. “Activation of the locus coeruleus (part of the brainstem) increases our memory of events that happen at the time of activation and may also increase the recall of those memories at a later time,” said Robert Greene, Professor at the Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute at UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Texas…

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Video selfie while brushing can improve your oral health

Video selfie while brushing can improve your oral health (Getty Images) Recording video selfies while brushing your teeth can help you learn how to improve oral health care techniques, according to a new study. According to the study published in the journal Indian Journal of Dental Research, researchers saw an increase in the accuracy of brush strokes, in number of strokes and an overall eight per cent improvement in tooth-brushing skill while taking a selfie video. “Video and picture selfies are increasingly used in medical fields to assess, monitor and…

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Docoss X1 ‘real pix’ and arms-On Video Shared on Social Media

Docoss, little-known manufacturer of the Docoss X1 telephone that seems to have stuck attention of consumers in India this week, has published photos and a hands-on video of its Rs. 888 cellphone in a bid to assure potential customers the cellphone is ‘actual’. After Ringing Bells and mPhone, the scepticism around phone that sounds too correct to be real is comprehensible, and Docoss is making an attempt its excellent to dispel the duplicitous image. To take into account, the remarkable charge along the malfunctioning booking process and difficult to understand…

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Instagram to Add Video Channels to ‘Explore’ Section

Facebook’s picture sharing app Instagram is updating its “Explore” section to add video channels that will appear in a feed according to users’ preferences. The feature will have a personalised channel called “videos you might like” that will collect videos from across Instagram’s global community and also will include a “Featured” column highlighting videos on specific topics, Instagram said. For now, the upgrade will only be available in the United States, Instagram said on Thursday. Instagram v7.20 is available on Apple’s App Store and Google Play. On the company’s blog…

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Facebook Messenger Gets Dropbox File Sharing, Video Chat Heads

Messenger users can now share photos, videos, and other files saved in the Dropbox without having to leave Facebook’s standalone instant messaging app. Dropbox on Tuesday announced the new feature which will be available to both Messenger for Android and iOS users. The app will also soon support Video Chat Heads, allowing users to continue video calls while messaging other users. The cloud storage company explains that Messenger for iOS or Android users on tapping the More button in the app will see Dropbox as an available source. Users will…

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