Instagram has given some insight into how its algorithms work. It’s a fascinating look at what the 3 major factors are that influence which content you get to see. These factors are Interest, Timeliness, & Relationship. More on this model here.
Are you interested in a relationship with timeliness?
Memewatch: Night & Day
We’re seeing a lot of this up-and-coming 2-panel meme. It’s pretty simple; it uses a smartphone-like toggle button to show 2 different views on subjects. For example, Batman, Toby McGuire, and obviously Mark Zuckerberg. The difference is quite literally night and day.
Go ahead, make a switch!
Facebook: More Data Concerns?
Facebook may have violated a 2011 consent decree with the Federal Trade Commission. Back in the day, the platform made deals with a bunch of tech companies that allowed them to access user data. It seems that Facebook struck deals with at least 60 device makers, including Samsung & Apple.
BONUS: Speaking of Apple, don’t forget to check out Apple’s WWDC conference, today!
More apologies inbound?
Memewatch: Make "Ye" Own Album Cover
The internet is buzzing with parodies of Kanye West’s new super low-effort album cover. This may have been the intended effect, however, as Kanye has also created a generator to allow you to make your own. To be honest, this could just as easily be done in Microsoft Paint. You may have released a new album, Ye - but we’re not forgiving you for your horrific behaviour of late.