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we now spend an average of 30 minutes viewing our meals in ar : your daily distraction...you're welcome
By Truly Social Inc. • Issue #96 • View online

We Now Spend An Average Of 30 Minutes A Day Watching Mobile Video Content
According to a recent study conducted by media agency Zenith, we now spend around 30 minutes per day on our phones watching videos, while in comparison television still accounts for 170 minutes per day of viewership globally. Just five years ago the rate of mobile video viewing was at just 4 minutes. Unsurprisingly, mobile content has seen a boost in advertising money and focus, with an estimated $20 billion to be the average spend by advertisers by 2019 (to put that in to context, television advertising still clocks in at $190 billion globally). Quartz
Even Facbook's 'video first' strategy aligns with perfectly with the results of this study
Even Facbook's 'video first' strategy aligns with perfectly with the results of this study
Security Robot Drowns In Washington DC Fountain
No, that’s not Humpty Dumpty, it’s the Knightscope K5 robot. The robot met its watery demise in Washington, DC this past weekend due to an ‘accident’. The image of the drowned robot was posted to Twitter and quickly went viral. With the increase of conversations about Artificial Intelligence and technological advances happening everywhere we turn, it’s hard to believe this was as a simple robot mishap. You be the judge.  BBC
"We were promised flying cars, instead we got suicidal robots" - @bilalfarooqui
"We were promised flying cars, instead we got suicidal robots" - @bilalfarooqui
Fine Art Breaks Into E-Commerce With Artsy
Traditional galleries have been experiencing rising rent prices and changing tastes over the past few years, which has forced many galleries to shutter their doors. The fear of devaluing artists’ work by simply putting it up online, has kept the traditional art market offline for years. Now New York-based e-commerce startup Artsy is hoping to change that perspective, offering patrons a searchable and shoppable collection, organized by time period, style, artist, or price that uses an algorithm to recommend artists and pieces based on preferences. The Verge
Would you shop for art online?
Would you shop for art online?
View Your Meal Before You Order With New AR App
The first augmented reality app for menus, AR Menu, has been created by KabaQ. The app allows you to view dishes on the plate before they arrive at the table, helping you to get a full view of the dish and determine what you would like to order more effectively than traditional menus. Dishes are scanned using photogrammetry to add them to the menu, where diners will be able to see it using tablet-style menus at their table. Iron Chef David Burke will soon be using the technology in his Tavern 62 restaurant. Business Insider
Because menus don't already make us super hungry
Because menus don't already make us super hungry
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Game Of Thrones Season 7 Premiere Breaks Records
 Game of Thrones season 7 premiered on Sunday night and it smashed records with 16.1 million viewers across all platforms. Viewership has increased by an astounding 50% since the opener of season 6. On Twitter the series opener garnered 2.4 million tweets, making it the most tweeted about episode of all time. With 6 more weeks of episodes to go we can only imagine that the numbers are only going to continue to grow! Entertainment Weekly
If this is just the beginning, we can't wait for the finale!
If this is just the beginning, we can't wait for the finale!
The Disaster Artist Finally Has A Trailer
The “most James Franco thing James Franco has ever done” finally has a trailer. The ‘Disaster Artist’ has Jame Franco playing Tommy Wiseau, the infamous director of the cult movie 'The Room’, which is known for its over-the-top acting and terrible everything else. In the teaser we see Franco repeating the infamous “Oh hi Mark” scene in front of a green screen on a rooftop, while the movie team watches. Clearly the distributing companies have figured out the golden ticket to marketing this to both 'The Room’ fans and those who haven’t seen the original. Redditors are loving the teaser-trailer and it has been sitting on the sites front page all day. Vulture
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