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Instagram Generated More Than One Quarter Of Facebook’s Total Revenue In 2019

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Instagram Generated More Than One Quarter Of Facebook’s Total Revenue In 2019

Instagram is an advertising bomb is something that has been known for years. However, Facebook has never offered public data that would allow you to know for sure what it means from the total revenue of the company, which generates revenue with Facebook, Messenger, WhatsApp, Instagram and other minor services. Tonight, thanks to Bloomberg, which has significant sources within the financial sector of technology companies, we have learned that Instagram bills $ 20 billion annually, a hugely impressive figure for the comparisons it allows.

Facebook billed in 2019 70.697 million dollars, counting all its platforms. That data is official, but it is not broken down into business units. Thus, knowing this figure, and knowing what Bloomberg gives of Instagram, we can realize that Instagram accounts for more than a quarter of Facebook’s total. Or, if we want to see it another way, Instagram annually generates more revenue than any Facebook in any quarter of the year except in the fourth, when it exceeded 20,000 million.

Another relevant comparison (even if they are not apples with apples) is to face Instagram with YouTube, as in principle “secondary” services in the total advertising revenue of Facebook and Google. A few days ago we could not have made the accounts, because none of the companies officially mentioned them. Still, Google has begun to do so, stating that YouTube generated $ 15.1 billion in the entire fiscal year 2019.

Thus, we can know, provided that Bloomberg’s data on Instagram is accurate, that the social network is 32% larger than the video platform. And it is curious because Instagram does not have the almost monopolistic position of YouTube in its market, although Facebook as a whole does. A more straightforward way to see it, although incorrect in the sense that the numbers do not work like this, is that Instagram could close from September to December, and would match YouTube’s annual accounts.

Instagram accounts for about six times the Twitter turnover

In any case, what these numbers show is that both the one and the other are two of the most profitable technological acquisitions in history since Facebook “only” paid 1,000 million dollars for Instagram at the time. At the same time, Google did the own by YouTube for 1.3 billion (of 2006, yes, whose value was higher).

Both are sufficiently profitable and more than amortized. To compare against other social networks, YouTube is 8.80 times the value of Snapchat, while Instagram is 11 times the value of its old rival of ‘Stories’. Against Netflix, for example, YouTube leaves 25%. However, Instagram exceeds Netflix in annual revenue by 6%.

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YouTube Will Use AI to Automatically Determine Age Limits of Videos

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YouTube Will Use AI to Automatically Determine Age Limits of Videos

As we know, YouTube currently has a special tool that allows creators to determine the age limit of the videos they upload. However, it is not uncommon for this tool to be misused by bad creators.

Therefore, YouTube also has a special team that continues to monitor YouTube content that violates the rules. However, it seems that now YouTube will use AI technology to help solve this problem.

Yes, it is said that YouTube plans to use Artificial Intelligence to detect and determine the age limit of a video. Later machine learning technology will help AI to find out what content is displayed in a video.

Based on the recognition of YouTube, later the AI ​​technology will be implemented on their main site so that later users who want to view videos that have age restrictions will immediately be taken to the sign in page to verify their age and determine whether the video can be watched or not because of insufficient age. .

“This helps us ensure that no matter where the video is found, it can only be watched by viewers of an adequate age,” said YouTube as quoted from the Ubergizmo website.

The presence of this feature is known to be caused by a problem that had occurred on YouTube, where there were several conspiracies and disturbing videos that actually exist on YouTube Kids which is actually a special platform for children with safe content.

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This bug on Instagram allows hackers to take over your smartphone

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This bug on Instagram allows hackers to take over your smartphone

Recently, researchers from Check Point Security have found a dangerous bug in the Instagram application where this bug can be used by hackers to take over the victim’s smartphone.

Yes, not just taking over the Instagram account, this bug is known to allow hackers to take over the user’s smartphone and it is possible that the victim’s smartphone will be planted by even more dangerous malware.

To take advantage of this bug, the hacker will first send a photo containing malware code to the victim via Direct Messages. Only with that, the smartphone of Instagram users can be taken over.

This is because the Instagram application itself initially has access to the user’s smartphone so that if the Instagram application is hacked, the user’s smartphone can also be hacked.

This bug on Instagram allows hackers to take over your smartphone

Luckily, Instagram is now known to have fixed this bug. If you are now using the latest version of the Instagram application, then you are safe from these dangerous bugs.

As a result of the discovery of this bug, the head researcher from Check Point, Yaniv Balmas, appealed to all smartphone users to be more careful in giving permission to the applications they install, be it trusted applications such as Instagram.

“People should pay more attention to every permission an application has. Most people don’t care about the access request message and immediately press the yes button. But that is the start of the cyber attack process,” said Yaniv Balmas as dictated by Ubergizmo.

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Twitter Starts Testing Voice Messages Feature in DM

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Twitter Starts Testing Voice Messages Feature in DM

After rolling out the audio tweets feature for iOS last June, Twitter is now continuing to experiment to help users communicate more easily on its services, one of the things it does is release voice messages.

Recently the Product Manager for Direct Messages on Twitter, Alex Ackerman-Greenberg told The Verge that currently his party is ready to test the voice messages feature in DM. Later this feature will be tested for the first time in Brazil.

Alex said that later this feature could allow users to send audio messages with a duration of up to 20 seconds via Direct Messages. The reason is that previously users could only send text and images

Just like voice tweets, voice messages in DM come with a fairly simple interface. There is only a play / pause button and information on the duration of the received audio message.

Twitter Starts Testing Voice Messages Feature in DM
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“The in-line recording experience makes it easier for users to send messages as part of their natural conversation flow,” said Twitter.

It is known that Twitter also presents a report message button which can later be used if a user misuses the voice DM feature. It seems that Twitter has already thought about all the impacts that might occur if the feature was released.

Of course, the presence of this feature makes Twitter now one step closer to its rivals, namely Facebook and Instagram, which have long presented an audio message feature in their Direct Messages.

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