Artificial Intelligence

Volkswagen launches AR experiences via QR codes for Amazon campaign: The promotion highlights the power of the technology while leveraging Amazon’s ecommerce dominance.

With increased market competition, brands only get one chance to get the buying experience “right.” In fact, 89% of marketers find scaling AI-fueled conversation intelligence imperative to stay competitive.

Digital health’s triple threat: AI, remote monitoring, and telehealth:Companies like Adjuvare that offer these three digital health technologies can use them to secure health system partners looking to overcome their interoperability woes.

Facebook is shutting down its facial recognition feature in photos and videos: By removing facial recognition data for over 1 billion users, the company is trying to earn trust from consumers and regulators alike.

If money were no object when buying consumer tech, many US adults would upgrade their phones and improve their home security.

Email is becoming a more critical part of marketers’ playbook: 41% of respondents now view it as “very critical” to their company’s success (far higher than pre-pandemic), with automation and personalization being significant drivers of growth.

On today's episode, we discuss the most important trends in media, including what is happening with the rise of smart products, how concerning the plateauing of social media use is, and how people are using voice assistants in different ways. Tune in to the discussion with chief research officer at GlobalWebIndex Jason Mander and eMarketer principal analyst at Insider Intelligence Karin von Abrams.

Walmart tries SMS shopping again, this time backed by AI and customer data: It will use the same conversational commerce tech that helped make its voice-assisted shopping successful.

Internal Facebook documents appear to contradict claims made by the company around how well its AI tools find and remove harmful content.