#Cyberculture – “Snap Inc. spent millions to get better at augmented reality…

Report: Snap Inc. spent millions to get better at augmented reality The Social Software Weblog   The creators of Snapchat are running toward an IPO at full speed, but it seems to have nabbed itself a neat holiday gift along the way. According to a report from The Calcalist (as interpreted by The Times of Israel), … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: Two new types of social media hoax- Fake crowds- Fake victims….

Two new types of social media hoax to look out for (and how to spot them) First Draft News by First Draft Where do you get your news? According to the recent Digital News Report, the internet is quickly gaining on television as the primary source of news for most people and social media is even more … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: Twitter sues U.S. Justice Department over surveillance requests… Firechat…

US Spy Programs May Break the Internet if Not Reformed, Google Leader Says  Wired Top Stories by Kim Zetter You own your data. And the government needs to start respecting that. Twitter sues U.S. Justice Department for right to reveal government surveillance requests  Boing Boing by Xeni Jardin In a blog post titled “Taking the fight for #transparency … Read more