Innovation Brief: Facebook, Zoom & Delivery Robots

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On a semi-weekly basis, Street Fight’s Innovation Brief series aggregates and analyzes happenings from across the technology and media spheres. This week, we look at Facebook’s latest ad reforms, Zoom’s ‘Focus Mode,’ and delivery robots going to college.

These insights come from digital agency M7 Innovations. Founder Matt Maher synthesizes his perspective from the trenches of digital experience creation. See the full episode and summary notes below, and stay tuned for semi-weekly episodes.

💰 Facebook claims hundreds of engineers are revamping its ad product. We discuss just how critical of a business move this is.

👩‍💻 Zoom’s ‘Focus Mode’ helps students concentrate on the instructor, while the teacher can see the whole class. We dive into the tech.

🤖 Starship Technologies is deploying 1,000+ delivery robots to colleges and universities. We explore the implications.

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Mike Boland has been a tech & media analyst for the past two decades, specifically covering mobile, local and emerging technologies. He has written for Street Fight since 2011. More can be seen at www.mikebo.land