This week in social – 20 May 2019
Your weekly summary of official social media news from Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Google.
Facebook is working with health partners to create detailed, AI-driven maps that pair health system information with data on human mobility to yield insights about diseases spread by human-to-human contact.
- High-resolution population density maps.
- Movement maps of real-time mobility patterns.
- Network coverage maps showing where health organisations can reach people with online messages in advance of activities like vaccination days to reach largest number of people at lowest cost.
LinkedIn has a 13-week podcast Hello Monday by Jessi Hempel that investigates how the nature of work is changing, and how that work is changing us. Find it here.
Google Assistant has been integrated into Bose home entertainment systems and can be activated with voice. The use of voice continues to increase. The 2019 Hootsuite We Are Social Digital Report recently showed the use of voice control tools increased significantly in 2018, with roughly four in every ten internet users using voice commands or voice search every month.