Fake news and deepfakes are common on social media these days, but what’s not so common is how to determine disinformation in all its forms — especially among young users. Now, there is a new way to help people spot misinformation, and it’s through a game called Troll Factory. The game has created a trolling simulation by letting players use tools like botnets and internet memes to spread fear, bias, and suspicion throughout social media.
The time is almost here for Disney+ to launch. Disney confirmed through a series of tweets earlier this week, a lineup of all the content coming to its streaming platform. In particular, there will be a lot of Disney Channel Original Movies to watch from 1999’s Johnny Tsunami and Genius to Rip Girls and Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century up to High School Musical, The Cheetah Girls, Camp Rock movies, and The Lizzie McGuire Movie.
The game Fortnite has gained huge popularity among millions of video game players across the globe. This past weekend, those players were left wondering if an apocalypse had finally arrived after the game was suddenly obliterated. Players logged on the game, but could only access a single mode called “The End,” watching as a meteor and six rockets formed a giant rift — the final image showed a black hole with a blue halo. About 5.5 million people watched Fortnite’s live event “The End” on YouTube and Twitch.
Beauty and makeup have become a huge community on YouTube. The online video platform is expanding the availability of its augmented reality (AR) Beauty Try-on feature after launch a limited alpha earlier this year. Now, people will be able to digitally try on lipstick from brands like MAC and NARS by tapping on the so-called Masthead and TrueView Discovery ads throughout YouTube on iOS and Android.