Swing Weekly Digest #26 – #TechNews


Hi! My name is Marcin Mincer and I’m gonna
give you “What’s New in Tech in 60 seconds”. Let’s go!
First: The Instagram shakeup: Facebook has named Adam Mosseri, a 10-year veteran of the
social network who started as a product designer in 2008, as the new head of Instagram. He
succeeds Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, who abruptly announced their departure on September
24th. Prior to his new possition, Mosseri was vice president of product at the photo-sharing
company, having moved over from a VP role managing Facebook’s News Feed and interface
teams in May of this year when CEO Zuckerberg restructured his entire executive leadership
team. Second: Netflix is doubling down on interactive
TV, according to a new report from Bloomberg.The streaming service is planning to develop a
number of projects that will allow viewers to control the storyline’s progress in a
TV show or movie, starting with one in an upcoming episode of “Black Mirror.” Third: The first episode of Pivot podcast
is out and NYU’s Scott Galloway loves making big predictions about what companies Amazon
will gobble up next. On past podcasts, he predicted Jeff Bezos & CO. would acquire Whole
Foods and possibly the department store Nordstrom On the first episode of thr new podcast Pivot,
Galloway proposed a new M&A target: Snapchat maker Snap. Listen to the full episode to
learn more. Thank you very much for today and stay tuned
for more!

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