During the session, we covered the following:

News Topics:

  • Swipe Right for Business Contacts
    • Bumble, the female-first dating app, has recently launched ‘Bumble Bizz’ – a new feature aiming to help women network and forge professional relationships via the platform
    • Reach out and connect with people on a professional basis, for networking or mentoring purposes
    • Allows users to seek out advice, help, or professional support in a much more tangible and concrete way – with the ability to actually meet up and speak in person rather than exchange messages online
  • The Social Video App of Our Dreams Has Finally Arrived
    • Apple’s Clips brings all the functions of creating a video – recording, editing, reorganizing, compiling, publishing – into one user-friendly interface
    • Live Titles is a real-time on-video captioning done via the technology behind Siri
    • Set yourself apart from the other things that people are seeing on their social media feeds
  • LinkedIn Smart Replies Automate Small Talk
    • The feature suggests basic phrases to help users carry on a simple conversation
    • Taken autocorrect to a whole other level by launching a feature called Smart Replies
    • Detailed responses that require focus will still need to be typed out


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