Description: In this episode of the Engadget Podcast, hosts Cherlynn and Devindra delve into the latest mishaps faced by Twitter while also discussing the emergence of Blue Sky and Mastodon as alternative platforms. Additionally, they examine Meta’s introduction of Threads, a Twitter imitator. Special guest Karissa Bell from BuyTechBlog joins the conversation to provide insights into the future directions of these services. Will Threads emerge as the dominant player, leveraging Instagram’s social graph? Or will decentralized platforms like Mastodon shape the future of social media? Tune in to find out!
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- Twitter’s ongoing challenges and Meta’s introduction of Threads – 1:10
- Potential health features in the upcoming AirPods Pro release, such as hearing tests and body temperature sensors – 34:06
- Leaked prototype of Google’s Pixel 8 Pro – 37:18
- EU Digital Markets Act targeting additional regulation for large ‘gatekeeper’ tech companies – 51:07
- U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s announcement of significant fines for fake product reviews – 55:45
- Work in progress – 1:03:19
- Recommendations – 1:06:15
Hosts: Cherlynn Low and Devindra Hardawar
Guest: Karissa Bell
Producer: Ben Ellman
Music: Dale North and Terrence O’Brien
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In this episode, the hosts discuss the recent challenges faced by Twitter, the launch of Meta’s Threads, and the emergence of decentralized platforms like Mastodon. They also touch upon various technology-related topics and news.
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