WhatsApp is coming with a new option for when you’ve send a message that you immediately regretted. Within 5 minutes of sending the message you’ll be able to unsend the message.
Opel has launched a campaign that allows customers to buy a car with YouTube views instead of money. People who want to participate have to upload a video that stands out from in order to get a lot of views. Forty YouTube views are worth 1 euro.
Why would you throw something that might still be useful? That is the question around Capacity Capture. Capacity Capture is a trend based on the principle of finding more efficient and eco-friendly ways to process our resources to find a good balance between all the products we throw away and the products we actually reuse. From food to oil, from oil to energy, everything has to be used to its fullest extent. (Trendwatching, 2016)
Google has developed a new service that allows people to easily find out whether or not to trust a news article. From now on Google will show whether an article has been fact checked and if it’s reliable.
Streaming service Netflix is struggling to find enough translators for their Dutch subtitles. That’s why Netflix had decided to start a new program named Hermes, where users are able to translate Netflix content for money once they have passed a special test.
The Real Appeal is a service that allows you to hire “friends”. After you’ve specified what kind of person you want, he/she will come to the arranged location to take pictures with you. These pictures you can use to trick people on Social Media into thinking these models are your friends.
Knocki a device that turns every surface into something smart. With Knocki you’ll always have access to various devices and software.
Ray-Ban introduces a new option in customizing your sunglasses. The service takes various pictures from your Social Media account to create a unique look.
This new condom ring, also called ‘worlds smartest condom’, keeps track of your movement when you have sex. The device monitors the number of calories you’ve burnt, the speed and total number of thrusts, your temperature and other things. People can share the data with their friends if they want and even get on worldwide leader boards.
The 88-year-old Helen Ruth Elam van Winkle, also known as ‘Baddie Winkle’, is not only famous on the internet, but she also has been the face of various fashion campaigns. Now she can add being the face of a makeup brand to the list. Urban Decay had chosen Baddie Winkle to be promote their latest makeup line.