Mid Week Media Round-Up
Take a look at some of the media and tech stories you need to know about this week! Irish Times teams up with The Detail Good news for investigative journalism with the announcement that the newspaper is planning to work with the not for profit - Belfast based, web site -The Detail on investigations into health care, the criminal justice system and the problems faced by children across the island of Ireland. http://www.theguardian.com/media/greenslade/2016/apr/25/irish-times-goes-into-partnership-with-investigative-website Mr Tayto takes on Kim K! Mr Tayto understands that sometimes words just aren't enough. So he's decided to launch his own range of Emoji's to get his crisptastic feelings across. It's estimated that two billion smartphone users globally send six billion emojis a day. So there's plenty of opportunities for the dapperly dressed Irish icon to express himself and now you too. The Tayto App is available for FREE from the App Store or Google Play. https://itunes.apple.com/ie/app/tayto-emoji-app/id1094454613?mt=8Facebook takes on Snapchat? Facebook is reportedly building a standalone camera app, that is similar to Snapchat, in a bid to motivate its users to generate and share more content. Apparently this is it's fourth attempt to do so! http://www.wsj.com/articles/facebook-developing-camera-first-format-1461601368Dyson enters the beauty market
James Dyson launches £299/€386 hairdryer in shock move into beauty industry. In fairness we're not that shocked, he does have a lovely head of hair.