Tech Bytes: Twitter Political Ads, Sony Aibo

October 25, 2017 08:30 AM

In today's Tech Bytes, Twitter is promising greater transparency when it comes to political ads. The site announced that it will clearly label ads that promote political candidates. Social media sites are under pressure to reveal more information about political ads to keep anonymous parties from spreading propaganda.

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Instagram is giving its users yet another way to kill time by doing it live with your friends. The new option lets users invite a person to join in on their live video. The video can be saved to "Instagram Stories" for up to 24 hours.

Sony is taking a new swing at robot dogs. About a decade ago, it stopped selling the Aibo. Now, Sony has reportedly developed a new model, that can bond with its owner, and respond to commands. The dog can also control home appliances. It will be out next year.


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