Google announces the debut of the new Pixel phone, Instagram changes its name to IGTV and Amazon launches a smart refrigerator

Google announces the debut of the new Pixel phone, Instagram changes its name to IGTV and Amazon launches a smart refrigerator

So-long IGTV. Instagram’s long-form videos and feed videos are being combined into Instagram video. You’ll be able to find them in a new videos tab. The change will not affect the short-form reels platform.

Google is about to release its latest lineup of Pixel phones. The company announced plans to unveil the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro at a virtual event in two weeks. They’re described as completely re-imagined and they’re powered by Google’s first custom mobile chip.

Highlights

  • (NewsNation Now) — A new report claims social media platforms such as Facebook are encouraging illegal migrant smuggling and promoting hatred toward migrants, further turning up the heat on the social media giant in the wake of a company whistleblower coming forward this week.

  • Amazon is reportedly working on a smart refrigerator. Business Insider says the new fridge will track your purchase habits and predict your food preferences. It will also provide health and nutrition advice. The smart refrigerator uses the same technology as Amazon Go stores, which automatically scans. Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

The report, from Border Report, a Nexstar website that reports on issues concerning the country’s Southern border, shows finding human trafficking routes, modes of transit, and even discounts is as easy as a simple scroll through social media.