THE NEWS WRAP: Facebook set to trial contextual content suggestions for iOS

Facebook for iOS is trialling suggesting contextual content to keep users browsing after they share.


The test is being rolled out to a small section of iOS users.


Those users will notice cards of content which relate to what they’ve just posted.


By reacting to what users are thinking about then and there, Facebook could unlock new monetisation potential.


Mozilla backs down on DRM


Mozilla has reluctantly agreed to build a web standard called Encrypted Media Extensions for Firefox which will allow the use of copy-protected video from Netflix and the other sources.


The company announced the move on its blog.


“We very much want to see a different system,’’ the statement said.


“Unfortunately, Mozilla alone cannot change the industry on DRM at this point.”


iPhone 6 to get 1704 x 960 resolution display?


After months of speculation about the size of Apple’s iPhone 6 screen, a report has surfaced claiming it may also feature a higher resolution.


9to5mac reports that sources indicate iPhone 6 will not only be larger, but Apple is also testing a 1704 x 960 resolution display.




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