Latest technology news December 7th, 2021

Latest technology news

8P-Design vous présente sa sélection d'articles sur les dernières actualités digitales :

Actualités technologiques du moment

2021: ranking of the most downloaded applications in France

Like every year, Apple is releasing its list of the most downloaded applications of the year! This year, in France, the free application that climbed to the first spot is the new Covid application: TousAntiCovid.

Here is the ranking for free applications:

  • TousAntiCovid
  • WhatsApp
  • Instagram
  • TikTok
  • YouTube
  • Snapchat
  • Google Maps
  • Facebook
  • Messenger
  • Gmail

And the paid applications ranking:

  • Forest
  • WeatherPro
  • TouchRetouch
  • Procreate Pocket
  • AutoSleep. Tracker de sommeil
  • Atlas d’anatomie humaine 2021
  • PeakFinder
  • FiLMiC Pro-Caméra vidéo 4k HD
  • Facetune
  • Threema. Messagerie sécurisée
  • EpocCam Webcamera for Computer

 Are you surprised by any of the apps in these lists? Check out the full article for more like this!

Original title: Le classement des applications les plus téléchargées sur l’App Store en 2021 - Le Blog du Modérateur
Informations: French, Applications, December 3rd, 2021

The future of augmented reality: what can it look like?

Augmented reality is an increasingly hot topic! Right now, it's mainly because of Facebook that we're talking about it. Indeed, Facebook has filed a patent that brings us closer and closer to large-scale augmented reality. We can read in the article "More specifically, the patent details a technology capable of detecting objects in a specific environment. What then offer the possibility of interacting with these said objects? "

At the moment, we are talking about glasses that would allow us to control objects in our homes. However, this is only an anticipation of Facebook, it's a long term project! Are you excited for this kind of technology to become part of our daily lives? For more information on the Facebook project, see the full article. 

Original title: Ce brevet déposé par Apple nous donne un avant-goût de la réalité augmentée - Le Journal Métro
Informations: French, Apple, November 30th, 2021

How to bring more traffic to your website: 10 tips and tricks

As we often talk about, social media is an extremely effective way to drive traffic to your website. That's why ConversionMinded and Social Media Today offer us 10 tips to boost that traffic! For example, you can see:

  • Stick to 1 or 2 typographies
  • Use the same colors
  • Don't be afraid of white space
  • Make your text easy to read
  • Don't forget to watch your stats

Be sure to check out the full Social Media Today article for the full list of tips and tricks!

Original title: 10 Social Media Design Tips to Skyrocket Your Website Traffic [Infographic] - Social Media Today
Information: English, Social Media, November 27, 2021

New update for Facebook: Facebook Protect

Facebook is on a roll, announcements are constantly on the move! The most recent: Facebook Protect. Indeed, some users have received a notification that they must activate Facebook Protect within the next 15 days so that their accounts are not blocked.

Facebook Protect was already deployed in the United States, since the presidential elections of 2020. It's the turn of France to have access to it because of the approaching elections! This initiative includes that risky accounts will be required to register for two-factor authentication, among other things. For more information, see the full Moderator's Blog du Modérateur article.

Original title:  Facebook Protect : l'authentification à deux facteurs obligatoires pour certains utilisateurs - Le blog du Modérateur
Informations: French, Facebook, December 3rd, 2021

8 things users want to see easily on your website

Let's face it, we are always looking for a way to improve our websites. That's why the Social Media Today team and the Red Website Design team came together to determine 8 questions people want to find quickly when they arrive on a website.

  • We can see, among others:
  • What are you selling?
  • How much does it cost?
  • What makes you different from other similar companies?
  • Can I navigate your website easily?

For more questions to consider on your website, see Social Media today!

Original title: 8 Questions Your Website Visitors Want Answered Within 10 Seconds- Social Media Today
Informations: English, Web development, November 30th, 2021

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