Instagram will finally help creators understand why they’re failing

Instagram is updating its Account Status feature to better inform business and creator accounts why some of their posts are suppressed, as it aims for more transparency with users.

Those accounts will now know which of their posts are “eligible to be recommended” by Instagram’s algorithm to non-followers in other sections of the platform. This includes places like the Explore page, Moments, and In-Feed recommendations. On the other hand, Instagram will also inform accounts why their content is not being recommended, explaining how, for example, it violates our Community Guidelines, according to the ad (opens in new tab)🇧🇷 This information can also be found at Instagram creators page (opens in new tab)🇧🇷 it’s just more front and center than before.

The reason the Cyberpunk 2077 multiplayer spinoff didn’t happen is kind of obvious

Years ago, Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt RED announced that it was making a multiplayer game set in the same sci-fi world. The RPG was released two years ago, but there’s still no sign of the multiplayer spinoff, the developer has finally explained why, and, well, the reason is kind of obvious when you hear it.

“The priority was that the core experience work for people in a really good state,” said Cyberpunk 2077 campaign director Phipp Weber. eurogamer (opens in new tab)🇧🇷 “We wanted to do a lot of things at once and we just needed to really focus and say, ‘Okay, what’s the important part?’”

The developer has focused its attention on creating patches and updates for Cyberpunk 2077 and has put multiplayer on the back burner. How really far back in the back water bath.

(Image credit: CD Projekt Red)

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OLED TV brightness: Brighter, more efficient panels are coming – but you’ll have to wait

New OLED TVs with significantly brighter output appear to be on the way, thanks to a breakthrough in the way panels are manufactured.

As reported by FlatpanelsHD (opens in new tab)Universal Display (UDC – one of the largest manufacturers of OLED materials), says it intends to commercialize blue phosphor emitters by the end of 2024 that can appear in the best 4K TVs or super detailed monitors.

The Rings of Power season 2 adds Game of Thrones stars and Bridgerton to its cast

Amazon Studios has announced eight more cast members for the second season of The Rings of Power.

In a press release, Amazon revealed the latest group of actors it has signed on to appear in recurring roles on its high fantasy series. The octet joins seven other actors who recently signed on to star in the second season of Rings of Power, including Sam Hazeldine, who will replace Joseph Mawle as Adar in the show’s next installment.

Ubisoft wants to help you be a less toxic player

If Ubisoft has anything to say about this, cyberbullies will be forced to reconsider their behavior and learn some manners.

In the wake of your Zero Harm In Comms Campaignin which Ubisoft and Riot collect data to help keep post-game chats clean, Ubisoft announced a dedicated anti-bullying course.

AMD could have scared Nvidia enough to revive the RTX 4080… like the RTX 4070 Ti

Nvidia’s RTX 4070 Ti, the imminent graphics card that will be Lovelace’s third offering, has witnessed a spec leak – and the apparent conclusion is that it’s identical to the canceled RTX 4080 12GB.

The alleged specifications were highlighted by VideoCardz (opens in new tab) and they come straight from a card maker, namely Colorful who showcased the RTX 4070 Ti BattleAx Deluxe on their website. Although the product page was removed, it showed most of the BattleAx card’s specifications, as well as images.

Finding the best maps and custom modes in Halo Infinite just got a whole lot easier

Christmas has come early for Zeta Halo as the winter update gets another facelift. The new content has arrived just in time for a festive free-for-all that makes it easier than ever to play custom maps, modes, and takedowns in the latest variation of The Pit.

infinity halo is the sixth installment in 343 Industries’ sci-fi fantasy darling. The first part of the winter update added a co-op option (opens in new tab) for the main campaign, and we weren’t expecting the next update to come until late 2023 when Season 3 drops.

GTA Online Update Adds Major Graphics Features to PS5 and Xbox Series X

The December update for GTA Online will add ray tracing on Xbox Series X and PS5, as well as other quality of life improvements to long-running multiplayer.

More specifically, the GTA Online Winter Update 2022, which should be released later this month according to the Rockstar Newswire post (opens in new tab)is adding ray tracing reflections that will be available in the Fidelity mode graphics setting on PS5 and Xbox Series X. This means your custom cars and motorcycles will look even more impressive on the streets of Los Santos.

‘Never doubt James Cameron’: Early reactions to Avatar 2 call it a ‘visual masterpiece’

Avatar: The Way of Water was hailed as a “monumental filmmaking achievement” in early reactions from critics and influencers alike.

The long-awaited sci-fi sequel, which hits cinemas worldwide on December 16th, had its world premiere in London last night (December 6th). And as soon as the credits for Avatar: The Way of Water rolled, journalists and other participants moved quickly to give their thoughts on James Cameron’s latest epic cinematic release.

Apple will let Mac and iPhone owners in Europe repair their own devices

Apple has announced the expansion of its self-service repair scheme to Europe, including the UK.

The self-service repair program is only available in the US so far (as of April 2022) and allows owners of Apple Macs and iPhones to order relevant parts to repair their devices (as well as instructions and tools needed to complete the job).