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Why Social Media Companies Want Into The Smart Home

Mike Wolf Facebook Life360 Smart Home Twitter

I wrote a piece for Forbes on the efforts of the big social media players to get into IoT. While their efforts extend beyond just smart home, much of the early implementations have been in smart home and smart living spaces.  A few excerpts from the piece:  WeChat: WeChat, a massively popular mobile social messaging app, first signaled its intentions to monitor and manage the things in our lives with an API for smart hardware. The API allows hardware makers to write applications for their devices that work on top of WeChat, and the resulting data from these devices can...

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