With more than 100 million people watching Vines across the web each month, and over 1 billion loops every day, Vine has just released an update to the app that finally lets users import video from their camera.
Make way for more content coming to Pinterest: today the platform is adding Vevo music videos, which you can search for, share, and watch on Pinterest itself, on your own Pinboards, those of your friends’ or on Vevo’s.
A groundswell of support for independent reporting from protests over the killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown by police has led Beacon Reader to directly connect journalists and readers in the area
The brain processes visual content 60,000 times faster than text. Visuals are a surefire way to grab and keep people's attention. (In my world - I could write 10000 words of content but it's my #event& entertainment pics that tell the story.
A newspaper cannot name two local councillors who were summoned to court for non-payment of council tax. An information tribunal has ruled that the paper must respect their right to privacy, which outweighs the public interest.
This application will allow you to search for Twitter users based on a keyword. It will then return the number of users who have tweeted that keyword recently. You will have the option to follow all of those users en masse, which is a really efficient way to follow people who share your interests on Twitter.
Andy Bull's insight:
A really useful application, created by Brian M Carey, for journalists who want to connect with quickly with those most actively involved in a live story