Will the Next Facebook Begin on a Mobile Platform?ClickZIn the last 12 months, Facebook purchased both Gowalla and Instagram. Gowalla was purchased for its "technology teams" to try and build out Places, which quietly turned into status updates.
Journalism.co.uk (blog)Journalists 'can't work without social media,' study showsPhys.Org"They all approach social media differently, notably patterns of usage, the way that they embed these tools in their work, and their attitudes towards social...
NME has evolved from a print-only publication with a passionate fan-base who waited for the weekly newspaper to arrive through the letterbox or on the newsstand to a multiplatform title with a news site that attracts a mobile, social crowd, keen to join the real-time conversation around the "world's biggest standalone music site".
The BBC’s new director-general has vowed to merge TV, radio and online teams so that the corporation creates “genuinely digital content for the first time”. The BBC is often thought of as an online exemplar.
How The Web 'Check In' Is Growing UpForbesThe good people over at Foursquare and Gowalla (shuttered after Facebook's talent grab in 2011) helped show us why notifying our friends and acquaintances about our whereabouts could be attractive.
Telegraph.co.ukLondon Gallery to launch Thames Trail interactive photography appTelegraph.co.ukArchive material from Greenwich Heritage Centre, including paintings, photographs, maps and industrial documents, as well as specially commissioned...
The days of the single task "SEO and done" marketing are over. Small- to medium-sized businesses should focus on local SEO, Pinterest, and visual social marketing, according to Brett Tabke, CEO of WebmasterWorld and ...
CEO Larry Page referred to Google+ as the company's “social spine” in an earnings call earlier this year. If Google+ is the spine then which parts of Google are the body, heart, and brain? And what provides the precious ...
Disruption in journalism education — just as in the profession of journalism — is as inevitable as it is deserved.
It also presents great opportunities.
Speaking for myself and not necessarily for my school, here is a notion of what journalism schools can and should be doing. We must take advantage of new ways to teach and we certainly have new skills to impart. Like other disciplines in universities, we need to explore new efficiencies so we can lower the cost of an education and stop bankrupting our students’ futures.
Tweet Liveblogging platform ScribbleLive has produced a guide for journalism tutors teaching skills in real-time reporting. It includes ideas for practising covering live events before an “actual” event.
Wall Street JournalTwitter ads to be geared to users' interestsChicago TribuneTwitter Inc. will begin allowing advertisers to target users based on the interests they reveal in their tweets, the social media company said Thursday.
I expect Facebook to die. Eventually, it will go the way of MySpace. It will come back incarnated as something else. That’s exactly what happened to the newspaper. Sans a few exceptions, the newspaper died and came back as Twitter.
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