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'Highway to Hell': Interactive Infographic Reveals the World's ...

'Highway to Hell': Interactive Infographic Reveals the World's ... | Story Toys | Scoop.it
A new interactive map assembled by DrivingExperiences.com provides information and data on 21 of the world's most deadly roads. The information, derived from the World Health Organization's 2013 global report on road ...
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Journalism startups aren't a revolution if they're filled with all these white men - The Guardian

Journalism startups aren't a revolution if they're filled with all these white men - The Guardian | Story Toys | Scoop.it
The Guardian Journalism startups aren't a revolution if they're filled with all these white men The Guardian When the predictive superstar Nate Silver announced last summer that he would defect from the New York Times, it began a wave of new, new...
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Study: Preschoolers Better At Figuring Out How Gadgets Work Than College ... - CBS Local

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ATLANTA (CBS Atlanta) - A recent study revealed that preschool-age children are better at figuring out how to use technological gadgets than college students.
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Google offers mapping tools for businesses - San Francisco Business Times

Google offers mapping tools for businesses - San Francisco Business Times | Story Toys | Scoop.it
Google Inc. is selling new tools to businesses that will allow them to build their...
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The Institute and Some Thoughts on Immersive Interactive Storytelling

The Institute and Some Thoughts on Immersive Interactive Storytelling | Story Toys | Scoop.it

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, October 14, 2013 4:16 PM


Michella Rivera-Gravage:  "I have a couple of questions for intricate transmedia projects that unravel over time and and require a deep level of engagement. One, will people spend the time to really understand it?" ...

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How to size images on social media: A cheat sheet | Articles | Home

How to size images on social media: A cheat sheet | Articles | Home | Story Toys | Scoop.it
Take the pain out of adding images to your brand's social media accounts. Follow this easy guide to sizing images.
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Facebook Has Built a New Kind of Search

Facebook Has Built a New Kind of Search | Story Toys | Scoop.it
Expanding the Facebook experience to what he called its "third pillar," CEO Mark Zuckerberg today announced that the social network was banking big on a friend-optimized new product it calls Graph Search.
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Saving the world through social media? How development is going digital

Saving the world through social media? How development is going digital | Story Toys | Scoop.it
Maeve Shearlaw: From tracking World Bank projects to Twitter conversations with Rwanda's health minister, technology is driving innovation

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Congress Says Netflix Can Share What You're Watching

Congress Says Netflix Can Share What You're Watching | Story Toys | Scoop.it
Congress quietly changed a key video privacy law while you weren't paying attention.
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In a crisis, Twitter morphs into cable news and develops its own news cycle

That's not necessarily a good thing. The endless repetition of headlines, the empty emotional reactions, the flood of unfounded anecdotes: Twitter has become useless in crisis, even though it has the technology to be better.
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Visual storytelling: 14 tools for journalists | Media news | Journalism.co.uk

Visual storytelling: 14 tools for journalists | Media news | Journalism.co.uk | Story Toys | Scoop.it
A list of just 14 tools that journalists might find useful to tell stories in visual ways, inspired by the visual storytelling session at the latest news:rewired event
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Interactive Video Lets You Choose Your Own Adventure Through Britain - LAist

Interactive Video Lets You Choose Your Own Adventure Through Britain - LAist | Story Toys | Scoop.it
Interactive Video Lets You Choose Your Own Adventure Through Britain LAist Through a little YouTube wizardry, Visit Britain tourism has created "Sounds of GREAT Britain", an interactive series where you can tour the island by way of its iconic...
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Handy Photo Offers Photo Uncropping, Smart Tools, Clone Stamp, More - Lifehacker

Handy Photo Offers Photo Uncropping, Smart Tools, Clone Stamp, More - Lifehacker | Story Toys | Scoop.it
Handy Photo Offers Photo Uncropping, Smart Tools, Clone Stamp, More Lifehacker Android/iOS: When it comes to mobile photo editing applications, there are a lot of apps that offer things like color correction and filters, and few that offer more...
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Photos of the Day: Outlandish products and gadgets - ECNmag.com

Photos of the Day: Outlandish products and gadgets - ECNmag.com | Story Toys | Scoop.it
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Photos of the Day: Outlandish products and gadgets
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Possibly the most confusing invention of all time – seriously, who loses their beer?
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We mentioned earlier in the month that... - Single Source Supply Limited | Facebook

We mentioned earlier in the month that we were working hard on our own supply chain to offer our customers further products and are delighted to inform... (RT @SSSLimited: Did you know?
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Beat the clock: Reid cites 'tremendous progress' in debt ceiling talks

Beat the clock: Reid cites 'tremendous progress' in debt ceiling talks | Story Toys | Scoop.it
Reid cites "tremendous progress" toward a deal to end shutdown, raise debt ceiling. But questions remain about what would happen to Senate deal in the House.
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Timeline JS - Beautifully crafted timelines that are easy, and intuitive to use.

Timeline JS - Beautifully crafted timelines that are easy, and intuitive to use. | Story Toys | Scoop.it
Beautifully crafted timelines that are easy, and intuitive to use.
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‘Article Liberator’ Tool Released In Memory Of Aaron Swartz

‘Article Liberator’ Tool Released In Memory Of Aaron Swartz | Story Toys | Scoop.it
To honor late Web prodigy Aaron Swartz, who took his own life last week, the Archive Team, a group of loose-knit programmers and activists, has published a bookmarklet allowing users to download articles from subscription site JSTOR, which Swartz...
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How to Create a Winning Meme [INFOGRAPHIC]

How to Create a Winning Meme [INFOGRAPHIC] | Story Toys | Scoop.it

Anita Li:  "What's the recipe for a winning meme? One infographic looks at patterns in 100 memes from 1980 to today, and determined the ingredients necessary for a video or photo to take off" ...


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Anita Li ayuda a cultivar el conocimiento trayéndonos esta infografía que ilustra la receta para 'cocinar' un Meme de éxito.


Alguien usando algo similar? Cuál ha sido la experiencia creando Memes? Cuéntanos aquí y fomenta la conversación, gracias! ... 

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Students create their own meme !

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Memes through the years...
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10 ways young journalists can make themselves more marketable | Poynter.

Standing for journalism, strengthening democracy | Journalism training, media news & how to's

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Mobile Phones Now Account for 17% of Total Time Spent With the Internet

Mobile Phones Now Account for 17% of Total Time Spent With the Internet | Story Toys | Scoop.it
People are spending more time accessing the internet from a variety of non-PC connected devices, finds GfK in a new report. While desktop and laptop computers accounted for
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6 reasons why most journalists are underestimating the mobile revolution

6 reasons why most journalists are underestimating the mobile revolution | Story Toys | Scoop.it
Most newsrooms know that mobile is growing fast. Everyone can see mobile usage (phones and tablets) creeping up on their desktop numbers. For example, The Guardian recently said mobile visits hit 35%,...
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