Tag: gif

by Reuben Stern

This week we test several tools that turn video and photos into animated GIF files, and we see how The Huffington Post is using the messaging app Viber to connect with audiences in a new way. PART 1: GIF tools Thanks to their compact size and ease of sharing on mobile devices, animated GIF files […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Tweets suggest Patreon hack may be GamerGate related (Brady Dale / Observer) 2. The cost of mobile ads on 50 news websites (Gregor Aisch, Wilson Andrews, & Josh Keller / New York Times) 3. Ellen Pollock to lead Bloomberg Businessweek, Josh Tyrangiel leaving (Kristen Hare / Poynter) 4. Teens, technology and romantic relationships (Amanda […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Oklahoma governor thanks media for tornado coverage, local news social media sets records (Poynter) 2. Teens are tired of Facebook ‘drama,’ find refuge on Twitter and elsewhere, says Pew (The Verge) 3. Obama says journalists shouldn’t be prosecuted for soliciting information (Washington Post) 4. Sorry, Media, America couldn’t care less about the government taking AP’s phone records (Business Insider) 5. From Cronkite to […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. How the Huffington Post handles 70+ million comments a year (Poynter) 2. Breitbart’s inheritors battle over his legacy (BuzzFeed) 3. How magazines will be changed forever (CNN) 4. Hypergrowth: Inside GIF creation app Cinemagram (AllThingsD) 5. Google News gets updated […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. With the Olympics gone, so are many of broadcast TV’s prime-time viewers (Yahoo! News) 2. Is Twitter anything more than an online echo chamber? (Guardian) 3. New Hulu design focuses on visuals, navigation (Hollywood Reporter) 4. Introducing Settle It!, PolitiFact’s […] more »