Tag: messaging apps

by Global Voices Advocacy Netizen Report Team

Global Voices Advocacy’s Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world. While the specter of ISIS is nothing new for much of the Arab region, the November attacks on Paris and Beirut brought heightened urgency to ongoing global debates on violent extremism. As in the […] more »

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. Jill Abramson startup to advance writers up to $100k for longform work (Kelly McBride / Poynter) 2. What’s behind the Great Podcast Renaissance? (Kevin Roose / New York Magazine) 3. How one publisher is taming the world of messaging apps (Lucia Moses / Digiday) 4. Pianist asks the Washington Post to remove a concert […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Youth flock to mobile messaging apps, may be a threat to Facebook (Reuters) 2. Columbia’s new journalism dean looks ahead in the digital era (NYT) 3. TV service providers held talks with web TV company Aereo (AllThingsD) 4. Soon your media will know you better than you know yourself (PaidContent.org) 5. Guardian Goggles: Because […] more »