Tag: twitter

by Julie Keck

1. Engaging audiences through Twitter in 15 minutes a day (Kirsten Oliphant / JaneFriedman.com) 2. New study finds low levels of digital library borrowing (Jim Milliot / Publishers Weekly) 3. Still awaiting the next big thing in e-book platforms (D. B. Hebbard / Talking New Media) 4. FutureBook 2015: Judith Curr and ‘Crave’ (Porter Anderson […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Supreme Court opens door for pirate site blockades in Germany (via TorrentFreak) 2. Streaming era sets off battle over TV rights (Shalini Ramachandran / Wall Street Journal) 3. Holiday shopping is chilly for ‘Buy’ buttons at Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest (Jason Del Ray / Re/Code) 4. America’s Test Kitchen wants to grow to new […] more »

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. The government of Bangladesh this week banned Facebook along with mobile chat apps Viber and WhatsApp in an apparent effort to maintain public order. When implementing the ban, the country’s Telecommunications Regulatory Commission mistakenly […] more »

by Jefferson Yen

The terrorist attacks in Paris and their aftermath are still unfolding, and journalists from around the world are covering it. Whether they’re in Paris or somewhere else, journalists are helping to check facts to displace speculation. One helpful source of information during the attack was France 24’s English language feed. The English live stream has […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Can you promote a book without making yourself miserable? (Ed Cyzewski / JaneFriedman.com) 2. Gill Sans, one of the most popular typefaces ever, is reborn for the digital age (Steven Heller / Wired) 3. How authors can send digital autographs to fans (Nate Hoffelder / The Digital Reader) 4. The hottest self-publishing platform? Twitter […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. NYT VR: How to experience a new form of storytelling from the Times (via New York Times) 2. Guardian US formally launches Mobile Innovation Lab (via Guardian US) 3. How 5 publishers enhance their stories with original illustrations (Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab) 4. BuzzFeed changes editorial standards to allow sponsorships in entertainment […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Hearts and faves: How much should Twitter care about its core users? (Mathew Ingram / Fortune) 2. NPR is building an analytics bot that emphasizes caring over clicks (Benjamin Mullin / Poynter) 3. Google aims to make VR hardware irrelevant before it even gets going (Tom Simonite / MIT Tech Review) 4. Understanding what […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Newspapers in Turkey publish on Twitter after government seizure stops presses (Kristen Hare / Poynter) 2. Analyzing Facebook lead-in text length (Dan Frohlich / NPR) 3. What you can watch on the new Apple TV + how it compares to Roku, Fire TV, and Chromecast (David Katzmaier / CNET) 4. How PRX and Radiotopia […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How news outlet The Canary aims to ‘diversify media’ (Caroline Scott / Journalism.co.uk) 2. Instant Articles get shared more than old-fashioned links (Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab) 3. First Look doubles down as First Amendment benefactor (Danny Funt / Columbia Journalism Review) 4. The most controversial hacking cases of the past decade (Kim […] more »

by Jefferson Yen

Just how big an effect will social media have on Election 2016 in the U.S.? There are some who truly dislike social media like Nicholas Carr and argue it is ruining politics, that the medium “prizes emotionalism over reason.” But, according to Pew Research, more Americans are using social media to connect with politicians. Since […] more »