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This Week in Digital - March 20, 2015

It's back to reality after SXSW, Apple TV joins the cord-cutting movement, the NY Times makes good on its digital innovation plans, Facebook is so …

Social Media

5 Tips for Interacting with People You Admire on Twitter

Twitter is quickly becoming the latest and greatest trend for careerists to communicate with people they admire in the workforce. Plenty of …

Updated: Rating Council Lifts Lid On 'Viewability,' Establishes Common Online Ad Currency

<b>(Editor's Note: Following publication of the initial version of this article, the Media Rating Council confirmed a 90-day waiting period before its</b> …

Digital Advertising

DRONES OVERHEAD: Commercial Applications Of Drones Will Come Sooner Than Many Think

But recent news — from Jeff Bezos announcing Amazon's drones delivery research program, to Facebook's potential investment in Internet-delivering drones — suggests drones will soon become more widely used for non-military commercial applications.<p><b>For a recent report, BI Intelligence examined the</b> …

Our young people need to study science and technology for a brighter future

Here's an interesting fact: for the last five years in UK universities, foreign postgraduate students have outnumbered British ones. International student numbers have grown by 90% in the past decade while the number of homegrown students has fallen by 12% in the past three years. And this despite …

7 Tips for Igniting Your Content With Social Media

"Content is fire. Social media is gasoline."<p>Jay Baer uses this analogy to explain the idea that content is the main substance in any digital …

Top 50 Influencers on Content Marketing

We carried out some analysis to bring you a list of the top 50 influencers on content marketing.<p>The list is generated by taking most (if not all) of …

Guide to Facebook Reach: What Marketers Need to Know

Have you seen a drop in your Facebook performance?<p>Do you want more fans to see your Facebook updates?<p>If so, you need to understand Facebook reach.<p>In …

25 Things You Didn't Know About Snapchat

Imagine if you were one of those students in attendance back in April 2011 when Evan Spiegel presented his idea for his final project: a mobile app …

10 Mistakes We’ve All Made on Social Media (And How To Fix Them)

Mistakes happen to even the best of us – we know first-hand from the helpful comments informing us whenever there’s grammatical error. But, that’s …

Adweek

10 Tips for Leveraging LinkedIn for Business

<i>@Michelle Carvill is owner and Marketing Director at Carvill Creative – the online visibility experts. A digital marketing and design agency based in</i> …

Social Media

Roku Challenges Google's Chromecast With Tiny New TV Streamer

The Roku set-top box is one of our favorite streamers. Now it's shrinking down and moving to the back of your TV.<p>The new Roku Streaming Stick, like …

Is praising a child good or bad for them?

We assume that enthusiastic words motivate children to try harder. But when you look at the evidence, it’s not that clear-cut. It all depends on the wording.<p>Your child presents you with their latest artistic creation. It’s a painting of a figure with very long thin legs, no body and big hair. It’s …

Top 10 amazing animal sounds

From a boom to a chainsaw buzz, animals make some extraordinary sounds. Earth Unplugged reveals 10 of the weirdest and most impressive noises from nature.<p>Do you know which animal makes a “boom” sound? Or which one can imitate a chainsaw? Find out as Maddie Moate brings us 10 of the weirdest and …

How Google Glass could transform doctor's visits

Google Glass may be coming to your surgery soon. Could wearable tech help medical professionals give patients more attention and ultimately better medical care?<p>Imagine you’re at your doctor’s surgery. Your doctor listens to your concerns about an ache or complaint, then summons up your last five …

Google Glass

The last places on Earth without the internet

Is there anywhere left on Earth where it’s impossible to access the internet? There are a few places, but you have to go out of your way to find them, discovers Rachel Nuwer.<p>It can be easy to forget what life was like before the internet. For many, not a day goes by without checking email, browsing …

Why do we love to play?

Our pick of the week from around the web, including what makes humans unique, virtual reality in movies and everything Google is working on this year.<p>Everything Google is working on this year<br>Ron Amadeo | Ars Technica | 11 February 2014<br>Google tends to signal its areas of interest and its new …

Is this whale-shaped plane the future of airliners?

Airliners have become steadily bigger in an effort to take fit in more passengers and drive down the cost of tickets. Could a new outsized design change the way we fly?<p>Spotting an Airbus A380 at an airport can still create great excitement. The giant, double-decker plane can seat between 500 and …

How to Create Visual Social Media Content

Shares 5K<p>Do you use images to boost engagement?<p>Are you looking for tools to create better visual content?<p>Creating compelling visuals for your social …

Report: Facebook Looking to Launch Its Own Drones

Amazon isn't the only tech giant interested in drones.<p>A report in <i>TechCrunch</i> says Facebook is eyeing a purchase of Titan Aerospace, maker of …

4 Steps to Building an Engaging Presence on Social Media

Do you want to increase awareness of your brand online?<p>Are you ready to take the plunge and use content to connect with your audience on social media?<p>…

The Best Social Media Platforms for Your Business

It is commonly suggested that to increase your brand presence, you need to be active on all forms of social media. While that may be true, unless your company has a dedicated social media coordinator, finding the time to maintain every platform out there can be extremely time consuming.<p>The best …

Why Are Millennials So Mobile?

February 7, 2014<p>In comScore’s latest whitepaper, <i>Marketing to Millennials: 5 Things Every Marketer Should Know</i>, this interesting demographic (defined …

Mobile Devices

5 Easy Ways to Add Voice to Your Content - Jeffbullas's Blog

For some people, lively writing comes as easily as speaking. Most of us, however, have to put a little more effort into giving our content …

Viral Video: Even Jerry Seinfeld Has a Drone. What's With That?

Here’s the the trailer for the third season of Jerry Seinfield’s utterly indulgent yet completely entertaining Web show on Crackle, called “Comedians …

Jerry Seinfeld

Here Are The 17 Tech People You Need To Follow On Instagram

Not all of our favorite tech titans have Instagram accounts (we're looking at you, Elon Musk), but quite a few have really beautiful, interesting, or goofy streams that are worth keeping an eye on.<p>Get ready to start tapping that "Follow" button!

Street Photography

We Went To Detroit To Find Out If Cadillac's First Electric Car Is Really Worth $75,000

Cadillac is jumping into the electric car game with the ELR, an attractive plug-in hybrid coupe that will go 37 miles on pure electricity and another 300 thanks to an internal combustion engine.<p>Problem is: the ELR starts at $75,000, before a $7,500 federal tax credit. That makes it the most …

Plug-in Hybrid EVs

This App Will Help You Figure Out How Your Coffee Addiction Is Affecting Your Sleep

To drink coffee, or not to drink coffee?<p>A new app called UP Coffee by Jawbone wants to help you get rid of the guess-work.<p>The app lets you log your caffeine intake - or what you're debating eating or drinking - and then see where you'll fall on a spectrum from "Wired" to "Sleep Ready" at any given …

Coffee