Media & Internet

By Antonio Ortiz | Medios, medios online, negocio, publicidad, contenidos y estrategias

13 noticias falsas que hemos ayudado a difundir por Internet en 2015

¿Que en una ciudad dicen que no van a poner paneles solares porque roban la luz del sol a las plantas? Retweet. ¿Que las barbas tienen más cacas que …

Apple Updates Its News App to Make It More Like a ... Newspaper - Recode

Apple is tweaking its News app, with hopes of making the personalized newsreader more appealing for both users and publishers.<p>Apple’s update for its iOS app, which begins rolling out today, has two components. Only one of them will be visible to regular users: Apple’s editors will curate a list of …

Apple

Disney Said to Double Investment in Vice Media to $400 Million

Most Popular<p>Walt Disney doubled its investment in Vice Media to $400 million, providing funds the closely held media company can use for new …

The mobile adblocking apocalypse hasn’t arrived (at least not yet)

The German tabloid Bild, the highest-circulation paper in Europe, has considered just about every option when it comes to combatting adblockers. (One in four Germans uses one.)<p>It’s tried the courts. Its parent company Axel Springer has sued adblocker firm Eyeo, which produces Adblock Plus, and it’s …

How The Washington Post leapfrogged The New York Times in Web traffic

The Washington Post proclaimed itself “America’s new publication of record” after it broke another online traffic record in October, surpassing The …

Journalism

“Why not be all the way in?” How publishers are using Facebook Instant Articles

As soon as Jeff Bezos heard about Facebook Instant Articles, he wanted to participate.<p>“We saw [Bezos] in Sun Valley,” Dan Rose, the VP of partnerships at Facebook, said in a recent panel at the Paley International Council Summit. “He said, ‘Hey, The Washington Post isn’t participating yet. Would …

The former CEO of Vodafone Europe told us why he's joining the board of an ad blocker

Israel-based mobile ad blocking company Shine has been generating a lot of publicity in recent months — from signing up Jamaica-based Digicel to become the first carrier to block ads for all customers across its entire network, to launching a provocative ad campaign in the Financial Times to …

Net Neutrality

The New York Times is using Paris email updates to explore a new method of interaction with readers

While you were looking at The New York Times’ coverage of the Paris terrorist attacks, you might have noticed something new: a field prompting you to sign up for email updates on the story.<p>It’s the first time that the Times has given its readers the option of following a story at this scale via …

Did the media ignore the Beirut bombings? Or did readers?

If social media is an expression of public sentiment, then it seems significant that perhaps the most widely shared tweet on Friday's terror attacks in Paris was not about Paris at all but rather was about another terror attack, earlier that week, in Beirut:<p>The photo in this tweet is not, in fact, …

Journalism

Introducing Notify, a Notifications App from Facebook

<i>By Julian Gutman, Product Manager</i> Notifications are becoming one of the primary ways people first learn about things wherever they are. Today we are …

Apps

Walt Disney to invest $200 million in Vice Media

Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) will invest $200 million in edgy video maker Vice Media, known for its coverage of current affairs for the Millennial generation, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters.<p>Financial Times had reported the news earlier on Tuesday.<p>Separately, Vice said it would take over …

Business Technology

Results are in: A cleaner webpage design equals more engaged readers | RJI

Does page design affect the way the brain processes news stories? Yes — and we have experimental lab results that prove it.<br>See it on Scoop.it, via …

Flipboard, Once-Hot News Reader App, Flounders Amid Competition

Co-founder Evan Doll and other executives have left startup in past year<p>Flipboard, once hailed as the best iPad app by Apple Inc., now is fighting for survival in a sea of competition that includes Apple itself.<p>In recent weeks, the news reader app’s co-founder, Evan Doll, and its chief technology …

21st Century

Así trabajan los Hoax Hunters, los cazadores de mentiras en la red

Como diría el personaje del doctor House: <i>"Todo el mundo miente, la única variable es sobre qué"</i>. Internet se ha convertido desde su creación, en todo …

Lessons From Five Years in Mobile News Apps: #1 Don’t have a news app.

I spent five years working on a mobile news app — first as an editor helping curate and package content and then as a product manager shepherding it …

Apps

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Why Vine Is Betting on Entertainment and Leaving Social Behind (Q&A) - Recode

You’d be forgiven if, at times, you forgot that Vine is still part of Twitter.<p>It turns out that most of that separation is actually by design. Vine, the six-second video platform Twitter launched in early 2013, is stationed in New York, away from the hubbub that is Twitter’s San Francisco …

Social Marketing

Axel Springer compra Business Insider valorándolo en 9 veces ventas

Lo adelantaban varios medios la semana pasada y hoy lo ha confirmado la propia empresa. Axel Springer compra el 88% de Business Insider por $343M, …

Thank you, readers—Quartz turns three years old today

Today marks three years since we launched Quartz.<p>We set out to create a new kind of business news outlet, to invest in high-quality journalism that was distinctly digital. We vowed to pursue new storytelling methods, respect your time, and maintain a global perspective. We recruited writers and …

Journalism

Un editor frente al bloqueo de anuncios en internet

Dirigir publicaciones como Xataka, Genbeta o Applesfera supone disponer de una atalaya privilegiada desde la que detectar los cambios en usos y …

Why Peace 1.0 blocks The Deck ads

One of the most common questions I’m getting about Peace is whether and why it blocks ads from The Deck, my own site’s ad publisher. Most notably, my …

Digital Advertising

How YouTube Is Reprogramming Video and Increasing Watch Time

Most Popular<p>YouTube was always about video that was wider than it was tall, the kind you watch in movie theaters and on wide-screen TVs. So once apps …

With writing by academics and underwriting from universities, The Conversation finds its place

In a basement at the Boston University College of Communication, several editors are typing away furiously, crowded together in a space the size of a small conference room.<p>They are the editors of the U.S. version of The Conversation, a nonprofit site first launched in Australia in 2011 as a digital …

AdBlock Plus Wants to Host Peace Talks Between Internet Users and Advertisers - Motherboard

Eyeo, the German parent company of Adblock Plus, plans to host a "roundtable discussion" within the next year where advertisers and everyday internet users can discuss what the next-generation of acceptable ads look like, Eyeo's Ben Williams told Motherboard this morning. The conference does not …

Digital Advertising