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Facebook now lets Pages make money from people who steal their videos

Video piracy is pretty rampant on Facebook. No, not in the sense that you can download the latest episode of your favorite show, but rather that videos are shared – and ad revenue gained – without proper attribution.<p>Facebook introduced the Rights Manager last year to help combat some of this, but …

Facebook

Video game characters with realistic body types

Video game characters with average body types<p>These days, there’s rarely a media type that isn’t criticized for its body image depictions, and video …

20 top character design tips

11. Focus on facial expression<p>Expressions showing a character's range of emotions and depicting its ups and downs will further flesh out your …

Lucy Locket: Online Disaster

In the media<p>Warm, funny, and perfect for the Zoella generation, this series is bang on trend and sure to be a hit<p>Mile Long Bookshelf Blog<p>an …

Fiction Writing

Once schools embrace play, business opps will follow

When I was a young boy growing up in Sweden in the 1980s, the country had only two television channels, and both were run by the government. No one …

Busy Water blends puzzles with creativity… and fish!

Kids love solving puzzles, but they also love creating their own for friends and family to solve. Busy Water is a new children's app that combines …

Kids

Facebook Video and Facebook Live: The Future for Marketers

Believe it or not, Facebook is the answer for marketers. You heard that right—the once-clogged feed of engagement announcements, photos of babies on …

Facebook

These eye-tracking heatmaps reveal why Instagram's new icon could actually be a huge improvement

When brands release new icons and logos, previously loyal customers often groan with frustration.<p>This happened when Instagram changed its app icon at …

How Stories Shape The Meaning Of Brands

Our senses are constantly taking in a vast amount of data, such as the words on this page, the color of C3PO, the smell from the cup of coffee on …

Storytelling

21 Movies From The ’80s You Need To Show Your Kids

These are treasures everybody should have on their must-see list.<p>1. <i>The Fox and the Hound</i><p><b>Why your kid should see it:</b> This pre–Disney Renaissance film is an absolute classic that has as much heart and story as anything to come out before or after it.<p>2. <i>Who Framed Roger Rabbit</i><p><b>Why your kid should see …

Kids

Osmo Coding Launches to Help Kids Learn to Code in a Fun Way

You are using an <b>outdated</b> browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.<p>The ex-Googlers are at it again with another great game for …

Why Not?: X-Men/Adventure Time Character Mashups

This is a series of X-Men/Adventure Time character mashups created by illustrator and graphic artist Katie Goodrich. I don't recognize any of them. I …

Visits to Facebook Canvas Ads Average 31 Seconds

Facebook introduced its Canvas full-screen immersive advertising product for iOS and Android phones in February, and the social network provided a …

The 50 Children's Books That Should Be in Every Family Library

The gang's all here: old favorites, newer gems, and some YA novels for the older kids (and, yes, you too).

CBBC rebrand targets digital generation

As part of its first makeover in nine years, UK-based CBBC has unveiled a brand-new logo that’s more abstract for a broader age group, redesigned and …

Identity

3 Marketing Lessons I Learned From My Digitally Native Kids

As millennials come of age, marketers are already on to the next: Gen Z. Post-millennial generations are changing the industry at a faster pace than ever before. Marketers are starting to see that the shelf life of their marketing plans are growing short and today, it might be the length of a …

Marketing

Amazon and Netflix Bet on Local TV to Win in Europe? - Bloomberg

In a wooded area just outside Berlin, excavators rumble across the sandy soil, and the sound of hammering fills the air as workers clamber up …

The 5 Major Mind Traps that Hinder Happiness

These voices keep us stuck in the depression loop. One of the keys to cultivating an antidepressant brain is realizing you are not these thoughts or …

Mindfulness

Improving UX with Pixar’s 22 rules of storytelling

Handsome's Eric Celedonia on how to apply Pixar's 22 rules of storytelling to user experience design.The post Improving UX with Pixar’s 22 rules of …

UX Design

What Instagram’s New Algorithm Could Mean for Agencies and Brands

With more than 400 million monthly users and a growing number of advertisers, Instagram is adding an algorithm that reorders pictures and videos in …

Instagram is switching its feed from chronological to best posts first

The average Instagram user misses 70 percent of what’s in their feed, including great photos with tons of Likes and posts by their best friends. So today Instagram announced it will start rearranging the order of posts in its feed. Rather than strictly reverse chronological, Instagram will order …

Facebook

Budget 2016 at a glance: the key points

George Osborne has unveiled the budget. Here are 26 key points<p>Sugar levy on soft drinks<p>This aims to raise £520m in a two-part levy on companies – one for total sugar content above 5g per 100ml and one for drinks with more than 8g per 100ml – to be introduced in two years’ time. Pure fruit juice and …

Fingerprint looks to double content library by 2017

Despite the increasing amount of competition in the kids mobile space, subscription platform service Fingerprint has managed to grow its third-party …

Kids

BBC Blogs - About the BBC - A big day for CBBC

A big day for CBBC<p>Cheryl TaylorController of CBBC<p>Tagged with:<p>CBBC<br>• Children<p>Comments<p>It’s a big day for CBBC today.<p>Today we wave goodbye to our very hard worked green and black logo (it's been a sturdy companion for almost a decade) and say hello to a colourful and versatile identity that is box fresh …

Identity

Artist Draws a Huge Game of Thrones Direwolf on a Snowy Mountain

In a stunning display of one man’s unquenchable excitement for <i>Game of Thrones</i> season six, and also for the money HBO presumably paid him, snow artist …

Game of Thrones

International Ghostbusters Trailer: Now That You Get It’s About Women Busting Ghosts, Please Objectify Chris Hemsworth, a Man

While the first trailer for the new women-fronted <i>Ghostbusters</i> movie was notable for featuring zero men talking, there’s now an international trailer …

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