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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 …

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 …

Final Fantasy

20 top character design tips

Character design can be a tricky illustration beast to tackle. You may know how to draw dynamic characters, but designing your own character from …

Lucy Locket: Online Disaster

In the media<p>Funny and inspirational story about the world of vlogging<p>The Bookseller<p>Warm, funny, and perfect for the Zoella generation, this series is …

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 …

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 …

Social Media

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

1/<p>Instagram's old logo has a mediocre saliency score of 58. Dragonfly suggested that it relied on "nostalgia" and that much of its saliency relied on …

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 …

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

These are treasures everybody should have on their must-see list.

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outdated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 …

Kids

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).<p>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 …

3 Marketing Lessons I Learned From My Digitally Native Kids

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>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

Amazon and Netflix Bet on Local TV to Win in Europe

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 …

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 …

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 …

Social Media

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 …

Social Media

Budget 2016 at a glance: the key points

George Osborne has unveiled the budget. Here are 26 key points<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 milk are excluded. It …

George Osborne

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

'Potter' Prequel, Stand-Alone 'Star Wars' And 'Finding Dory' To Top $1 Billion In 2016

The big question of the cinema year is about to make the annual switch from who is going to win what award to which 2016 films will make $1 billion.<p>Thanks to the likes of <i>Jurassic World</i> and <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>, not only was 2015 a record year at the domestic box office, the highest grossing …

2016: The Year In Female-Led Movie Releases, Part I

Among the top-100 biggest-grossing American movies released in 2015, 22% of them had a female protagonist. That’s the finding from a study released two days ago by the Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film. Said number is a 10% increase from 2014, which was a pretty terrible year for …