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Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR), the popular microblogging company is reportedly in negotiations to acquire Periscope, a live video streaming app, according …Twitter
Twitter announced a new ad-targeting feature today called partner audiences, allowing Twitter advertisers to aim their ads at audiences like “coffee buyers” and “cereal buyers.”
The various social media platforms have done a lot of work to expand their ad programs beyond their core sites and apps, …Twitter
Going deep with the founders of Wait But Why, who show that thoughtful, long-form content is king.
Note: BuzzFeed publishes several long and excellent feature stories every week, as you can see on their Big Stories page. We did not intend to belittle the work of the editors and writers there, and we …Writing
Everything’s more interesting if it’s happening right now. Jokes seem funnier when you hear them told in person. A dense political debate becomes captivating when watched live on TV. Real-time performances carry a peculiar vividness and urgency you can’t get from something that already happened, …Twitter
HBO's subscription streaming service will be called HBO Now and is expected to cost $15 per month, according to the International Business Times. The report says that HBO is targeting a launch for Now in early April, ahead of the start date for Game of Thrones. While Game of Thrones would be a great …Streaming
Instagram is rolling out an intriguing new feature: carousel-style photo sets that let users upload several photos at once. Unfortunately, you have …Instagram
Photo and video-sharing service Instagram said Wednesday it will soon allow marketers to showcase multiple images in their ads using a new “carousel” ad format.
Perhaps more importantly, the Facebook-owned social network said the new carousel format will also allow advertisers to link outside of …Advertising
The comedy service would likely feature full episodes of NBC shows such as “The Tonight Show” starring Jimmy Fallon and “Saturday Night Live.” The company also plans to invest in original series for the service and may enlist its TV stars to create exclusive content, according to the people …Comedy
Smart Contact Cards Arrive In Yahoo Mail Featuring Automatically Updated Contact Info And Links To Social Profiles
Yesterday, Google announced a well overdue revamp of its Google Contacts service which introduced a redesign and a handful of new features, and today Yahoo is following up with some contacts-related news of its own. The company is now rolling out new “Contacts Cards” in Yahoo Mail, which are small …Email
The Uber Technologies Inc. logo is seen on the ground at Ronald Reagan National Airport in Washington on Nov. 26, 2014. (Andrew …Labor
From email to Hangouts to a good ol' fashioned phone call, you've got a lot of options to get in touch with someone. But keeping all those options …Google
Call me old fashioned, but I’m a big fan of handwritten notes—thank you cards, love letters, friendly reminders for my husband to take out the trash; …Writing
Uber is trying to force GitHub to disclose the IP address of every person that accessed a webpage connected to a database intrusion that exposed …Security
Following on from GlobalWebIndex’s Social report, they’ve produced an infographic to highlight the ten fastest growing social/messaging apps in 2014. …Snapchat
Here's something different.
Uber, the $41 billion ride hailing company, is launching a quarterly print magazine for its 150,000 drivers, Momentum. The publication, which Uber employees devised and put together over the past five months, is launching in six markets: Boston, New York City, Chicago, …Travis Kalanick
On stage at the Mobile World Congress, the Facebook CEO tried to convince telecom operators that the free services offered by Internet.org won't kill …Facebook
Enterprise content production is growing at an estimated annual rate of 200%. Many enterprises now also play the role of a sophisticated media …Marketing
When Google’s Eric Schmidt called White House officials a few weeks ago to oppose President Obama’s demand that the Internet be regulated as a utility, they told him to buzz off. The chairman of the company that led lobbying for “net neutrality” learned the Obama plan made in its name instead …Net Neutrality
Viewership rates for YouTube preroll ads are generally abysmal. According to some research, 94 percent of preroll gets skipped immediately after the …Advertising
Arsher Ali has revealed that he auditioned to play Moriarty on Sherlock.
The actor - who appears in ITV's new drama Arthur & George - told Digital Spy …United Kingdom
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Working against a tight deadline? Skipping lunch? Finding it difficult to breathe? If this is sounding …Life Skills
5 style rules to get dressed by | The Gentlemans Journal | The latest in style and grooming, food and drink, business, lifestyle, culture, sports, restaurants, nightlife, travel and power.
Men’s style is a sartorial minefield of sorts; there are a number of faux pas that can ruin a great look in an instant and negotiating them can be a …Clothing