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This new tool will help your newsroom create better email newsletters

So you heard that email newsletters are the hot new trend for news organizations looking to reach highly engaged audiences and now you’re thinking of starting one in your newsroom. But where should you start? A new tool out Monday from the Seattle-based Crosscut Public Media and Reynolds Journalism …

Google plans to clean up the web with Chrome ad blocker next year

Google will introduce an ad blocker to Chrome early next year and is telling publishers to get ready.<p>The warning is meant to let websites assess their ads and strip any particularly disruptive ones from their pages. That’s because Chrome’s ad blocker won’t block all ads from the web. Instead, it’ll …

Snapchat now lets you link to websites using custom Snapcodes

Prepare for Snapchat QR codes everywhere<p>Hot on the heels of its redesign from last week, Snapchat is back with another update to its app, adding the ability to make custom Snapcodes for websites. Like the original Snapcodes, which add a user on Snapchat when viewed in the app, the new Snapcodes …

Social Media

Phones will start matching your fingerprint on both device and SIM card

Your fingerprint will soon be required on your phone for a whole lot more than unlocking it.<p>Thailand plans to start making it compulsory for new …

Facebook rolls out Flipboard-y story packages, subscription tests, and video metrics for big publishers » Nieman Journalism Lab

<b>LINK</b>: media.fb.com ➚ | <b>Posted by</b>: Laura Hazard Owen | January 11, 2017<p>Facebook is rolling out a somewhat amorphous Journalism Project, the company announced Thursday. The goal: “to support journalism and news literacy, and to serve as a hub for journalists and publishers to learn and share.”<p>There …

Instant View, Telegraph, and Other Goodies

Meet <b>Instant View</b>, an elegant way to view your dog articles with zero pageload time. To try it out, use Telegram version <b>3.14</b> to share a link to a …

Mic is now sending iPhone push notifications with videos that play right on the lock screen

“We’re pretty optimistic that there will be some innovative ad format that follows all of this.”<p>Video has taken over social media, and now it’s coming for your lock screen.<p>Today Mic is launching a revamped version of its MicCheck iPhone app (now called simply Mic) that primarily focuses on push …

Marketing and Analytics Resources - Google Marketing Platform

adidas brings teams together around insights with Google Marketing Platform<p>adidas uses audience insights from Google Marketing Platform to …

Marketing

Do more with ads on AMP

Over a year has passed since the AMP Project first launched with the vision of making mobile web experiences faster and better for everybody. From …

When Card UI Design Doesn’t Work

Proving that lists can trump cards 🃏<p>With the popular rise of Material Design, ‘cards’ have become a common part of modern web design. Especially …

UI Design

This is Facebook's most aggressive attack on Snapchat yet

Facebook's full assault on Snapchat has begun.<p>On Friday, Facebook announced a completely revamped camera interface in its main app that can send goofy selfies that disappear after 24 hours.<p>The test, which Facebook simply calls "the new camera," is first being made available in Ireland before …

Social Media

Internet mysteries: Why don’t retargeting ads stop after I’ve bought the product?

It’s no secret that ad retargeting is a fairly blunt, if very effective, approach to customer conversion.<p>Many internet users have wondered: Why in …

Dropbox, Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive cloud services blocked in Turkey following leaks

Turkey has blocked access to Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive and partially restricted Google Drive cloud file sharing services popular on mobile phones …

Snapchat lets users make their own Story playlists, downplaying publisher content

For those Snapchat users frustrated at having to get rid of videos that automatically play in their feeds, rejoice now that app is rolling out a …

Google finally realises no-one wants to Hangout on Android | Trusted Reviews

<b>Remember when everyone used to meet up for a good old chinwag in Google Hangouts? No, neither do we.</b><p>Reports on Friday revealed Google is willing to …

In the age of the algorithm, the human gatekeeper is back

The rise of algorithms has been relentless, but we need human input in our world of technological innovations<p>Greg Linden may not be a household name, but he changed the way we interact with culture and transformed retail forever. An engineer at Amazon in the late 1990s, Linden worked on a curious …

Personalization

Digital Content Next is launching an automated ad marketplace to try to solve online advertising’s problems » Nieman Journalism Lab

<b>LINK</b>: digitalcontentnext.org ➚ | <b>Posted by</b>: Joseph Lichterman | September 26, 2016<p>Twenty seven digital publishers — including Condé Nast, ESPN, NBCUniversal, The Washington Post, and more — on Monday said they’ve come together to join an automated online ad marketplace launched by the trade …

Twitter now lets any user create and curate Moments

Twitter Moments — those collections of tweets about certain subjects, often the ones that are in the news and are being discussed by lots of users — now make a lot more sense.<p>Today Twitter said that it’s starting to roll out the ability for any user to make their own Moments in the app’s web …

Social Media

Digital News Initiative: Introducing the YouTube Player for Publishers

At Google and YouTube, we’re big fans of the news industry and recognise that technology companies and news organisations are truly part of the same …

European News

Facebook Tells Advertisers to Speed Up Their Websites

<b>Page load time is going to directly impact advertising rates on Facebook as well as Google – it’s time to kick your website into gear.</b><p>Do you promote …

YouTube launches its new social network, and it doesn't suck

YouTube isn’t television; it’s better. The best YouTube channels are a conversation between creators and their audience, and a change leaked a few weeks ago but announced today officially acknowledges that.<p>Some channels now have a “Community” tab, where YouTubers can send messages to their audience …

Amazon’s Alexa app store hits 3,000 “skills,” up from 1,000 in June

Following its accidental reveal of a newer, cheaper version of its Alexa-powered Echo Dot speaker on Monday, Amazon this morning announced new numbers detailing the rapid growth of its Alexa “app store,” which it calls the “Skills” section in its Alexa app. The company says the selection of these …

Smart Homes

Google's Clever Plan to Stop Aspiring ISIS Recruits

Google has built a half-trillion-dollar business out of divining what people want based on a few words they type into a search field. In the process, …

The internet will be a barren, GIF-less void for the Olympics

It only took McKayla Maroney a few seconds to generate one of the most memorable Olympic highlights of all time.<p>Her vault makes for one beautiful …

Russia: News Websites Making Headlines for Mobile Consumption

July 13, 2016<p>The speed at which reporting occurs means consumers nowadays benefit from being able to carry devices to access news, in their pockets. …

Mobile Devices

Mozilla is building Context Graph, a ‘recommender system for the web’

Mozilla today unveiled a new project called the Context Graph. In short, the company is looking to build “a better forward button” that helps you understand a topic, find alternative solutions to a problem, and in general allow browsers to offer useful information without demanding input.<p>Context …

Mozilla

Как большие данные меняют рынок рекламы в СМИ

8 из 10 крупнейших издательских домов Германии работают над созданием единой базы данных о своих читателях. Параллельно данные о пользователях …

NBC to broadcast 85 hours of Olympic coverage in VR, but there's a catch

NBC today said it would provide 85 hours of virtual reality programing during the Rio Olympics in August — the first large-scale test of VR at an event of this magnitude. But it’s not going to be available to everyone.<p>Currently, only those who own Samsung Galaxy smartphones and the Gear VR headset …

Virtual Reality

“Medium’s team did everything”: How 5 publishers transitioned their sites to Medium

What happened when Pacific Standard, The Ringer, The Awl, The Bold Italic, and Femsplain moved their sites over to Medium.<p>“Even 15 years after Blogger, it’s still hard to publish on the internet,” a Medium executive told a group of publishers this past spring. Medium has now made it its mission to …