Tag: facebook

by Melanie Stone

Monday through Friday, Scott Kleinberg’s alarm goes off at 5:30 a.m. The Chicago Tribune social media editor then begins combing the web for news and trends, catching up on anything that happened while he was sleeping. Kleinberg scrolls through tweets, Facebook posts and ChicagoTribune.com articles to start. Around 8 a.m., he’s at the Tribune Tower, [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Digital life in 2025 (Janna Anderson & Lee Rainie / Pew Research Internet Project) 2. What you think you know about the web is wrong (Tony Haile / TIME) 3. Bitcoin story shows why old media practices are ill-suited for the Internet age (Jay Rosen / PressThink) 4. New York Public Radio receives grant [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How journalism schools can innovate by teaching tech reporting (Dave Cohn / Poynter) 2. Textbook publishers push to provide full digital-learning experience (Steve Kolowich / The Chronicle of Higher Education) 3. How entertaining does education have to be? On MOOCs and more (John Warner / Inside Higher Ed) 4. Cronkite to offer online graduate [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Dish to curtail ad skipping on hopper devices for ABC shows (Shalini Ramachandran / Wall Street Journal) 2. Aereo boss says he’s ‘confident’ ahead of Supreme Court battle (Sam Gustin / TIME) 3. Financial Times CEO: ‘We’ve now achieved critical mass in digital’ (Jasper Jackson / The Media Briefing) 4. Can Greenwald’s digital magazine [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The future of the news business: A monumental Twitter stream all in one place (Marc Andreessen / Andreessen Horowitz) 2. Kids may be leaving Facebook, but they love YouTube (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 3. The year most news home pages looked the same (Robinson Meyer / The Atlantic) 4. The 60-second interview: Anthony De [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Before Facebook deal, WhatsApp was helping BuzzFeed and Shazam go viral (Liz Gannes / Re/code) 2. Om Malik joins True Ventures, steps down at tech site Gigaom (John Biggs / TechCrunch) 3. ‘House of Cards’ binge-watching: 2% of U.S. subs finished entire series over first weekend (Andrew Wallenstein / Variety) 4. For Ukraine and [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Will Comcast Get Justice Dept.’s OK To Buy Time Warner? (Mark Memmott / NPR) 2. [VID] Steinberg: Buzzfeed getting 100 million monthly views on YouTube (Beet.TV) 3. Here’s what the new Apple TV could look like (Hint: Check your iPad) (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 4. Disney & Techstars to launch accelerator program for media, entertainment [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The Facebook effect on the news (Derek Thompson / The Atlantic) 2. U.S. plummets in global press freedom rankings (Josh Stearns / Free Press) 3. BuzzFeed’s native advertising: Ads you want to share? (Henry Taylor / The Media Briefing) 4. MacNeil/Lehrer Productions teams up with Al-Monitor for web specials (Nick Vivarelli / Variety) 5. [...] more »

by Claire Groden

For Facebook’s tenth birthday, the social platform gave itself a new app: Paper. The app — not to be confused with a disgruntled app of the same name — promises a revolution in the way that users interact with content. While the current Facebook newsfeed features a melange of status updates, baby pictures, shared news [...] more »

by Aaron Smith

Facebook turns 10 this week and reaches that milestone as the dominant social networking platform used by 57 percent of all adults and 73 percent of all those aged 12 to 17 in the U.S.  Adult Facebook use is intensifying: 64 percent of Facebook users visit the site on a daily basis, up from 51 [...] more »