Tag: Vine

by Jenny Xie

Typically, web content flows from a website into social media and mobile apps. NowThis News, founded last September by veterans of Huffington Post, anchors its content in its mobile apps. Original videos, in digestible lengths and narrated by young voices, stem from iOS and Android apps and flow to a minimal website and the network’s [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. U.S. Attorney General defends DOJ seizure of phone records (NYT) 2. Microsoft’s anti-Google campaign gets a boost…from Google (AllThingsD) 3. Under fire, the White House pushes to revive news media shield law (NYT) 4. Advertisers lure Vine whiz to create new 6-second ads (CNN) 5. Publisher threatens to sue blogger for $1 billion (The [...] more »

by Julie Keck

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Julie Keck. 1. Bombing suspect’s social media profile: What’s real, what’s fake, and what we don’t know (Boston.com) 2. Fake Twitter accounts spring up assuming bombers’ identities (Daily Dot) 3. Reddit vs. the Media in search for Boston bombing suspects (Slate) 4. Shameless [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Dish launches $25.5 billion bid for Sprint (WSJ) 2. Why Vine is ripe for comedy (Mashable) 3. More cracks in television’s business model (NYT) 4. Options grow for letting you hide your data (GigaOm) 5. When news orgs move from brands to platforms for talent (Nieman) 6. Great long-form journalism, just clicks away (NPR) [...] more »

by Amanda Bohan

Co-authored by Daniel Vahab. Just three short months ago, Twitter launched a new social video-sharing site Vine, a mobile application that allows users to take quick six-second clips. This week Vine hit the No. 1 spot in Apple’s App Store — signaling its meteoric rise. A Vine video taken during a performance of Wicked. In [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Just six months after being acquired, Twitter’s Vine hits top free spot on Apple’s app store (TechCrunch) 2. Frank Rich on the state of journalism (New York Magazine) 3. News Corp. threatens to pull Fox off the airwaves if Aereo wins (AllThingsD) 4. Hope that the IRS will reconsider outdated media rules (Knight Foundation) [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. NBC shuts down hyperlocal, data-driven publishing pioneer EveryBlock (Poynter) 2. Digital revenues result in gains for The New York Times (Guardian) 3. NYT Junior: What it could (but shouldn’t) be (PaidContent.com) 4. Going through a social media crisis? Try over-communicating (memeburn) 5. Using Vine to cover breaking news (Fast Company) Subscribe to Daily Must [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. New York Times attacked by hackers for sources (memeburn) 2. Guardian CEO: “Responsive-designed sites are now table stakes for publishers” (Nieman) 3. Washington Post’s Truth Teller and the future of robots doing journalism (PandoDaily) 4. Following the Scientology debacle, The Atlantic will become more transparent about sponsored content (AdWeek) 5. Why Matt Lewis Hates [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Video app Vine doesn’t have an adult content problem; Apple has a policy problem (The Verge) 2. Blurring the line between between advertising and content (OnTheMedia) 3. What’s the difference between a hacker and a criminal? (NYT) 4. Should small businesses outsource their social media work? (Guardian) 5. One way to get canned? Ask for [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. With the addition of Vine’s video sharing, is Twitter trying to be too many things to too many people? (GigaOm) 2. Google rewards content scraping by Huffington Post, ruffles feathers at The Verge (BuzzFeed) 3. But what about the keggers? Virtual classrooms vs. the traditional college experience (Mashable) 4. Hola allows you to carry [...] more »