Publishers who trick Facebook users into click on articles are about to get a newsfeed shock.
Interesting summation of Medium’s current business philosphy from Ev Williams:
If remuneration is not part of the equation for why you publish, I can’t imagine a stand-alone web site serving you better than Medium in terms of cost, simplicity, and, most importantly, reaching an audience.
If remuneration is part of your equation, you’re also in the right place, as long as you’re not looking to build an advertising-funded site.
(Worth noting: this was in response to a post listing all the publications that have quit Medium.)
Twitter is failing to grow its number of active users - can the service find a new, compelling offering?
My name's Adam and I have a tab management problem
Instagram is remaking our places, as entrepreneurs make their properties selfie-friendly…
How authentic are those beautiful Instagram images?
Nature takes aim at the prevaling “wisdom” that the younger generation are more digitally adept:
But a paper published last month in Teaching and Teacher Education reaches the opposite conclusion. The digital native is a myth, it claims: a yeti with a smartphone.
The phrase “digital native” is a great bozo test: anyone using it these days is probably a bozo who hasn’t done their research.
A sobering end to Jean-Louis Gassée's tribute to veteran tech columnist Walt Mossberg:
As bleak as this sounds, I can’t help but wonder why Walt, a young 70, has decided to retire. Is he really tired of it all? His Twitter presence would say the contrary. Or does he, too, yearn for the more traditional, less click-baity form of analysis and newsmaking?
Google search no longer shows results as you type, waiting until you've finished your query. Why this return to 2009's search?