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Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 1:20pm
Facebook shared in a blog post that it artificially inflated its metric for the average time users spent watching videos, because it was only factoring in video views of more than three seconds. How big is this inflated metric? Turns out it's huge.
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 1:20pm
After two weeks of executive orders, tantrum tweets, and cabinet challenges, the leaders of the tech community found themselves facing a ban on travel from seven primarily Muslim countries that struck at the heart of their employees.
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 1:20pm
Video is eating the web. That's not news. But now there's there’s a new passel of video apps that are doing new things that promise to innovate the video web. Here’s a look at five video apps that are breaking out. Each of them is unique in their own way, but there are some themes in what entrepreneurs and thinking, and what users are increasingly using and sharing.
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 1:20pm
As the GOP Convention moves forward in Cleveland, the sheer volume of digital sources and posts threatens to bury the content in a sea of commentary, tweets, and Facebook Live posts. But the plagiarism allegations lodged against Melania Trump aren't going away.
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 1:20pm
On November 15th, TimeWarner Cable will officially become Spectrum in New York. The change will be more than in name - there will be new pricing, new speeds, and new discounts. But will it results in savings? The numbers are still unclear.
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 1:20pm
There’s a complicated balance being tested, with limited success, as social networks try and retain their atmosphere of openness while creating an advertiser-safe environment.
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 1:20pm
Meetup now has over 30 million members who are part of 250,000 different groups. But it's always be non-partisan. “After Donald Trump’s order to block people on the basis of nationality and religion, a line had been crossed" Meetup posted in announcing #Resist.
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 1:20pm
Drones. What's the status of this cool new field? I wanted to take a visit into the world of drones so I visited my local book store. But what about video? Why hasn't the magazine industry embraced video as the natural evolution of community and content?
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 1:20pm
Enter the chamber known as The Glass Room and you’ll be encountered with a disturbing array of well-told stories about data. Admittedly, it’s probably not something you think about - your data. Where it goes. Who sees it. What control you have over how it’s shared and used to target you. It's scary.
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 1:20pm
There’s been plenty written about Twitter’s decision to pull the plug on Vine, the 6 Second video sharing app that was - for a moment - the hot new thing in video content creation and distribution. But once you understand what happened to doom the platform, you need to think for a bit about how the Vine decline seems likely to happen to a number of other social platforms.
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 1:20pm
Until very recently, Joel Simon and the organization he leads - The Committee to Project Journalists, flew under radar for most Americans. But President Trump's Twitter rebuke of the press Friday when he tweeted that the media “is the enemy of the American people” has changed that.
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 1:20pm
Over the past 12 months, Facebook has had to face the fact that it’s no longer simply a platform, and that puts it in the middle of the rather complicated debate over Fake News. So, today’s measure is a step, but it’s a half-step at best.
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 1:20pm
Why won't SnapChat Spectacles be another version of Google Glass? Let’s first travel back in time - to the early vision and the roll out of Google Glass.
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 1:20pm
The relationship between technology and politics has always been a somewhat uneasy one. At least, that’s how it used to be. But the 2016 Presidential election appeared to have woken a sleeping giant and energized the entire civic tech sector.
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 1:20pm
It’s the holiday shopping season, and various consumer electronics prognosticators have proclaimed that 2016 will be the year that Virtual Reality flies off the shelves and arrives under the Christmas Tree. The choice of what platform to buy comes down to two factors, budget and hardware.
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 1:20pm
As the numbers come in from the leading web players in the advertising space - there are trends that are shaping up that begin to provide a ground-level view of what the future may hold.
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 1:20pm
Perhaps you haven’t noticed, but you’re checking your phone a whole lot more than you did even a year or so ago. Research now shows that 89 percent of mobile users access news and information via their mobile devices. This is changing how news is made, and how it is being monetized.
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 1:20pm
SXSW isn't going to back away from it’s beliefs or it’s politically progressive stance. That's the message from the Austin festival, and this years programming certainly backs that up.
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 1:20pm
Every year, throngs of industry insiders swarm Las Vegas to explore the future of consumer electronics at the annual CES show. This year, there’s real change on the horizon -- a change that’s bound to find its way into your living room, driveway and even pocket in the year ahead.
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 1:20pm
Free speech is at the foundation of our liberties. And throughout history, we’ve argued passionately about issues, beliefs, ideas, and policies. It’s not always pretty - but In this past year, something changed. Free speech morphed into hateful speech.
Founder of video curation site waywire.com As a lifelong New Yorker, and serial entrepreneur, I was named New York City’s first ever Entrepreneur at Large - by the Bloomberg Administration. A pretty cool honor and a fun gig. I get to preach the gospel of NYC. Waywire.com is my full time gig - and it keeps me busy. Video is just getting started on the web - and Curation is the secret sauce that makes it work. I'm passionate about Startups, what they're doing to sparkplug the digital economy.