The Washington Post announced it has started experimenting with audio articles using Amazon Polly, a service that converts article text into lifelike speech. For the next month, mobile users will be able to listen to an audio version of four… Read More ›
Playing catch up to younger users, older folks are now driving the growth of mobile news readership. Read more at MediaPost.
Forbes is launching a Snapchat campaign with a unique geofilter scavenger hunt. The goal is to reach mobile and millennial audiences and to celebrate 100 years since its first magazine issue. The hunt, titled “Find Yourself on Forbes,” gives users… Read More ›
A recent survey by Animoto, a cloud-based video creation service that produces video from photos, video clips, and music, suggests that the final word in social media may soon be lots fewer words — but a whole lot more video…. Read More ›
President Trump’s irate and irrational tweets have already gotten him in plenty of trouble, and will, no doubt, continue to be an issue as he pushes for approval of his controversial travel ban before the Supreme Court. Now, free speech… Read More ›
The Washington Post is using augmented reality to let audiences explore iconic buildings with their iPhone
Following the success of its first augmented reality (AR) initiative, which provided a visual account of the Freddie Gray case, The Washington Post has launched another immersive experience that takes audiences inside some of the world’s most prestigious buildings. Read… Read More ›
The Washington Post is launching an augmented-reality series today, the start of a push into AR-enhanced storytelling this year. Read more at Digiday.
When I visited a dozen news organizations on our Innovation Tour last November, there was a surprising consensus among the biggest players on the next big thing they had in focus: Voice-activated news for devices like Amazon Echo and Google Home…. Read More ›
Twitter’s transformation into a TV network is edging ever closer with the company’s announcement that it is teaming up with Bloomberg to create a 24/7 news streaming service directly on the social network. Read more at Venture Beat.