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Top tech and media predictions for 2017

Posted by Joanna Swan on Jan 5, 2017 9:54:49 AM

It’s that time of year again when forecasts are made for where the publishing and tech media trends are heading in 2017. So, here’s a round-up of predictions from the top commentators.

But first our pick of the favourite based on what we consider to be the five pillars of modern publishing:

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Topics: social media, Social Media, Technology, video, Blog, Comment, digital media, digital publishing, predictions

YouTube joins the vertical video crowd

Posted by Andy Clarke on Aug 5, 2015 12:03:26 PM

In May I wrote a piece about Vervid, a small app with big ambitions - to become the 'YouTube of vertical videos'. However, it seems I wasn't the only one to take notice, as YouTube have announced that they too are jumping on the vertical video bandwagon with their latest ios and android app updates.

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Topics: News, Technology, technology, vertical, Vervid, video, Youtube, apps, Blog

Floating video - does Facebook have its head in the clouds?

Posted by Andy Clarke on Jul 14, 2015 11:55:48 AM

Facebook have started to test their new ‘floating video’ feature, hoping to enhance the overall social media experience of their users.

But is this something the presumed ‘multitasking’ generation of today needs? Or is it in fact a division of attention that will enrage more than it will enhance?

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Topics: Social Media, User experience, video, Blog, facebook, functionality

Hillary Clinton's Social Media Slam Dunk

Posted by Kara Godfrey on Apr 14, 2015 9:15:55 AM

She's been First Lady, Secretary of State and U.S. Senator. With a CV that most would be happy to retire with, now Hillary Clinton has her sights set on the presidency.

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Topics: meme, News, social media, Social Media, technology, twitter, USA, video, Youtube, Blog, facebook, Hillary Clinton, Politics

Top digital publishing TED talks

Posted by Daisy Ware-Jarrett on Oct 13, 2014 5:10:27 PM

If you're ever in need of inspiration or feeling like you want to learn something new, there's only one place to turn to: TED.

We take a look at the best digital publishing talks TED has to offer, from the vintage to the current. These videos are must-watch.

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Topics: speech, talk, TED talks, video, Blog, brewster kahle, crowdsourcing the news, digital book, digital library, digital publishing, General, lecture, mike matas, modern journalism, paul lewis

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