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FAQ: My Hub's been created. How do I get started?
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In 7 minutes you'll learn how to get your password, edit your about page and use the bookmarklet to start curating content to your Hub.

06/06/2020
Watch: Fake Elon Musk Zoom-bombs meeting using real-time Deepfake AI
thenextweb.com
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Ali Aliev recently developed a method for creating Deepfakes in real-time. To test... pretended to be ... Elon Musk and ‘accidentally’ wandered into the wrong online meeting... might be the cutest Zoom-bombing ever made.

26/04/2020
FT's Coronavirus trajectory tracker explained
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FT senior data-visualisation journalist ... explains the must-see daily graphs...See also Coronavirus tracked: the latest figures as the pandemic spreads | Free to read

Does Vertical Video Make a Difference? We Spent $6,000 on Tests to Find Out
medium.com
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vertical video outperformed square video within the Facebook News Feed... as much as 68 percent less expensive in cost per view... Facebook outperformed Instagram in overall cost per click (CPC) within the feed... But which format drives more engagement within the Instagram Feed? ... vertical video!... organic DIY videos outperformed polished vide…

FAQ: What is MyHub.ai, What is a Hub, and Who’s it for?
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MyHub.ai is a platform for individuals and companies who care about content. You use it to create your Hub: an AI-powered, ad-free centre for your online presence.

01/03/2020
FAQ: How does MyHub support my personal productivity?
mathewlowry.myhub.ai
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Behind the scenes, your Hub helps you extract the most value from the best content, rather than being drowned in a firehose of meh.

28/02/2020
FAQ: How is MyHub.ai free and without ads? What is your business model?
mathewlowry.myhub.ai
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MyHub is an ad-free, manipulation-free zone. Your privacy is 100% safe. How?

Short-Form vs Long-Form Video: The Answer is Sometimes Both
www.huffingtonpost.com
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On one hand, consumers have short attention spans, and on the other, studies have shown that longer video can perform better... first consider the goal of the campaign.... Determining performance on marketing-based goals can be a bit complicated to pin down... If site perusal is your goal, short video is best... Why produce a long video when you…

Face It, You Just Don’t Care About the News Anymore
medium.com
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News... is a standardized nonfiction literary form and only one of the many kinds of a journalistic output.... if the context of what we called “news” for nearly two centuries has radically altered, is news still functioning as it should?... The invention of the electric telegraph in the 1830s allowed ... bursts of information in ... messages, wh…

EU SuperGirl meets Luca Jahier
www.facebook.com
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The second meeting Madeleina Kay had was with Luca Jahier. It went longer, and the wifi cut out midway this time - see the 2nd part of this lovely chat.

An interview with Vice's social media team
www.newswhip.com
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someone that saw a Facebook native video had a higher likelihood of clicking on a link post in the near future ... we look at top performing articles and then see if we can turn them into short form videos for Facebook... we strive to be original storytellers... We understand what the mission is. It’s not just to get views... it’s always to be tel…

Here's What Facebook's Live Video Filter Bubble Looks Like - BuzzFeed News
www.buzzfeed.com
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But millions of people chose to skip the media ... and watch the speech live, via Facebook... greeted with a litany of comments and emoticon reactions, all colored by the point of view of the outlet broadcasting it...a live or real-time filter bubble, where a viewer’s perceptions of a live event are colored by the commentary that surrounds it.

Vlogging events: authenticity ex-Osmo
mathew.blogactiv.eu
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Vlogging events: authenticity ex-Osmo - a new post on my oldblog about my first experiences with vlogging an event with my Osmo

Text vs. World Trumps – Medium
medium.com
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Decline of text in favour of videos means more Trumps and Berlusconis around the world... the internet which was the last word-centred public space after the decline of print journalism, is capitulating to the television format... public opinion in the age of television is more a set of “emotions rather than opinions, which would account for the …

20/10/2016
A New Periscope.tv
medium.com
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where curated broadcast channels shine and it’s easier than ever to search for live videos

Trends: Facebook Live & News Publishers | Facebook Media
media.fb.com
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people comment 10 times more on Facebook Live videos than on regular videos... we wanted to highlight some of the recent trends and themes we’ve seen emerge... Local reporters often have devoted fans who are interested in viewing their authentic Facebook Live content. Certain news content resonates...

Vlogging the EU Week of Regions & Cities
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One of the vlogs I did at the EU Week of Regions & Cities with the winners of the #EUinmyRegion blogging competition I ran for the EC. All vlogs can be found in this Moment.

Younger adults prefer to get their news in text, not video, according to new data from Pew Research » Nieman Journalism Lab
www.niemanlab.org

“So far, the growth around online video news seems to be largely driven by technology, platforms, and publishers rather than by strong consumer demand,”

Four Quick Thoughts on Snap’s Spectacles – Beyond Devices – Medium
medium.com
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a great summary of the difference between Snap’s Spectacles and Glass too — the former is a pair of sunglasses that records video, while the latter was technology strapped to your face.

Millennial News Publisher Circa Plans to Create Weekly Ad-Supported VR Spots | Adweek
www.adweek.com
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Circa 360, will produce two weekly ad-supported VR pieces... brands can run VR-shot pre-roll ads... take our consumers to places that journalists get to go but the public very seldom gets to ... immersive advertising ... augmented reality ad spots... short videos that hand off to each other—they have a purpose or a pathway to see other stuff b…

How Fusion and Vox are using Facebook live video
digiday.com
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Newswhip data suggests that Facebook’s live videos, which by their very nature are longer and encourage users to comment, drive higher engagement than traditional short Facebook videos. Facebook even recommends that live streams go for at least 5 minutes, if not longer. Both Fusion and Vox.com are aiming to do future live streams in the 20-minute …

07/03/2016
Great explainer video - accompanying article here.
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Great explainer video - accompanying article here.

Facebook, Twitter: Users Process Mobile Content Faster
adage.com
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Research done independently by both Facebook and Twitter ... we are processing and absorbing a lot of information... 47% of the value in a video campaign was delivered in the first three seconds, 74% ... the first ten seconds... Content consumption in mobile feeds is inherently different from content consumption on other platforms, such as deskto…

05/02/2016
mobile media memo | The Surprising Value of a Mobile User
mobilemediamemo.com
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we’re seeing early signs that the value of a mobile user is greater than a desktop user... Facebook’s... shift from desktop to mobile has led to much higher engagement and average revenue... exactly the opposite of what everyone predicted. investing millions in rich video experiences... But isn’t a larger screen more immersive than a small mobil…

04/02/2016
Spotlight Stories on YouTube
support.google.com

Google Spotlight Stories is a new form of storytelling made specifically for mobile and VR. In these 360-degree, interactive stories, your phone becomes a window to a world all around you. The sensors on your phone allow the story to be interactive; when you move your phone to various scenes, you are able to unlock mini-stories within the story.

BBC told to emulate Buzzfeed by producing 'informal' short videos
www.independent.co.uk
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BBC journalists have been told to follow youth-friendly media such as Buzzfeed and Vice by making more “dynamic” and “informal” short videos in which the reporter acts as “a friend” to the viewer... “snappy, energetic” films of between 60 and 90 seconds that will be more popular with viewers watching on mobile phones... 60 per cent of its digit…

12/11/2015
Apple TV potentially big for news outlets investing in video
www.niemanlab.org

An open app platform will let digital news publishers play with the big guys... Siri was also shown answering basic news and information questions while you watch... imagine uses for breaking news and other journalistic purposes. - Apple announces an app platform for Apple TV, potentially big for news outlets investing in video » Nieman Jour…

15/09/2015
Masterclass time. From the Google Blog:  we’ve taken the Google logo and branding, which were originally built for a single...
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Masterclass time. From the Google Blog:  we’ve taken the Google logo and branding, which were originally built for a single desktop browser page, and updated them for a world of seamless computing across an endless number of devices and different kinds of inputs (such as tap, type and talk).

Creating Online Videos That Engage Viewers
sloanreview.mit.edu
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what are the characteristics of videos that engage consumers?... Depending on the expert, success is thought more likely if a video is humorous, shocking, dramatic, topical, warm, arousing, angry, scary, socially beneficial, cute, violent, sexy, uplifting, intriguing, quirky, interesting, authoritative, tear-jerking, educational, controversial…

21/08/2015
Ending a 31-Year Run at The Denver Post | Jason Salzman
www.huffingtonpost.com
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What would you say to a young person considering a career in Journalism? I would advise learning programs like Final Cut Express, and thinking about following the example of the Center for Digital Storytelling's model of 2-4 minute videos that tell a tightly-focused story. - Ending a 31-Year Run at The Denver Post | Jason Salzman

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