Sharethrough grades your headlines with its new Hemingway tool

Sharethrough grades your headlines with its new Hemingway tool
headlines Ask most writers and editors and I’ll bet they agree: Writing headlines is hard. It’s not easy to come up with something exciting and attention-grabbing that also conveys the important information about a story in just a few words. Meanwhile, brands and marketers are creating more of their own content, so they have to worry about this, too. Native advertising company Sharethrough… Read More


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Google’s Torrence Boone joins the board of stock footage marketplace Pond5

Google’s Torrence Boone joins the board of stock footage marketplace Pond5
pond5 Pond5, a company allowing users to buy and sell stock videos, photos and other media content, is adding a big name from the advertising world to its board of directors — Torrence Boone, Google’s vice president of global agency sales and services.
Boone comes from the ad agency world, having previously worked at WPP, Publicis and Avenue A. His appointment could help Pond5 make… Read More


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Firmware 3.50 lets you stream PS4 games to your PC or Mac — Here’s how to set it up

Firmware 3.50 lets you stream PS4 games to your PC or Mac — Here’s how to set it up
PS4 Remote Play OS X
Earlier today, Sony released firmware version 3.50 (codenamed “Musashi”) for the PlayStation 4. Social features like scheduled events and log-in notifications have made their way to Sony’s console, but today’s biggest news is the support for Remote Play on both Macs and PCs. At long last, Sony has finally decoupled this excellent feature from the wildly unpopular PlayStation TV and Vita hardware.
Source: ExtremeTech

This new app lets you express your feelings with video memes, not GIFs

This new app lets you express your feelings with video memes, not GIFs
veme-ios Today, GIFs have become a popular way communicate sentiment online and in mobile messaging, where written text doesn’t always do the job. More expressive than an emoji, these looping images let you share a specific thought or feeling with little effort. But today, a new app is launching to see if video can step in where GIFs leave off, by allowing for a different means of expression.… Read More


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Reddit introduces user blocking tool to fight harassment and trolls

Reddit introduces user blocking tool to fight harassment and trolls
reddit Reddit is looking to shape itself a bit more around the needs of the individual user in order to make the community more accepting as a whole. Reddit users will soon be able to block and mute other users on the site so they can customize their experience, the New York Times reports. Reddit co-founder Christopher Slowe detailed the changes in an announcement on the site this morning.… Read More


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