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Periscope expands virtual tipping via Super Hearts beyond the U.S.

Twitter’s big push to draw in more live video stars to its Periscope streaming service is now expanding beyond the U.S. The company announced today the Periscope Super Broadcaster program, which allows video stars to earn revenue from their streams through a virtual tipping mechanism, is now available in Canada, Ireland, and the U.K. Show More Summary

Tinder tests a new feature that uses A.I. to suggest who to ‘Super Like’

If you’ve ever quickly swiped through Tinder, you know that sometimes your fingers can get away from you – and, all of a sudden, you’ve Super Liked someone without meaning to. Oops! Tinder today is addressing that problem with a new feature now testing in select markets that will make Super Liking a more intentional experience. Show More Summary

Your Phone Reads Lips. Baymax Lives. 6 Second Ads. The Brief for 12.01.17

Here are the notes from the Chris Brogan Media broadcast for 12.01.17. (You can watch this on my Facebook account). The goal of these posts is that there are trends and ideas here that might impact your business now or soon. Think on the stories here and look for ways to adjust your business accordingly. Show More Summary

95% People Have It Completely Backwards

Let’s take a step back and think about what the American dream really means. And yes, this is still relevant if you’re not an American (like me), because the fundamental philosophy behind the American dream has very much become a global phenomenon. You can probably thank the pervasiveness of American culture and the rapid expansion of multinational corporations for that. […]

interesting-maps: Estimated percentage of Muslims among total...

interesting-maps: Estimated percentage of Muslims among total population in each European country, 2016.

Twitter Lite with lower data usage becomes available in 24 new countries

Twitter is rolling out its “Lite” version, after a successful trial in the Philippines. The Android app will become available in two dozen countries across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America. Not too different from Facebook Lite, Twitter has also built a version of its app that’s optimized for developing countries. Show More Summary

Dot Com Life Vlog – Eaten Alive By Bugs In Costa Rica

The bugs in Costa Rica are eating the Titanium Mastermind attendees alive. They are mean buggers! I guess living the Dot Com Life doesn’t mean living the bug free life. Good thing for me I got some Repel 100 Insect Repellent! Enjoy vlog and please subscribe so you don’t miss an episode. How To Live The Ultimate Dot Com Lifestyle […]

U.S. tourists arrested for baring their butts outside a Thai temple for Instagram

It's all fun and games on Instagram until you post a partially naked photo of yourself in front of a sacred Thai temple and get arrested. That's how the saying goes, at least for U.S. tourists and Instagram stars Joseph and Travis Dasilva,...Show More Summary

Farmers Business Network just raked in a whopping $110 million in Series D funding

Farmers Business Network has raised $110 million in new venture funding to support a business that may sound boring to some Silicon Valley technologists but which appears to have addressed a very real need: it’s a social network forShow More Summary

There are now 25M active business profiles on Instagram

Instagram announced this morning that it now has 25 million active business profiles, up from 15 million in July. The company throws out a lot of different statistics (back in September it said it had 800 million monthly active users,...Show More Summary

A Sneak Peek At the New Instagram Features

Summary: Instagram has been busy testing several new features, including a "close friends" feature, GIF search, and the ability to follow specific hashtags the way you'd follow an account.

How Infographics Go Wrong – Keep These In Mind…

Infographics are an amazing tool to generate enormous traffic because they can relate to every type of reader. For example, people will visit your blog from all over the world and illustrations like infographics can get the point across to them quickly. Infographics are very efficient at the same time because they can compress thousands of words into a language […]

“Reclining Nude” (1919)Paintings like this one typify the...

“Reclining Nude” (1919) Paintings like this one typify the perplexing nature of Modigliani’s nudes. Their frank sexuality has seen them dismissed as pornography; the depiction of pubic hair caused such outrage at Modigliani’s only ever solo show, in 1917, that all nudes were removed by order of the police. Show More Summary

Facebook will temporarily disable a tool that lets advertisers exclude people of color

Facebook has been under fire for its practices and policies that enable advertisers to exclude “multicultural affinity” groups from the audiences they reach via the social network. Now, in light of a ProPublica investigation and pressure from the Congressional Black Caucus, Facebook says it’s committed to taking a closer look at its advertising policies. Read More

China is deleting posts about a kindergarten allegedly abusing its toddlers

As anger swells around a Chinese kindergarten accused of abusing its toddlers, online discussion about the topic has been systematically deleted. Earlier this week, the RYB Education New World kindergarten in Beijing was accused of feeding...Show More Summary

Dot Com Life Vlog – Wearing A Suit In Costa Rica

Yes, I am wearing a suit and tie in hot and humid Costa Rica! I guess I like to punish myself. On the plus side, the ladies really like me! Enjoy the vlog and remember to subscribe in you haven’t already done so. How To Live The Ultimate Dot Com Lifestyle I have many internet products and services that makes […]

Man who deactivated Trump's Twitter account thought it wouldn't actually work

The identity of the Twitter employee who briefly deactivated Donald Trump's Twitter account is no longer a secret. The former Twitter employee has finally come forward to share his perspective on what happened that day. Speaking to TechCrunch,...Show More Summary


@stoweboyd: Curated Short List - 29 November 2017 Cyber Monday; Retail Jobs Don’t Need To Be Bad; Six Rules To Simplify Work; 21 Jobs of the Future; AI: Scary for the Right Reasons; Can AI Explain Itself? — Stowe Boyd (@stoweboyd) November 29, 2017

Meet the man who deactivated Trump’s Twitter account

s Twitter tries to figure out how to lock down the parts of its platform that enable harassment, as well as the spread of misleading information and illicit content, there have been a number of moments that highlight how the service, and its levers of control, are far from perfect. Show More Summary

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