25 Unmissable Social Media Articles To Read This Weekend – 24th Nov
Every week, we have a look at some of the biggest social media stories that are out there, sift through the thousands of articles on offer and bring you 25 stories that are worth your attention.
These are never breaking news stories, but rather some of the deepest thinkers and smartest minds from the world of technology and social media, offering their thoughts and views regarding the biggest stories of the week.
You won’t make it through them all in one sitting, but it’ll bring you up to speed with this week’s happenings. So just sit back, grab a coffee and enjoy.
- Why Google ‘vertical’ search shouldn’t face antitrust action (C|Net)
- ‘Change or Die’: Why federated media has to reinvent online advertising all over again (Business Insider)
- How to get startup ideas (Paul Graham)
- “I’m a lttle embarrassed to admit how much I like the Surface RT…” (Coding Horror)
- How much does crowd funding cost musicians (NPR Music)
- Could Tumblr save Web publishing? (AdWeek)
- Why the shrewd shopper carries a smartphone (The New York Times)
- Does the Internet of things need its own internet? (GigaOM)
- Why the ‘Live web’ is the new TV (VentureBeat)
- Kickstarter: Funding revolution or digital panhandling (Games Industry)
- Why Opera thrives in Europe’s last dictatorship (Quartz)
- Why liveblogs outperform other online news formats by up to 300% (Journalism.co.uk)
- How Apple’s culture seeped into Silicon Valley’s DNA (Fast Company)
- The depressing day after you get TechCrunched (Vinicius Vacanti)
- How technology opens the door for personalised pricing (BBC News)
- What I really think about Facebook (Mark Cuban)
- A peek at TV’s future, via Google Fiber (All Things D)
- The social discussion: Is anyone actually working? (VentureBeat)
- Why big data could sink Europe’s ‘right to be forgotten’ (GigaOM)
- Why shouldn’t adults learn to code too? (The Telegraph)
- Why we are picky: The importance of curation in crowdfunding (Forbes)
- Are algorithms auto-completing us into censorship (The Verge)
- Seeking a better way to find Web images (The New York Times)
- The newsonomics of native, indigenous, and immigrant content (Nieman Journalism Lab)
- LinkedIn endorsements – The stove top stuffing version of recommendations (Forbes)
Some of our blog posts from this week that you might have missed.
- The social media strategy checklist - The questions you should be asking
- How to ensure your social media monitoring strategy is up to date.
- Your guide to the new Pinterest business pages.
- How we all became addicted to the Facebook newsfeed.
- The essential guide to using Instagram filters like a pro.