- Viewfinder: Amazon Video Direct is a new effort that will let you post your video, decide which Amazon users can access it, and get a cut of rentals, purchases, and advertising.
- When in Rome...Google plans to feature more local news in search results, particularly when it relates to a national story.
- Don't erase my trip photos: Your brain has a delete button. Here's how to use it. is one of this week's more terrifying-to-me headlines.
- News of the world: When it comes to connecting mobile users to news, Twitter and Facebook each play a different role.
- Tour guides: LinkedIn has a new platform to help you find freelance help. And Google has published a book on outsourcing your Android app development.
- The weather is beautiful. Wish you were here: Demonstrating the continued power of messaging, YouTube is rolling out its in-app messaging service.
- The world picture: Netflix lets you in on its secrets for choosing clickable thumbnail photos--the kind that get you to want to binge watch.
- Week in review: This week, my Moderating Panels blog asked Should moderators be "breaking up fights?" based on a recent Bethenny Frankel moderated talk. On this blog, a reminder that trips up many a communicator: You are not your audience.
Friday, May 13, 2016
SAP. No matter what time zone you're in, it's time to check out my finds of the week, shared via @dontgetcaught on Twitter and curated here just for you. Get smarter by Monday, with these postcards: