- Slow burn: Slack's growth is showing signs of slowing.
- Rearrange the wood stack: Great article on how design thinking can change books so dyslexics can read them better. Where can you apply this?
- He's a lumberjack and he's okay: Call this the year of fact-checking's resurgence. Now Amazon's Alexa can tell you whether a politician is lying.
- Chop that wood: Wanna self-publish? Check out these tips from top self-publishers like Guy Kawasaki and James Altucher.
- Burned: Don't get caught doing this: The mining industry turns out to be the force behind a surge of Twitter trolling, aimed at advocates for renewable energy. Turns out reporters like to find out who the trolls are. And the New York Times printed two pages loaded with Donald Trump's insulting tweets.
- Stop chopping: Twitter plans to discontinue its Vine video app.
- WoodsApp? Beta users of WhatsApp are getting to test video calling within the globally popular messaging app.
- Week in review: This week, my Moderating Panels blog looked at Can moderators really fact-check on the fly? Tips from the presidential debates. On this blog, I asked Do you have super-recognizer on your comms team? and shared a test you can use to find out.
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Friday, October 28, 2016
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