- I'm for it: A baseball fan makes a compelling case for using YouTube TV to cut the cable cord.
- The people demand...Netflix? Here's a different way of looking at on-demand television: Only 8 percent of college students do not have Netflix, something that's already shaping their consumption of media.
- For the detainee: "The Fifth Amendment, which protects people from incriminating themselves during legal proceedings, prevents the government from compelling someone to turn over a memorized PIN or passcode. But fingerprints, like other biometric indicators—DNA, handwriting samples, your likeness—have long been considered fair game, because they don’t reveal anything in your mind." Important read on whether that fingerprint security on your phone really protects it from police searches.
- The revolution will not be phoned in: The FCC is not going to let people have cellphone conversations on airplane flights.
- But it will certainly be on video: Amazon and Netflix are set to spend $10.5 billion on the king of content, online video, this year.
- The people, united, will never be divided: Twitter shareholders are going to vote on whether to turn the unprofitable company into a user-owned cooperative, an idea not popular with the company.
- Hell, no, we won't go: If you're guiding all your reviewers to just one site, you're doing it wrong. The secret to balancing your online review strategy tells all.
- Not showing up for the protest: Pew is taking a look at technology use by different demographic groups; here, data on disabled Americans, who are less likely to be using tech.
- No fake news! No fake news! Here's a different reason to Google yourself and your organization: Google search results now include fact-checks.
- Don't boycott this post: How small firms can defuse a political threat and blunt a boycott offers ideas when your product or service is protested, good for any nonprofit, school, or company.
- Week in review: On this blog, I shared Why comms leaders need to be able to take the call. On the Moderating Panels blog, you also can find a post on a Great guide for moderators: @franksesno on the power of questions.
Friday, April 14, 2017
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