Seeing new things on social media

As I mentioned, one of the major themes of this course will be the shift toward visual media online. An example of how meaningful this shift is comes from Facebook and their move toward integrating video into the Newsfeed. Here’s a thoughtful analysis of what this means for content producers:

Territory Annexed

Another is the importance of Snapchat, and in particular their relatively new format, Snapchat Stories. A good description of what Stories are and what they do for users comes from the following article, which I learned about from this snarky tweet:


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