JUST IN! Former New York Times and Reuters veteran Jim Roberts (@nycjim) shared he is the new executive director and chief content officer at digital media startup Mashable. He is a self-proclaimed “insistent, and occasionally nagging, advocate for using interactive tools, social media, video and graphics to augment traditional storytelling techniques.”
Throughout the month of October there is an influx in the number of scary and suspense movies people view. With Halloween right around the corner, you’re probably among the many watching and re-watching your fave horror flicks. We want to know what you recommend as the scariest movie of all time. Share your vote when done!
Have you talked to your kids about who they can and can’t talk to online? If not, now is the time to start. When kids are under the age of 17, you should keep an ongoing conversation about “online strangers.”
Welcome to the FAVES + CO. Weekly Recap. It’s our rundown of the top stories from the week you can read in five minutes or less. We want to make being in-the-know on all things digital, social and tech as easy as possible. Here is our top 10 rundown to keep your digital IQ above par.
Oh the #firstworldproblem of having to carry a wallet and smartphone. Why do we feel obliged to keep both accessories with us at all times? It is especially annoying when at the gym, the bar or anyplace where items can’t easily be stored and secured.
Google is going to use your +1′s as “shared endorsements,” to help others in your circles find better information. According to 9to5Google and NYT, “Google has announced a change to its terms of service that will allow the company to use your name, photo and company endorsements to be included in ads from 11th November.”