Trove, the content-recommendation platform that the Graham family held onto when they sold the Washington Post, is trying to build something that combines the best qualities of Twitter, Facebook and RSS. But will anyone use it?
Facebook is launching a standalone app called Paper that takes content from the network and turns it into a newspaper-style platform, driven partly by algorithms and partly by human editors. It enters a crowded market and is likely to make media companies even more suspicious
The former owners of the Washington Post have relaunched a news-curation and recommendation app called Trove, which they hope will encourage users to find and share content in new ways — but the curation market is a crowded one
Do we need another social network? Prismatic CEO Bradford Cross thinks that we do, and he is trying to create one that reflects our real interests, rather than the narrow view of ourselves that we present to the world through existing social networks
With Google Reader about to be killed, — why is everyone getting on the “news reader bandwagon? What do Feedly, Digg, AOL, Facebook and LinkedIn know that Google doesn’t?
From PaidContent Live 2013, we brought you five different entrepreneurs who talked about ways in which they are changing up business models for media and the ways in which people consume content.
Pointing people to “really interesting articles on the fringes of the internet that you had no idea existed or that you wanted” is still in its very early stages, according to Zite’s CEO and Prismatic’s CTO.
A lot of die-hard RSS users are upset that Google has decided to kill off its Google Reader service, but for me Twitter and other platforms based on social news are far superior to any RSS reader and have been for some time.
A good number of companies are trying to create the best social reader for news and information, but no one’s really emerged a clear winner yet. Thirst is moving from a Twitter client to news reader in an attempt to capture part of the market.
Five finalists have been chosen in 20 different categories for the 2012 Crunchies awards, and we’re proud to release the worthy nominees today. Voting for the winners starts today, and the winners will be announced January 31st.