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Facebook Messenger Bots, NFL on Snapchat and More: Quick Takes for 8/3/16

WNYC is open sourcing its tool for generating “audiograms,” shareable audio clips for social media (Nieman Lab, 8/1/16) This is a great move. I hope other companies who are developing tools specifically to create different media types for use on social platforms follow suit and open source them, letting anyone access and build off the […]

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Quick Takes 7/15/16: Periscope, YouTube, Facebook Messenger and More

Periscope adds human-curated streams with an ‘Editors’ Pick’ section (The Next Web, 7/14/16) The new human-curated section should help not only existing users find new and interesting videos to stream but also aid in the onboarding process as it provides a shallow end for new users to jump into. Watch the conventions live on YouTube […]

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Facebook Messenger Gets Brand-Friendly

New from me on PNConnect: The News – Facebook has made it easier to use Messenger to contact brands by turning Page names into Messenger usernames. So those Pages with “/BrandName” URLs now can be messaged by using @BrandName. In addition to that, a new short link, “” mimics a Snapchat feature by providing a […]