Watch now: How to manipulate the media

Apr 21

We’ve just added Ryan Holiday’s talk from TNW Europe Conference 2013 to our TNW Video site and you can watch it right now for free. There is something broken about today’s media business. In his talk, Holiday, former head of marketing at American Apparel, digs into the economics of the Web. The business model of many media outlets is now based on producing as...

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Twitter now allows anyone to send you a direct message, even if you don’t follow them

Apr 21

Direct Messages on Twitter are about to become a lot more useful or annoying). Previously, you could only receive direct messages from users who follow you, but Twitter has now implemented an optional feature that opens your account to messages from anyone. The new setting is turned off by default – likely to prevent harassment – but you can switch things up in...

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How to create a culture of execution

Apr 21

Max Bennet is VP of Business Strategy for Bluecore. Many early stage tech companies talk about “getting sh*t done” as a foundational component of a successful culture. There are many permutations of this idea in the tech zeitgeist: “a bias for action” (Amazon), “move fast and break things” (old Facebook principle), “Always be shipping”, et...

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Facebook, eBay, Vice News And Others First To Support Chrome’s New Push Notifications

Apr 21

With last week’s release of an updated version of the Chrome browser for Android, Google debuted a new feature that will allow websites to engage with mobile users by way of push notifications, making websites more competitive with native apps. Now we know which websites will be among the first to support Chrome push notifications on web and mobile, thanks to...

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