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Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Podfund, launching today, is making one-time investments in podcasts in exchange for a share of their revenue; the company raised $2.3M in its seed round   —  In exchange for part of their yearly revenue  —  The podcast industry is growing, but independent creators can still have a hard time making money.
May 7, 2019, 1:42 PMIn context
Brooks Barnes / New York Times:
Luminary, a subscription-based podcasting app, has just emerged from stealth with $100M in funding and shows from Conan O'Brien, Lena Dunham, and more   —  LOS ANGELES — Patti LuPone as a bebop-singing junkie nun in John Cameron Mitchell's musical follow-up to “Hedwig and the Angry Inch.”
Mar 4, 2019, 10:20 AMIn context
Eugene Wei / Remains of the Day:
An in-depth analysis of social media platforms through the lens of social capital theory and why we should think of them as “Status as a Service” businesses   —  Editor's Note 1: I have no editor.  —  Editor's Note 2: I would like to assure new subscribers to this blog that most my posts are not as long as this one.
Feb 27, 2019, 6:15 AMIn context
Sean Illing / Vox:
15 influencers, including Jonah Peretti, Ro Khanna, Brooke Binkowski, Malcolm Gladwell, Mark Warner, and Kara Swisher, weigh in on Facebook on its 15th birthday   —  15 influencers weigh in on the company's 15th birthday.  —  When Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg returned to Harvard in 2017 …
Feb 4, 2019, 3:45 PMIn context
David Beard / Poynter:
After BuzzFeed's cuts to its audio team and Panoply's exit from podcast content, creators re-evaluate podcast revenue potential and audience measurement   —  Moving from one shiny object to another: “Everybody wants a ‘Serial,’ but nobody wants to spend ‘Serial’ money,” says one veteran podcast editor.
Sep 23, 2018, 11:10 PMIn context
Chloe Rose Stuart-Ulin / Quartz:
A first-person account of a virtual dating assistant, called a “Closer”, who is a professional writer that impersonates clients on apps like Tinder   —  Every morning I wake up to the same routine.  I log into the Tinder account of a 45-year-old man from Texas—a client.
Apr 28, 2018, 10:00 AMIn context
Miranda Katz / Wired:
Podcasters first look at Apple's Podcast Analytics data shows listeners are highly engaged, with many listening to 80-90% of shows, and prefer longer formats   —  The public radio producer had started a podcast as a side project in early 2017, and the exploration of her experience …
Feb 1, 2018, 9:25 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook now offers profile picture frames to show support for one of eight college teams   —  Facebook Now Lets You Frame Your Profile Pic To Show Support For Your Favorite College Football Team  —  Facebook has been allowing users have a lot more fun with their profile pictures lately.
Oct 9, 2015, 12:20 PMIn context
Alex Hern / Guardian:
Reddit bans SonyGOP subreddit and users for sharing leaked Sony documents, deletes posts after receiving DMCA takedown request   —  Reddit bans users for sharing hacked Sony documents  —  The social news site has acceded to a DMCA takedown request from Sony and removed a hub for sharing the company's hacked files
Dec 17, 2014, 1:40 PMIn context
Sam Biddle / Valleywag:
Sony hack confirms Snapchat turned down over $3B from Facebook last year, based on emails between Sony Ent. CEO Michael Lynton and Malcolm Gladwell   —  Confirmed: Snapchat Turned Down More Than $3 Billion Last Year  —  One of last year's great moments in undeserved ego was Snapchat rejecting billions …
Dec 16, 2014, 8:25 PMIn context

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