YouTube, along with Google News Initiative has announced new measures to “help journalism thrive in the digital age.”
Microsoft has re-designed its Microsoft News app for iOS & Android. The app, like Microsoft said, “is like having your own portable newsroom.”
The News tab Content is then divided into a handful of common news topics with options to customize your News tab by selecting the topics or subtopics that interest you most.
Fewer people are using Facebook for news even as messaging apps such as WhatsApp gain in popularity, according to a new study by Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism.
Somewhat similar to what it offers in Europe through the Digital News Initiative, the new initiative is intended to be a wider worldwide expansion of those kinds of efforts.
An innovative new service beaming highly-targeted, real time news to people’s mobile phones was launched in Manchester,UK today. It does not require a phone app. Instead, news is transmitted to your phone using a beacon.
That’s right. Google’s announced it was extending a so-far experimental feature to the results of all Google Search across the globe.