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Instagram crams more ads in less space with Video Carousels

Instagram Video Carousel Gif Medium What’s more lucrative than a video ad? Multiple videos in a single ad. To help businesses show different sides of their products in vivid motion, today Instagram is launching video ad carousels. It’s a savvy way for the company to give advertisers more flexibility through horizontal space so as not to further clutter the vertical scrolling feed. Now the carousels Instagram introduced… Read More

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Instacart, PlateJoy partner to deliver recommended groceries to dieters

grocery_being_delivered_instacart The makers of a virtual nutritionist app, PlateJoy, have partnered with Instacart to offer same-day delivery of the foods that they recommended to users through the PlateJoy app A subscription to PlateJoy costs $59 for six months. Users get food recommendations for themselves and family, cooking tips and recipes, and access to a personal nutritionist they can consult through PlateJoy. Founder… Read More

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Parachute lets organizations receive live-streamed emergency incidents recorded with your iPhone

model-alley-white-08e7662d2c551202eb60d225c09940438595f1e4e95be2b610d4c44f6b86fbc1 While there are a number of mobile apps that serve as a panic button of sorts – alerting friends or family when you feel you’re in danger – last year’s TechCrunch Disrupt NY hackathon winner Witness resonated with the event’s audience because it also promised a way to discreetly record incidents of civil disobedience and police brutality at a time when… Read More

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We learned from utilities everything we need to know about cloud infrastructure

lightbulb Electricity is ambient. It’s all around us. We turn on lights and plug in devices without even thinking about the complex electrical grid that supplies us with juice at will. It’s become a necessary infrastructure that will never go away — but it’s only the bottom of the stack. That’s exactly how we need to think about cloud infrastructure. Read More

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Uber Offers get merchants to pay for your ride

uber-offers Uber wants to be your car, and the billboard. It’s turning its frequently used app into a surface for external commerce promotions in hopes of rewarding users with special deals. If Uber will give you $20 off for shopping with its partners, you might stick with it over competitors. Eventually, pushing riders to make purchases could potentially earn Uber referral fees that might boost… Read More

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Pilot your grandparents in a battle against death in Coffin Dodgers

Ooh that's dark... Coffin Dodgers is named for the slang expression for the geriatric. It’s a racing game where instead of motorbikes, cars or skateboards, you are on a race against death on mobility scooters. Yes, it’s every bit as ridiculous as it sounds. Tasteless? Perhaps, but also a tremendous amount of fun. The game has been on Steam for a while, and is launching on Xbox One later this week and… Read More

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AdBlock Plus teams up with Flattr to help readers pay publishers

mobile payments Ad blockers are often painted as the enemy of online publishers, but sometimes things are more complicated. AdBlock Plus, for example, just announced that they’re working with startup Flattr on a new product that allows readers to pay the publishers who produce the content they read, listen to and watch. As a result of the partnership, AdBlock Plus said it has also made a small investment… Read More

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Casey Neistat’s video app Beme has finally left beta and is now on Android

AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 12:  Director Casey Neistat speaks onstage during "Breaking Barriers: How Content Will Accelerate VR and 360" at The Samsung Studio at SXSW 2016 on March 12, 2016 in Austin, Texas.  (Photo by Rick Kern/Getty Images for Samsung) When Casey Neistat launched his new social networking app Beme last Summer, nothing was really ready yet. The product was underdeveloped, the team understaffed, and users weren’t exactly sure why they needed a version of Snapchat where the only main difference was that you had to cover the iPhone’s proximity sensor to record. But none of this really matters when you have a… Read More

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Evan Hansen departs Medium to become editor in chief at Periscope

medium-logo More changes at publishing platform Medium: Evan Hansen, who’s been overseeing the company’s editorial strategy, is departing. Hansen joined Medium three years ago. (He was previously editor in chief at Wired.com.) His role has been described variously as senior editor, editorial director and head of content labs. Looks like he’s sticking with the theme of leading editorial at… Read More

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