That’s the real promise of social media — that we would indeed find our common humanity and act on that. —
Hilary Clinton at Twitter headquarters, July 21, 2014
YouTube Fueling Creators & Collabs with New Tools -
This week at VidCon YouTube announced a slew of new tools for users, all designed to fuel the creative spark of the platform’s creators. TechCrunch has a good recap of all the new tools, but two of the most interesting are ones that will help enable more and richer #collabs.
Fan Funding works…
This is the only technology in the world that allows people to behave as one in the world. —
I disagree with his assessment in this article that there’s nothing missing from Twitter — I think it needs better organizing tools, among other things — but this is a powerful quote.
Today the internet was abuzz with the launch of ClickHole, The Onion’s satirical answer to BuzzFeed and other sites who sometimes feature over-the-top, “click bait” style headlines. While The Onion’s team has, as always, nailed the humor and satirical execution — from the site’s name to article titles like "16 Pictures of Beyoncé Where She’s Not Sinking in Quicksand" — the site is a good reminder that for content marketers. it’s not enough just to juice the headline. There’s got to be good content behind it — otherwise it’s just a click hole that does nothing for your brand.
If I ever see you use an m-dash instead of an n-dash, I will break your fingers. — (via clientsfromhell)