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March 24, 2017, 11:36 a.m.
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LINK: www.theverge.com  ➚   |   Posted by: Laura Hazard Owen   |   March 24, 2017

Breaking news alerts, more analytics, summaries of what your followers are tweeting about: Twitter is considering a “new, more enhanced Tweetdeck,” with no ads, The Verge reported Thursday. Some users received a survey about it:

Several of the premium features listed, like advanced publishing features and analytics, are already available through third-party social media management tools like Socialflow and Buffer. Last summer, Twitter released a tool called Twitter Dashboard aimed at tweet scheduling for businesses, but it shut down just a few months later.

Some media folk seemed to like the idea; there was also puzzlement over why Twitter didn’t consider it sooner.

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Obits? As it grows, watchdog nonprofit VTDigger is taking on more of local newspapers’ jobs
It’s become unusually ingrained into the local news ecosystem for a statewide nonprofit news outlet. “Every time we get two nickels rubbed together, I hire another reporter.”
Too tired to tap
“I predict our readers are going to get more tired — and that means they’re going to stop responding to this insane, frantic mass of news we’re throwing at them by the minute.”
Building a news video experience native to mobile
“Just as people choose music for different settings — chill workout, hardcore workout, cooking dinner, putting the children to bed — users could tailor the news content they want to hear or read based on mood or situation rather than, say, politics or locale.”