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The Reuters Institute’s annual report on digital news contains some surprises.
“I’m not worried about this technology driving the humanity out of journalism. I’m really excited about the promise of technology bringing more humanity to journalism.” Also: a Michael Barbaro bot.
The Quartz Bot Studio (which the publication intends to maintain after the grant funding is used up) will develop new bots for messaging platforms like Slack and voice interfaces like Amazon Echo or Google Home.
Get ready for more interactive notifications, Siri in other apps, richer Messages, and more.
A big step forward for news bots, new sharing tools, and Facebook Live goes pro.
“I can’t imagine many stronger indications of one’s desire to engage with a news organization than adding it as a contact in their address book.”
The startup is using text messages to provide coverage of the presidential primaries.
“Instead of asking you to come to us and be part of this massive room of people shouting over each other, you can bring us to you, and have us be, essentially, one more person in your conversation.”
Why Line? The app “supports both bots and conversational interfaces,” says deputy editor Tom Standage.
We sift through the academic journals so you don’t have to. Here are 10 of the most interesting studies about social and digital media published in 2015.