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Articles tagged mobile apps (27)

“Video is one of the highest priorities we have. We wanted to make it front and center.”
The executive director of emerging news products at the Bezos-era Post has been at the forefront of shaping news presentation on mobile devices.
The Canadian newspaper’s new iOS app tried to embrace mobile as a unique platform. Users hated it. Now the company is trying to respond to user feedback while embracing a new digital strategy.
Its core ideas have always been compelling, but Circa has been unable to find an audience large enough to attract new investment.
With successes in technology behind him and a career in venture capital in front of him, why did Tamer Hassanein decide to build a news app?
“Nobody has to read you. You have to earn that. You have to respect people’s attention.”