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Archives: February 11, 2015

American Public Media has decided that Spot.us doesn’t work any more in today’s crowdfunding environment. But they also investigated what does — and laid out a model for others to use.
“Once a certain critical mass is met, repetition has a powerful effect on belief. The rumor becomes true for readers simply by virtue of its ubiquity.”
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?