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Articles tagged mobile apps (29)

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.”
Circa has a lot of good ideas, but whether the app can appeal to a large audience remains to be seen.
Ben Smith says it will be a guide through the noise of news in social media, and that journalists should realize they’re “part of a collaborative project with other news outlets.”
The new product from The New York Times is the most interesting app produced by a traditional American news outlet in years. But can it differentiate itself from the Times’ main app — and find a paying audience?
The team behind Zeega realized they needed to go mobile-first, and Pop — which lets people communicate through a mashup of photos, videos, and GIFs from the web — is their next step.
Is this the move that lets news organizations get the most out of pushing breaking news to users, on their phones and at their desks? Joshua Benton