A picture’s worth a thousand words? The thought crossed my mind when I saw the so-called summary cards with large images, one after another, on Twitter. Even the New York Times and Reuters are using big images to get attention on Twitter. Twitter users will, of course, say that’s nothing new. Instagram, Vine, Meerkat, Periscope, all show the importance of visuals on Twitter.Continue Reading
The newspaper reporter now has the worst job in America, according to Career Cast. Papers are folding, jobs dwindling. Even newspapers like the New York Times are turning to Facebook to attract readers.
The Times will soon start posting stories directly on Facebook and not just rely on links to attract readers.Continue Reading
Wow, the number of musicians born today! Dusty Springfield, Bobby Vinton, Jimmy Osmond, Herbie Mann and Henry Mancini were all born today. It’s also Pope Benedict XVI’s birthday.Continue Reading
UK’s first official vinyl chart launched as sales rise, reported the BBC yesterday. That put me in the groove. I began feeling groovy. Like Simon and Garfunkel singing The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin’ Groovy).