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If you're an avid sports fan or an aspiring journalist, odds are that you use the ESPN or SportsCenter app to get all your sports news, but Twitter Moments might just change that. In October, Twitter launched a brand new interface which allows users to instantly find and follow trending "moments" around the world. Though moments isn't speaciafally used for sports, it does however cover every facet in the world of sports. NBA, NFL, and NHL are just a few examples of how Twitter uses Moments to cover all news from a respective sport. The great thing about Moments is... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2015 at Global Media News
Have you ever struggled to connect with all your followers in all the different social media platforms you operate? Well today is your lucky day. About.Me is the perfect tool to keep all of your social profiles and connections in sync. This platform allows users to create their personal webpage with a wide variety of styles to cater to ones self expression. Once your personal biography and page are up, you can then begin to import all of your contacts and organize them into their respective interests. The key here is to place all of your contacts with similar skills... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2015 at Global Media News
In the ever changing world of social media, websites are constantly trying to reinvent themselves to remain relevant. There is no better example of this than what Twitter managed to achieve on September 15th, 2015. On this day, Twitter made an ambitious move and partnered with Square, a mobile payment system, to cater to the Presidential candidates and their campaigns. What this partnership between Twitter and Square allows supporters to do is to instantaneously donate money as to their preferred candidate. This is groundbreaking in the sense that anyone with a smartphone can make contributions anytime, anywhere. Its simple. All... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2015 at Global Media News
In this new digital era that we are currently living in in, how we get our news is changing drastically. We've graduated from reading newspapers to getting our news through a watch. Snapchat is among one of the most successful social media platforms in the world right now and its evolving into a news/media outlet. What does this mean? This means that Snapchat is going to have to create a whole new branch of operations for its highly ambitious move. This is where the "Snapchat Producers" come into play. The purpose of these producers would be to curate talent and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2015 at Global Media News
Into Sports? Great! These three Twitter accounts will satisfy every preference you may have in the world of sports. 1) @Stephenasmith Stephan A Smith is an outspoken, eccentric sports journalist with vocabulary that suggests Smith reads the dictionary for fun. He has absolutely no filter and isn't afraid to ask the hard hitting questions. Smith predominantly reports in the realms of the NBA, NFL, and MLB. The best thing about Smiths account is that he breaks stories in a very raw way. He is not afraid of giving his opinion and defending it till the end when he engages on... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2015 at Global Media News
What in the world is WhatsApp? Well at least 450 billion people world wide know exactly what it is and consider it their favorite app. WhatsApp is essentially a multimedia messaging system that does not charge their users for texting friends. Instead, the app is free for the first year then only 99 cents for the yearly membership which is way cheaper than paying per-text in some phone companies around the world. WhatsApp was founded in 2009 by Brian Acton and Jan Koum, and now is owned by Facebook which paid a staggering $16 billion for the rights to the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2015 at Global Media News
If you own a TV, chances are you've been bombarded by the dozens of commercials by FanDuel and DraftKings from every direction. These websites have been under great scrutiny since their inception in 2009 and 2012 respectively. The main argument against these websites is that it is considered gambling and no skill is required to win. The co-founder and CEO of DraftKings, Jason Robins, begs to differ. In an interview conducted by Fortune, Robins claims that the reason these sites have received so much flak is due to, "jealousy because they didn't think of it first". This may very well... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2015 at Global Media News
Twitch is quickly becoming the most used app in gaming consoles since its launch in 2011. Twitch is a live streaming video platform which allows viewers to watch other gamers play their favorite games and other live events such as concerts and major sporting events. At first it, the idea of watching other users play video games is a bit nonsensical, but when you take into account the volume of viewers and the revenue that can be generated, it actually makes a lot of sense. Since its inception in 2011, Twitch has generated 55 million users each month. SODAPOPPINTV is... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2015 at Global Media News
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