FIR #163: Not A News Anchor But An Incredible Facsimile

Posted on November 12, 2018 4:00 am by | For Immediate Release

For Immediate Release

Cross-posted from the FIR Podcast Network.

On this week’s episode of “For Immediate Release,” host Shel Holtz reports on the following stories:

  • A lot is changing at Google in the wake of 20,000 employees walking out, but not enough to satisfy the walkout organizers
  • Social media is putting CEOs under increased scrutiny
  • Helping you create better Stories is a million-dollar industry
  • In China, an Artifical Intelligence news anchor is standing by to read news 24/7
  • A chain of newsletters in the U.S. Southeast is showing how to attract younger readers
  • Voice texting has become a thing, but some people absolutely hate it
  • Amazon introduces variable “slots” for Alexa skill-building
  • Social media growth in the US is over
  • A New York Times Insights Group study explores the psychology of social sharing
  • Smartphone cameras are the next marketing battlefield
  • Holograms are coming to Vimeo
  • Pew explores the most popular categories of YouTube content
  • Vine is returning as Byte

Special thanks to Jay Moonah for the opening and closing music.

You can find the stories from which FIR content is selected at Shel’s Link Blog.

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Links from Dan York’s report:

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