Jacob Gjørtz: rethinking stories for mobile storytelling Paid Members Public
Can we really expect a story format designed for print newspaper to survive into the digital age? Jacob Gjørtz thinks not - and he has an alternative.
Google Instant is dead. But what killed it? Paid Members Public
Google Instant — the feature where your search results appear as you type your query — has been killed off [http://searchengineland.com/google-dropped-google-instant-search-279674]: > After launching Google Instant — Google’s method of showing search results as you type them — several years ago, Google has removed the feature from search effective today.
Google search goes mobile first - desktop database relegated Paid Members Public
Google is going to make its forthcoming mobile search index its primary dataset [http://searchengineland.com/google-divide-index-giving-mobile-users-better-fresher-content-261037] : > Google is going to create a separate mobile index within months, one that will be the main or “primary” index that the search engine uses to respond to queries. A separate desktop
Understanding Google's Accelerated Mobile Pages Paid Members Public
Understanding Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages [https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2016/02/everything-about-google-accelerated-mobile-pages/] Google’s new fast mobile format – Accelerated Mobile Pages or AMPs – are due to go live today. The above link is a good resource for understanding what they’re about – and why you should care.
Welcome to a mobile-only world for journalism Paid Members Public
Catalina Albeanu reporting on the National Readership Survey results [https://www.journalism.co.uk/news/nrs-most-of-national-audience-now-mobile-only-at-4-uk-newspapers/s2/a566249/] : > Some 56.9 per cent of Independent readers access the title only from their smartphones or tablets, followed by 53.2 per cent at the Daily Mirror, 51.5 per cent
Quartz head to the bottom for mobile navigation Paid Members Public
Another day, another Quartz announcement, this time about their site design [http://qz.com/415916/whats-new-on-the-ever-evolving-qz-com/] (which is in continuous evolution): > Still, sometimes we make enough changes all at once that it’s worth pointing them out and, as we’ve done in the past, explaining our intent. There’
From digital pounds to mobile pennies Paid Members Public
The mobile problem [http://adage.com/article/digital/publishers-stare-sh-t-mobile-moment/297017/]: > Last year, mobile constituted 60% of time spent on digital, up from 53% in 2013, according to ComScore. Yes, this mobile explosion is helping goose traffic at media sites. But they’re failing to monetize it quickly enough, resulting