Twitter gets more visual, with better photo display Paid Members Public
The old days of Twitter just being 140 characters pushed through SMS are very long gone. Another step towards making it a channel for rich media experiences hit last night, with news that Twitter will no longer be cropping photos in Tweets [https://blog.twitter.com/2015/a-new-look-for-your-twittercom-photos] when you
Snowfall multimedia: narrative or grab-bag? Paid Members Public
99 Designs highlights the Guardian NSA article I liked [http://www.onemanandhisblog.com/archives/2013/11/snowfall-like_features_are_no_excuse_for.html] as a bad example of a Snowfall-eque multimedia [http://99designs.com/designer-blog/2013/11/19/trend-spottin-the-best-and-worst-of-snowfall-design/] feature: > Rather than embed each speaker’s testimony in a single
Building a multimedia feature, The Guardian way Paid Members Public
Fast Company takes a look at how The Guardian produced their multimedia NSA story [http://www.fastcolabs.com/3021837/how-journalists-at-the-guardian-built-that-epic-nsa-story?partner=rss#1] : > Sure, they could whip up a 5,000-word explainer and hit “publish” (as others have done and will undoubtedly continue to do) but today’s digital news
Snowfall-like features are no excuse for unclear storytelling Paid Members Public
[http://www.onemanandhisblog.com/archives/assets_c/2013/11/guardian-nsa-multimedia-3323.html] I meant to link this last week, but it got lost in the manifold tabs lurking in my browser… The Guardian did a really nice multimedia feature on what the NSA/Snowdon business actually mean to us [http://www.