Technology and Social Media

Watch your back, Netflix: Viu on track for 10 million subs next year
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iFlix, Viu flicks – they’re all coming for Netflix Analysis  Hong Kong pay TV operator PCCW Media claims it has racked up 4 million active users on its OTT video service, Viu, after just one year of activity. An uptake of this pace presents Netflix, which recently made its belated entrance into South East Asia, […]

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7 ways Redditors used Photoshop to make this Corgi a hero     – CNET
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Social Studies: When you post a photo of a Corgi to Reddit’s Photoshopbattles, you never know what you’re going to get.

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Marc Andreessen Never Left Twitter [Updated]
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On September 24, famed venture capitalist Marc Andreessen departed from Twitter with a bang. Now it appears the Netscape founder never actually left. Even though Andreessen hasn’t been tweeting himself, he’s still engaging with the social media platform’s worst feature—other people’s accounts. Gizmodo investigated… Read more…

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Police tweet One Direction music threat to drunk drivers     – CNET
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Technically Incorrect: The Wyoming, Minnesota, Police Department has a slightly different approach to social media.

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An Oral History of Three Days That Rocked America
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Baton Rouge. Falcon Heights. Dallas. Seven fatal shootings. Millions of witnesses on social media. We got the inside story from 31 points of view. The post An Oral History of Three Days That Rocked America appeared first on WIRED.

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6 Showerthoughts from Reddit to make you say 'hmm'     – CNET
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Social Studies: Reddit is like the Wild West of the internet, but one subreddit called Showerthoughts always has something interesting to ponder.

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Donald Trump Says Online Popularity More Powerful Than Wealth
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Image: Getty In a 60 Minutes interview Sunday night, Donald Trump credited the success of his campaign to his following on social media. Read more…

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IMAX is raising $50 million to create high-quality VR
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If IMAX is going to get serious about virtual reality, it's going to need some cash… thankfully, it's not having trouble on that front. The media mainstay has wrapped up the first phase of an effort to raise $50 million for creating "at least" 25…

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Facebook Thinks Everyone Is Dead [Updated]
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If you go look at your Facebook right now, there’s a high likelihood that the social network is telling everyone you are dead. It says everyone is dead. Everyone is dead, according to Facebook. Even Zuck. Read more…

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