Friday, May 11, 2018 - A Facebook Cryptocurrency?
Is a Facebook cryptocurrency really possible? Can Snapchat redesign its way back into users’ hearts? What’s going on at Symantec? Klout strikes out. And the Weekend Longreads. Stories from: @alexeheath, @mekosoff Tweets: @om, @manjusrii, @sfiegerman Links:”It Was Cataclysmic”: Can Snapchat Survive Its Redesign? (Vanity Fair)IAB says online advertising grew to $88B last year — more spending than TV (TechCrunch) Longreads:Don’t Skype Me: How Microsoft Turned Consumers Against a Beloved Brand (Bloomberg)How to Make Your Open Office Less Annoying (The Atlantic)The 15 People Who Keep Wikipedia’s Editors From Killing Each Other (WSJ)The Wealthy Are Hoarding $10 Billion of Bitcoin in Bunkers (Bloomberg)Supercomputers are driving a revolution in hurricane forecasting (Ars Technica) This podcast is sponsored by Burrow and Anchor