Soundcloud was founded in Stockholm in 2007 by Eric Wahlforss and Alexander Ljung, who were frustrated with how difficult it was to share music online privately (and publicly) so that their friends can provide feedback about the music. Currently, there are over 125 million tracks on Soundcloud, compared to 30m on Spotify and Apple Music. … Continue reading Audio-Sharing
Youtube.. Everyone must've heard of it by now. Youtube currently has over 1 billion users and is used everywhere, ranging from the classroom to your home. The video sharing website was founded in 2005 by Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and Jawed Karim. Why is Youtube such a success? Well it's quite simple really, it's the … Continue reading Youtube – Broadcast Yourself!
Photos.. Photos photos photos! People take them every day, whether it be photos of places people have visited or whether it be selfies with friends, photos are taken all the time. In a social aspect, the three main forms of image sharing are Flickr, Tumblr and Instagram. Flickr was launched in 2004 and now has over … Continue reading Pictures!
Ever since it began in 2006, Twitter has been one of the fastest growing forms of social media alongside the likes of Facebook and Tumblr. However, Twitter is quite different and is a vital part of journalism with several of the features which have been introduced over the years. One of the most important features … Continue reading Twitter
Facebook is the most popular social networking site. Not only is it used to keep up to date with your friends and family, it is also used to keep up to date with society. Furthermore, it is important for journalism, as it is a source of information. However, one feature of Facebook which can be … Continue reading Facebook for Journalism – Facebook Live!
This blog post is about the Amazon Kindle App and how I set up an extension to save online articles from a computer onto the kindle app on my phone. Firstly, I received an email from Richard requesting that we downloaded the Amazon Kindle app ahead of the upcoming tutorial. I downloaded the app from … Continue reading Amazon Kindle App and Chrome Extension
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