Poynter :: In May, The New York Times will send Google Cardboard viewers to 300,000 digital-only subscribers who were chosen "based on the duration of their subscriptions," according to a press release. The distribution is timed with the release of "Seeking Pluto’s Frigid Heart."
The Verge :: Snapchat's users watch 10 billion videos per day, according to a report from Bloomberg. That is 2 billion more than the most recent numbers reported by Facebook, which weremade public back in November.
Advanced TV :: Confirming recent speculation, NBCUniversal is to acquire DreamWorks Animation, the creator of animated feature films, television series and specials, live entertainment and related consumer products in a deal valued at $3.8 billion (€3.5bn).
Digiday :: The days of cross-promoting a Snapchat account on the rival social platforms are over for some and numbered for the rest of us, according to industry sources. On Twitter, publishers like Mic and The Huffington Post have stopped using their Snapcodes — which link directly to their Snapchat accounts — as their profile pictures.
Digiday :: Snapchat’s popularity among youngsters is no secret -- and universities like New York University and Drake University have started tapping into Snapchat’s geofilter to boost recruitment and admissions.
Irish Tech News :: RTÉ Mojocon – the major international media conference focusing on mobile journalism, mobile content creation, mobile photography and new technology and taking place in Dublin’s Aviva Stadium this Friday 29th and Saturday 30th April – has sold out.
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Tech in Asia :: That kinda thing didn't work out too well for Friendster or Path.