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How your personal brand can stand out in crazy-competitive spaces

It’s a common misconception that personal branding is reserved for authors, speakers or those looking to become well-known personalities. (...)

2016-04-28
Twitter just released its developer playbook for building great mobile apps

Developers who want to know how to take advantage of Twitter’s tools and knowledge can do just that now that it has released (...)

2016-04-25
Meet Talkshow, the latest viral app the Internet is freaking out about

Look out, Internet. The new Peach has arrived — and we have Taylor Swift to thank.  A new text messaging app called (...)

2016-04-25
IKEA’s meatball-cooking VR kitchen is peak virtual reality

Earlier in April, IKEA released a VR experience on Steam, because its marketing department was bored, or something like that. Don’t (...)

2016-04-25
Who needs selfie sticks when this Hover Camera drone can follow you around?

Selfie sticks are arguably dumb, but selfie sticks on wings? The guys at Zero Zero Robotics might be onto something. The Beijing-based (...)

2016-04-25
The Apple Watch, one year later: Did we expect too much?

Whether you have one or not, Apple Watch is a hot topic of late. As we look back on a full year with Apple’s first smart wearable, (...)

2016-04-25
Job hunting? This will help get your social media profiles recruiter-ready.

If you’ve amassed a large, diverse social media collection, it’s safe to say you’re probably having a hard time (...)

2016-04-18
Marketing the TNW Way #12: How are you engaging with this page?

In this series of blog posts, I’ve enjoyed shedding some light onto how we approach marketing at The Next Web through Web analytics, (...)

2016-04-17
Using URL shorteners could expose you to privacy invasions and malware attacks

URL shorteners are great for packaging links that you want to share on blogs, social networks and messaging services. Unfortunately, (...)

2016-04-14
This app writes ‘100% unique’ content in 2 minutes for a dollar – too good to be true?

‘Content marketing’ often amounts to nothing more than companies filling their blogs up with posts that try to make them seem (...)

2016-04-12
Facebook gives developers better analytics and a powerful notification platform

Launched at F8 last year, Analytics for Apps helps developers get a feel for who their audience is. Now it’ll start leveraging information (...)

2016-04-11
Reddit introduces new user blocking feature...11 years too late

Today, Reddit has implemented a tool discussed earlier this week to help users curb harassment. The tool, described by the New York (...)

2016-04-05
Why Twitter should pay more attention to Africa

Twitter users in Africa are five times more likely to use the micro-blogging service to voice their political views than they are (...)

2016-04-05
23andMe will use ResearchKit to give scientists a ‘turnkey’ method for gathering data

Personal genomics and biotech company 23andMe is leveraging ResearchKit to provide researchers with a “turnkey” way to work genetics (...)

2016-04-03

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