Last night Google launched their mobile application Currents outside the US, and we’re delighted to be amongst the featured publishers for the international launch.
This morning we’ve partnered with Spotify for the launch of their new Play Button.
Spotify are a company on an incredible trajectory, now available in 13 countries (including the US) with over 10 million users and a catalogue of over 16 million songs. Though we’ve been using Spotify playlists for a few years now, our paths [...]
By Jack Riley | | Wednesday, 11 April 2012 at 11:07 am
We’ve just changed the name of our Twitter account to @Independent from @TheIndyNews. Back in the heady days of 2009, Twitter was growing in popularity fast and great usernames were snapped up left, right and centre by those quicker on the draw than us dinosaurs of the new old media. In the case of whoever grabbed [...]
Since we launched Recently Read last September, 4 million users have installed our Facebook open graph app to share their reading activity with their friends. Unlike other Facebook open graph apps, we were one of only two news apps to launch with the feature integrated into our website rather than within a canvas app on Facebook [...]
In the buzz of actually launching Recently Read, the new Facebook Open Graph app we built and released for F8, it struck me over the weekend that I’d neglected to actually write about what exactly drove us to build it.
This week’s update from the world of digital newsgathering and the place to let us know your thoughts on The Independent and i’s digital operations.
A brief history of the aggregator debate, and other developments in the digital publishing world this week.
Each week, I’ll be posting an update on developments in the field of digital publishing, particularly from a newspaper perspective, and mentioning developments from The Independent digital team.
This week’s Friday playlist comes via Sugarland. Listen to it here on Spotify and read the American duo’s explanation of the reasoning behind their selections below.
The National – Terrible Love
This band always reminds me to reach further, try harder and use my heart to make music not just my fingers and voice. This song will [...]
I love graphs, but some are just frightening. See, right, traffic to Independent.co.uk from Egypt over the last few days, following the government’s decision to cut off access to the internet . Follow our continuing coverage of the situation in Cairo here.
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