The key for products and politicians used to be maximizing paid and earned media. What matters on the Internet, though, is inspired media.
Google’s earnings raise more questions about just how well their mobile business is doing, but there is reason for optimism. Then, Microsoft continues to execute.
On Exponent, the weekly podcast I host with James Allworth, we discuss the history of messaging apps, the rise of Snapchat, and why Instagram Stories was such a brilliant move. Listen to it here.
More evidence of faltering Snapchat growth, and a cautionary tale from LINE. Then, lots of news from Samsung, a company doing much better than most think.
Twitter sold Fabric, ending it’s too-late attempt to build the sort of company it should have been originally. Then, there may be concern about Snapchat’s user growth — thanks to Instagram? — but there is a strategy.
Qualcomm was sued by both the FTC and by Apple; Apple seems to have a much stronger case. Then, is Google buying Google ads a bad thing?
What does the future of enterprise software look like? Atlassian has an idea, so I interviewed their CEO.
On Exponent, the weekly podcast I host with James Allworth, we discuss The Great Unbundling. Listen to it here.
The current TV model is exceptionally strong, but its weaknesses are correlated. Then, Netflix continues to demonstrate the power of Aggregation Theory, and the New York Times impresses with its focus on the business side of journalism.
It’s trivial to say that the Internet changed media; what is more interesting is unpacking how different types of media were affected, and why — and what might happen to TV.