Fiction Podcast Explores the #MeToo Movement

New York Times contributor Amanda Hess’s recent article, “The Best New Social Thriller Is a Podcast,” discusses how the fiction podcast has evolved in the last decade. Hess writes that in the past, “the experimental sandbox of the new form has produced sharp plots and intriguing aural soundscapes but few stories that seem to access… Read More

YouTube Counters IGTV

When Instagram launched IGTV, it quickly became seen as a YouTube competitor. While YouTube is far more powerful in comparison to Instagram, IGTV’s Facebook backing makes the platform a potentially formidable opponent. YouTube quickly responded by offering top content providers and influencers six figure checks (and higher) in exchange for their loyalty to YouTube. Many… Read More

Instagram Launches the Long-form Video Platform, IGTV

Yesterday morning, Instagram announced and launched IGTV, a new platform for long-form video content that can last up to an hour. Along with the announcement that the social media platform owned by Facebook had reached one billion users worldwide, Instagram announced: “our most exciting feature to date: IGTV, a new app for watching long-form, vertical… Read More