Associate Editor at Contently, where I run The Freelancer and work on The Content Strategist. Former Arts Editor and Senior Staff Writer at The Vermont Cynic. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Snapchat celebrities are making undisclosed paid endorsements. Even more than on other platforms, policing them is a major challenge.
My 5,000+ word eBook on the present and future of digital content.
Get ready for the Facebook-ification of the Internet.
My in-depth study of freelance creatives.
Influencer marketing is more popular than ever, but it has a serious disclosure problem.
It's impossible to catch them all.
A lot of games are about saving the world, but Eco might actually do it.
"Never let anybody interfere with the things you want to do and say. That's the number one rule for everything."
Written with Joe Lazauskas.
Snapchat's new targeting features are the latest evidence that all social platforms eventually have to sacrifice what made them great.
Looking back, it’s difficult to fully grasp just how bizarre the creation of the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim was. Disney, the family-friendly all-American media titan with no history of sports management, had formed a professional sports team. And not just any team: a hockey team. This being the sport in which brutal fights are commonplace, teams have nicknames like the Broadstreet Bullies, and most of the loyal fan base is Canadian.
VR, AR, AI, IM—no acronym is off the table.
With Candace Payne’s joyous laugh, the first viral Facebook video star was born. Don’t expect her to be the last.
If Facebook is indeed "eating the internet" like so many headlines have claimed, it needs to be seen as a tool just like web browsers, unswayed by political leanings or business interests. News complicates that requirement.