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Posts Tagged ‘Justin Ellis’

What Journalists Are Saying About Updates to TweetDeck

tweetdeckYesterday, Twitter announced updates to the TweetDeck app on all supported platforms, which includes its web app, Chrome, Mac and Windows.

TweetDeck announced the updates in a blog post:

“This update makes TweetDeck easier to use with design enhancements, personalization options and the addition of several frequently-requested features.”

According to a Los Angeles Times article, this is “TweetDeck’s first major aesthetic change since being acquired by Twitter early last year.”

So what about these new features?

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Design the Next ‘Mind-blowing News App’

In just a few days, the third and final challenge in the Knight-Mozilla News Technology Partnership will begin. The question calls for ideas that would develop a news app, using HTML5, to create a whole new user experience and work on multiple platforms. (Here’s the full challenge description.)

The Knight-Mozilla News Technology Partnership, known as MoJo for short, was announced in February and is a three-year collaboration between the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and the Mozilla Foundation. The goal of the partnership is for MoJo to find 15 news technology fellows to embed in leading news organizations like Boston.com and Al Jazeera. The fellows will be chosen by submitting ideas to the challenges. Read more