Wheel Of Time Billboards

Episode 367 - November 20, 2021


  • Twitter GoodBots
  • Amazon's Anamorphic Billboards
  • Atlantic's Newsletters
  • Nicole Wallace's Interview Master Class
  • Apple Self-Repair
  • WWF Animation
  • Spotify Adds Video Podcasts
  • TikTok's Meh Safety Center
  • The Long Tradition Of Disinformation
  • Rating Media Bias
  • Childlessness Is In

Best Practices

Twitter Launches Good Bots Experiment

Not all bots are bad. Some actually provide good information. Twitter is experimenting in identifying them.

Amazon's Wheel Of Time Anamorphic Billboard

​​The campaign also included actors playing out battle scenes in Times Square.

Atlantic Newsletters

This month, The Atlantic launched a new suite of nine newsletters from what editor in chief Jeffrey Goldberg described as “some of America’s most thoughtful, provocative, and urgent writers.”

Interview A Politician Master Class

MSNBC’s Nicole Wallace hosts a master class on how to conduct a series interview with her questions for Chris Christie’s book tour.

Apple Self-Repair

Apple parts, tools, and manuals — starting with iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 — available to individual consumers.

WWF's Amazing Animation

A melting polar bear illustrates the immediacy of the climate crisis.

Spotify Gets Video Podcasts

Soon, Spotify users will see a lot more video podcasts on the platform as we open up access for creators to begin publishing video podcasts to Spotify.

Worst Practices

TikTok's Alleged Safety Center

TikTok did a global research study to learn how teens view TikTok challenges that have resulted in harm and even death. Basically, not much will change.

  • TikTok updates Safety Center resources following research on harmful challenges

Big Oil: Disinforming Since 1962

Media Bias Chart Needs Refining

Maybe there should be a lies and propaganda column?

Chart: News Media Bias


Shiny New Stuff

B.L.'s Finds

  • Google Meet is rolling out new immersive backgrounds on the web, with “subtle animation” and different versions for different weather (sunny, rainy, snowy). Three new backgrounds will be available to everyone, with five additional immersive backgrounds and color filters available to Google Workspace and G Suite customers (excluding Google Workspace Individual customers).
  • Shield App - Deeper tracking of LinkedIn analytics for your personal LinkedIn profile. Measure content and profile performance in one dashboard. $6 a month and up For you, your team, or your agency and clients. Content metrics, real-times stats, audience demographics and more, all on one dashboard.
  • Google Lens - Search Google with your phone’s camera. I pointed it at my plant and it immediately identified my Spathaphyllium and gave me information about it. I first heard of this several years ago, but it’s now available on iPhone and Android.
  • Episode 188: Google Lens AI for Phones

David's Finds

  • Qwoted - Like Help A Reporter Out but on steroids.

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