Google has updated the iOS app for their social network, and it looks pretty good. Where before the application seemed like an alien on iOS, the update is much more aesthetically pleasing and powerful.
Yesterday, Newsweek surprised many when it announced a return to print. Its editor Jim Impoco explained the move to Ad Age, saying he wants it to be less ad-supported and more reader-supported. In other words, more expensive. [Source: Ad Age]
After raising $5.7 million on Kickstarter, the people behind the Veronica Mars movie have finally revealed when the project will be released. March 14, 2014 is the date, so fans of the early-2000s cult TV show, keep that date marked. [Source: Entertainment Weekly]
“While native advertising may certainly bring some benefits to consumers, it has to be done lawfully. By presenting ads that resemble editorial content, an advertiser risks implying, deceptively, that the information comes from a non-biased source.”
Nonprofit education organization, EducationSuperHighway, has raised a $9 million round of funding. The investment was led by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Mark Zuckerberg’s initiative, Startup:Education. [Source: GeekWire]