Here goes the daily Newsreel, our daily news roundup.
– eBay goes the Pinterest route! Curation, and one click buys. Hopefully to increase sales. Details here. / Is it the best approach for a marketplace? Time, and revenue, will tell.
– Google has launched an algorithmic change that looks at the layout of a webpage and the amount of content you see on the page once you click on a result. Details here. / Oh and adsense team recommends ads above the fold?
– Amazon to use crowdsourcing for its Hollywood productions to try and increase hit rates. Wow – this is something! / People who liked car chase X also liked steamy scene Y, eh? 😀
– Android app developers offering in app content subscriptions now can let your try it out before you buy. Details here. / More features to help developers monetize better and break down barriers to help engage with potential buyers is awesome – the sign of a maturing marketplace.
– Gmail has added more than 100 virtual keyboards, transliteration and IMEs to help you communicate in as many as 75 languages including Hindi, which is a quite the improvement over the 5 languages it supported before, read complete post here. / The web is acquiring many tongues, and thats a good sign.
– Twitter has bought Vine, a video sharing company that never launched, read complete post here. / Twitter gets into videos. An armoury of self promotion tools in the offing on the path to monetization?
– News anchor Jennifer Livingston took on what’s become easy on the internet to do behind relative anonymity – bully others and judge them.
Whoever coined ‘Anonymous Coward knew something deeper about our internet personas.’
– The smaller Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini will not be an entry level smartphone and it is also mulling over to launch 4 inch Galaxy S3 in the European market, read complete post here. / So, Samsung’s Galaxy Mini 3 is confirmed!