What’s in Om’s Pocket
Nate and I met with GigaOm founder Om Malik last week, and we had an interesting conversation with him about his reading habits—what he’s interested in, and what he likes to share with others via his frequent “What I Am Reading Today” posts. Afterward we sent him his personal stats for saving and reading inside…
65% of Stories Shared on #Longreads Started on Paper
Recently, media people have returned to talking about our love or hate of the following phrases: “Is ‘Snow Fall’ the future of journalism … Here’s my first Medium post, linked from my Tumblr. I don’t know WHAT IT ALL MEANS yet, but it’s a nice authoring tool, for sure. 65% of Stories Shared on #Longreads…
Why Longevity Matters
This graph, from the brand new Pocket for Publishers, is a great example. It’s the Pocket activity for “Bitter Pill,” Time magazine’s (incredible, go subscribe and read it) 25,000-word story on the secret costs of healthcare in America, written by Steven Brill. In green, you can see the daily “saves” to Pocket. In red, the…
The Year in Pocket: 240 Million Saves in 2012, and Vanity Fair’s “Obama’s Way” Most-Saved Article
Pocket Rolls Out New Site Subscription Partners: Is This A Better Way Forward For Mobile Magazines?
Re: This, very excited about what this means for publishers. Pocket Rolls Out New Site Subscription Partners: Is This A Better Way Forward For Mobile Magazines?
This week, the super Lyra McKee was generous enough to share What’s In Her Pocket.
Nate Weiner: Why Read It Later/Pocket Went Free
From Read It Later / Pocket’s founder: nateweiner: Today we launched a brand new version of Read It Later (now named Pocket). As a part of this update we have made all of our apps free.This is a big change to how we’ve operated in the past and I wanted to give some more insight…