Videogaming, Esports Get Own WP Section

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Executive vice president of Goldman & Associates Public Relations, based in Norfolk, Virginia and serving clients across the United States.

Videogaming, Esports Get Own WP Section

Amid the cutbacks in journalism, the Washington Post is adding a coverage area: videogaming and esports. It provided details on its new Launcher section today.…

Digital Media Use Leveling Off, Study Says

Consumers aren’t planning to increase their digital media use but marketers keep spending more on it Bored…  MediaPost reports on the results from a new American Marketing Association New York study.…

New Words Always Say A Lot

Dictionary imageFabulosity, escape room and the new meaning for “they” are among the 533 new words and meanings Merriam-Webster just added. These lists are always intriguing reads that sum up cultural evolution.…

Social Media Habits of Gen Z

zgraphicWhat is Generation Z really doing on, and thinking about, social media? CNBC got up close and personal with some teens.…

YouTube: Kids Have a Big Role

Children play a surprisingly large role on YouTube, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of the platform’s high-subscriber channels.…

Data Privacy: It May be Impossible

With the concern about data privacy, here’s disturbing news. Researchers at two universities have foundPrivacygraphic that it’s not very hard to figure out who’s listed in databases that have supposedly been stripped of all identifying information. The Guardian has the …

Internet Language and Its Impact

TextinggraphicA new book takes a look at how the internet is shaping language, in ways that are sometimes surprisingly subtle.  The New York Times calls “Because Internet” an “incisive and entertaining guidebook.”…

Pickup-Truck Emoji: The Back Story

The pickup-truck emoji coming to smartphones next year won’t bear the Ford name, but that’s who’s behind it. The Atlantic has the details.…

New Social Media Platform Gets Google Test

ShoelacegraphicA few months after closing down Google+ for the general public, Google is toying with a new social media platform … TechCrunch has details on a more modest effort called Shoelace.…

Ad Tracking Details Revealed, Somewhat

Facebook is making the process of ad tracking a bit clearer for its users, as Mashable reports.Tracking