Instagram’s busy week, emoji stories and jumping magikarp: the week in review

Danika Stahl
Danika Stahl // May 26, 2017
Our weekly roundup brings you a list of curated content in social, technology and Mindset Digital happenings from need-to-know news to silly social trends. This week in social… Hide your shame with Instagram archive. That’s right. All those embarrassing, over-filtered photos you posted in 2014 don’t have to disappear forever. And it’ll...

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Mindset Digital Podcast #20: Instagram Stories vs Snapchat Stories Battle Royale

Mindset Digital
Mindset Digital // May 10, 2017
Instagram and Snapchat keep cloning each others features. In this episode, two of the office millennials square off in a no-holds-barred 'who-has-the-better-stories feature' death match while Creative Director Pete Brown tries to keep up. Plus, an update to our Episode 16 review of Digit. [embed]https://soundcloud.com/mindset-digital/ep-20-instagram-vs-snapchat[/embed] Show notes: Instagram Stories hits 200M users, surpassing...

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F8 happenings, Neuralink creation and giraffes having babies: the week in review

Danika Stahl
Danika Stahl // April 21, 2017
Our weekly roundup brings you a list of curated content in social, technology and Mindset Digital happenings from need-to-know news to silly social trends. This week in social… Facebook held their annual F8 Conference and packed it with announcements. Here are the highlights (via Buffer): They plan to integrate augmented reality into...

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Snapchat, Instagram and the Hall of Fame of Now

Pete Brown
Pete Brown // March 6, 2017
Articles hailing the ongoing war between Instagram and Snapchat seem to be missing the point For some time, I assumed the reason why I didn’t quite get all the stories about a raging, feature-stealing, user-poaching feud between Instagram and Snapchat was simply because I am over 40, and somehow biologically incapable...

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Tech IPOs, a new Nintendo console and iPhone rumors: the week in review

Danika Stahl
Danika Stahl // March 3, 2017
Our weekly roundup brings you a list of curated content in social, technology and Mindset Digital happenings from need-to-know news to silly social trends. This week in social… Snap went public. As expected, it’s a smash hit, now valued at $34 billion. That’s basically the biggest tech debut since Facebook and puts...

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It’s time to stop throwing shade at vertical video

Pete Brown
Pete Brown // February 21, 2017
While our eyes prefer horizontal frames, our hands prefer holding our phones vertically. And in the ongoing battle between the two, it seems our hands are winning. So, let me get this out of the way first— I love doing this: I know it makes me look like a caricature of a...

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The Power of Streaks

Pete Brown
Pete Brown // February 6, 2017
Are apps like Snapchat gamifying their use or creating a friendship scoreboard? I drive my 8th grade daughter to school every day, and have done it for years. I learned to treasure the few minutes as an opportunity to check in, daughter-to-dad style. This year, though, the conversation is definitely down...

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