January 17, 2021

News Roundup: Stories About Twitter, Google, eBooks, David Bowie, Crowdsourcing, & Semantic Web

Here’s a Look at Several Stories Across the Library/Info World That We Think Will Be Of Interest To You:

1. Social: Twitter Changes Its Homepage To Own The Fact That It’s A Media Platform (via Business Insider)

UPDATE: Twitter disables new version of website

2. Mobile: MoMA [Museum of Modern Art] Releases e-Book App for the iPad (via PW)

3. Google: Real-time traffic graphs for the Transparency Report (via Official Google Blog)

4. Google: Google Books for iPhone, iPad Adds Landscape Mode (via The Mac Observer)

5. Mobile Music: David Bowie to release Golden Years iPhone app (via The Guardian)

6. Social Media: How Europeana, crowdsourcing & wiki principles are preserving European history (via The Sociable)

7 . SemanticWeb: Introduction To: Ontologies (via SemanticWeb.com)

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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