Facebook announces their Instant Articles iPhone app which publishes thousands of articles every day which iPhone users can see in their news feeds. Instant Article features fluid interactive immersive content. Including auto play videos that come to life automatically.
Instant Articles also let you zoom in and explore the details in high resolution by moving your iPhone around, you can view and swipe through seamless photo galleries, you can explore locations in the article by using relocation interactive maps. In Facebook, enhanced Instant Articles features are displayed automatically when friends or publishers share an Instant Articles links. There are already thousands of Instant Articles on Facebook daily from publishers like MTV, Cosmopolitan, National Geographic, BuzzFeed, and The New York Times. Other companies said to soon jump on the Instant Article bandwagon are The Verge, Rolling Stones, Seventeen, Harper’s Bazaar, Entertainment Weekly, New York Post, Billboard magazine and more. http://media.fb.com/2015/10/20/instant-articles-for-iphone/
Yahoo! launched its new logo this month. Designed by Yahoo!’s President/CEO Marissa Mayer herself at Yahoo! While Marissa announced the new Yahoo logo to be a success, early reactions suggest she’s in the minority. What do you think?
Do you like it? Can you recognize any improvements? How do you think it will affect their overall branding? There are negative comments all over the Internet taking stabs at almost every aspect of the logo; like the height, kerning, color and the exclamation mark. There are even jokes online about how Yahoo’s new logo take a step back into the 90s.
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