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Washington Post Launches “Know More” Service Aimed At Social Sharing
/ October 8, 2013 11:45 am
Washington Post Launches “Know More” Service Aimed At Social Sharing

As it faces increased competition from social media driven sites like BuzzFeed, the Washington Post has launched a new offering called "Know More" -- a socially-driven, curated page led by Wonkblog editor Ezra Klein and writer Dylan Matthews. The offering features "tiles" of visual content related to the day's top new stories that are meant to be easily shared through social media. Read More

The Washington Post Launches App for Android and Kindle Tablets
/ October 1, 2013 11:56 am
The Washington Post Launches App for Android and Kindle Tablets

The Washington Post on Tuesday launched its flagship news app for Android and Kindle Fire tablets. The app offers a mix of news articles, commentary, photo galleries and video clips. It also features a replica of the day's newspaper, which users can flip through by swiping their finger. "Android is among the fastest growing in the tablet space, and we felt building a flagship app for Android users was an important service to provide our readers," said Julia Beizer, The Post's director of mobile. . Read More

Washington Post Launches Visual News Platform “Topicly”
/ September 23, 2013 1:27 pm
Washington Post Launches Visual News Platform “Topicly”

The Washington Post on Monday launched a new web platform called "Topicly" that displays images corresponding to the site's most popular topics. When visitors click on a particular image, they are taken to all of The Post's relevant stories, commentary, multimedia and graphics surrounding the issue. "Topicly was created for users who are interested in consuming news in a visual way," said Cory Haik, The Post's executive producer and senior editor of digital news. . Read More

Washington Post Launches ReferAlong.com Job Referral Site
/ September 18, 2013 12:53 pm
Washington Post Launches ReferAlong.com Job Referral Site

The Washington Post has launched an experimental new jobs site that offers cash bonuses to users who share listings with their social networks. The site, ReferAlong.com, allows users to share listings with potential applicants through Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and email. If one of those applicants lands the job, everyone in the referral chain, including the new hire, receives a bonus. Rewards -- typically $500-$5,000 -- are paid out 30 days after the person starts work. Read More

The Washington Post to Launch Tech Policy Blog “The Switch”
/ July 22, 2013 1:43 pm
The Washington Post to Launch Tech Policy Blog “The Switch”

The Washington Post said on Monday it will launch a new technology policy blog to be known as "The Switch." The blog, set to launch July 29, will feature news and analysis on issues like NSA surveillance, patent trolls and broadband networks. Post tech writer Tim Lee will anchor the blog. "The tech industry and Washington are more entwined now than ever before," said Greg Schneider, the Post's national economy and business editor. Read More

The Guardian: Microsoft Reported to Have Willingly Cooperated with NSA
/ July 15, 2013 11:53 am
The Guardian: Microsoft Reported to Have Willingly Cooperated with NSA

The Guardian reports that Microsoft collaborated closely with US intelligence services to allow users' communications to be intercepted, including helping the National Security Agency (NSA) to circumvent the company's own encryption, according to top-secret documents obtained by the news outlet. . Read More

The Washington Post to Invest in FaithStreet.com
/ July 9, 2013 12:37 pm
The Washington Post to Invest in FaithStreet.com

The Washington Post said on Tuesday it will make an unspecified investment in New York-based FaithStreet.com, the developer of a digital outreach and giving platform for places of worship. The deal also will include content on the Post's OnFaith.com website. Read More

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