Tech

  • Adobe Youth Voices Awards: Last Week To Vote!

    A group of friends started a club to teach digital literacy to underprivileged students at their school in India. A young woman made a documentary about the challenges that Morgan, a non-binary transgender high school student, faces on a daily basis. Students in London organized an event to raise awareness about food waste — serving guests snacks rejected by […]

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  • Creating a Brand Character: Can it Make a Difference?

    Readers, viewers, gamers — anyone entrenched in a story big or small inherently seeks an emotional connection with its characters. It’s what makes it possible to stay up all night binge-watching your new favorite show, to feel tears well during an inspiring commercial, or to read that same amazing novel three times over. Successful content marketers know this character-driven […]

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  • Events This Week: Holiday Parties, Hackathons, & More!

    December is in full swing. Our office is decorated, our holiday party is scheduled, and we’re collectively pushing our efforts toward making the next two weeks uber-productive leading into the holiday break. It’s a busy time of year, to be sure, but there’s plenty of reason to squeeze in a few of this week’s events into […]

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  • Magnet Labs Podcast No. 58: HBO’s Standalone Streaming Service, & More

    On this week’s podcast, we bid a fond farewell to our Director of Marketing Ryan Swearingen, who’s moving on from Magnet next week and will call podcast 58 his last. Ryan was one of the original podcast team members, founding it a couple years ago and participating in nearly every episode since. He also started […]

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  • Events This Week: Crowdfunding Panel (Here @ Magnet), Social Photography, Digital Marketing, & More!

    It’s not too late to join us here at Magnet Media HQ tonight for New York Tech Council’s Crowdfunding: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly event. Get more details on that and many other tech, digital, and marketing events going on this week throughout NYC. MONDAY: Tribeca Venture Partners: Stories of Entrepreneurship Monday, Oct 20 […]

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  • Microsoft & Minecraft, Apple’s (Unwanted) U2 “Gift” & More: Magnet Labs Podcast No. 54

    Listen/watch this week’s podcast, on which Ryan, RJ, and myself talk about a variety of tech and digital news stories. Microsoft bought Mojang, the company responsible for the uber-popular world-building game Minecraft, this week for a whopping $2.5 million. The game appeals to all ages and is one of the most successful on the market, so it […]

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  • Events This Week: Disruptive Technologists, Mobile Video & Vine (Here @ Magnet), And More!

    We’d love to see you here at Magnet HQ on Wednesday night as VideoInk and Big Screen Little Screen host a discussion on Mobile Video and Vine. It’s an area of interest for us — and likely is for you, too — so come by and hear the experts talk it out while you enjoy some drinks […]

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  • Events This Week: Digital Video & The TV Ad Business, Big Ideas For Smart Cities, & More!

    New York City continues to plow through summer, filling it with enough tech, digital, and marketing events to please anyone interested. This week is no exception. Start tonight at the Queens Tech Speaker Series, which features talks from various startup founders with all proceeds going to Coalition for Queens, a non-profit dedicated to fostering technology innovation in the […]

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  • Events This Week: Marketing Meetups, #Rethink Coding, and Much More!

    Take a look at the many great tech, digital, and marketing events going on in NYC this week: MONDAY: NYC Marketing Meeting Monthly Drinks and Networking Monday, Jul 07, 07:00 PM @ Art Bar 52 8th Ave, New York Free TUESDAY: #Rethink Coding w/ Reshma Saujani (Founder, Girls Who Code) Tuesday, Jul 08, 08:00 AM @ Grind 1412 Broadway, […]

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  • How to Use Google+ on YouTube :: ScreenShare with Matt Ballek (video)

    On this month’s episode of ScreenShare, with our Director of Strategic Distribution Matt Ballek, he talks about the once purported “Facebook Killer,” Google+. Even though the social network never lived up to its early hype, it’s still worth your time as a content creator, especially as it pertains to YouTube. Google+ has more than 400 million active […]

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