Snapchat Bulks up to take a big step Towards Monetizing its Business

Posted on September 14th, 2016 by REFUGE Categories Blog

By Vlad Vidaeff

It is no secret that Snapchat is one of today’s most promising social media networks.  Capitalizing on a younger generation, Snapchat allows what some have called the “selfie generation” to indulge in what they like to do: take pictures of themselves and their friends.  As the platform’s user base continues to grow at an impressive rate, monetizing its business is a key strategic focus.  This blog will explore how Snapchat’s recent acquisition is a positive step in that direction. (more…)

A Modern-Day Cameraman: The new Current app

Posted on February 10th, 2016 by REFUGE Categories Blog

By Vlad Vidaeff
 
The movie Nightcrawler stars Jake Gyllenhaal as Louis Bloom, a struggling man who stumbles into a career as a cameraman breaking crime stories.  With the new app Current, you can become a “nightcrawler” and earn extra cash by reporting the news.   This blog will introduce Current and discuss its impact on how news organizations disseminate and break current news. (more…)

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