YouTube and Video
If you are blogging at Tumblr
, there’s a new Tip Jar feature
that lets people pay you a small tip. It can be done anonymously or publicly.
has a new design that they say makes it easier to discover and follow specific writers
. It includes a sidebar that promotes related articles by other writers, which has many Medium writers upset. And the new design removed the ability to resize or position images, which apparently can break photo blogs and otherwise heavily formatted blogs. Tags, which replaced topic pages last September
, have also apparently gone missing. It appears the goal is to increase the time visitors spend on the platform, which might be great for Medium, but not necessarily good for individual writers.
Chrome is offering more Actions from the address bar
, like “Manage settings” or “Share this tab”. And if you are doing research, you can return to a prior search by typing a related search term and then selecting “Resume your research”. Or you can revisit your search topics on the new Chrome History Journeys page.
is adding new features to Reddit Talk
, its Clubhouse-like live audio conversation feature, including recordings, comments, a live bar highlighting live conversations in the mobile app, plus more features are available on the web.
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