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October 16, 2015

The News TiCKer – October 16, 2015

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Hitting reset on Reddit, improving your productivity at the office and robot reporters – these are a few of things that caught our attention this week. Use Facebook’s new emojis and let us know what you think!

Hitting reset on Reddit, improving your productivity at the office and robot reporters – these are a few of things that caught our attention this week. Use Facebook’s new emojis and let us know what you think!

CULTURE AND TRENDS

Reddit Redux

Steve Huffman co-founded Reddit. Sold Reddit. Watched Reddit grow. Watched Reddit flounder. Watched Reddit mutiny. Now he’s back, to try to save Reddit from itself.

End of the road for journalists? Tencent’s Robot reporter ‘Dreamwriter’ churns out perfect 1,000-word news story – in 60 seconds

Tencent published a word-perfect business article on inflation, complete with analysts’ comments, crafted in a minute by a computer program.

TIPS AND TRICKS

The 60-Second Rule for Every Email

Here’s the 60-second email rule to help you communicate better, reduce email embarrassment, and look more professional.

15 Habits That Will Totally Transform Your Productivity

From decluttering your desk to letting yourself complain, these 15 easy behavior changes can change how much you accomplish each day.

SOCIAL MEDIA

The Science Behind Facebook’s New Emoji

The company went all out to choose six icons to accompany the “like” button.

3 ways marketers can raise their social media maturity

Though there are new channels popping up constantly and experimentation is always encouraged, there are established best practices for brand managers.

JUST FOR FUN

In First Debate, Democrats Keep the Drama to a Minimum

Cable news had been spoiled by the first two Republican primary debates of this cycle, with a feisty, oversize field led by a professional reality-TV performer. The Democratic race is led by two candidates who’ve seen political benefit in not attacking each other.


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