Cities

    • Amazon’s HQ2 Isn’t a Headquarters. So What Is It?

      Crossposted from NewCo Shift. Everyone’s favorite parlor game is “where will Amazon go?” Better to ask: Why does Amazon needs a second headquarters in the first place? It’s the future! Rendering of Amazon’s new Seattle HQ. The first and original one. Why does Amazon want a new headquarters? Peruse the company’s RFP, and the company is frustratingly vague on the question.

      John Battelle's Search Blog- 12 readers -
  • What Are Users #Scared of on Instagram? (Infographics)

    … are talking about. According to the report, the biggest fear among Instagram users is the unknown, followed by the fear of going to prison. Instagrammers in Maine posted most about being #scared nearly twice as much as the other states in the top five–Washington, D.C.; New York; Nevada; and Florida. When broken down by city, five California cities–Santa…

    AllFacebookin Social- 33 readers -
  • Snapchat Pulls Plug on Our Story Local Stories for Cities

    … Snapchat is nixing its Our Story local stories for cities in favor of focusing on live moments. Our Story curated videos of everyday activities shot by users in specific cities, and Snapchat confirmed to Bloomberg that about 15 jobs were lost as a result of the move, saying: A small number of local story curator positions were eliminated…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebook- 20 readers -
  • Which Cities Do Instagram Users Love? (Infographics)

    … in the U.S by assigning a “Livability Score,” searched Instagram for #CityLife and sorted through all of the posts to find out what users like to include the most when capturing their favorite cities. No surprise here: New York and New York City topped were the top state and city, respectively, featured with the #citylife hashtag. Boston, Illinois…

    Inside Facebook- 25 readers -
  • Twitter Rolling Out Foursquare-Powered Locations to iOS Users

    … platforms to be added soon. Constine wrote that Twitter users who tap specific Foursquare-powered locations or cities tagged in tweets will be taken to a new location feed with a map at the top, where they will see tweets from that location. He added that there currently does not appear to be a way for users to search for these location feeds…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Twitter- 23 readers -