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Blog 1: Elite Daily (http://elitedaily.com)

Elite Daily is a news blog, highlighting trending news and hot issues, from The Voice of Generation-Y. “ 1,068 more words

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To Fight Clickbait, Facebook’s Feed Prioritizes What Surveys Say

 Until now, Facebook ranked stories in News Feed with an emphasis on what you click, Like, comment, and share. But thanks to insights from new qualitative surveys where users gave each feed story one to five stars, Facebook is now leaning heavily on a second signal — what you want to see. 191 more words


Refinery29 Debuts Its First App, A Morning News Round-Up Called "Refinery29 This AM"

Refinery29, a media company catering to a younger, female demographic, has today launched its first-ever mobile application, called Refinery29 This AM. The idea with the new application is to deliver a round-up of curated news stories to readers, meant to be viewed first thing in the morning. 801 more words


Chloe Sevigny's 'Kitty' Picked Up by Refinery29 for Women's Short Film Series

Digital-media company Refinery29 is launching ShatterBox Anthology, a short-film series dedicated to emerging female filmmakers, with Chloe Sevigny’s directorial debut “Kitty” headlining the new effort. 412 more words


The End of Salons as We Know Them in 2016?

After decades of humming along in a standard state of salon appointments, the beauty service industry has reached a do-or-die turning point: get more convenient, more all-inclusive, more on-demand, or go the way of the perm. 1,121 more words


Digital Anthology Series For Emerging Female Filmmakers Backed By Sundance Institute

ShatterBox Anthology, a digital short film series announced today by Refinery29, “provides emerging female filmmakers the support and continued opportunity to realize their visions and reach new audiences.” With creative support from Sundance Institute, the yearlong collaboration will consist of 12 shortform films created by female directors, writers and animators. 192 more words