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Digital TrendsMedium is adding a major new update to its mobile apps for iOS and Android in the form of serialized posts. The new "Series" feature lets users create mobile stories using text, images, photos, and GIFs, with video coming soon.
EngadgetHowever, Series sets itself apart with posts that don't disappear after 24 hours and actually evolve over time. Medium wants Series to tell "ongoing stories," which they hope posters will add to as the narrative develops.
WIREDAt some point in every technology's evolution, the world settles on its Right Way To Do Stuff. Having one broadly adopted system just makes life easier, since people don't have to learn a new language and dance routine every time they want to try something.
José Cortez- Software developer @UnbabelMedium is currently my favorite product and I'm a super happy paid user. Not only does it provide the best experience for (quality) reading posts in the entire web but I completely agree with Ev's vision. The whole paradigm of attracting eyeballs just for attracting eyeballs' sake is not sustainable and does not necessarily promote quality content.
Kunal Bhatia- Co-founder & Design Lead @SlidesUpI too started my Medium membership. I've switched from personal sites/blog solutions over the years. Medium has been the place I can point to without fail since June 13, 2013. Supporting them was a no-brainer.
The VergeMedium has just launched its subscription service, which for $5 per month will give subscribers access to... something, eventually. At the moment, the service isn't offering subscribers much beyond the knowledge that their money is going directly to writers.
TechCrunchOfficial platform of hot takes Medium has launched its new business model: paid subscriptions, which the company said it would debut sometime this quarter at Upfront Summit back in early February. Medium started the year with some tough times, including layoffs and a change in direction, so it's got a lot riding on these subscriptions attracting some...
Wattpad BlogFor over a decade, Wattpad has provided tools for storytellers to create, discover, and write works easily and effectively. It's why more that 45 million people choose Wattpad to upload serialized stories , visually exciting multimedia works, or read books online. We understand the challenges writer
The Digital ReaderWattpad is jumping on the short-short fiction wagon with the launch of a new app, Tap. Tap is a reading app in the style of Amazon Rapids or Hooked. It serves up chat-style stories which are the current fad in digital publishing.
Unbound WorldsWattpad, a multi-platform publishing company enabling readers and writers to publish, comment and collaborate on original works of fiction, has just released a new app: Tap. Wattpad describes Tap is a "free chat-style story app" in which stories unfold like chat messages. Readers work through the story by tapping to receive the next installment.
TubefilterWattpad has found a new way to push the envelope in the world of fan-submitted literature. The publishing platform and content studio has launched an app called Tap, on which short stories are displayed as text message threads. Many of Wattpad's biggest fans are teenagers, and Tap will present stories to that audience through a medium they know well.