RJI Futures Lab update #105

Apps for collaborative mobile video and a follow-up button for Web stories


PART 1: Collaborative video

Several apps have emerged recently that enable groups of smartphone users to pile footage together into a stream that becomes a single collaborative video. We explore some of the options and possibilities. 

PART 2: Contextly's follow-up button

Several mobile apps are using alerts or other strategies to help users stay abreast of ongoing developments in a specific news story or topic. But what about website visitors? We learn how a new tool from Contextly offers publishers a way to notify users when follow-up stories of interest are posted to their websites. 

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