Tag Archives: YouTube

YouTube Wants You To Watch Longer . . .

Feel that you haven’t been spending enough time on YouTube lately? YouTube agrees. Today it was announced that YouTube, one of the biggest search engines in the world in and of its own right, has changed its algorithm, rewarding videos that people “watch longer” with higher video search rankings. In an nutshell, “watch time” is […]

Ho! Ho! Ho! — #Ho!

Image: Andreas Rentz / Getty Images We’ll be taking a holiday break here at the 435 Digital blog. To spread a little cheer I’m presenting a few clips from the top 15 holiday  movies of all time as voted by Chicago Tribune’s Red Eye readers. It’s an eclectic collection. But for me, the holidays are […]

Biggest nonprofits aren’t necessarily best at social media

Craig Newmark, founder of Craig’s List, published an infographic Oct. 13 showing social media use by the 50 largest US nonprofits as ranked by revenue reported to the Nonprofit Times.  The survey was done as part of  CraigConnects, which is Craig’s initiative to connect the world for the common good. With tools like WordPress, Joomla and […]