Spot.IM Staff

Dec 23, 20195m read

The Case for Online Civility: A Perspective on the Past Decade and a Forecast for What...

In the early days of the Internet, the newly connected world was idealized as a space where you could learn new things, share your thoughts and discuss your ideas – all in a civil manner. In t...

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Spot.IM Staff

Oct 31, 20191m read

TechCrunch and Spot.IM

TechCrunch Partners with Spot.IM to Increase Community Engagement

TechCrunch is now using Spot.IM to power comments and chats between online readers across its site. “It’s a real honor for us to collaborate with TechCrunch to form this online community…...

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Nadav Shoval

Jun 24, 20192m read

Spot.IM Summer Event: Year of the User

In the modern digital world, everything begins with the user. Today’s most successful internet companies have thrived because they were the first to recognize this. They have built their empir...

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Nadav Shoval

Apr 30, 20192m read

Raising $25M to Help Build a Better Media Industry

We founded Spot.IM in 2012 on the idea that the publishing industry needed a sustainable business model, one built on community and users’ real connection to media brands. Our mission has alwa...

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Javier

Nov 06, 20181m read

George Takei Live Blogs the 2018 Midterm Elections

“Oh myyy!” Nope. Oh yesss! Star Trek legend and Howard Stern Show announcer George Takei is officially live blogging the 2018 midterm elections on Second Nexus. Utilizing Spot.IMR...

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Spot.IM Staff

Oct 17, 20182m read

The Value of Community in a Social Media World

By Ben Szurek In a 1962 essay titled “The Virgin and the Dynamo,” the poet W.H. Auden explores a tension that characterizes life in the modern world. Life, according to Auden, is a war betwe...

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Spot.IM Staff

Sep 28, 20182m read

Trash Talk: Internet Starts Chattering Before Khabib vs. McGregor

By Ben Szurek Every Sunday from September to February, football fans are treated to a buffet of NFL games, filled with the big hits, breakout plays, and coordinated drives that give football its...

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Javier

Sep 19, 20183m read

Marc Benioff, TIME Magazine and The Rise of Tech Media

It’s official! Meredith Corporation is selling TIME Magazine (yes, THE Time Magazine) to Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and his wife Lynne for $190 million in cash. The news of the acquisition ha...

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Spot.IM Staff

Sep 12, 20183m read

Real Danger: Preparing for Hurricane Florence

By Ben Szurek One year ago, the topic of hurricanes dominated national news as massive storm systems hit parts of Texas and the Caribbean, costing lives and leaving many cities immobilized. At t...

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Spot.IM Staff

Sep 07, 20184m read

Nike Courting Controversy in New Ad Campaign Starring Colin Kaepernick

By Ben Szurek On the eve of the 2016 NFL Season, Colin Kaepernick sat on a bench in Levi’s Stadium, San Francisco, while everyone else in attendance stood in honor of our national anthem. His...

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