We’re a little late to this game with this one, but we totally have a crush on this super sleek, smart and powerful interactive from the New York Times.
The day we got a photo of a kitten in the snow
First this happened … And then this happened … And then this happened! And finally, this happened.
Heads-up: The One Second Everyday app is free...
iTunes: One Second Everyday We haven’t tried this app yet, but we’ve heard it’s cool and can’t wait to test it out. If you download it, be sure to send in an iReport. We’d love to see a year of your life in 6 minutes!
Before and after puberty photos: It gets better! →
We love this thread on Reddit asking former ugly ducklings for their before-and-after puberty photos. It does get better, really!
47 of your your pro-voting arguments →
cnnchangethelist: Thanks to all of you who sent in these messages. They’re really fun. Check out the list to see if your argument made the cut.
"Everyone has a story." - How CNN iReport Breaks...
webbyawardsconnect: Thanks to the rise of mobile technologies, today anyone with a cell phone can play an integral role in how a news story breaks. Tweets, Instagrams and other socially shared content inform our understanding of current events as they unfold. CNN’s Webby Winning iReport harnesses the power of this phenomenon by empowering users to submit their own content to help cover...
Storylane is rad →
We’re sort of obsessed with this site right now. It makes telling stories so easy and fun. Check it out!
Check This Out: CNN Change the List →
cnnnselections: Check out this cool project by our friends at CNN Digital called Change the List. It spotlights the state of Hawaii, currently ranked number 50 when it comes to voter turnout. Through their reporting, interviews and related social media efforts, they’re hoping their experiment can lift Hawaii in November’s election. Click on the link to see what they’re doing to #changethelist.
Facebook mentions of “Big Bird” increased by 800,000% during last night’s presidential debate. Read more on CNN.com
Do yourself a favor, and check out this site. There’s a lot to love about the format and ideas they’re exploring.
May the Force be with your Instagramming →
A very different kind of crowdsourced storytelling →
Happy birthday, Edgar Wright! Your “Random Adventures of Brandon Generator” is amazing!
How does Pinterest make money? Here’s another interesting aspect of Pinterest’s...– Know Your Internet: What Is Pinterest and Why Should I Care? - The Atlantic (via rachelanna)
The Brainstorming Process Is B.S. But Can We... →
Good food for thought here (and the article’s title is like an awesome inside joke just for our team).
When I was eight years old, I hung a sign on my bedroom door that read...– Why Do You Vote Democrat? Or Republican? Or… | xoJane ripe for an iReport project.
How CNN’s iReport verifies its citizen content |... →
Poynter has a nice story today that provides a little behind-the-scenes look into our news vetting process. And it features our lovely fearless leader!
Kentucky newspapers launch partnership with public... →
New Nieman-Berkman Fellowship Announced For... →
nieman just announced a new fellowship for research on “the advancement of digital journalism” and “journalism innovation.” cool!