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From Our NYT Files: What to Do When Laptops and Silence Take Over Your Cafe?

From Our NYT Files: What to Do When Laptops and Silence Take Over Your Cafe?

Kyle Glanville should have been thrilled. All 70 of the outdoor seats at Go Get Em Tiger were taken, only three days after he and his partner opened the cafe in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles.

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From Our NYT Files: The 5 Most Popular Dogs on Instagram

From Our NYT Files: The 5 Most Popular Dogs on Instagram

According to a search of users’ posts, these are the platform’s pre-eminent pooches.

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From Our NYT Files: Brands Are Becoming Accountable for Where Digital Ads Show Up

From Our NYT Files: Brands Are Becoming Accountable for Where Digital Ads Show Up

For advertisers, one of the internet’s great promises has been the ability to automatically target people based on their interests and demographics, with little regard to the websites they are visiting.

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From Our NYT Files: Even the Tech Elite Are Worrying About Tech Addiction

From Our NYT Files: Even the Tech Elite Are Worrying About Tech Addiction

Your phone buzzes. A message, an Instagram post, a tweet — some bit of digital effluvia has come in, and it’s right there, promising a brief but necessary hit of connection. All you have to do is look.

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From Our NYT Files: The Mainstreaming of Political Memes Online

From Our NYT Files: The Mainstreaming of Political Memes Online

Political memes have gone mainstream as the distance between the White House and subcultures like 4Chan has closed.

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From Our NYT Files: The Ratio Establishes Itself on Twitter

From Our NYT Files: The Ratio Establishes Itself on Twitter

It’s easy to tell when you’ve nailed a good tweet — just watch the likes and retweets pile up as the post goes viral. Now there are also more ways to tell if a tweet was bad. That’s because a new barometer for Twitter blahness has taken hold: the ratio.

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From Our NYT Files: The Rise of a Visual Internet

From Our NYT Files: The Rise of a Visual Internet

I’ll make this short: The thing you’re doing now, reading prose on a screen, is going out of fashion. We’re taking stock of the internet right now, with writers who cover the digital world cataloging some of the most consequential currents shaping it. If you probe those currents and look ahead to the coming year online, one truth becomes clear. The defining narrative of our online moment concerns the decline of text, and the exploding reach and power of audio and video.

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From Our Hootsuite Files: How to Make a Blockbuster Twitter Video for Your Business

From Our Hootsuite Files: How to Make a Blockbuster Twitter Video for Your Business

If content is king, video is the crown jewel of the online world. Indeed, one million minutes of video will be shared online every second by 2021, According to Cisco. And by then, 82 percent of all internet traffic will be attributable to video.

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From Our Hootsuite Files: How to Use Instagram for Business: A Complete Guide for Marketers

From Our Hootsuite Files: How to Use Instagram for Business: A Complete Guide for Marketers

From the boom in popularity of Instagram Stories, to the recent expansion of advertising opportunities—it’s a good time to be using Instagram for business.

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From Our NYT Files: Alibaba’s Online Growth Surges, Even as It Looks Offline

From Our NYT Files: Alibaba’s Online Growth Surges, Even as It Looks Offline

HONG KONG — The Alibaba Group, the Chinese online shopping giant, has become so big that it is looking for growth by forging into new territory: the offline world. Alibaba has snapped up stakes in grocers and in an electronics chain over the last three years, a perhaps counterintuitive series of moves for a company that helps consumers in China buy products with their smartphones.

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