Marketplace Tech for Monday, February 23, 2015
Feb 23, 2015

Marketplace Tech for Monday, February 23, 2015

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Airing on Monday, February 23, 2015: YouTube is launching a “YouTube for kids” app. In part, it’s a response to parents who want to be able to let their kids surf YouTube’s video content safely. But it’s also an enormous money making opportunity. We take a look at the market for kid-friendly media platforms. Next up is Chris Schlitt, a Pebble app developer, to talk about what features he’d like to see in the new Pebble smartwatch, which is rumored to be launching on Tuesday. We also speak with Will Oremus, senior tech writer for Slate, about why Snapchat’s user interface is so hard to use. 

 

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Snapchat's secret to success

Feb 23, 2015
What makes Snapchat popular could be the hard-to-use user interface.

Airing on Monday, February 23, 2015: YouTube is launching a “YouTube for kids” app. In part, it’s a response to parents who want to be able to let their kids surf YouTube’s video content safely. But it’s also an enormous money making opportunity. We take a look at the market for kid-friendly media platforms. Next up is Chris Schlitt, a Pebble app developer, to talk about what features he’d like to see in the new Pebble smartwatch, which is rumored to be launching on Tuesday. We also speak with Will Oremus, senior tech writer for Slate, about why Snapchat’s user interface is so hard to use. 

 

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