Interestingly, a new twist on an alternative revenue generator has emerged: the democratized digital tip jar. Sites like Wikipedia have employed an online tip jar for years in the form of regular requests for donations from its users via PayPal, credit/debit cards, and other payment methods. But now a major player in the digital donations space-Flattr-is partnering with AdBlock Plus to offer Flattr Plus, a browser extension/app that enables users to remove online ads from sites they visit while also contributing a monthly payment in an amount they choose that will be distributed proportionally to publishers of the sites they surf.
Jul 19, 2012
Every week, EContentmag.com highlights hot stories and links on digital content and digital media. Here are the latest links for the week of July 16, 2012, with stories on the best time to post to social media, global mobile payment platforms, videogames on kickstarter, and more.
RESERVE CHANNEL Launches on YouTube
EBSCO Publishing's Medical E-book Collection Now Includes Elsevier Health Sciences Titles
AdJuggler Expands Exchange Media Program With Direct Link To PubMatic
Now SafetyPay Offers Global Mobile Payment Platform
Drupal Growth & Innovation Focus of Midwest Developer Summit
USA TODAY Sports Media Group Re-launches and Re-brands highschoolsports.net as USA TODAY High School Sports
The Constellations Get Kicked Off Youtube
Moon Travel Guides Offers Free eBooks to Democratic and Republican National Convention Attendees
The Next Million Dollar Kickstarter Video Game Project
What's the Best Time to Post to Social Media?
Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Partner with Mobile Commons for Young Adult Text Campaign
Allure To Give Away Over $690,000 In Prizes Through Mobile Tagging
Castii App Puts a Group Spin on the Pinterest idea
Overhauling mobile.twitter.com from the ground up