Geoff Weiss

Geoff Weiss

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Online Video

Snapchat Sees 6 Billion Video Views Every Day. But What Does This Figure Actually Mean?

Snapchat is closing in on Facebook, which reports 8 billion views every day. But such towering metrics can be misleading in terms of actual reach and monetization.
Travel

The 10 Longest Nonstop Flights in the World

Does spending 17 hours in the air sound like a blissful escape -- or a cramped eternity?
Innovation Now

21 Gadgets That Could Help You Sleep Better (Infographic)

Including goggles that emit a soft blue glow and a humidifier that scents your bedroom using ultrasonic vibrations.
Content Strategy

Why Live-Streaming Video Should Be the Next Battlefront in Your Brand's Social-Media Strategy

Nascent platforms like Periscope, Meerkat and YouNow will be widely embraced by marketers in the next six to 12 months, experts say.
Unlimited Vacation

Netflix and Chill: Here's Why CEO Reed Hastings Takes 6 Weeks of Vacation Every Year

In the face of a vacation-weary workforce, he's hoping to lead by example.
Entrepreneur 360

Why This Church-Staffing Firm Puts All of Its Eggs in the Culture Basket

Mission statements and five-year plans are something of a foreign language for the Vanderbloemen Search Group, which baked culture into its identity from the very beginning.
Twitter

Tell Us: How Much Do You Hate Twitter's Decision to Swap the Star Button for a Heart?

Many users complained that the decision amounted to a Facebook ripoff and did away with a useful sense of subtlety.
Uber

Taco Bell Executive Fired After Drunkenly Assaulting Uber Driver (Video)

'We have also offered and encouraged him to seek professional help,' the fast-food chain said.
Sleep

GE to Launch Connected Lightbulbs That Better Echo Your Body's Circadian Rhythms

The collection of two new bulbs represents the electric giant's latest push into connected homes.
Streaming

AOL Launches Livestreaming App That's Part Periscope, Part Snapchat

On Kanvas, users can paint on their streams, choose from six different filters, overlay animated GIF stickers and employ themes -- all in real-time.
Halloween

This Halloween Season, Real-Life Witches Share Spells for Money, Confidence and Success

For some, magic is just a practical means of getting things done.
Cancer

Processed Meats Like Bacon, Hotdogs Linked to Cancer, World Health Organization Says

Untreated meat has also been dubbed 'probably carcinogenic to humans' by the International Agency for Research on Cancer.
Crisis Management

Out For Blood: Theranos Orchestrates Bold PR Coup in the Face of Damning Allegations

The $9 billion blood-test startup is facing allegations that it's struggling with its ostensibly groundbreaking tech. But is it taking the right approach to responding to the crisis?
YouTube

YouTube Is Seeing 'Red' With Brand New $10 Monthly Ad-Free Subscription Service

Called YouTube Red, the service also lets users play videos in the background while they're using other apps, and save videos offline for future viewing.