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REBOOTING JOURNALISM
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Thursday, September 14 • 09:00 - 12:00
Design/Build: A new take on the trending articles widget using Facebook reactions data.

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This will be a design and build workshop that re-imagines the trending articles widget common on many websites today (sidebar right) using facebook reactions data. To kick things offs, we will do a quick overview of the CrowdTangle API, then we will set up a live feed of your website’s content sorted by Facebook reactions (like, love, angry, haha, wow, sad) and/or with Twitter data. After that, you will dive into designing and building your widget.

Speakers
avatar for Derek Silverman

Derek Silverman

Partner Engineer, CrowdTangle/Facebook
I am an engineer and designer at CrowdTangle, a leading social analytics and discovery platform that was acquired by Facebook in late 2016. CrowdTangle is used every day by hundreds of publishers around the world from the New York Times to the BBC to BuzzFeed. It is open to publi... Read More →


Thursday September 14, 2017 09:00 - 12:00
Sala Abasto Konex - Sarmiento 3131
  • timeSuggested 42976
  • skillsAndBackground knowledge of javascript (although welcome to use the web programming lang of your choice), knowledge of HTML/CSS, appreciation for design.
  • skillsAndBackgroundLevel Middle
  • twitter dereksilverman
  • suggestedProfile Hackers & SoftwareDevelopers, Hacks & Journalists & Editors, Designers
  • requirements your own computer, workshop led by an english-only speaker
  • expectedOutcome hopefully, by the end of the workshop you will have a MVP that you can present to the rest of the workshop.
  • Have you been in the Buenos Aire no
  • Do you participate in any commun no
  • creator name Derek Silverman
  • creator email dereksilverman@gmail.com

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