WhatsApp is testing a clone of Snapchat Stories, called Status

 Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp is experimenting with a new Status feature that lets users share mood-setting pictures and videos overlaid with other custom elements such as emoji, with the content disappearing 24 hours after it’s shared — so basically a copy of Snapchat Stories. Read More Source: TechCrunch

Five principles for building the next great video platform

 Video is eating the internet. It accounts for nearly 75 percent of internet traffic, with Americans consuming more than an hour of online videos each day — more than three times as much as in 2011. Established platforms like YouTube and Netflix capture a large portion of this traffic, but…