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How This Dubious ‘Doctor’ Became ‘The Most Quoted Human On The Planet’

How This Dubious ‘Doctor’ Became ‘The Most Quoted Human On The Planet’

Online, Steve Maraboli looks like the trope of a motivational speaker—photos of him speaking onstage, podcasts, apparent endorsements by celebrities, frequent mentions about best-selling books. He spent the last two decades crafting this image, building an online empire of self-mythology. He has falsely presented himself as a doctor, a United…

Vine Successor Byte Will Dole Out Its Entire Ad Revenue To Creators Based On Views

Vine Successor Byte Will Dole Out Its Entire Ad Revenue To Creators Based On Views

After going live on iOS and Android last week, Vine’s successor, Byte, has dropped some more information that “partner program” it’s been teasing since launch, basically its plan to get users paid. None too soon, I’d wager, given the app—a video platform for six-second looping clips—has already become overrun with…