iMovie for iOS adds a green screen feature

The latest update for Apple’s iMovie for iOS gives the video-editing app a green screen feature, 80 new soundtracks, ClassKit support, and more. Plenty of other video-editing apps offer green screen functionality, but it’s nice to have the option available within iMovie. The feature lets you remove anything in the background that’s green or blue, and you can adjust the effect with a 4-point mask as well as its strength. To test this out, I…

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YouTube is changing its notification system to address creator frustration

YouTube is changing its notification system to address creator frustration

YouTube creators have long bemoaned the company’s irregular and untrustworthy notification delivery system, but new product changes are looking to address those frustrations. Notifications are now automatically set to personalized, according to a new blog post from the product team. That means that not everyone who subscribes is going to get the same videos delivered to their inbox. Under the new system — at least in theory — in order to receive notifications about every…

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Twitter’s co-founder yearns for the time when bloggers couldn’t get instant feedback

Twitter’s co-founder yearns for the time when bloggers couldn’t get instant feedback

Medium CEO and Twitter co-founder Ev Williams said people get “burned out” on many social media platforms because of their competitive nature. Ev Williams, CEO of the publishing platform Medium, may be best known for co-founding social media giant Twitter. But he sometimes misses simpler times on the internet, when people didn’t seek out instant retweets, “Likes,” and comments. “Part of the beautiful thing about blogging was you were always looking for feedback but you…

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Delta’s CEO says the Boeing 737 Max 8 scandal has “traumatized” the aviation industry

Delta’s CEO says the Boeing 737 Max 8 scandal has “traumatized” the aviation industry

But he still thinks Boeing’s planes are safe. Delta CEO Ed Bastian said the Boeing 737 Max 8 scandal was “unthinkable” for the aviation industry — but he’s still standing by Boeing. Delta’s fleet never included the Boeing 737 Max 8 planes that were involved in two deadly crashes, but the Atlanta-based company has plenty of other Boeing planes. Bastian is willing to vouch for their safety. “Sixty percent of our airplanes that we fly…

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Apple’s attempts to limit data sharing on kids’ apps is negatively impacting PBS

Apple’s attempts to limit data sharing on kids’ apps is negatively impacting PBS

Onstage at Code Conference 2019, PBS’ CEO expressed concerns about a change Apple recently made to kids apps in its App Store. A change Apple recently made to kids apps in its App Store is negatively impacting the Public Broadcasting Station, and the nonprofit broadcaster’s chief executive isn’t happy about it. Paula Kerger, PBS’s longest-serving president and CEO, told Recode’s Peter Kafka at the 2019 Code Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, on Tuesday that PBS KIDS…

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Vox Sentences: Maine moves to expand abortion access

Vox Sentences: Maine moves to expand abortion access

Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. Maine will soon allow non-doctors to perform abortions; the result of a controversial Kazakh election is seen as an extension of the country’s authoritarian regime. Wins for reproductive rights Derek Davis/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images The governor of…

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