Matt Thompson lives in Washington, D.C., where he serves as Manager of Digital Initiatives (and Mischief) for NPR. He's also adjunct faculty at the Poynter Institute, a board member of the Center for Public Integrity, and a co-organizer of the biennial event Spark Camp. Follow his adventures at @mthomps and

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Here’s What We Got

Updates are everywhere, from the ubiquitous status update to the occasional privacy policy refresh. Most often, we treat these updates essentially as any other post. But it’s time to give the update its due.