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Generational Marketing Myths from Boomers to Gen Z

For marketers, age is a straightforward way to gain insight into your audience. It’s a cornerstone of segmenting, or categorizing, customers into different groups. But some companies aren’t effective at targeting different audience age groups. When they make sweeping generalizations about age... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2020-04-14 14:00:00 UTC ]
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LinkedIn Engagement Tactics from Forbes’s Social Media Director

Long maligned as the domain of headhunters and contrived self-promoters, LinkedIn has a tendency to serve as an afterthought in publishers' social strategies, a platform familiar enough to be acknowledged but far less important than Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. Yet unlike those platforms,... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-03-12 17:31:13 UTC ]
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If anyone can give us a real Facebook alternative, it’s Apple

You’d like to leave Facebook, but there’s nowhere to go. A new social network from a company with a proven reputation for privacy isn’t such a crazy idea. Facebook is so big, and its reach so wide, that few rival networks even get out of the starting gates, much less gain the critical mass of... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2019-05-21 09:00:08 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on extremism online: who will guard the watchdogs? | Editorial

The social media advertising giants of the web have great power. When they admit this, they will come under pressureThe decision by Facebook to ban six prominent figures of the alt-right movement, along with Louis Farrakhan, from both Facebook and its subsidiary Instagram, is a significant... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US Representative calls for civics-focused social networks

In an article published today in TechCrunch, US Representative Rick Crawford called for a change in how elected officials engage with their constituents on social networks. He compared current options like Facebook and Twitter to a constituent trying... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2017-12-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Super Thursday: with 500 new books out today, what should you read?

New books from Mary Berry, Dan Brown and Dawn French are out, as part of the mass launch that marks the start of the Christmas season – and there’s another 250 on the way. Here are 10 titles in the running for No 1More than 500 glossy new hardbacks are set to arrive on the shelves of the UK’s... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Memo to Magazine Media: Social Networks Are Not Altruistic

Social media doesn’t exist as a grand platform for your experiments. It exists to make money for its owners. The post Memo to Magazine Media: Social Networks Are Not Altruistic appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Most of us rely on social media for news

In the lives of many consumers, social networks have begun to replace traditional news outlets as their primary source of news, making it much more difficult for publishers who still rely on a more traditional business model to earn revenue from their stories. In its annual report on digital... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2016-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ingram Buys Direct Sales Company Aer.io

The Ingram Content Group has acquired Aer.io, a service that allows publishers, retailers and authors to sell and fulfill print and digital books directly to readers via their websites, blogs and social networks. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MediaGuardian 100: why 1 billion users put Facebook back on top

The 15th edition of the media power list finds change in the air, with digital challengers elbowing aside older moguls – but a long way to go on diversity• Women on the rise, but much still to do on diversity• Your interactive guide to the MediaGuardian 100 Back in 2001, when this list was first... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Social Media Could Inspire Horrors—Or Maybe Superpowers

In the new 'Geek's Guide to the Galaxy' podcast author David Wong discusses his latest book and its focus on the dark side of social networks. The post Social Media Could Inspire Horrors—Or Maybe Superpowers appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2015-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why publishers warily embrace platforms: ‘They need you and you need them’

As publishers increasingly post their content directly to social networks, many media companies are losing control of the distribution of their own product. Still, some publishers say that the rise of these platforms as distribution channels -- from Facebook's Instant Articles to Snapchat's... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2015-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook’s growing influence on news consumption, in 5 charts

When it comes to news, it's Facebook's world -- publishers are just living in it. As Facebook continues to court publishers and hold onto users, more people are using the site to keep up on news. According to Pew, 63 percent of Facebook and Twitter users said that they they get their news from... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2015-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With Facebook's Instant Articles, Publishers Contemplate a Social-First World

Reports from the last few weeks hinted it was coming, but the debut of Facebook's Instant Articles sent a shiver down plenty of publisher's spines this morning anyway. And why wouldn't they react in that fashion? One of their chief traffic drivers could suddenly siphon away audiences and ad... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2015-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pinterest Makes It Easier for Brands to Post Pins, Buy Ads

Two-thirds of the content that people post to Pinterest are originally from businesses, like product images from a retailer's site. But it hasn't been that easy for brands themselves to post that content, let alone pay to promote those organic posts as ads on Pinterest. Pinterest is now trying... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2015-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Rolls Out New Tools to Drive Mobile App Installs

App-install ads continue to be a lucrative business for Facebook and Twitter, and now Google wants a bigger piece of the market. Today Google is rolling out two new tools aimed at making it easier for marketers to plug mobile apps. The first change is that advertisers can extend AdMob... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2015-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tech-shy baby boomers get low-cost tablet from AARP, Intel

Technology can be daunting for users of a certain age, but Intel and AARP are offering help with a simple-to-use tablet.The RealPad tablet is aimed at users who are 50 and older, the age range for AARP membership, and shy of technology. Simplicity is key: The tablet provides quick access to... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2014-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hands-on: Flipboard (finally) lands on Windows 8.1

Microsoft is continuing to fill in the gaps in its Windows Store catalog with the arrival of Flipboard for Windows 8.1. Just like its iOS and Android counterparts, Flipboard's Windows 8.1 app offers digital “magazines” culled from websites large and small. After setting up an account, users can... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2013-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pinterest Drives More Traffic to Publishers Than Twitter, LinkedIn, Reddit Combined

When it comes to referral traffic from social networks, there's Facebook and Pinterest — and then there's everyone else. Facebook accounted for more than 10% of overall traffic to publishers in September, by ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Privacy activists blocked from releasing Facebook's response to complaints

Campaign group Europe-v-Facebook received Facebook's response to complaints about the social networks' privacy policy on Tuesday, but was barred from publishing them by the Irish Data Protection Commissioner. Europe-v-Facebook wrote to the DPC over two years ago alleging that a lack of... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2013-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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