2018 Is The Year Autoplay Video With Sound Dies

Mark it on your calendar: Come early 2018, autoplay video with sound will be killed off by browsers like Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge. Although the news is likely to be celebrated by consumers, many publishers will mourn the ad format's death.Autoplay-with-sound's execution comes at the hands of Google, Facebook, the Washington Post, GroupM and Procter & Gamble among many other large industry players. They're all part of what's known as the Coalition for Better Ads, which surveyed some 25,000 people in the U.S. and abroad to find out exactly what ad types are the most annoying.Its findings were hardly surprising: people disliked autoplay video with sound, ads that quickly flash and change colors, and ads that consume an entire screen before you get to your content (think Forbes). Continue reading at AdAge.com Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2017-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Clive James dies at 80; a last poetry book will come next year

Picador has announced "with great sadness" news of the death of Clive James, who passed away peacefully at home on Sunday 24th November after a long illness, aged 80. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-27 02:27:11 UTC ]
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Canongate hails 'rewarding year' in 2018 as turnover increases

Canongate and Severn House have announced consolidated turnover increased 24% to £11.9m in 2018 from £9.6m in 2017, with pre-tax profits of £966,272. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-09 05:38:45 UTC ]
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Hearst’s Latest Digital Subs Foray Is $100 Per Year Exercise Videos

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[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-07-11 18:30:41 UTC ]
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Hearst’s latest digital subs foray is $100 per year exercise videos

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[ Digiday | 2019-07-11 04:01:02 UTC ]
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After his 2-year-old daughter died, a father turned his pain into a beautiful memoir

Jayson Greene’s “Once More We Saw Stars” is a heartbreaking — and heartwarming — tale of love and loss. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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[ Digiday | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Aid International 2018 Reports Biggest Year Yet, in Africa and Middle East

The educational charity Book Aid International cites 25 countries as destinations of its books donated by publishers last year. The post Book Aid International 2018 Reports Biggest Year Yet, in Africa and Middle East appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tech that died in 2018

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[ PC World | 2018-12-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW’s Persons of the Year 2018

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reidy Touts 2018 as S&S's 'Most Successful Year'

In addition to a string of bestsellers, Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy cited strong gains in digital audio and backlist sales as keys to the “most successful year in Simon & Schuster's history.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones Scottish Book of the Year 2018: English author Maine scoops prize

Waterstones has named The House Between Tides by Sarah Maine as its Scottish Book of the Year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sally Rooney's "astounding" love story Normal People (Faber & Faber) has been named Waterstones' Book of the Year 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ AdWeek | 2018-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Singapore Book Council, in Its 50th Year, Confers 2018 Literature Prize Honors

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Stav Sherez has scooped the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award for The Intrusions (Faber). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: This Year's Show In Review

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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