Best of the week: Twitter’s woes and Snapchat Live Stories doubts

To get you ready for the weekend, we've rounded up some of our best stories this week: Twitter is falling out of favor with publishers as a reliable driver of traffic. It doesn’t have the audience scale, visual storytelling tools and ad products that Snapchat, Instagram and Facebook do. On Snapchat, meanwhile, brands like Birchbox have found a clever hack to convert followers into paying customers: the vanity URL. Facebook, for its part, is making a play for TV ad dollars with its new mobile video tab. The post Best of the week: Twitter’s woes and Snapchat Live Stories doubts appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

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A new Snapchat feature lets publishers create live stories out of users’ posts

Snapchat is launching a new feature with 26 publishers including CNN and NBC Sports. And unlike a lot of platform features, it doesn't require a ton of resources. The post A new Snapchat feature lets publishers create live stories out of users’ posts appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Best of the week: Twitter live video lures publishers

This week, our top stories covered publishers’ interest in Twitter live video, Facebook’s sports streaming rights push and more. The post Best of the week: Twitter live video lures publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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The NHL is bringing its Facebook Live show ‘Stanley Cup Live’ to Twitter

The NHL's move to simulcast on Facebook and Twitter indicates a parity between the platforms but also shows how their livestreaming services differ. The post The NHL is bringing its Facebook Live show ‘Stanley Cup Live’ to Twitter appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-05-24 04:00:38 UTC ]
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Su Tong and His Stories on Women’s Lives

Phoenix Publishing and Media Group features Another Life for Women and Three Lamps in its newly launched Jiangsu Literature Translated series. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The story of one New York girl and the precarious lives of the poor

Reporter Andrea Elliott spent eight years following Dasani and her struggling family. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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7 Short Stories About the Inner Lives of Athletes

The 2020 Tokyo Games will be defined by many things—the anachronism of its title, the risk of superspreading, the welcome absence of Matt Lauer—but, hopefully, these Olympics will also be remembered for bringing mental health to the forefront of popular discourse. Simone Biles’ “twisties.”... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2021-08-10 11:00:00 UTC ]
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In ‘The Living Sea of Waking Dreams,’ last-ditch medical interventions are their own horror story

Booker Prize winner Richard Flanagan returns to familiar themes, including the human capacity for cruelty. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-31 16:41:08 UTC ]
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These women divers are living legends. How novelist Lisa See captured their story

Bestselling novelist Lisa See brings'The Island of Sea Women' to the L.A. Times Book Club Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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‘The Prophets’ reimagines the lives of enslaved people with the epic love story of two men

Jones’s debut is an important contribution to American letters, Black queer studies and the present moment’s profound reckoning with the legacy of America’s racialized violence. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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The Hunter Biden story is a crucial moment: does Twitter care more than News Corp about fact-checking?

Tech firms, newly sensitive to fake news, stopped the story circulating. Now the global media giant has roared in outrageMedia organisations shouldn’t publish allegations unless they believe them to be true, after making appropriate checks. This is a normally uncontroversial principle of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-21 16:30:01 UTC ]
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News Corp troops turn their fire on Catherine Andrews for daring to use Twitter | Weekly Beast

‘Mrs Dan’ called a ‘mean girl’ for liking positive tweets about her husband. Plus, AM and PM escape the big cities“A ban from Mrs Dan” were the words on the front page of the Australian on Thursday, pointing to a column inside that took issue with Catherine Andrews, the wife of the Victorian... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-11 02:08:51 UTC ]
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Lively memoir ‘The Watergate Girl’ tells a prosecutor’s story

Jill Wine-Banks tells of her role as a young lawyer working with Archibald Cox during the trials of those involved in the Watergate cover-up. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Lively memoir ‘The Watergate Girl’ tells a prosecutor’s story

Jill Wine-Banks tells of her role as a young lawyer working with Archibald Cox during the trials of those involved in the Watergate cover-up. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Lively memoir ‘The Watergate Girl’ tells a prosecutor’s story

Jill Wine-Banks tells of her role as a young lawyer working with Archibald Cox during the trials of those involved in the Watergate cover-up. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-06-18 21:48:36 UTC ]
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The Week in Books LIVE: Sesame Street, Slenderman, and DJ Murakami

Featuring the good news and the bad news from the week in books, the big titles everyone is talking about, the best reviewed books, adaptation news, and more… From Book Marks editors Dan Sheehan and Katie Yee. Discussed in this week’s episode: Haruki Murakami’s lockdown radio show Barnes &... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-15 08:49:00 UTC ]
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The Week’s Big Story: Amazon Publishing on Wooing Dean Koontz

A major release from Patricia Cornwell, new writings from Mindy Kaling, Andy Weir, Blake Crouch, NK Jemisin and more in the wake of APub's Dean Koontz deal. The post The Week’s Big Story: Amazon Publishing on Wooing Dean Koontz appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-26 06:30:49 UTC ]
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ABC news boss Gaven Morris faces staff revolt over spiked Adani story | Weekly Beast

News director named on a warrant by the AFP but at least that redirected staff anger for a day. Plus: News Corp exodusWhen the Australian federal police swept into Ultimo with a search warrant for ABC news on Wednesday it was a mixed blessing for news director Gaven Morris.Morris’s name was on... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-07 01:26:26 UTC ]
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Live From BookExpo 2019, 'But That's Another Story'

Podcaster/moderator Will Schwalbe recorded his panel with authors Stephen Chbosky, Nicole Dennis-Benn, and Aarti Shahani and turned the live on-site BookExpo event into the next episode of his podcast. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The standup whose heart stopped live on stage – podcasts of the week

First Day Back follows Jason Weems as he recovers from the mid-show asthma attack that nearly killed him. Plus: here comes the story of the HurricaneFacebook is the latest company looking to take a chunk of the burgeoning audio market. Its Live Audio feature will allow broadcasters to stream... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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