'Call their bluff': Shut down social media platforms, ex-Facebook adviser urges

A former Facebook adviser is urging governments around the world to shut down social media platforms until they can be reformed. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2019-05-28 14:17:44 UTC ]

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Fortnite emerges as a social media platform for Gen Z

A new study suggests that Fortnite has more in common with Facebook than Call of Duty, with the massively popular game emerging as a new kind of social network for a key demographic of younger consumers that brands covet. “Unlike other platforms and services, Fortnite uniquely combines benefits... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-10 14:30:00 UTC ]
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Attorney general announces review of social media platforms following Capitol Hill hearing

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill questioned top executives at Facebook and Twitter on Wednesday about their companies’ ability to thwart foreign interference, and hinted that industry regulations may be coming. The “size and reach of your platforms demand that we, as policy-makers, do our job, to ensure... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Social Media Marketing: Working the Platform

The past few years have seen social media, propelled by the all-purpose WeChat app and the Weibo microblogging service, become an indispensable promotional and sales channel in the Chinese publishing industry. Critics point to challenges facing publishers who depend on social media marketing.... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook’s news feed change won’t help social media addiction | Eleni Stefanou

Mark Zuckerberg says he wants to ensure Facebook is good for people’s wellbeing – but its business model remains unalteredWhen Facebook announced it was tuning out publishers and brands to focus on friends, family and “meaningful interactions”, my immediate response was relief. I desperately... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ad Age Wake-Up Call: Changes Ahead for Social Media Video Ads, and Other News to Know Today

Good morning. Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing and digital-related news. What people are talking about today: Social media video advertising. It's been in the news a lot in the last 24 hours, with a few different developments of note to anyone keeping... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook won’t let people change the headlines in links — and social media managers aren’t pleased

Facebook's decision to bar publishers from altering headlines or descriptions of articles posted to its platform has upset audience development specialists. The post Facebook won’t let people change the headlines in links — and social media managers aren’t pleased appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook still king of social media among teens

The findings of a new survey debunks theories that Facebook is losing its “cool factor” among teenagers.Facebook is the most popular social network among teens, according to the results of the survey published Wednesday night by the Pew Research Center. The researchers found that 71 percent of... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2015-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Livefyre Acquires Storify to Expand Its Social-Media Curation Platform

Livefyre, a provider of comment-hosting tools for online publishers that has been expanding into other areas of social content, has agreed to acquire Storify — a service that allows users to curate conversations from Twitter, ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-09-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Cuckoo’s Calling’ Lights Up Social Media

A little mystery by a debut writer got everyone talking on social media last month, after that unknown writer was revealed to be none other than Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mode Media raises $30 million for lifestyle media publishing platform

Lifestyle media company Mode Media raised $30 million in Series G funding on Thursday to invest in its technology platform. Hubert Burda Media led the round, according to TechCrunch. The company has raised $186 million in equity funding to date. CEO Samir Arora co-founded the Brisbane-based... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2015-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Vox Media makes content just for social media

Facebook isn't sharing native-video revenue with publishers yet. But when it does, Vox Media plans to be ready, with content that’s designed to live only on social platforms. The post Why Vox Media makes content just for social media appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2015-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Profiles in Social Media: Has Your Brand Found Its Social Soul Mate?

Much like trends in magazine publishing, social media is becoming a niche-focused market. This means there are an increasing number of networks that serve very specific functions. For instance, the difference between Instagram and Twitter is similar to the difference between a photography... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2013-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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comScore Partners with Buddy Media to Offer Social Media Analytics

Digital analytics provider comScore and social media marketing software company Buddy Media have entered into a strategic partnership that aims to offer marketers a more quantifiable way to evaluate their social media efforts. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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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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A photograph that is right for the website can be wrong for social media | Elisabeth Ribbans

Serious thought is given to publishing troubling images, of death or distress for example, but even then context is keyOn the morning after the Streatham terror attack, the Guardian’s print edition carried a single-column photograph of the perpetrator, Sudesh Amman, at the bottom of the front... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-02-16 19:00:37 UTC ]
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Qandeel Baloch was a social media star in Pakistan. A new book explores her life and murder.

“A Woman Like Her” is both an intimate portrait and a sweeping look at cultural shifts — and the price paid by women. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-06 15:00:00 UTC ]
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Folio: Announces Call For Nominations for 2020’s Top Women in Media Awards

NEW YORK—Folio:, the publishing industry’s go-to source for news, business intelligence and peer-to-peer recognition, has opened the call for nominations for the 2020 Top Women in Media Awards. Each year, the awards program honors 80+ leaders who have made a lasting impact on their brands,... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-01-28 21:07:59 UTC ]
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HarperCollins scoops book from social media stars Irving and dog Max

HarperCollins has acquired “a heartwarming tale” of the friendship between car crash survivor Kerry Irving and Max the Springer Spaniel after their story proved a social media hit. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-25 11:02:19 UTC ]
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LVMH bids for Tiffany and Disney media review causes controversy: Monday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-28 10:22:02 UTC ]
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