HarperCollins Adds Book Recommendation Bots to Facebook Messenger

The publisher is using artificial intelligence to turn Facebook Messenger into an interactive book recommendation engine. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Your next book recommendation will come from a bot living under the Bixby Creek Bridge.

The robots are coming for our jobs, but I think I was hoping they would avoid niche literary media a bit longer. Alas, our day has arrived: Booxby, an AI-driven platform that collects data from manuscripts for marketing purposes, has now launched a free book recommendation tool. Be good and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-12 16:50:30 UTC ]
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Sports publisher theScore’s Facebook Messenger bot has 500,000 monthly users

The publisher formed a six-person emerging platforms team to experiment with new products and features. The post Sports publisher theScore’s Facebook Messenger bot has 500,000 monthly users appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BET made a Facebook Messenger bot for its summer festival

The first wave of publisher Messenger bots focused on sharing content. A second wave, including BET's, is focused on managing and deepening relationships. The post BET made a Facebook Messenger bot for its summer festival appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Fusion, Complex and other publishers are using Facebook Messenger bots

Two months after Facebook Messenger opened up a bot platform to outside companies, we took a look at the offerings from four developers -- Fusion, TechCrunch, Betaworks and Complex -- that created bots to interact with Messenger's 900 million users. Two months in, the bots are a work in... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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One month in: What CNN has learned from Facebook Messenger bots

For CNN, messaging apps represent as big an opportunity as mobile has for publishers with ambitious international ambition. The publisher was one of the first to set up a Facebook Messenger chatbot last month, and it's already learned a lot. People are spending an average of two minutes with the... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers rush to get their bots on Facebook Messenger

Publishers are getting chatty with Facebook Messenger. Facebook opened its anticipated Messenger platform today that lets publishers, retailers, brands and anyone build bots to interact with the 900 million users on the app. Publishers like CNN and Business Insider were ready with bot launches... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oyster Adds Book List Recommendations

E-book subscription service Oyster is adding a Book Lists feature to expand its ability to offer book recommendations to readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Adds Digital Watermarks to E-books

HarperCollins has started using Digimarc Corp.’s watermarking system for ebooks to provide an extra layer of security to the sale of HC’s digital content. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Need a summer book recommendation? The Post’s book team fields your questions.

The staff of Book World will answer your questions and provide their recommendations on Friday, July 2, at 3 p.m. Eastern time. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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‘B-Side Books’ adds to your must-read stack with the best books you’ve never heard of

Launched in 2017, the essay series celebrates literature of “unsung, under-recognized genius.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-06-10 12:53:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Children’s Books pre-empts Gibbons debut in major three-book deal

HarperCollins Children's Books has snapped up world rights in a "lightning-strike pre-empt" to A Clock of Stars by children's author Francesca Gibbons in a major three-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-17 07:34:18 UTC ]
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UBM Partnership Adds Children’s Books Rights and Licensing to Beijing Book Fair

The Beijing International Book Fair's newly dedicated children's book program is announcing a partnership with exposition giant UBM to expand the fair's licensing opportunities. The post UBM Partnership Adds Children’s Books Rights and Licensing to Beijing Book Fair appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2018: Why the Problem with Facebook, Is Facebook

In the the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, PW talks to University of Virginia Media Studies professor Siva Vaidhyanathan, author of the forthcoming 'Antisocial Media: How Facebook Disconnects Us and Undermines Democracy' (Oxford University Press) about Facebook’s sprawling influence in... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Welsh Books Council recommended to take on Literature Wales' Book of the Year

An independent review into the Welsh Government's support of publishing and literature in Wales has recommended the Welsh Books Council take on some of the functions of Literature Wales, including the administration of its Book of the Year prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Publishers, AOL To Launch New Book Recommendation Site [MediaMemo]

Three big publishers and AOL are set to launch Bookish, a "new digital platform for readers". Hachette Book Group, Penguin Group, and CBS' Simon & Schuster are backing the new site, which is supposed to launch this summer; AOL will promote the property and handle ad sales. A press release... Continue reading at AllThingsD

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National Poetry Day to spotlight over 40 books in recommended lists

The 2021 trade campaign to mark National Poetry Day (NPD) on 7th October is spotlighting 43 new poetry books from 26 different publishers, in a year that sees more recommendations from indie presses than ever before. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-09 09:29:33 UTC ]
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After HarperCollins Acquisition, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Library E-book Terms to Change

In a notice sent to library customers this week via their vendors, e-book titles from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt will soon be available via a 26-lend metered access model, a change from its previous perpetual access terms. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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10 Y.A. Books to Add to Your Reading List This Summer

From high school thrillers to fairy tale retellings, here are 10 Y.A. books you won’t want to miss this season. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-05-29 12:00:09 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Focus Launches Lifestyle, Gift Book Imprint

Harper Celebrate will publish books geared toward seekers of inspiration, motivation, and peace of mind. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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