In the shadow of Facebook, Twitter loses traction with publishers

Social publishing is becoming a zero-sum game. As media companies clamor for readers on Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat, Twitter is losing the attention battle. Publishers are waking up to the fact that Twitter doesn't have the audience scale, visual storytelling tools and ad products that the others do. For new media companies in particular, Twitter is a side job, said Paul Berry, CEO of RebelMouse. "It used to be one person on Facebook, one person on Twitter, and now it’s three people on Facebook and half a person on Twitter." The post In the shadow of Facebook, Twitter loses traction with publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

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In Facebook’s shadow, Twitter cozies up to video publishers with reliable cash

Twitter has been promoting publishers' videos, which has helped publishers find new audiences and make money on the platform. The post In Facebook’s shadow, Twitter cozies up to video publishers with reliable cash appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Twitter tweaks Facebook with new issue ads policy that exempts publishers

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Twitter looks to woo smaller, Facebook-frustrated publishers with new site

Twitter will launch a site to help smaller publishers use its platform through how-to guides and case studies from larger publishers it works with directly. The post Twitter looks to woo smaller, Facebook-frustrated publishers with new site appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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The Facebook execs who turn to Twitter for publisher charm offensive

These are the Facebook execs using Twitter to promote the social network and attack its critics. The post The Facebook execs who turn to Twitter for publisher charm offensive appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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‘We’re losing hope’: Facebook tells publishers big change is coming to News Feed

Publishers that have been briefed by Facebook believe this latest move would be a dramatic step in the direction of reducing publishers’ presence in the news feed. The post ‘We’re losing hope’: Facebook tells publishers big change is coming to News Feed appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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As Facebook Live video dreams fade, publishers look again to Twitter

Twitter's approach to promoting and monetizing live video is winning fans among publishers. The post As Facebook Live video dreams fade, publishers look again to Twitter appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Facebook loses attention as publishers shift focus to other platforms

They're either spending less time on Facebook either in absolute or relative to time they’re spending on other platforms. The post Facebook loses attention as publishers shift focus to other platforms appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Facebook Launches Notify, a New Twitter-Like App for Following Publishers

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Facebook Is Working on a Twitter-Like App That Lets Publishers Send Mobile Breaking News Alerts to the Masses

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Publishers stop Facebook ad spending over policy that treats publishers as political advertisers

The Financial Times and New York Media suspended their paid media on Facebook over concerns about how news publishers are treated under its new ad policy. The post Publishers stop Facebook ad spending over policy that treats publishers as political advertisers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Publishers are wrestling with Facebook’s desire to own Facebook-funded Watch shows

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As Facebook retreats from publishers, Snapchat is rolling out a publisher charm offensive

The disappearing messages app is stepping up efforts to curry favor with publishers as Facebook deprioritizes them. The post As Facebook retreats from publishers, Snapchat is rolling out a publisher charm offensive appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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An audience development head said Facebook reps advised the publisher to rely less on Facebook than it has in the past. The post Facebook will ‘completely deprioritize publishers’: Confessions of a publisher audience development head appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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