Jenny Colgan review sparks social media storm

Novelist Jenny Colgan deactivated her Twitter account this weekend after her Guardian review of The Secret Lives of the Amir Sisters by Nadiya Hussain, ghostwritten by Ayisha Mailk, sparked angry reactions on social media. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jenny Colgan review sparks social media storm

Novelist Jenny Colgan deactivated her Twitter account this weekend after her Guardian review of The Secret Lives of the Amir Sisters by Nadiya Hussain, ghostwritten by Ayisha Mailk, sparked angry reactions on social media. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Times Square breastfeeding ad for lactation cookies was taken down, sparking a social media debate

The campaign, featuring pregnant and near-nude celebrity cookbook author Molly Baz, was deemed indecent by a billboard company ahead of Mother’s Day. In case you missed it, last week, Times Square was the home of a 45-foot billboard featuring an image of pregnant celebrity cookbook author Molly... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2024-05-14 22:45:00 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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VideoPad Video Editor review: A great starter kit for up-and-coming social media stars

VideoPad Video Editor is an affordable, entry-level video editing application that’s particularly powerful for creators who want to publish their videos to YouTube or Facebook. It’s easy to use, and it makes the workflow of social publishing much easier than it is in some other apps.The social... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2017-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Usborne apologises after puberty book sparks social media backlash

Usborne Publishing has apologised and will revise the content of one its books after it suggested that girls have breasts “to look grown-up and attractive”. Growing Up for Boys was published in 2013 but readers have only recently voiced their outrage for the children’s guide to puberty on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon accused of spying on reviewer's social media profiles

Amazon has reportedly blocked a person from reviewing an ebook because the company thinks that they are friends with the author. Imy Santiago attempted to post a review of an unnamed title several times, each time being told that it was in violation... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2015-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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High court casts doubt on media companies’ claim of not being responsible for defamatory comments on social media posts

News Corp and Fairfax Media challenge ruling they are liable for defamatory comments on their Facebook postsThe high court has cast doubt on media companies’ claims that they are not responsible for defamatory comments on their social media posts. Fairfax Media and News Corp have taken the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-05-18 07:19:27 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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The Morning After: Supreme Court rejects rulings on social media moderation

Two state laws from Texas and Florida, that could upend the way social media companies handle content moderation are still up in the air. The Supreme Court sent the challenges back to lower courts, which vacates previous rulings. In a 9 - 0 decision in Moody v. NetChoice and NetChoice v. Paxton,... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2024-07-02 11:15:27 UTC ]
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Social media bosses are ‘the largest dictators’, says Nobel peace prize winner

Journalist Maria Ressa named Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk in speech at Hay literary festival in Powys“Tech bros” such as Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk are “the largest dictators”, Maria Ressa, who won the Nobel peace prize in 2021 for her defence of media freedom, has said.The American-Filipina... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-05-27 15:11:47 UTC ]
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‘I have my iPhone, X and a brain in my head’: Ukrainian journalist and social media star Illia Ponomarenko

Ahead of the publication of his raw account of the Russian invasion, the reporter talks about capturing the conflict in real time – and when the war will come to an endIllia Ponomarenko was mulling over the idea of writing a book about the war in his home country, Ukraine. He decided to ask his... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-05-11 10:00:23 UTC ]
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The Morning After: Senate tells social media CEOs they have ‘blood on their hands’

The CEOs of Meta, Snap, Discord, X and TikTok testified at a high-stakes Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on child exploitation online. During the hearing, Mark Zuckerberg, Evan Spiegel, Jason Citron, Linda Yaccarino and Shou Chew spent nearly four hours being grilled by lawmakers about their... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2024-02-01 13:31:01 UTC ]
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A Brief History of Social Media Platforms, from LiveJournal to Meme Warriors

The internet did not cause the insurrection. But it enabled it. The technology of any age in human history shapes the culture of that time. With the advent of agriculture and farming tools, humans developed stationary civilizations and abandoned thousands of years of itinerancy. The printing... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-10-07 08:59:43 UTC ]
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Media measurement uncertainty—tracking TV, social and digital

How Nielsen and other media companies are navigating the measurement upheaval, plus industry reactions. Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2022-08-10 12:08:43 UTC ]
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Booker Prize Looks to Boost Social Media With a Book Club Contest

The 'Booker Prize Book Club Challenge' will be won by a book club that produces the most impressive social media for the shortlist. The post Booker Prize Looks to Boost Social Media With a Book Club Contest appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-07-13 23:04:06 UTC ]
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‘Tragically ugly’ school textbook causes social media outcry in China

Education ministry orders publisher to rectify illustrations of children deemed inappropriateChina’s education ministry has ordered a state-owned publisher to rectify a school textbook that went viral owing to what social media users described as “tragically ugly” and inappropriate depictions of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-05-30 09:20:38 UTC ]
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Ukrainians stranded at Pearson Airport forced to rely on the kindness of strangers on social media

A lack of information from the federal government has forced some Ukrainians fleeing the war to turn to social media for help when they land at Toronto's Pearson Airport. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2022-05-12 09:00:00 UTC ]
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