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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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

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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

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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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Frisco social media network raises angel funding from Austin investor

A Frisco startup is looking to cut through the noise of other social media apps and give digital content creators a way to reach more fans. TUBBR, an invite-only social network, announced landing Angel Funding from Global Ascent Partners that it plans to use for its upcoming beta launch.... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-10-24 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Keep up 'authentic' social media engagement, says Carrie Hope Fletcher

West End performer and author Carrie Hope Fletcher has advised industry professionals to mobilise their social media platforms and create "engaging, authentic" content to increase audiences.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Havas Media launches social equity marketplace in UK

After reporting success with a similar scheme in the US, Havas Media Group wants to make it easier for UK advertisers to buy digital media that targets underrepresented audiences. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2020-09-21 15:04:05 UTC ]
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Books in the Media: Children's book reviews dip year on year

In August 2019, The Bookseller reported that children's books accounted for just 4.9% of review space, despite making up a third of the market. Latest figures from Books in the Media shows that this figure has dropped to 4.3%, when looking at reviews from the past 12 months.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-24 01:05:09 UTC ]
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The Bookseller asks for trade views of social media

The Bookseller would like to capture the trade’s thoughts on social media and, in particular, "cancel culture" and its impacts on UK publishing, bookselling and writing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-01 19:32:20 UTC ]
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Librarians and the Power of Social Media

A reader considers how social media has given libraries a new tool for community engagement, outreach, and promotion. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-22 10:32:03 UTC ]
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Amistad Launches #BlackoutBestsellerList on Social Media

Looking to showcase the popularity of Black literature, Amistad Press has launched the hashtag campaign #BlackoutBestsellerList and #BlackPublishingPower in an effort to support the work of Black authors and Black book professionals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Race, Social Justice Titles Sparked Rise in Sales Last Week

'So You Want to Talk About Race' saw its sales jump by 848% last week over the previous week as a number of other social justice–related titles also saw big sales bumps, helping to drive up total unit sales of print books by 6.8% over the week ended May 30. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Why social media is the new virtual live venue

Each year around this time, digital publishers and tech platforms typically announce their content plans for the year ahead. These annual upfront and NewFront pitches are a bid to partner more closely with agencies and advertisers to reassemble audiences across the ever-changing video landscape.... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2020-05-28 13:42:00 UTC ]
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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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