Loyalist flags protester wins £3,000 Facebook damages

Facebook is ordered to pay £3,000 damages to a loyalist flags protester for publishing comments about his children's religion. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2016-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]

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John Bew wins £3,000 Orwell Prize

Historian John Bew has won the £3,000 Orwell Prize for Books 2017 for his biography of former Labour Prime Minister Clement Attlee, published by riverrun/Quercus. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook always wins: Data shows publishers are buying far more Facebook traffic

Even with publishers grousing about Facebook's shortcomings as a source of revenue and organic traffic, publishers are putting a lot more resources into dark posts, according to Keywee data. The post Facebook always wins: Data shows publishers are buying far more Facebook traffic appeared first... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Aridjis and Paris win £20,000 Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award

Chloe Aridjis and Daniel Saldaña Paris have won the £20,000 Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award for their unpublished novels. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-25 00:24:39 UTC ]
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Green wins £25,000 Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize

British historian Toby Green has won the £25,000 Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding 2019 with his "treasure trove" book A Fistful of Shells (Allen Lane). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-30 02:13:58 UTC ]
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NBA is in a no-win situation as protest tweet sparks China furor

The NBA finds itself caught between two cultures, after a tweet about Hong Kong protests sparked criticism from China that threatens the U.S. basketball league’s expansion efforts in its most important international market. The controversy erupted after Daryl Morey, general manager of the... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-07 16:50:17 UTC ]
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Lesley Nneka Arimah wins £10,000 Caine Prize

Nigerian author Lesley Nneka Arimah has won the 2019 Caine Prize for African Writing for her short story ‘Skinned’. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-09 03:36:33 UTC ]
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Campaigners may win fight to 'free the nipple' on Facebook

Social network agrees to meet activists to consider 'going back to drawing board' on its nudity policy. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2019-06-10 07:31:57 UTC ]
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Northland Kiwi voice artist for Netflix, Facebook wins big at London awards

The British accent you hear on Netflix or Facebook could well be voiced by an award-winning Kiwi from Northland. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2019-05-31 01:14:56 UTC ]
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Facebook removes 3 billion fake accounts in 6 months

Facebook removed more than three billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the social networking company said Thursday. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2019-05-23 16:32:45 UTC ]
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Facebook catches 3 billion fake accounts, but the ones it misses are the real problem

The company, which reports 2.39 billion monthly active users, says it zapped 3 BILLION fake accounts in two quarters alone, and that it caught only “most of them.” Facebook held a press call today to report to the world that it has removed 3 billion fake accounts during the last quarter of 2018... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-05-23 15:50:14 UTC ]
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Eaves' 'future classic' Murmur wins £30,000 Wellcome Prize

Will Eaves’ Alan Turing-inspired novel Murmur (CB Editions) has scooped the 10th Wellcome Book Prize, worth £30,000. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook anticipates federal privacy fine of up to $5 billion, sets aside $3 billion for payment

Facebook said it expects a fine of up to $5 billion from the Federal Trade Commission, which is investigating whether the social network violated its users' privacy. The company set aside $3 billion in its quarterly earnings reportWednesday as a contingency against the possible penalty but... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-04-25 02:15:00 UTC ]
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PEN America Names Its 2019 Literary Award Laureates: $370,000 in Winnings

The best literature, says PEN America president Jennifer Egan at the organization's 2019 awards in New York City 'embodies hard truths, contradictions, and discoveries.' The post PEN America Names Its 2019 Literary Award Laureates: $370,000 in Winnings appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Green Book’s Best Picture Win Sparked Facebook and Twitter During the 91st Academy Awards

Green Book winning the Best Picture award was the most-talked-about moment on both Twitter and Facebook during the 91st Academy Awards Sunday night. The most-tweeted-about moments during the event were: Green Book wins Best Picture Shallow wins Best Original Song Rami Malek wins Best Actor Lady... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A M Heath rights assistant wins £10,000 David Miller Bursary

Prema Raj, a rights assistant at A M Heath, has won this year’s £10,000 Deborah Rogers Foundation David Miller Bursary. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Former English teacher wins £10,000 Trapeze publishing contract

A former English teacher has won a £10,000 publishing contract with Trapeze as first prize in the ‘Write your own Love Story’ competition the publisher ran with dating website eharmony to celebrate the latter’s 10th anniversary. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Drag Queen Readings Win Fans, Draw Protests

As story times hosted by drag queens become more commonplace at indie bookstores, booksellers are having to contend with some unwanted realities, including protests. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Would you delete Facebook for $1,000? This economist put that theory to the test

Tufts University economist Sean Cash doesn’t normally dabble in the valuations of giant tech companies. As the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy professor puts it, “My bread and butter is bread and butter.” But a few years ago, Cash got interested in answering the question of how... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2018-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morton wins $500,000 legal battle against literary agent

Australian author Kate Morton has won a $500,000 lawsuit against her former literary agent Selwa Anthony. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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