Publisher Twitter Followings Explode

After posting significant gains in 2011, the 16 publishers highlighted in PW’s annual Twitter snapshot all continued growing in 2012, showing that the book activity on the social media platform is still increasing substantially. All told, the total number of Twitter followers across all 16 publisher accounts increased 103%, to 765,501 followers combined. Between 2009 and 2012, the publishers tracked by PW have added 727,377 followers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Launches Notify, a New Twitter-Like App for Following Publishers

Facebook is already dominating peoples’ phone time, and now it wants a crack at your lock screen, too. The social network rolled out a new app called “Notify” on Wednesday specifically to send you mobile notifications fr ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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How Twitter Is Cleaning Up Twitter—for Publishers

In case you haven't heard, there's a crisis of trust in media. Fake news issues aside, publishers are angry with and distrustful of tech platforms for making major changes that upended the entire digital media industry. Big tech platforms promised publishers reach and scale in exchange for... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Lebanon: Calls for Investigation Follow Publisher Lokman Slim’s Murder

Leaders of Frankfurter Buchmesse and the Börsenverein, supported by the Independent Publishers Association, condemn the killing. The post Lebanon: Calls for Investigation Follow Publisher Lokman Slim’s Murder appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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DK to publish follow-up to Rebecca Wilson's What Mummy Makes

DK will to publish ​What Mummy Makes: Family Meal Planner ​in December 2020, the follow-up to ​What Mummy Makes: Cook Just Once for You and Your Baby ​by Rebecca Wilson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Jason Reynolds asked his Twitter followers if they needed groceries. A flood of requests sparked an outpouring of generosity.

“It’s been a reminder that people are inherently good,” the best-selling author said. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Publishers take stock following the cancellation of the London Book Fair

Publishers and agents react to the cancellation of one of publishing’s most significant events and seek new ways to host meetings scheduled for the fair Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Coronavirus Follow-Up: London Remains a Go; Publishers, Agents Uncertain About Bologna

Updating our coronavirus coverage: With Bologna Children's Book Fair postponed in virus-struck Italy, London Book Fair commits to going ahead. The post Coronavirus Follow-Up: London Remains a Go; Publishers, Agents Uncertain About Bologna appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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25 Literary Agents to Follow on Twitter

Follow these 25 literary agents on Twitter to learn about their interests specifically and the business of writing in general. The post 25 Literary Agents to Follow on Twitter by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

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Queer Eye host and cookbook author Antoni Porowski follows Chrissy Teigen’s twitter for her replies

Queer Eye host and “Antoni in the Kitchen” author Antoni Porowski shares his media diet. TV Show Jack Whitehall: Travels with my fatherRead Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

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Twitter tweaks Facebook with new issue ads policy that exempts publishers

The policy requires advertisers to get certified to run ads that refer to an election or candidate, or advocate for big issues including abortion, civil rights and guns. The post Twitter tweaks Facebook with new issue ads policy that exempts publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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W H Allen rushes to publish North Korea book following auction

W H Allen is rush-publishing a work of “speculative history” that explores what could happen if US efforts to engage with North Korea fail and result in a devastating nuclear attack in the year 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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‘A big resurgence’: Publishers get a boost from Twitter video

“Whether content does well on Facebook is in the lap of the gods. The algorithm is much more complex. Twitter has a consistency that Facebook doesn't.” The post ‘A big resurgence’: Publishers get a boost from Twitter video appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Twitter Tightened Up the Requirements for Its Amplify Publisher Program

Twitter made a move to protect brands from having their advertisements appear alongside objectionable content by tweaking the requirements for participation in its Amplify program for publishers. Vice president of emerging content products Mike Park announced in a blog post that in order to... Continue reading at AdWeek

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‘Twitter is having a comeback’: What’s on the minds of European publishers

How to diversify platform distribution in the wake of Facebook's news-feed changes, what more can be done to throttle ad fraud, and the GDPR are all top of mind for publishers attending Digiday's Publishing Summit Europe. The post ‘Twitter is having a comeback’: What’s on the minds of European... Continue reading at Digiday

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Rep. John Lewis will publish 'Run,' a follow-up to 'March,' in August

Rep. John Lewis’ graphic memoir series for young readers, “March,” about his civil rights work with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was supposed to be a trilogy. But a new book, “Run,” is coming, and more are on the way. Lewis, a civil rights hero, won the National Book Award for “March: Book... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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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 marching in the same direction’: Facebook is emphasizing Groups, and publishers are following suit

Publishers may be pulling away from Facebook in favor of keeping readers on their own sites, but they’re finding favor in Facebook Groups. The post ‘We’re marching in the same direction’: Facebook is emphasizing Groups, and publishers are following suit appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Internet giants such as Facebook and Twitter must be made accountable for content they publish | Letters

Ian Bartlett says the ruling that Uber is a transport company not a digital service could also change the way we view other digital giants; and Derek Wyatt suggests a post-Brexit Britain could create a Global Digital Foundation to address these issuesUber is officially a transport company and... Continue reading at The Guardian

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