Publishers and brands, get ready for the Snapchat algorithm

Snapchat is developing an algorithm to control how publishers’ content is doled out to followers, according to sources familiar with the plans. Publishers are becoming increasingly beholden to Snapchat for audiences, especially young ones, and an algorithm would affect the reach of their content, acting as a filter and preventing their Snaps from appearing before all their followers. It’s history repeating itself, just like on Facebook, where publishers and brands built massive audiences only to see the social network regulate how many of those fans see each post. The post Publishers and brands, get ready for the Snapchat algorithm appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2016-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Snapchat moves beyond traditional publishing brands with latest partnerships

Haven't heard of Daquan or Goalslayin? The teens have, and Snapchat wants to work with the companies behind these social publishing accounts. The post Snapchat moves beyond traditional publishing brands with latest partnerships appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Snapchat Approves Branded Content Ads for Discover Publishers

Snapchat has worked out a deal with publishers that finally allows them to publish branded content to the app.Until now, publishers couldn't create the ads they ran between the articles and videos they post in the app's Discover section for professional media partners such as BuzzFeed, Hearst,... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Snapchat's Redesign Is Aimed at Attracting More Eyeballs for Publishers and Brands

Snapchat's got a brand-new look today. The red-hot messaging app is revamping its feed with a new design that mashes up Discover with Live Stories—the strings of photos and videos that users collect at events—with subscribe buttons, creative headlines and new placements geared at helping... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2016-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Live by the algorithm, die by the algorithm: How LittleThings went from social publishing darling to shutting down

Once a Facebook darling, LittleThings now looks like a case study for platform overreliance. The post Live by the algorithm, die by the algorithm: How LittleThings went from social publishing darling to shutting down appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Digiday | 2018-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-Published Author Moves Brand into Consumer Products

Popular self-published children's author-illustrator Diane Alber is partnering with Surge Licensing to expand her brand and characters globally. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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‘A silent assassin’: Brand safety tags slow publisher sites

"The challenge we have is that we don’t get visibility of the full extent of this, it’s a bit of a silent assassin," said one magazine publishing executive, speaking anonymously. The post ‘A silent assassin’: Brand safety tags slow publisher sites appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-12-19 05:00:20 UTC ]
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3 Keys for Future Readiness in Publishing Operations

In the modern media environment, publishers need a formula for success that they can depend on—not just for today, but one that will allow them to adapt for the trends of tomorrow. That means embracing three key ingredients that every publisher needs to ensure future-readiness, regardless of... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-11-19 17:38:05 UTC ]
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The 2019 Publishing Hot List: The Print and Digital Media Brands Paving a Way to Profitability

Media is dying? Don't tell that to the winners of this year's Publishing Hot List. Whether legacy media outlets or digital upstarts, these publishers are creating groundbreaking work, finding new revenue streams and otherwise nimbly adapting to an unstable landscape. Even as the president... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-10-21 00:00:55 UTC ]
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Brand Safety Worries Are Hurting News Publishers Ahead of 2020 Election

Ahead of a contentious 2020 U.S. presidential election, two trade bodies representing media agencies and publishers are working toward more sophisticated brand safety standards and how to apply them to news content. These organizations--the American Association of Advertising Agencies and... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-09-27 20:14:59 UTC ]
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Digiday Research: Social platforms are for brand awareness, not traffic, say publishers

Publishers surveyed Digiday this May predominately see social platforms as a way to grow their brand awareness rather than generate referral traffic of revenues. Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are the three platforms respondents said best helped them achieve those goals. The post Digiday... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-06-10 04:02:14 UTC ]
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“Brand Power” Is Not a Myth for Magazine Publishers

Last week was an interesting one for me. Not only because I attended two very different conferences in two cities, but because of the theme I saw play out between each conference and in the days following. First was The Social Shake-Up, a sister brand of Folio:’s for social media practitioners.... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-05-16 16:54:43 UTC ]
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The Rundown: Brand licensing shows promise for few publishers

BuzzFeed is one of few digital publishers to gain significant traction in brand licensing. The post The Rundown: Brand licensing shows promise for few publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘If we have to, we let them walk away’: Branded content margin pressure squeezes publishers

Media agency metrics and cut-rate pricing are putting major pressure on the margins of publishers' branded content operations. The post ‘If we have to, we let them walk away’: Branded content margin pressure squeezes publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beast Mode: Daily Beast CEO Heather Dietrick explores the power of the news publisher’s brand

The Gawker alumna has focused on diversifying the midsize news publisher's revenue streams and growing the size of its loyal audience. The post Beast Mode: Daily Beast CEO Heather Dietrick explores the power of the news publisher’s brand appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Video Briefing: Rising costs on Facebook force publishers to rethink branded video distribution

Costs for paid video distribution on Facebook has more than doubled year-over-year. The post Video Briefing: Rising costs on Facebook force publishers to rethink branded video distribution appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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French lifestyle publisher Konbini pivots to news on Snapchat

French digital publisher Konbini is shifting the focus of its Snapchat to hard news versus pop-culture and entertainment. The post French lifestyle publisher Konbini pivots to news on Snapchat appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YouTube’s brand-safety woes give publishers a boost in selling video ads directly

To avoid brand-safety issues, agencies are increasingly buying premium publisher audiences directly on YouTube. The post YouTube’s brand-safety woes give publishers a boost in selling video ads directly appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook finally lets brands and publishers into Groups

Facebook released new features that gives Pages the power to join Groups, which means publishers and brands can officially participate in the group activity that is increasingly becoming a core focus for the company.On Wednesday, Facebook announced a slate of new tools, including the ability for... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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