Publishers 'feeding on scraps from Facebook', says Bloomberg Media boss

Justin Smith says social network makes far more money from ads in its news feed than news organisations do from linked trafficNewspapers, magazines and other publishers are “feeding on the scraps” of Facebook’s multibillion-dollar ad business despite playing a central role in keeping the social network’s users happy, according to the boss of Bloomberg Media. Justin Smith, chief executive of the financial information company’s publishing arm, told the Guardian that even though Facebook was sending traffic to publisher websites, it was making far more from ads in its news feed which was filled with publisher content. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘They’re saying, “F publishers”’: Media winners and losers of Facebook’s feed purge

Publishers had plenty of warning that the Great Facebook News Feed Purge was coming. That doesn’t make it any less painful for many. The post ‘They’re saying, “F publishers”’: Media winners and losers of Facebook’s feed purge appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Inside Facebook-born Freeda Media’s distributed publishing strategy

Two-year-old female-focused Freeda Media has worked with 150 brands on branded content campaigns, and revenue has seen triple-digit growth. The post Inside Facebook-born Freeda Media’s distributed publishing strategy appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Why this digital publisher refuses to blame Facebook for media's woes

Subscribe to us on iTunes, check us out on Spotify and hear us on Stitcher, Google Play and iHeartRadio too. This is our RSS feed. Tell a friend!Ben Lerer has a message for digital publishers: Stop blaming the big, bad duopoly for eating your homework. Continue reading at AdAge.com Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomberg Media's CRO thinks it's a great time to be a publisher

Subscribe to us on iTunes, check us out on Spotify and hear us on Stitcher, Google Play and iHeartRadio too. This is our RSS feed. Tell a friend!It is, to hear Bloomberg Media's Keith Grossman tell it, both the best of times and the worst of times to be a publisher, depending on who you ask. On... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Viral publisher First Media joins Snapchat with repurposed Facebook video

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[ Digiday | 2018-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facing a trust crisis, Facebook offers up even more context about news feed publishers

Facebook has been making attempts to restore people’s trust in what they come across in their news feeds. In the latest example, the company is rolling out new features that aim to give users more information about the publishers and stories they read. Originally conducted as a test last year,... Continue reading at Fast Company

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After Facebook news-feed changes, publishers look hopefully to Pinterest

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Digiday Research: European publishers grapple with Facebook’s news feed changes

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Digiday Research poll: Apple News dominates publisher focus after Facebook’s news feed changes

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[ BBC World | 2018-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Digiday | 2018-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘There’s an awful lot of showmanship’: Confessions of a publishing consultant on Facebook’s news feed changes

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Publishers eye push notifications in aftermath of Facebook news feed changes

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Facebook news feed changes shift publisher audience development priorities

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"We’re not taking resource from Facebook and investing elsewhere; we’re doing the opposite.” The post UK Facebook-first publishers have a stiff upper lip on feed changes appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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How Facebook’s feed purge could expose publishers to fraud

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