Surprise: Yahoo’s homepage drives more traffic than Twitter

Finally, some good news for Yahoo: Its home page still sends a lot of traffic to publishers. Yahoo went from being the 16th-biggest referral source for publishers to the third after Google Search and Facebook, now that it's accounting for its dark traffic. The ranking comes from Chartbeat. A big portion of Yahoo's traffic had gone unattributed after it converted its site to https two years ago. The post Surprise: Yahoo’s homepage drives more traffic than Twitter appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

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Facebook drives up to 7 times more traffic than Twitter. Get to know your social audience

Social media, once considered the side door to a publisher's site, is rapidly becoming the primary entry point for new readers. These readers move in and out of content differently than traditional web site visitors. Social visitors are new, they’re likely to stay that way, and even if they... Continue reading at Digiday

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Pinterest Drives More Traffic to Publishers Than Twitter, LinkedIn, Reddit Combined

When it comes to referral traffic from social networks, there's Facebook and Pinterest — and then there's everyone else. Facebook accounted for more than 10% of overall traffic to publishers in September, by ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Coronavirus Coverage Is Driving Massive Traffic to Publishers, Vendors Say

As an ever-increasing portion of the global population finds themselves confined to their homes this week, coronavirus-related coverage is driving major surges in web traffic to publishers, and not just those that specialize in hard news, multiple vendors are reporting this week. The analytics... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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How Bloomberg is fighting to reclaim homepage traffic

Publishers are grappling with a decline in home page traffic. Bloomberg Media seems to have found a remedy, though. When it relaunched its tech vertical, rather than implementing the traditional infinite scroll of articles, Bloomberg Media decided to send people to the vertical’s homepage. The... Continue reading at Digiday

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Publishers are pleasantly surprised by Google AMP traffic

If some publishers are cooling on Facebook Instant Articles, they're bullish on Google AMP, the search engine’s answer to Instant Articles. Eight months in, AMP now represents 10 to 15 percent of publisher search traffic, which could help publishers wean themselves off volatile social traffic.... Continue reading at Digiday

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Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter and Yahoo balk at UK's Investigatory Powers Bill

The Investigatory Powers Bill may only be in draft form at the moment, but the UK government has already come in for criticism for its plans. Today, scores of pieces of written evidence, both for and against the proposals, have been published, including input from the Reform Government... Continue reading at Betanews

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Is Facebook Driving Less Traffic to Publishers’ Sites?

Facebook might be sending less traffic to publishers’ websites now than it did in January, or more traffic, or the same amount of traffic. It depends on who you ask.   In recent years publishers have increasingly relied on Faceboo ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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How Hearst learned to play with emotions to drive Facebook traffic game

The publisher, which has seen its Facebook traffic grow more than 500 percent in the past year, shares the secrets to its success. The post How Hearst learned to play with emotions to drive Facebook traffic game appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Facebook Drives Massive New Surge Of Traffic To Publishers

Facebook has sent unprecedented levels of traffic to publishers across the internet in recent months, a dramatic and unexpected increase affecting a large range of sites serving a wide variety of content. According to data from the BuzzFeed Networ ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Publishers Get Traffic Boost From Twitter Photos

By using images in tweets, publications like The Atlantic, Grantland, Slate and Wired are turning tweets into the kind of story previews readers already see on Facebook, the front page of a newspaper or in the contents section of a magazine.The post Publishers Get Traffic Boost From Twitter... Continue reading at Digiday

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How Twitter Is Cleaning Up Twitter—for Publishers

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Twitter has a fix for its news problem—make a new Twitter!

Last week, Facebook waffled yet again about which #content people want to see on Facebook. Cue the launch of a new feature that lets publishers label one breaking news story a day. With Facebook experimenting with breaking news, it seems only fitting that Twitter would do the same. The company... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Margate Bookshop raises £3k in books for schools drive

The Margate Bookshop has collected almost £3,000 to buy books for local schoolchildren with plans to run the fundraiser as an ongoing scheme alongside other independent bookstores, potentially as part of a charity.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Snap, Nielsen: Snap Ads Drive Double the ROI for CPGs vs. Industry Benchmarks

Snap Inc. commissioned two analyses from Nielsen to help it quantify sales driven by ads on the Snapchat platform for advertisers in the consumer packaged goods and beauty categories in the U.S. The company said in a blog post that advertisers are turning to measurement strategy market mix... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Cosy crime, cookbooks and a surprise hit: what we’ve really read in the pandemic

It was a chance to finally get around to Tolstoy or Proust, but the charts tell a different story. Which books did we actually turn to in the lockdowns? • Let us know in the comments what you were reading Back in spring 2020, when it became clear that coronavirus wasn’t going away, book lovers... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Books make the best gifts. Here are seven surprising choices for the readers on your list.

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K-12 Segment Drives Publishing Gains in September

Sales of K-12 materials rose 35.2% in September and were up 32.7% for the first nine months of the year, offsetting declines in several other publishing areas, including adult trade. The K-12 segment was the big driver for industry sales through the first nine months of 2021, rising 32.7%.... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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News Of Donald Trump's MAGA Picture Book Gets Shredded On Twitter

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In Elif Shafak’s ‘The Island of Missing Trees,’ a surprising narrator makes sense of surreal events

Shafak’s new novel weaves the tumultuous history of Cyprus into a story of young lovers split apart. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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