Uber CEO pledges to 'grow up' after video shows him lashing out at a driver

Uber Chief Executive Travis Kalanick has apologized, saying he admits he needs “leadership help,” after a video showed him berating one of the company’s drivers. The dashcam video obtained by Bloomberg News and released Tuesday shows Kalanick arguing with driver Fawzi Kamel over Uber’s fares, which... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Video Briefing: Snapchat cozies up to more publishers for video shows

Disillusioned by Facebook, publishers are eager to do more on Snapchat -- particularly with video shows. The post Video Briefing: Snapchat cozies up to more publishers for video shows appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Susan Fowler’s Memoir Shows Uber Was an Even Worse Place to Work Than We Thought

The former Uber engineer paints a damning portrait of the culture Travis Kalanick built. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2020-02-19 21:07:39 UTC ]
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Pride Media’s New CEO Pledges to ‘Right the Ship’

[caption id="attachment_154421" align="alignright" width="275"] Diane Anderson-Minshall[/caption] Diane Anderson-Minshall has spent nearly her entire career in the LGBTQ media space as a writer, editor and content strategist. Recently, her commitment was rewarded when she was promoted to to... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-02-04 18:56:22 UTC ]
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Doctored video of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi shows social media giants ill-prepared for 2020

A doctored video showing the US House Speaker "slurring" her words doesn't violate Facebook standards. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2019-05-25 05:42:55 UTC ]
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A doctored video of Nancy Pelosi shows social media giants ill-prepared for 2020

Hours after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi addressed a conference Wednesday, a distorted video of the California Democrat’s conversation began spreading across the internet. The manipulated clip, slowed to make Pelosi sound as if she were slurring her words, racked up millions of views on... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-05-25 00:10:00 UTC ]
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A doctored video of Nancy Pelosi shows social media giants ill-prepared for 2020

Hours after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi addressed a conference Wednesday, a distorted video of the California Democrat’s conversation began spreading across the internet. The manipulated clip, slowed to make Pelosi sound as if she were slurring her words, racked up millions of views on... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-05-25 00:10:00 UTC ]
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How BuzzFeed Is Making its Video Shows Business Sustainable

BuzzFeed plans to make 20 episodic video shows across Facebook, YouTube and other platforms this year. In an effort to Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-05-21 17:00:27 UTC ]
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Facebook is paying 12 publishers for Watch shows starring video creators

Publishers in the new Facebook-funded program include BuzzFeed, Conde Nast and Viacom. The post Facebook is paying 12 publishers for Watch shows starring video creators appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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LGBT+ writing is 'growing in confidence', Polari longlist shows

The Polari First Book Prize longlist shows that LGBT+ writing in the UK is "growing in scope and confidence,” the prize founder has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook’s Latest Video Changes Favor Longer Shows and Larger Pages

Facebook Thursday announced a change to its News Feed ranking that will benefit pages that post videos with strong repeat viewership, as well as some new ways for larger publishers to monetize their videos. In a blog post, product management director Maria Angelidou-Smith and product manager... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Unimpressed with revenue, publishers want to sell their own ads on Facebook video shows

Facebook needs to loosen its grip on Watch show sponsorships and mid-roll inventory, publishers say. The post Unimpressed with revenue, publishers want to sell their own ads on Facebook video shows appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Expedia chief Dara Khosrowshahi accepts job as Uber’s new CEO

Dara Khosrowshahi, the low-profile chief executive of travel booking company Expedia, on Tuesday accepted an offer to be Uber’s next CEO. In an email sent to Uber employees two days after offering him the job, the company’s board of directors confirmed Khosrowshahi’s appointment. “We’re really... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Uber picks up new CEO from Expedia

Uber has chosen Dara Khosrowshahi, the chief executive of travel booking website Expedia, to be its new chief executive, according to a source unauthorized to comment publicly. Khosrowshahi’s reported appointment ends Uber’s hunt to replace the company’s controversial co-founder and former chief... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon plans Prime Video shows with ‘Walking Dead’ creator

It looks like we're not finished with deals between comic book creators and online movie studios. Hot on the heels of Netflix announcing its acquisition of Mark Millar's comic book empire Millarworld comes news from Amazon. The company now has a firs... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2017-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Here Are the Shows Coming Exclusively to Facebook Watch, Its New Original Video Hub

Late Wednesday night, Facebook announced the roll-out of its TV-like programming slate for its new vertical called Watch, which will feature original shows from dozens of publishers and companies. NASA, Mashable, MLB and more will produce episodic content for viewers to like, comment and keep up... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BBC’s Jeremy Vine in road rage incident with driver – video

BBC presenter Jeremy Vine is confronted by Shanique Sheena Pearson, 22, in a road rage incident. The footage, posted by Vine on his Facebook page in August last year, shows Pearson shouting at him for cycling in the centre of the road in order to avoid car doors on a narrow Kensington street. On... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ready for a language lesson? Video shows you how to say 'Merry Christmas' in many languages

This video could come in handy today. You can learn how to wish people Merry Christmas in Portuguese (Feliz Natal), Tagalog (Maligayang Pasko) or in a bunch of other languages. Ampersand Travel put this video together — and invites others to add their own entry on the company’s Facebook page.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-12-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Millennial-Focused Video Network Cheddar Looking for Brands to Sponsor Shows

Jon Steinberg, the former president of BuzzFeed, is moving quickly to expand the programming and distribution of Cheddar, the video network he launched earlier this year.In May, Cheddar, which streams on Facebook Live and Sling, added a new 30-minute show from female-focused publisher Bustle,... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2016-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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These Fossil Ads Show How Tasty's Viral Cooking Videos Are Made

If you've ever wondered how BuzzFeed's popular Tasty videos come together, Fossil's new ads want to show you. As a follow-up to its recent twist on the viral "Instagram Husbands" clip, the watch brand's newest spot plays off of the success of the digital publisher's viral videos. Fossil worked... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2016-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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