Wattpad Grew to 18 Million Users in 2013

Wattpad, the online writing and reading community, continued its long arch of membership growth and increased social connectivity, finishing 2013 with more than 18 million registered users according to data released by the company today. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Facebook is everything to us’: How Little Things grew to 50 million users in under three years

Feel-good publisher Little Things has built an audience of 50 million users a month thanks to Facebook -- and it's profitable. CEO Joe Speiser joined the Digiday Podcast to discuss how the publisher grew out of its roots as a pet-food retailer, why he's not too worried about being overly reliant... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hundreds of millions of Facebook user records exposed on Amazon cloud servers

Facebook Inc. user data is still showing up in places it shouldn’t. Researchers at UpGuard, a cybersecurity firm, found troves of user information hiding in plain sight, inadvertently posted publicly on Amazon.com Inc.’s cloud computing servers. The discovery shows that a year after the... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-04-03 20:45:00 UTC ]
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Facebook left ‘hundreds of millions’ of users’ passwords stored in plain text

Facebook Inc. said Thursday that it had left “hundreds of millions” of users’ passwords exposed in plain text, potentially visible to the company’s employees, marking another major privacy and security headache for a tech giant already under fire for mishandling people’s personal... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-03-21 20:35:00 UTC ]
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Facebook left ‘hundreds of millions’ of users’ passwords stored in plain text

Facebook Inc. said Thursday that it had left “hundreds of millions” of users’ passwords exposed in plain text, potentially visible to the company’s employees, marking another major privacy and security headache for a tech giant already under fire for mishandling people’s personal... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-03-21 20:35:00 UTC ]
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Facebook says 50 million user accounts have been affected by a security breach

Nearly 50 million Facebook accounts have been affected by a security breach that enabled hackers to take over users’ accounts, the social media giant announced Friday. The new breach comes as Facebook strives to convince its more than 2 billion users that it can be trusted. It is grappling with... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook quiz app maker exposed data on over 120 million users

While Facebook tries to close the book on its Cambridge Analytica scandal, it's still dealing with many more. The FTC is conducting a non-public probe into the company's behavior around privacy data, the EU's stricter laws are making it hard for the... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N Posted Loss of $125 Million on 6% Sales Drop in FY '18

Total sales at Barnes & Noble fell 6.0% in the fiscal year ended April 28, 2018, compared to fiscal 2017, and the retailer posted a net loss of $125.5 million last year, compared to net income of $22.0 million in fiscal 2017. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Up to 87 million Facebook users affected in privacy scandal

Facebook says as many as 87 million people may have had their data accessed in the Cambridge Analytica scandal - an increase from the 50 million disclosed in published reports. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Former Paramount Pictures head sells Malibu Colony home for $18 million

Veteran Hollywood executive Jonathan Dolgen, who formerly headed Paramount Pictures, has sold his home in Malibu for $18 million. The buyer was Chris Columbus, director of such films as “Home Alone,” “Mrs. Doubtfire” and “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.” The English traditional-style home... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PopJam surpasses one million user mark

PopJam, the social app for children, now has more than one million users, according to owner SuperAwesome. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Periscope's live streaming video reaches nearly 2 million users daily

Now that Facebook is getting into streaming (soon for non-celebs too) and even Google/YouTube is taking notice, the folks at Twitter-owned Periscope are publishing some stats to let us know where the bar is for live video apps. In a blog post on Me... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2015-08-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With 100,000 Pieces of Content at Launch, Mode.com Expects 25 Million Monthly Users

Just one year after rebranding from Glam Media, Mode Media is bringing all of its brands together on one site where it hopes to build the "largest native feed distribution platform outside of Facebook." At its second Digital Content NewFronts presentation today, Mode unveiled its new... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2015-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft unlocks restricted features for free OneNote 2013 users

If you use the free edition of Microsoft OneNote 2013 for Windows, Microsoft has some good news for you. In a blog post published Friday, Microsoft’s OneNote Team announced that it had lifted the feature restrictions that previously applied to the freebie version of Microsoft’s venerable... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2015-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple’s iBookstore Growing at One Million Users Per Month

Keith Moerer, Director of Apple's iBookstore, revealed that Apple's iBookstore is growing at a million users per month and has seen 1 billion downloads. The post Apple’s iBookstore Growing at One Million Users Per Month appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple Says iBooks Store Attracts 1 Million Users a Week

Not only has the Apple's iBooks store recently recorded 1 billion ebook downloads since its launch, the online ebook seller is also attracting a 1 million new users a week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Woven Digital Raises $18 Million to Keep Pace With BuzzFeed, Vox, Vice

Another week, another digital media company with a big funding round.Woven Digital has raised $18 million in the company's second funding round since its 2010 launch. Woven intends to use the funding money to add more people to its ad sales and editorial teams, grow its video business into... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2014-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comics, Graphic Novels Market Hit $870 Million in 2013

Led by book format comics with $415 million in sales, the North American comics and graphic novel marketplace generated $870 million in sales in 2013, according to a new estimate by ICV2 and Comichron. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Personalised digital magazine app Flipboard aims for 150 million users

Company plans enhanced discovery and search tools to explore the 5m magazines already createdPersonalised digital magazine app Flipboard is aiming to pass 150 million users in 2014, thanks to enhanced discovery and search tools that will allow users to better explore the 5m individual online... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Briefs: Week of November 18, 2013

Follett lays off 570 bookstore employees and more in this week's publishing news briefs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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