‘We’re giving them a harder time’: Axel Springer tries to turn up heat on Facebook

Publishers like Axel Springer are giving Facebook a harder time after user trust in Facebook dipped following the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The post ‘We’re giving them a harder time’: Axel Springer tries to turn up heat on Facebook appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2018-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook, New York Times Execs Get Into Heated Debate Over Ad Policy

Campbell Brown, head of global news partnerships at Facebook, said publishers have "welcomed" the company's approach to including them in their political ads policy. Mark Thompson, CEO of The New York Times, called bullshit. Brown and Thompson were discussing the findings in the 2018 Reuters... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Inside Axel Springer’s answer to Facebook’s Instant Articles

Upday has launched as part of the partnership between Samsung and Axel Springer. The news aggregator platform will be pre-installed on Samsung devices, who chose to host Upday because it mixes human and algorithm curation. CEO and former Axel Springer executive vice president Peter Würtenberger... Continue reading at Digiday

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Axel Springer Tells Bild Readers to Turn Off Ad Blockers or Pay

Axel Springer has told the readers of Germany's most popular online news site to turn off their ad blockers or pay a fee as Europe's biggest newspaper publisher steps up efforts to protect advertising income.Readers of Bild.de, the Web version of Europe's top-selling newspaper, have to disable... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Facebook Gives Publishers New Tools, Hopes They’ll Use Them to Give Facebook More Stuff

Facebook has been courting content companies for years because it wants content companies to bring more of their content to Facebook. Here’s a new example: A set of tools that will make it easier for publishers to share their stuff ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Axel Springer Repositions as a ‘Media and Tech Company’

Someone needs to do a major rewrite of the Wikipedia article about Axel Springer because it’s not a digital publisher anymore like Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-09-23 18:00:02 UTC ]
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Group Nine Media Raises $50 Million from Discovery, Axel Springer

Group Nine Media just raised $50 million from lead investor Discovery Inc. and partner Axel Springer SE, the company announced Monday. The digital media holding company also hinted that acquisitions may be on the horizon with the new increase in funds. Discovery initially invested $100 million... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-09-09 14:56:30 UTC ]
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Poetry presses thrive as readers turn to verse in straitened economic times

Many thriving poetry publishers in the North have likened its recent boom to its popularity under Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s, arguing the form offers a unique type of human connection.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-27 18:24:04 UTC ]
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Axel Springer Will Merge Insider Inc. and eMarketer Next Year

Insider Inc., the publisher of Business Insider, Markets Insider and Insider, will combine with eMarketer in 2020 in an effort to bolster the business-to-business digital research and intelligence services that both companies provide, Axel Springer said Thursday. The German publisher, which owns... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-06-13 18:36:53 UTC ]
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People Are Spending More Time on Instagram, at the Expense of Facebook and Snapchat

Adults in the U.S. will spend the same number of average minutes per day on Facebook and Snapchat this year as they did in 2018, but they will devote more time to Instagram, according to the latest figures from eMarketer. The consultancy found that U.S. adult Facebook users are spending an... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-05-28 10:00:50 UTC ]
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Facebook ‘gives global platform to illegal dogfighting’

Social media giant breaks its own rules on violence and animal trading, say campaignersFacebook has been accused of giving a global platform to dogfighting after an investigation found the site is being used by fight organisers and unscrupulous puppy traders.Lady Freethinker (LFT), the animal... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-05-26 07:00:06 UTC ]
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Why some experts say it's time for Twitter and Facebook to ban anti-vaccination posts

As measles cases continue to rise in Canada and the U.S., experts are calling on social media platforms to ban anti-vaccination posts, saying the risks to public health created by misinformation outweigh the right to free speech. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2019-05-22 08:00:00 UTC ]
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If anyone can give us a real Facebook alternative, it’s Apple

You’d like to leave Facebook, but there’s nowhere to go. A new social network from a company with a proven reputation for privacy isn’t such a crazy idea. Facebook is so big, and its reach so wide, that few rival networks even get out of the starting gates, much less gain the critical mass of... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-05-21 09:00:08 UTC ]
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Some Facebook users can’t turn off face recognition, study suggests (updated)

Consumer Reports filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission after finding that 8 out of 31 test accounts lacked the ability to turn off facial recognition. Updated 5/20 7:30 p.m. PST with Facebook comment.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-05-20 18:15:48 UTC ]
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Facebook leans harder into Groups as it redesigns main app

Facebook Inc. unveiled a redesign Tuesday that focuses on the Groups feature of its namesake social network, doubling down on a successful but controversial part of the big blue app. It’s another sign that Facebook is moving toward more private, intimate communication. The changes, announced... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

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Egypt Turns Back Veteran New York Times Reporter

David D. Kirkpatrick was Cairo bureau chief for The New York Times between 2011 and 2015, and is the author of a recent book on the country. Continue reading at The New York Times

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'Just use cat videos': New York Times boss wants Facebook to cut out news

Mark Thompson says site’s attempts to rank news outlets sounds like ‘controlled society’Facebook should consider completely removing news from users’ feeds unless it can find a way to avoid low-quality stories clogging up the site, the chief executive of the New York Times has said.Mark Thompson... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Is Giving Scientists Its Data to Fight Misinformation

For the first time, researchers will be able to access Facebook's data and publish their findings without pre-approval from the company. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2018-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook reveals its censorship guidelines for the first time — 27 pages of them

Among the most challenging issues for Facebook Inc. is its role as the policeman for the free expression of its 2 billion users. Now the social network is opening up about its decision-making over which posts it decides to take down — and why. On Tuesday the company for the first time published... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Facebook execs who turn to Twitter for publisher charm offensive

These are the Facebook execs using Twitter to promote the social network and attack its critics. The post The Facebook execs who turn to Twitter for publisher charm offensive appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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